Sometimes I write scripts and record them and do a load of artwork and then decide that the result isn't funny, so the video never gets finished. The image above was made for a strategy game Graham was playing called "Vatican Tycoon".
Trouble is, nothing I could write could match the sheer incredible-ness of what Vatican spokesmen were actually coming out with in real life, day after day, so the video was abandoned.
Here's the script:
Hi. Yeah, the reason I haven't made many videos in a while is that I've been busy playing this very addictive game called Vatican Tycoon...
It's a sort of simulation, strategy game.. Bit like the Sims, but with more exorcism and pederasty. You take on the role of a character called The Pope, and you have to manage your global empire, keeping it financially solvent and dealing with various crises as they arise.
The game is actually much easier in the early stages... during the medieval period, for instance, if anybody questions any of your decisions you can just set them on fire, but it gets more complex as you move into the modern era...
A SOUND FROM THE COMPUTER
IN GAME ADVISOR
I have grave news, your Eminence.
Oop, here's an urgent warning coming up. Let's check what it says...
Yeah, you see, this is the problem with this game. Your enemies are far too powerful, and they're always doing things that have a negative effect on your Moral Credibility rating, which in the long run affects your income, and it's very hard to know how to deal with the constant attacks. Um.. Let's look at the possible responses to this...