While my attempt at gainful employment in Japan via the JET Program didn’t pan out, I did spend some time browsing some other openings. One of the practically universal requirements is for you to already live in Japan, which requires a work visa, which requires you to already have a job before coming over, which is a Catch-22 so perfect that Joseph Heller filed a posthumous injunction.
That did not stop me from dreaming though:
Finally, I was legitimately saddened by this last one:
See you Monday.
I take a lot of screenshots when playing games, and most are deleted. Of the ones that survive, a few end up being Photoshopped and added into posts. The remainder? Consigned to Photo Limbo. Until now that I need some filler while on vacation…
Speaking of names, “Azuriel” and about 15 semi-random variations were taken when I was playing the beta. As you can see here, the secret is that GW2 allows spaces. While other games have done this before (including GW1, I believe), let me reiterate how awesome that is. Clearly it can be abused, but it’s nice to be able to actually take the name you want by simply adding a last name to your character.
This is why I don’t make male characters.