Literary Karaoke

The Best of The Week

It's a lovely morning in the village, and you are a horrible goose.
-- The description on the game's website.
---That's it. That's the game.


It is a well known fact that all geese are mischievous and awful creatures. If you have ever met a well-behaved goose, it was likely plotting something dastardly and never got the chance to enact its devious machinations. And now with Untitled Goose Game, you, a mere human, can experience some semblance of what it is like to be a mischievous goose.

You are Goose. You are in an abandoned backwoods trail-- likely abandoned because you have driven everyone away. This trail is part of a quaint English village whose inhabitants your goose character torments in the goosiest ways possible. Once you leave your tutorial trail and get into town, your goose has a checklist of things it must do that day, including, "Steal the groundskeeper…

I am not sure when it happened. I was getting ready for work one morning and noticed something new. A blemish, a lump, a small red spot on my shoulder. I was not overly concerned, as these things sometimes happen, so i went on with my day.

The next day, as I was showering, I realized it was more prominent and rather hard. I poked at it a few times, it was irritated, but did not really hurt. I decided to keep an eye on it, but still was not particularly worried.

On the third day, this…

I was going through the iron noder progress list to make sure I voted on every node added through this year's THE IRON NODER CHALLENGE XII: WE'LL RUST WHEN WE'RE DEAD and I saw Dustyblue's sentiment in the node above this. Even though the challenge is over I thought I would also add a post because the noding goes on and on.

First off, my thanks to mauler who again took the reins and drove this crazy wagon through the wilds of…

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