Posts Tagged ‘Portal


Linkage: Sprite Stitch

I just came across – A video game inspired craft weblog. I’m not very good with arts and crafts myself, but some of this stuff makes me want to take up stitching:

[Sam and Max Cross Stitch]

Or baking:
[Portal inspired cake

Or to pursue knitting more seriously:
[Half Life Scarf]

Go, check out the site at!


Music Monday #4 – Still Alive (Portal Spoilers!)

On this Music Monday I would like to warn all the gamers among you that this entry will have spoilers for Portal. So if you plan on playing the game, don’t read any further. I’m serious. Stop reading.

If you don’t know what the heck I’m talking about, well, Portal is one of the coolest games I’ve played and at the very end there’s a very cool song. I don’t know if you can appreciate the song if you haven’t played the game, but I think it’s fantastic. It’s actually sung by Ellen McLain and was written by Jonathan Coulton. So without further ado, I bring you:
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Get it from the Central Village blog (good taste in music there!)
Watch the video here (again, SPOILERS and nice ASCII art ahead):

Enjoy and feel free to comment!