Falling Fred live on AppStore!
Things don’t always work as planned. In fact, as experience accumulates plans appear more and more to be nothing but a precise and well defined account for something that just ain’t gonna be so.
When the State Department for Elevator Shaft Safety and Wellbeing (SDESSW, or “Shaft Guys” as we call them) contacted us to create an application concerning public awareness of the hazards posed by open shafts, we thought “we reached the top, baby!”. This was out ticket out of our generic third world country poverty… and maybe we could finally move under a highway, like our wealthy do.
*Sigh* it was such a short lived dream.
It all went down the drain when SDESSW (or “Shaft Guys”) checked our first release. Somehow, our Lead Foreign Relations Bureau misinterpreted the project specifications – instead of an educational application for the safe and responsible operation of elevators, some creative license was taken and the resulting product was (according to their description): “nothing but an excuse for the glorification violence and gore, devoid of the faintest redeeming factor” and “without the least resemblance to the specifications”. A full transcript of their impressions would not be very constructive, and the language they used would probably get my account banned, so let’s just say that they were less than satisfied.
Something had to be done with the rejected app – we had nothing else in line, and almost all chickens bought with the money we made from Psychoban were eaten. So, the original title Safe and Hygienic use of a Modern Open Shaft was changed to Falling Fred and here you have it.