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Tulkinghorn abhors computer-generated gaming, preferring real life to the matrix. But one of his scribes, a virtual lotus-eater, talked to Penny Laurence, legal counsel at videogame publisher Square Enix.
Laurence described the office as being littered with PlayStations loaded with Square Enix games, including the hit Final Fantasy VII. She also admitted that the company "had a great atmosphere to work in".
Tulkinghorn is now ruing the day he chose the train station over the PlayStation. Laurence, meanwhile, is fighting her way to her desk through the pile of associates' - and perhaps more than one hack's - CVs.