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Everlasting Gobstoppers Exist

What am I up to lately?  Well, I'm off my Zoloft and realizing, once again, that there are a lot more people making computer games than those who know what they're doing.  Fortunately, I've a handful of games I'm quite happy to play right now.
The Binding Of Isaac - It's a game about a naked child fighting back monstrous diabolic viscera by firing his tears at them.  It's a cartoonish, dark comedy controversially based on biblical references.  It's strangely one of the most addictive games I've ever played.  Who would have thought that taking the old Legend of Zelda (for the 1980s original Nintendo, yet) formula, making it a fast-paced shooter, and just randomizing the rooms with a wide amount of content could have made for such a compelling game?  There's always a desire to head down into Isaac's basement once more to see what perverse artifacts you will uncover in hopes to transform our helpless protagonist into a new kind of monst…