Friday, February 10, 2006

In case you need a time-sink...

...maybe to avoid the Olympic Fever, or maybe just for the joy of it, I highly recommend the online browser-based game Kingdom of Loathing. I bumped across it last summer, was amused a bit, and played just often enough (every few weeks) to keep my account from becoming inactive. Then I dabbled a bit more... and was hooked! It's fun for both traditional gamers and those who generally don't like the dragon-and-sword-seeped gaming environment -- as the drawing included here indicates,KoL logo it doesn't take itself too seriously, and the mix of humor, randomness, and social interaction possibilities creates a fun environment.

The site's description of itself
A pretty accurate review
KoL game entry . . .

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