Friday, March 29, 2013

Not Yeti Friday - Akhlut

More people should be aware of Akhlut.

In Inuit mythology, it's an evil spirit that takes the form of an orca and wolf hybrid whenever it's on land patrolling the beach.  Wolf + Orca = a most DEADLY combination.










Yeti Spirit


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Yeti Frozen Custard

It's not every day you discover that the Yeti has been driven right into your own backyard.

Yeti Frozen Custard (Facebook | Twitter) is now a food truck in Austin, TX (where I live) and I can't wait to check it out!

I like their branding. You can see more, including graphics for each of the custard options, in their behance gallery.


Reviews are in and they're positive - here's one here.  I am going to seek this Yeti out and will report back with my findings!

Yeti Arcade: Super Adventure Pals

The action RPG platformer, Super Adventure Pals (2012), playable via your browser, has got these guys:

Monday, March 25, 2013

Bukowski Yeti

I'm a fan of Michael Bukowski's work. He has has this blog "Yog-Blogsoth" where he illustrates every monster from the Lovecraft mythos. I've included his depictions in my Not Yeti posts for Gug, Gnoph-keh, Mi-Go and Voormis.

Now he's done the Abominable Snowman!

Zammit Yeti

Yeti by Trevor Zammit

Friday, March 22, 2013

Not Yeti Friday - Bug!'s Abominable Snowbug

Is this a bug vs. yeti?  No.

It is bug vs. Abominable Snowbug, who is a boss of the ice level (of course) and hurls snowballs (of course).  It's the yeti version of a bug, I guess.

The game in question, Bug! (1995), was for the Sega Saturn.

{Tasmanian Tiger vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Ty the Tasmanian Tiger

Sad to speak of an animal in the past tense but such is the case regarding the Thylacine or Tasmanian Devil, which went exinct in 1936.

Its memory lives on in the video game, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger (2002). The titular hero must contend with this yeti:

{Rabbit vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Carrot Mania On Ice

Carrot Mania On Ice (2008) for the PC...


Thursday, March 21, 2013

{Bear & Bird vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Banjo-Tooie

Banjo-Tooie (2000) for the Nintendo 64.  You can play as a bird or a bear.

The yetis look like this:

{Bear & Bird vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Pocket Legends

Pocket Legends (2010) is a mobile 3D MMO. You can play as a bird or a bear.

The yetis look like this:


Wednesday, March 20, 2013

{Chicken vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Moorhuhn Jump'n'Run - Schatzjager 2

Check out the yeti from Moorhuhn Jump'n'Run - Schatzjager 2 (2009).

Moorhuhn is German for Moorhen or grouse. And now you know.


{Mole vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Impossamole

Impossamole (1990)... Look at that yeti in the bottom right corner.

Made you look.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

{Pig vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Porky Pig's Haunted Holiday

Porky Pig's Haunted Holiday (1995) for the SNES features Hugo the Looney Tunes yeti.


{Bandicoot vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Crash Bandicoot

I counted two yeti in the Crash Bandicoot series...

1) Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure (2002) for the Game Boy Advance has one chasing you.



2) And Crash Tag Team Racing (2005) for the sixth-generation of console gaming has yetis with a different look:

Monday, March 18, 2013

{Squirrel vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Mr. Nutz

Mr. Nutz (1993) came out for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, then the Mega Drive, then the Game Boy, then Sega Channel, and finally years and years later, was released for the Game Boy Color and the Game Boy Advance.

And looky what we have here:


{Monkey vs. Yeti} Yeti Arcade: Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz (2006) was a launch title for the Wii.

One of the baddies was a yeti:

Sunday, March 17, 2013

BONUS: Green Yeti

Hope you're kickin' back today on your eames chair. I'm looking at you, Irish diaspora.

Mr Yeti by Michael Robertson