Iconic seafarer beards became a trend to scare away pesky mermaids.
Mermaid, seeing a bald pirate: Zero threat…!
Mermaid, seeing a hairy, bearded pirate: If I get too close their face tentacles will eat me…!
Most mermaids only grow short beards as not to scare baby mermaids (longer beards look like the tentacled mouths of hungry squids and octopuses).
Pirates use this innate fear to their advantage to protect themselves from mermaids, hence the iconic beards and hat:
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ICONOCLASTS is now available on PC and Playstation 4/Vita!!
$20, 20€, £18, JP¥2000
(NA Playstation a bit later today)
I hope you enjoy my mix of things I’ve loved as a youngster, coming together in this narrative-driven action adventure game!
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A small personal comic I’ve been working on about art and perspective.
With a example I often use when my friends talk to me about being tired of their own art.
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