For Christmas this year, he'll be getting a mini Portal Gun, a Potatos "science" kit, and a mini battery operated turret, all from thinkgeek.com. But I wanted to give both the kids a handmade doll they could treasure for ever and ever. These two ideas fused and merged, and now I present to you Chell, heroine of Portal:
Sorry the picture is sideways. No, I'm not. I still have a weighted companion cube storage box I need to paint today. YOLO.
Check out her Aperture Science approved knee replacements, made out of paint and wire:
I would never put that on a doll for an older kid, but since this is for a ten-year-old who will more keep it than play with it, I think we're safe.
Now I'm off to finish sewing a similar doll and a mermaid tail to go on it. Tune into twitter tonight, 8:30pm EST, to tweet at us while D-Rock and I are filming our end of the world/year end Roadhouse episode. Hit us up with the hashtag #YOAO. Because You Only Apocalypse Once.