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Gun Godz Main Theme Lyricz

Filed under: Audio,Games — Brett @ September 4, 2013 10:28 am

Vlambeer is celebrating 3 years of making insane games, and are giving away their GUN GODZ game that was part of the Venus Patrol Kickstarter pledge benefits.

I think the Venusian gangster rap in GUN GODZ, like most people, is pretty flippin fantastic. I couldn’t find the lyrics for the main theme anywhere, so I did my best to figure out what these G’s are saying, and post it here as a thank you to Vlambeer. You guys are awesome.

GUN GODZ Main Theme – Kozilek feat. Doseone

["snoop"]
i got-
i got guns

[the man nun]
i got gun for picnic
it’s gun that send texts
it’s gun that make breakfast
gun that sign breasts
it’s gun that straight faced
gun with six senses
it’s gun that hate texas
gun that wear vests

two clips of hollow tip
‘pon glock and ‘pon hip
ka-click your flesh rip
my clique been rooted
pull pin and then hold this
black out this horseshit
brains blow and whole tits
these cats can get fixed
(pop) shoot you know dick (pop pop pop)
with authentic gun from my sock (pop pop pop)
it meanted somebody got shot (pop pop pop pop pop)
by the nun man who run with the godz of the gunz

["snoop"]
g-guns for fake necklaces
guns that send texts
it’s guns that make breakfast
guns that sign breasts
it’s guns that straight faced
guns with six senses
guns that hate texas
guns that wear vests

[the man nun]
i got gun for picnic
it’s gun that send texts
it’s gun that make breakfast
gun that sign breasts
it’s gun that straight faced
gun with six senses
gun that hate texas
gun that wear vests

["snoop"]
i got guns for fake necklaces
guns that send texts
it’s guns that make breakfast
guns that sign breasts
it’s guns that straight faced
guns with six senses
guns that hate texas
guns that wear vests

[instrumental]

[the man nun]
we’ve got proof and then shoot
we bull proof then pull chute
we knife-proof and nine-shoot
we bomb-proof
your mom’s shot by a gun of the god

[breakdown]

we’ve got proof and then shoot
we bull proof and pull chute
we knife-proof and nine-shoot
we bomb-proof
your mom’s shot

["snoop"]
one for the money
two’s for the crew
three’s for shooting anything i want to

[reggae break]

["snoop"]
ash-a clack clack
bullet

bulletproof
yeah one two
you never shouldn’t shoot
a hundred-one hole-in-the-roof
ventilating your new god z suit
you midget doo-doo
we’ve the fittin’ ta mash you
bitchin’ the fat, little kids in the back
you on my pisslist like white girl rhymes
your mighty ducks hat
you’re rockin’, you’re mad
with a chest strapped
clack clack

There are two distinct voices on this track, so I’m calling the one that features on the rest of the album the rapper Doseone, and the one that sounds like Snoop Dogg/Lion “Snoop”, though I’m starting to think that Doseone and Kozilek have a gun for fake guest rappers.

After a twitter conversation with doseone, the “character” rapping first is “theNunMan”, confirmed by his (“Mr.One”) post on Venus Patrol.

inner.geek iOS Games of 2012

Filed under: Apple,Games,iPhone,Linkdump,Software — Brett @ December 29, 2012 10:09 am

In no real particular order but certainly weighted by how much I played and enjoyed a game, here are my iPhone/iOS games you should have played this year.

Games released in 2012

  1. Waking Mars
  2. Beat Sneak Bandit
  3. Punch Quest
  4. WarGames: WOPR
  5. Spell Rift
  6. Letterpress / PuzzleJuice / SpellTower / Wordament – 2012 turned out to be Year of Reinvention of the Word Game.
  7. 10000000
  8. Super Hexagon
  9. Kingdom Rush
  10. Pudding Monsters
  11. Super Monsters Ate My Condo
  12. OLO
  13. Spaceteam
  14. Squids Wild West
  15. Where’s My Perry?
  16. Toybox
  17. Super Crate Box
  18. Blockwick / Blockwick 101
  19. Rune Raiders
  20. Bad Piggies

Oldies but Continued Goodies

  1. Gesundheit
  2. Contre Jour
  3. Where’s My Water?
  4. Cut the Rope / Cut the Rope: Experiments
  5. Squids
  6. Gauge
  7. Frotz
  8. Carcassonne
  9. ASYNC Corp.
  10. Trainyard

Honourable Mentions

  1. McPixel
  2. Whale Trail
  3. Mole Escape
  4. Polymer
  5. Lost Cities

Have Yourself a Chippy Little Christmas

Filed under: Audio,Linkdump — Brett @ December 22, 2011 12:01 pm

I love chiptunes. I also love Christmas time, and even Christmas carols (after the 1st of December, of course). So this is my annual reminder that there are some excellent chiptune re-imaginings of classic Christmas songs. I actually like these albums.

So, pop these on and chip out!

Album art for The 8bits of Christmas

The 8bits of Christmas - The 8bitpeoples (FREE)

8-bit Christmas - Rush Coil

8-bit Christmas - Rush Coil - USD $3.00 +

8-Bit Jesus  – Doctor Octoroc

8-Bit Jesus – Doctor Octoroc - USD $9.99Â

And if that’s not enough ghost chips of  Christmas present for you, @hubs curates a exhaustive list of even more Chiptune Christmas, a lot of which is free too. Wow.

And when your family tells you to turn it off, then turn on Mariah’s two albums. Cause Mariah is retro enough by now :)

Peace to you and yours this Christmas!

Love Games? Get Humble Indie Bundle 4 NOW.

Filed under: Apple,Events,Games,Internet,Software — Brett @ December 14, 2011 2:58 pm


No, seriously. Best bundle of software this side of 2012.

  • Jamestown
  • Bit.Trip Runner
  • Super Meat Boy
  • Shank
  • NightSky HD

Pay more than the current average to get Gratuitous Space Battles and Cave Story+!

Cave Story+ and Super Meat Boy are seriously good games, and each on their own is worth the price of admission. And you get to decide that price! I’m not kidding. Go buy these great video games NOW, even if you don’t have time to play them right now. Support some really good charities while you do.

UPDATE: five extra games were added this morning: VVVVVV, And Yet It Moves, Hammerfight, Crayon Physics Deluxe, and Cogs. And every game in the bundle also now comes with its soundtrack for you to add to your music collection. Only seven days left!

HOWTO: Fix file sorting in Finder’s column view on Mac OS X Lion

Filed under: Apple,Learning — Brett @ August 10, 2011 12:23 pm

I’ve been banging my head against this one for a week now: Finder just wouldn’t sort things alphabetically for me. I use column view, and it seemed that my old ^?1 and ^?2 keyboard shortcuts weren’t working.

Mac OS X Lion’s Finder introduces two ways to sort: Arrange By and Sort By.

Arrange By is more useful in icon view and list view. Setting Arrange by to something else, such as Kind or Last Opened, will have Finder ‘arrange’ the file listing into categories which are ‘sorted’.

If you go to the View menu you’ll see Arrange By. If you then hold down Option (?) you’ll get Sort By. Here’s where I got caught out. If you have the submenu open when you start holding Option, you’ll need to have the menu close and reopen before you get the right options.

When working correctly, in column view it seems that the Sort By menu will be disabled unless you have Arrange By set to None.

There’s also a “Arrange” button in the toolbar now, which will display the Sort By menu when you option-click it.

So, if your sorting isn’t working the way you want it, here’s how to reset it:

  • View > Arrange By > None (^?0)
  • Hold Option, View > Sort By > Name (^??1)

I hope this helps you in your file management endeavours. I ? Lion!

Hat Tip: Barney-15E on this thread at Apple Support Communities.