Diary of an Ass Monkey (assmonkeydiary) wrote,
Diary of an Ass Monkey

  • Music:

"I see your puny civilization has not yet discovered Fusion!"

Well, I invented rock n roll in 1916 and sent astronauts to Alpha Centauri in 1991. I fought just one war, briefly, against the French, during which I liberated the city of Lyons. And did I mention that every religion in the world was founded in my country?

Yes, I'm playing Civilization IV. My buddy Michael lent me his copy this weekend. Pretty fun. First game at Chieftain level went pretty smoothly, so I'll keep raising the level until I lose. I'm going to try Persia next, because I think their combination of Expansive and Creative sounds particularly advantageous for the sprawling empires I tend to create.


  • long time, no blog

    I've been ignoring this poor blog lately, so here's an update on what I've been up to. Saw Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World two weekends in a row. Love…

  • the weekend

    It's amazing how coming out of a heat wave can make an 89 degree day like today seem an ice cold paradise. Had some sweet bicycle riding the past 16…

  • the novel is progressing

    The writing's been going pretty well lately. Since late February, I've been working on converting my extensive notes into prose and I'm now more than…

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