How do people handle Bowser? What path do most racers take in Gran Turismo? What order do people take down bosses in Mega Man 2? How do people react to the The Sorrow in Metal Gear Solid 3?
One of us wanted to do a lego movie, another one of us wanted to do a parody of Grand Theft Auto, and one of us wanted to ride through the streets of San Francisco on unicycles wearing pink leotards and silver capes.
A series of video game inspired LEGO creations. It began with the Katamari parody, a photo that began with some random late night LEGO building without focus. Of course that image led to the Metal Gear one, which led to Duck Hunt (of course) which led to a bunch of others. The whole series culminated with a two-page spread in EGM!
This was an article originally printed at The New Gamer, a games journalism website I used to write for. It was created using the in-game camera in the PS2 version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The images were ripped from the save game and no changes were made — all the “polaroids” were created in engine.
What could have turned out to be a normal weekend ended up being anything but. What could have been a standard mission turned out to be quite memorable. A contact called and wanted me to pick up a package from a drop point in San Fierro and deliver it to a guy in Las Venturas.It was perfect. I had some friends in the Grove who hadn’t been further than two blocks outside of Ganton their entire lives and this was my chance to change …