Polly Has Been Thrown in the Dungeon
February 6th, 2014

Hello, lovely Socksmakepeoplesexy.Net denizens. I'm just dropping in to let you guys know that anything worth reading that I write from here on will be featured on bossdungeon.com. Boss Dungeon consists of a great group of content creators whose work I've enjoyed for a while and they were kind enough to bring me aboard until I sneak the words "poop" and "fart" by our editor too many times.

My first piece, focused on the mindset needed to enjoy Demon's and Dark Souls is now live, so hop on over there and read it, tell us what you think, and all that zazz. While you're at it why not cruise around the rest of Boss Dungeon and have a look at some informative and entertaining content.


-Pollydungeoned


Socksmakepeoplesexy.Net Presents A Best Games Thing for 2013!
January 1st, 2014

I'd ask something silly and rhetorical like, "Has it already been a year since we last did this kinda thing," but that would be utterly stupid, because clearly it has. You know how it goes by now. I gathered up all of my favorite people (except one...but WHICH ONE? OH MY! SCANDAL!) (It's Pat.) and forced them to write a bit about all the games they've enjoyed spending time with over the last year. So, why not get 2014 started off on a good note by reading lists of games from people whose opinions are far superior to your own?

-Pollynewbeer


Drill Dozer is #130 in our hearts
December 22nd, 2013

The moment you've all been waiting for, the elite top 10!

Thank you to all the contributors, and thanks for reading!

-Rhete


Four shades of Grey
December 21st, 2013

Top 25, let's go!

Who will win? Find out tomorrow!

-Rhete


The Game Boy list: Now in 3D
December 20th, 2013

We're in deep now, it's time to start the top 50 countdown!

Check in over the weekend for the long-winded finale!

-Rhete


The Game Boy list advances!
December 19th, 2013

It's day two and time for more of...

Come back tomorrow for more!

-Rhete


Keeping it portable was tough... until now!
December 18th, 2013

Just in time for Christmas break, it's time to check in with Sliders n' Socks and find out their picks for favorite games on the go!

Tune in tomorrow for more games!

-Rhete


John "Crono_Maniac" Thyer's "Fugitive" Now Available To Play!
November 1st, 2013

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My dear friend John "Crono_Maniac" Thyer has spent the last few months toiling away on his most ambitious game project yet, Fugitive.  It's a relatively simple, yet elegant action platformer that examines power-up based gameplay progression in some very interesting and clever ways. Of course, I can't just sit here and spoil the twist it puts on the genre for you. It's really in your best interest to go ahead and download yourself a free copy of it now to give it a proper spin.

Be sure to hit him up on his Twitterbox and let him know what you think!


-Pollydafugitive


My So-Called Virtual Life
June 26th, 2013

Hey lookit! I have another update that in no way means the site's back to being active or anything. I just put the finishing touches on this thing earlier today and figured it was substantial enough to merit an update here on the site as well, so here ya go!

If you're still on the fence about Nintendo's Animal Crossing: New Leaf, I reviewed it! Gooooooo ME!

Go read it or something!


-Pollycrossing


A Big Bunch of Game Reviews
March 15th, 2013

So, even though I've left the site to sit here and just look pretty for a while, I've actually been quite busy plucking away at my videroogame library. I daresay, the past few months have been not only the busiest I've been work and personal life-wise, but also so immersed in a hobby I felt was dead only a few years ago. Turns out I've also used the power of social networking to continue writing about a lot of the games I'm tearing through, and I've decided to move some of those reviews here so they'll be easier to convert and futz around with when I finally get around to having the site redesigned and rebuilt.

So, here ya go! A big bunch of game reviews to look at!

Alright! Back to not updating! Have fun, kids!


-PollyHASABANDONEDYOUALL!


Super Xalaxer Is Ready To Break You
February 15th, 2013

Our boy Rhete just released the sequel to his experimental twin-ship, make your eyes melt shmup Xalaxer! It features loads more features than before with a souped-up Arcade Mode, score attacks, and power-ups, wrapped in a fancy pants retro-style coating and a pretty bangin' soundtrack! If you're all about giving your awareness and reflexes the ultimate test, then Super Xalaxer is how you should be spending your time today.

Also, be sure to scroll down and give the game a vote so it'll get out of its two days in limbo-land "Under Judgement" status!

SHOOT EM UP! SHOOT EM ALL UP, REAL FUCKIN' GOOD!


-Pollyxer


How Indefinite Is Indefinite?
January 29th, 2013

Hey folks! Been a while, hasn't it? Well, there's a reason for that, and we're gonna discuss it right now!

No point in beating around the bush, so I'll just straight up tell you that Socksmakepeoplesexy.Net is now on indefinite hiatus. Truthfully, it has been for a while. You've likely noticed that the last year hasn't been the most eventful and content is only gradually finding its way out in short spurts like it did at the end of last year, but I've felt I needed to do this for a while. Ever since the huge stink a lot of folks made over the GiantBpwn joke last year, I've just...not really enjoyed the site as much. Call it a childish way of thinking, but the reaction to the Final Fantasy articles being pulled as part of the joke and how rude people were about it honestly made me question what I'm doing here, and put a whole sour spin on me wanting to really do anything with the site anymore. I know some of you out there will beg to differ and tell me that shit doesn't matter, and you're right! But that's also seven years of work you've put in that people are shitting on in very personal and insulting ways, and that'll grate on you after a while. Again, I know it's dumb to pay any mind, but it has colored my view of working on the site for now, and I'm just gonna go with it. I'm also stupidly busy in real life these days, and just don't have as much time to keep up with things, so it eventually had to happen at some point.

So, what's all this mean then? Well, the site's not going anywhere and neither are the forums. they'll still always be here for you to read and post at and all that fun stuff. If something's worth posting on the site that a friend passed my way or someone's working on a big feature or project, it'll get posted, but regular updates are done for now.

I'm sure we'll get back into the swing of things at some point. During this downtime, I'd like to have the site entirely redesigned as a way to freshen things up and getting content out quicker as well, so I'll still be looking out for it.

In the meantime, if you find yourself in desperate need of your Polly fix and still wanna keep up on what I'm doing so you can tell your friends that you and I are super best buds, I've started one of those stupid Tumblr things to post knee-jerk reactions to shit, and you have my sincerest promise I won't use it to post dumb cat pictures or something. Anything I post there will be in some way substantial. You can also use it to ask me stuff and I might just answer!

And so, we close the book on Socksmakepeoplesexy.Net for now, but just like your favorte migraine headache, we'll be back at some point in the future. You just never know when.


Love and Contra,
Polly




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