I like them all but Aquaman’s rubber duck and Iron Man’s improved vacuum cleaner actually made me laugh out loud. Thanks.
People always get riled up by his interviews because they’re humorless and assume he’s being humorless, too. Everything he says should be imagined with a mischevious twinkle in his eye. His sense of humor might be an acquired taste, but he’s not being serious (he’s being honest, just not taking himself seriously).
Reading through that thread it actually seems like what he was against was a company using the video game rights he had signed over (to a company that had since been acquired by another company) to produce comics and other tie-in material based ostensibly on the games, but not actually covered in the original… Read more
I both read his essays (Piróg is basically 9000 words of him making fun of both critics of fantasy and those who take it too seriously) and met him when he was signing his books back in 90s and this is how he was back then in his 40s so it’s not just age. He’s always had this dry, sarcastic sense of humour but it… Read more
Honestly, the brilliant, acerbic simplicity of his books (which I absolutely loved) suddenly makes so much more sense.
This is the way CD Projekt spins this tale. The reality is that he had sold the rights to Metropolis, that CD Projekt has later acquired, around 10 years before CD Projekt made the first game. The studio broke even on Witcher 2 (Witcher 1 was a financial loss for them) and made Witcher 3. Up to this time Sapkowski… Read more
The author is tossing coins back at your face.