Edit: This pattern is now up for sale! Check out this post for the details: http://fantasticmio.com/2012/06/27/snakes-and-ladders-goes-live/
This story has two beginnings: at the last guild meeting, I asked if there was any particular reason why Jacob’s Ladders had to be straight; and Mass Effect 3 was about to be released and make me a “Gamer Widow“.
Now, I quite enjoy the Mass Effect games. It’s a neat story line, and Charles plays the games so thoroughly that we never miss a single plot point or line of enquiry. As a crocheter, though, I would be remiss if I didn’t use the time he was wrapped up in his game to make something cool.
Those of you who are mildly familiar with Mass Effect 3 are probably saying, “but ME3 hasn’t been released yet!”. To which those of you are are quite familiar with it would reply, “ah, but they released a demo of the game as a free download ahead of time.”
In the spirit of this “demo” version of the game, I decided to try playing with Jacob’s Ladders to see what they could do.
I was ready to go!
This bears repeating: Charles plays these games quite thoroughly, exploring what is possible with every type of character, so, after the first day:
Then the second:
The four days later:
Only one question remains: what the heck am I going to make during the actual game now?
(Edit: some pictures removed due to reprehensible behaviour)