If you’ve been gaming for as long as I have, you’ll be familiar with all the nerdly stereotypes that come with such. Gamers, as non-game-players know damn well, are an antisocial, geeky bunch of neckbeards. They’re a slovenly bunch of lonely gauchos who live in ma and pa’s basement, give no effs about personal hygiene, and exist on a diet of mountain dew and cheetos.
Now, true enough, I just visited a comic con in Merry Olde England this past weekend, and can confirm that a lot of us are like this. David Attenborough could make a couple-hour special documentary about these guys in their natural habitat, let me tell you. But even with all that said, some dedicated gamers do shower, shave and get haircuts. As one of them, I’m super offended by this 'much needed’ ultimate gaming deodorant.
Kickstarter is the home of all kinds of weird, wonderful and utterly batshit ideas. A lot of them never see the light of day, which is understandable enough really. Some of this madness, the world just isn’t ready for. According to creator Tim L Cooley, Plus Five deodorant isn’t optional. The world needs this shit. Right now.
‘I wanted to do something for the community that we really needed,’ he says in the promo video above. ‘So we came up with a deodorant line. Because we know it’s something in this industry that’s a really big need.’
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been quite happily using regular, non-Ultimate deodorant. I thought I was perfectly fresh-smelling, not odortastic at all. But apparently I was freaking wrong, Ego-friends. This is the only gamer-specialized, Kickstarter-approved way to smell. Get with the mothereffin’ program, grandpa, and check out Plus Five. As the Old Spice guy would say, smell like a man, man.