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7 March, 2006

Uncanny resemblance
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 6:31 PM
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I don't post up very much personal stuff, but this was a definite WTF moment for me today. Personal to my stalkers out there: here's a late Christmas present.

Thanks to Edward Castronova for the pointer.

Consider these two pictures:

My headshot. Part of the Stronghold 2 box art.

The first is a picture of me that I'll send around to people that request it for articles or conference proceedings. The second is part of the box art for the game Stronghold 2. (Click the second picture to see the box art posted on MobyGames.)

A bit uncanny, don't you think? I didn't know about this until today, and I doubt it was intended to look like me. :)

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  1. Yeah but the guy on the right doesn't have glasses.

    Comment by MisterY — 7 March, 2006 @ 6:35 PM

  2. I always did say you looked like a dwarf. =P

    Maybe not to your face, of course...

    Comment by Mike Emmons — 7 March, 2006 @ 8:00 PM

  3. PC said this is a post for his stalkers, and look who comments... his employees! PC hires his stalkers, so if you want a job at NDS, buy yourself a pair of binoculars and get stalking :)

    Comment by Black Molly — 8 March, 2006 @ 6:34 AM

  4. That's right! I need to show everyone that I mean business, even on the back of a game!

    It's a little known fact that I'm holding an axe in my headshot as well. I cropped that out by mistake. ;)

    Have fun,

    Comment by Psychochild — 8 March, 2006 @ 1:32 PM

  5. Looks like its time to update your press kit and don some armour! Fabulous opportunity to amp the marketing for your game as its new main character! :-)

    Cheers,
    K

    Comment by Kafka — 8 March, 2006 @ 6:24 PM

  6. Well we all want to look like fantasy characters, right? I guess you got your wish!

    W

    Comment by Wereviking — 10 March, 2011 @ 8:33 PM

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