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Crippling insecurities and carelessness get the better of us all, even Kings

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Kingsmanniversay Day 1: Kingsman Candidacy: Who is your favorite Kingsman knight/character? Merlin

There’s a combination in him of efficiency and toughness, but also he’s a very likeable character. He’s the kind of Sergeant Major figure who likes his charges and cares about them. So there is a kind of soft side to him. — Mark Strong.

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Shiren the Wanderer 5 coming to the U.S. ⊟ 

One of my coworkers just passed by my cubicle and asked, “Wow, are you dancing? Didn’t mean to interrupt you. Wait, are you doing the robot?”

Yes, Caroline. I am doing the robot. You see, Shiren the Wanderer 5, the last entry in the finest Eastern roguelike series, is finally coming to the States. It broke my heart when the game originally released to Japan six years ago for the DS and never came out here. That is, until today, when Aksys announced it’s localizing Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate for a July 26 release. So pardon me if I feel compelled to celebrate a little.

“Oh, and is that a dab? Are you dabbing right now? Do people still dab? Hold on, you’re dabbing and doing the robot at the same time now, is this real.”

It’s real, and it’s coming to PS Vita as the enhanced version with additional dungeons, trophy support, and other new features/upgrades. The game also has co-op, a versus battle mode, rescue requests, and a chubby one-eyed cat as a companion. To top it all off, Aksys tells us it will be both a physical and digital release. So if my dabbing offends you, please take it up with HR. Please also grab that can and spray some oil on my shoulder because it’s stuck up here, and my arm will keep swaying back and forth all afternoon otherwise.

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I get quite a few questions/messages about my art and I get a LOT of questions about my work situation, I’m also terrible at keeping on top of answering them! I’m a recent graduate from the UK, working as an art director in Germany. I started working freelance for studios about 1.5 years ago during uni and it WASN’T easy. I get asked about this process frequently. So I’m going to do a Q&A/FAQ video on topics like uni, working in animation in Europe and general art stuff in the next month or so. On top of questions you guys inbox me. ask away I guess!