Welcome back to what is now becoming a recurring feature here at Kotaku.com, where we inform you of the times when renowned author George RR Martin decided to write about the video game. Elden ring on his very old, very curious personal blog.
The last time Martin spoke on his blog about a game with which he had a mysteriously short and vague participation, said it looks “incredible”. This time? He is addressing strange and frankly notactually-Rooms all over the internet about him, somehow hiding the initials of his name in the game, as if it were something anyone could actually do:
… there is a strange story all over the internet about how I “hid” my initials in ELDEN RING, because … oh .. some characters have names starting with R, or G or M. I say, “Eh? What? Really? “That was new to me. I’ve been writing and publishing stories since 1971, and I suspect I’ve given characters beginning with R and G and M from the beginning. Along with the other twenty-three letters of the alphabet, it’s also hard to come up with names, especially when And Song OF ICE & FIRE uses so much and I like to give family members and close relatives names that have something in common.common … but really, why should I hide my name in the game? My name is right in the game, like one Hey, ELDEN RING is pretty exciting, there’s no need to think of anything.
Interesting. George, now that you’re saying you don’t have to hide your initials in character names, what should you say about hiding your feelings about turtles in Turtle Pope?