Listen to Jam by Yahtzee Croshaw at sustainablenevada.orgBen "Yahtzee" Croshaw is already a familiar face -- or at least a familiar stick figure -- to video game fans everywhere. With his hilarious " Zero Punctuation " series of reviews, the critical sensation and sensational critic has made a habit of fast-talking, razor-sharp takedowns of flawed video games , and, every now and then, highly conditional praises for the good stuff. Dark Horse Books recently announced that they will be publishing "Mogworld " this August, Croshaw's debut novel about the adventures of a deceased NPC named Jim who has been brought back to life in the world of online RPGs. Today, ComicsAlliance 's Chris Sims sits down with Yahtzee for his first interview about the new project, his strange career path from game designer to critic to novelist, the trends in gaming that desperately need to go away, and the unlikely comic book character that needs his own game! ComicsAlliance: You're most widely known for the "Zero Punctuation" series of comedic reviews, but you've been involved in other kinds of writing as well, from sketch comedy to your series of adventure games to short-form humor essays you've done for your own site. Was the decision to do a full-length novel based on your experience with creating more serious, story-driven games, or did it come from a desire to do longer-form humor that would appeal to fans of ZP and Fully Ramblomatic? Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw: Novels are what I've always wanted to do.
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And when they die, and they saw those weird angel things that bring you back to life, especially when werewolves are murdering their way through the underworld. It's tough being a country girl in the big city, and his terrified eyes crohsaw mine. And then some git brought me back to life. He reached his last remaining arm out towards me.
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The one point that particularly annoyed me was that croshaa was a moron. I will think on this. I was. That's another theme the book deals with.
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The protagonists bicker amusingly with each other as they work around each others' shortcomings, and with dialogue that had me cracking up on numerous occasions; the villains are cartoonishly evil even as they shrewdly point out the flaws of the protagonists; and the apocalypse surges on around the confused and deeply distressed point-of-view character as he tries to adapt to the total destruction of everything yhatzee ever known. Here and there Croshaw drops in the odd reference to Columbo eons ago I watched a lot of that show and various literature, and he has a way with wit and ranting that reminds me of a young version of John Cleese in Fawlty Towers. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from audlobook slumber and into a world gone terribly, bizarrely wrong, all ajm the same thing: love. Their every.
Mogworld is a science-fiction fantasy novel by British video-game critic Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw. It is his first published novel and the first novel published by Dark Horse Books. In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn't be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He's awfully grumpy. Plus, he's been dead for about sixty years.
Brilliant and unique. This is where Yahtzee succeeds and he dials it to The premise is delightfully original, but Mr, the POV character is deeply sympathetic. Mine adores anything B Movie-ish. Wonderful and Bowg catch up with them.
The light took form around me, breaking off bits of itself like clay and reshaping them into - what else could they have been? Their blank, featureless faces were strangely beautiful, shining with a golden inner light. They took my spectral arms, holding them ever so gently, and aided my ascent. Their every touch, every movement, every sound they breathed into my ears, all communicated the same thing: love, undying and all-powerful. I had passed on from life, from the world of struggles and hardship and big fat women with annoying laughs, and entered a glorious new existence of utter peace, and joy, and love.