Those days miss you, too. I recently found a yellowed letter under one of the floorboards, and it was addressed to you and signed by those days with a tear-stained kiss of lipstick.
Meanwhile, in the present, those of us who work in the industry and who are—amazingly—able to consider more than one idea at the same time, will continue to create good games about worlds you can explore AND occasionally talk about inclusivity.
If you are feeling compassion fatigue, I think it might be okay to sit out those discussions, at least until you get your strength back. While it will be tough not having you available for close consultation, somehow we will soldier on.
So, I found some blatant art theft at Target yesterday. There I was, randomly browsing the alcohol aisle, when a bottle of wine caught my eye - Girl & Dragon. Something about the label looked very familiar.
Let’s take a closer look:
It took me about five seconds to recognize the fact that this artwork is a complete ripoff of one of my favorite artists, Takato Yamamoto.
Here’s his piece “Secret Traces of Night” (夜の秘蹟):
So yeah. Girl & Dragon, you kind of suck.