Needless to say, some of these are going to be pretty gross. That, and deep into Smash lore.
Last weekend, Max Temkin, co-creator of the popular card game Cards Against Humanity, wrote a blog post about a rape accusation. The post went up somewhat unnoticed, thanks to a combination of EVO, the World Cup, and GaymerX happening all at the same time—but he mentions something that we, as a gaming community,…
Well then. This is kind of awkward.
Pwnmeal: Extreme Gaming Oatmeal is being promoted at PAX and has its own promotional video complete with muscular men and women slathering the stuff on their bodies. What is it? A promotion for Cards Against Humanity:
You know what there's a lot of in Cards Against Humanity? Bodily fluid jokes. Know what there aren't many of? Jokes written by ladies (the game's creators are all dudes).
Cards Against Humanity is sold out again. This time, they have a good explanation for how it happened. Designer Max Temkin wrote about the process of trying to predict Christmas sales, and why marketing reports aren't very helpful.
Clusterfuck is a card game you can play at parties. It's about sleeping with everyone around you. Easiest way to score an instant win? Have a threesome (in the game).
Even after issuing an apology, in which he spoke of his "regret", the controversy over Penny Arcade artist Mike Krahulik's comments at this year's PAX continue to have repercussions.
Cards Against Humanity was once a Kickstarter asking for $4000. It's since made over $12 million in revenue. Here's a great writeup on how the game, and its creators, got there.
Just yesterday, the long-out-of-stock card game Cards Against Humanity came became available at Amazon. I had been waiting to order the game ever since I first played it at a party about a month ago, so I jumped on the opportunity.
Surely you know about Cards Against Humanity, right? It's the super-funny, twisted version of Apples to Apples that replaces A2A's commonplace nouns and adjectives with more current, offensive, and plain bizarre options.
Cards Against Humanity was a popular late-night diversion at PAX East last weekend, making appearances at gaming tables after midnight and after a few adult beverages. The game, it seems, is indeed as antagonistic as advertised, and can be dangerous to a player's health under the wrong circumstances.