Not Your Father's Videogame

In completely unrelated news as to the article I posted earlier about Seattle joining the Bible Belt, I wrote the following sentence today for the guidebook I'm currently working on.

Colton must kill the three thugs before she sustains too much damage and the Whore Meter is emptied.

I can honestly say that in the 40+ guidebooks I've written, I've never once made mention to a "Whore Meter" before. I'd make a sarcastic reference to alerting your Congressman, but I don't have the little eye-rolling smiley face to accompany such remark.

What's kind of funny is to juxtapose this with the fact that when writing guidebooks for first-party Nintendo games, authors aren't allowed to use the word "kill". My how we've come a long way...

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