Friday, 18 May 2007

The Weekly AT Snapshot - 5/18/2007

"Zed" to Promote Titan


Sean Connery has agreed to take on the mantle of his most beloved character Zed to promote the release of the classic Ameritrash boardgame Titan. Connery, garbed in signature red underwear and suspenders, will visit suburban malls to bring America's "lost generation" of Titan players back to the table. Connery also hopes to promote the latest installment in the Zardoz series, "Zardoz 4: Revenge of the Stoned Hippies". Look for Zed in a mall near you!

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15 comments:

Michael Barnes said...

"latest installment in the Zardoz series"-

Now _that's_ comedy, my friends.

I wish FFG would get the license to ZARDOZ. They could make a giant cardboard head that dispenses counters for everything in the game.

You FFG folks listening? This has "blockbuster" written all over it.

Jack Hill said...

Eeek! I thought the wedding dress was retina scarring. I'd manage to totally block the red suspenders.

Michael Barnes said...

Fun fact: This is actually a photograph of Mike Chapel in his "gamin' getup".

MWChapel said...

BTW..You used the wrong one I sent. This one has the grammatical error one it. I sent a second copy.

MWChapel said...

Besides that Fuck ya! Nothing beats a snug pair of Depends for a long night of gaming or a road trip to Houston with a shovel, and some rope, and some duct tape, a stabby knife...Bitch took my rocketman...

robartin said...

I don't see any gramatical error.

Michael Barnes said...

Care to explain the thigh-highs?

Michael Barnes said...

Yeah, I don't see any grammatical errors...he's saying that his "pecks", which is the WILLOW derogatory slang term for the hobbits- um- I mean, Daikinee. Chapel has enslaved them, threatening them with that Colt Peacemaker and forcing them to carry stacks of TITAN for him so that he doesn't rip his lingerie.

Thaadd said...

Oy. I have not seen this Zardoz, and I think this makes me happy.

I am also glad to not be involved in the design dept in any way shape or fashion. (Other than the occational lunch game or hanging out after work.) Eeew. You would think Sean Connery had enough money to buy up all the existing copies of that and make it go away.

Pat H said...

Putting the "Tight" back in "Tightan"...

Michael Barnes said...

Interestingly, the film is directed by John Boorman, who also brought us EXCALIBUR, POINT BLANK, HOPE AND GLORY, and THE EMERALD FOREST.

Oh, and DELIVERANCE.

RobertB said...

Man, even Sean Connery can't make that look good. The goggles do nothing!

Matt Thrower said...

Oy. I have not seen this Zardoz, and I think this makes me happy.

No film which contains the line "The gun is good. The penis is evil." can be all bad.

adrianbolt said...

I've been enjoying the weekly snapshot in a strange sort of way. (How else?)

Over on BGG in the thread It Happens Every Time: Inevitable Events In Our Gaming Group (http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/21737) we have a request for a Fortress America picture. Dan says "The tractor that gets retooled into an attack helicopter! I'd pay anything to see what that would actually look like."

I'd take the "pay anything" with a massive pinch of salt however, as he's fairly new with only 3.5 GeekGold...

And I trust the website project will include a similar virtual economy? You could call it F:AT Farthings!

Ken B. said...

"By Pecks are Buldging..."


The typo works if you imagine Connery has a cold.