"Now that you've built up the courage to get into the gym, let me give you five reasons why you should put in the time to train with consistency: 1. Increased strength 2. Improved self-confidence 3. Injury prevention 4. Self-discipline 5. Sex (Trust me, you'll have a better shot with the ladies if you're in shape.)" -- Making the Game, pp. 14 - 15
Mafia is pretty awesome. I don't think I ever ran into the high-pitched voice thing, but I remember having to install a patch from the manufacturer to get rid of some bug in the game that kept popping up.