14 February 2011

Happy Valentine's Day!

Exposed heart

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!

Being the contrarian I was raised to be, I dislike Valentine's Day on the fact it is a card company holiday. Being the practical person my father wishes I was, I consider money spent on frivolous things like cards to be silly and I am poor. Being the tomboy I am, I dislike mushy cutsey lovely dovey stuff. On the other hand, I am a girly girl who loves stuff with hearts on it and video games.

Fortunately, Valve comes to this contradicted maiden's rescue. Portal 2 is releasing in a couple of months and they decided to celebrate today by having Valentine cards in PDF format. Nothing says "I care about you" like murderous robots and holes in space and time.

Additionally, Portal 2 dissuades you from more traditional gifts. After all, you wouldn't want a giant queen bee to kill your lover.

In the world of Team Fortress 2, today we take time to remember the unrequited love between the Heavy and the Scout:

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