Welcome to the 749th Edition of Loading...
Jeff "Ethec" Woleslagle writing to you from the wintry splendor of Oslo, Norway, where Cody "Micajah" Bye are reporting on Funcom's Age of Conan community event. Or, that is, we will be once the event kicks off later today. Yesterday was spent marvelling at the highly automated, precision operation that is pouring yourself a cup of convenience store black coffee, dividing by 5.26 krona to learn that, yes, a pint of draft beer really does cost $10, and ogling the Norwegian women. Tights and boots, gentlemen, tights and boots.
Today's Loading... will be a short one, but we may do a special weekend edition of the newsletter if we can get some breaking news live from Oslo cranked out this evening into tomorrow. By way of apology, enjoy part 2 of a special Scandanavian edition of real world news, too strange to be fiction.