If you're an avid blog reader you already know most of this stuff, but hey, read it anyway to check out the Order Up and Dear Max sections!
Oh yeah! And also read about how we've slashed the price of the Bone games for the holidays! (They're now $8.95 each for the downloads, and $14.95 each for the CDs.) Woo, cheaper stuff!
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Vol III, # 2 Nov. 2007
CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY Sam & Max 201: Ice Station Santa Available Now It's that time of year again. The season of giving, receiving, hot chocolate, frostbitten noses, and best of all: embarking on a brand new set of Sam & Max episodes! Sam & Max Season Two has premiered with Ice Station Santa, the first game to truly delve into the enigmas of the bleak wasteland commonly known as the North Pole. Think Santa's a jolly old fool who just does it for the tax write-off? Boy, are you in for a surprise. For just $8.95 -- or $34.95 as part of the Season Two subscription -- you, too, can find out the mysteries of the holiday season!
So you want to share Season Two with the other Sam & Max fans in your life? Lucky for you (and them), Telltale has just added gift versions of Ice Station Santa and Sam & Max Season Two to the store. You can choose between sending an email with the gift information, or printing it out in a card. Holiday shopping has never been so easy! (Or funny!)
Sam & Max Season Two isn't all we're up to. Here's some other stuff that would look great under your holiday tree.
New release: CSI: Hard Evidence hit store shelves in September for PC and Xbox 360, and both versions are now available on our website. The Wii version will be coming in early 2008.
Special holiday price: We've dropped the prices of both Bone games. Starting today, the download versions of Out from Boneville and The Great Cow Race cost $8.95 each. The CD versions, which come with a free download, are $14.95 each.
Loads of merchandise: We recently added a new hat to the store, available in your choice of green or black. Plus we have tons of Sam & Max Season One merchandise and other cool stuff available.
Yields 8 to 10 dangerously delicious servings. Best served warm with arsenic margarine.
1/2 cup soft shortening 2 Tbsp sugar 1 egg 1 cup molasses 1 cup boiling water 2 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon
1. Heat oven to a glowing 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 9x9-inch pan. Elf tears make a wonderful lubricant, but in their absence, you can substitute butter or margarine.
2. Thoroughly mix shortening, sugar and egg. Blend in molasses and water. Stir together dry ingredients; blend and beat until smooth. (It may help to picture the faces of naughty girls and boys while you're beating.)
3. Pour mixture in pan. Bake about 35 minutes or until the scent of gingerbread has wafted all through the house.
If the spirit of Christmas compels you to try this delicious gingerbread, email us at email@example.com with a picture of yourself and/or your loved ones gobbling it down. Jon Sgro's mother will be thrilled.
Dear Max Letters from you, answers by Steve Purcell
How can they call a gaming console the Wii? I'm embarrassed to say it out loud. What should I do when I want to talk about it?
Dear Road Warrior,
It's embarrassing enough to be caught walking around saying "game console" for whatever bizarre reason. Instead why don't you pepper your conversation with much more appealing phrases like "rattlesnake anti-venom", "hamster costume" or even "sucking chest wound". You'll be better for it.
Dank: The Caveman Inventor has taken a surreal turn. This comic is now being updated weekly... blink and you'll miss one! (Okay, that's not really true, unless you only blink once a week, but you get the point.) Now's the time to get caught up! Check out the latest or start at the beginning.
Anyway, Loved the Dear Max column.. And The Thumbs up pic for the gift options is a nice plus.
Keep up the good work!
Comment by Dedlok
November 27, 2007, 6:06 pm
Oooooooh, gingerbread! The dear Max colum made me laugh. Maybe max should use his predidential powers to rename the Wii? They could call it the Wheeeeeeeeeee! or the Woo. Anything is better than being forced to say "I've got a Wii". Peope might think you need to go to bathroom.
Comment by Rasher
November 27, 2007, 10:09 pm
Yay! Shame it only came through in my e-mails as text... *goes to edit settings*
Comment by Guybrush Threepwood
November 28, 2007, 8:25 am
Yay! Great issue! I might consider getting the Bone games...
Comment by evilguy12
December 3, 2007, 10:14 am
That recipe for evil gingerbread cookies sounds delicious. But, I'm afraid my family will question my holiday spirit if I make those.