I found out recently, that Gabe Newell (Managing Director of Valve, the company behind Half Life, Portal, and the digital PC gaming service; Steam) was skinny in high school, not just average, or even ‘thick boned’ but punching bag rack of bones, skinny.
So I figured I’d write to you fine folk about it, and I wanted a current picture of Gabe Newell (preferably one that highlights his hefty size) to compare to the skinny picture (after the break) so I Googled “Gabe Newell fat” and some of the greatest most insulting pictures I’ve ever seen followed, so instead of this being a “before and after” style post, I’ve turned it into a “laugh at Gabe Newell for 4 straight minutes, then shit yourself when you see how he used to look”…post.
Continue reading for the funny fat pictures, and the shocking skinny Freshman photo.
I think we have enough skinny tech-geeks that are worlds wealthier than us to mock, it’s nice that Gabe Newell is essentially the same thing, except calorie unconscious enough to give us a chance to exercise some old fashioned fat jokes.
I also realize that if Fucked Up Games was primarily PC focused that this article would essentially be sin incarnate.