What’s so important about 27th September 2014? You don’t get fireworks, or huge presents or food festivals, but just two short years ago, the King Pig’s Office released a surprise puzzle game that took app stores (iOS / Google Play) around the world by storm!
Never before have the Bad Piggies attempted to break out of cover to make a run for the publishing office to try and get the world’s attention, because they’d inevitably get popped by a hundred million Angry Birds fans!
But try they did, and with perhaps some application of stealth roflcopter technology or maybe just being inspired by ninja movies, they managed to slip through the frontlines undetected to deliver their message of peace, love, and endless demands for food to the world at large.
With this strategy of global bacon outreach, it is ironic that the Pigineering Department (Facebook / Twitter) has kept itself secluded from most of the world and instead work on generating its own identity and produce practical (or silly, or silly and practical like a double-decker couch) machinery under contract from the King Pig’s Office.
Just like iconic small scale British automobile companies which, as Jeremy Clarkson humorously states, “work out of a small shed in Leicestershire“, we do have a bit of a cult following and some very close friends, who from time to time come by and make sure I get a ticket to the Capitol
to participate in the Annual Hunger Games so that I may gorge upon its opulent culinary charms…
In return for the Capitol’s generous contributions to my small outlying District, I have prepared the above small but valuable tribute to the King Pig’s Office, documenting our continued and whole-hearted efforts to try and satisfy the insatiable appetite of His Majesty the King Pig, Royal Fatness of the Bacon Empire and Protector of All Snoutlings, giving him whatever he may desire from the far corners of the world. Along the way, our part-time pizza delivery drivers and unlicensed bacon pilots face many occupational hazards, both from the environment and being permanently cursed with a 100 percent chance of pure Epig Failure!
This video was co-authored with Hank Lewis of HankOnFood.com, a Houston, Texas restaurant review blog.
Speaking of fails, it’s not really our way to point fingers and pass blame, since accidents inevitably do happen in the best of times, and having a forgiving nature is part and parcel of being a civilized piglet. Unlike other animals, we don’t get angry and smash things up when things don’t go our way.
We’ll just hit the replay button and soldier on, keeping calm and drinking tea as we cruise into the sunset, Bad Piggies style!
Should the Bad Piggies ever release an update for this future classic, or create an even better sequel, I’m sure they’ll know we’re ready to aim for the Moon on their behalf. And if we miss, we’ll just end up amongst the stars!
Some of the contraptions you see in our YouTube Channel required literally, hundreds upon hundreds of retries before they worked right! You have to be both a master builder and a micromanager to command all the ridiculously complex multi-vehicle setups.
But unlike the Joint Strike Fighter project… we didn’t consume a trillion dollars out of the defence budget :)