What a great excuse to update my blog every day. Here is part three:
A bit of a followup. As you can see from the thumbnail, one of the characters looks like a certain former Alaskan politician that I'm sure you all are aware of. It was a total coincidence. The character had been designed six months before Sarah Palin came on the scene.
In August of 2008, I was visiting my parents in Virginia. Since I had a deadline and I'm a stupid nerd, I brought my laptop along to get some work done. They were watching the television when John McCain's running mate was announced. I brought up Glinda's image in the game, turned my laptop so my parents could see, and said "Check it out. The game has political commentary now."
I'm also still quite proud that the whole Betsy Bobbins thing didn't get nixed. Perhaps I was too subtle.