Tuesday, June 21, 2011

follow up notes

woot by Ape Lad
woot, a photo by Ape Lad on Flickr.

Sorry* to keep bringing this up, but as you can see here, this shirt is doing really well in this week's woot derby. Take a moment to vote if you haven't yet (if you don't mind). Voting is open for another 36 hours, and winners are announced Thursday night.

Also, if you get a chance to play Cars 2: the Video Game, let me tell you about my favorite part. On the Italian tracks (AKA Porta Corsa), you can bust through a window and drive through a casino. But instead of speeding through, stop your car and check out the painting on the ceiling in the room. It's by Avalanche concept artist Sam Nielsen, whose work you can see here. Hopefully he'll post it on his blog in the future.

Also Avalanche related, here's a peek at one facet of my job. Writing and recording. This developer's diary includes some of the people I work with, including the amazingly talented Casey Nelson, with whom I've shared an office for the past 6 months or so.

I'm not sure how many of the 4,000 lines of dialogue I wrote, but I know I've heard them all several times each, and can even mimic some of them pretty accurately. Listen closely for one of the oil rigs to yell "LAME." I may have written that line.

*I'm not actually sorry to keep bringing this up, and I am extremely grateful to everyone who has taken the time to vote, blog, tumbl, tweet, and share this silly thing.