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Zelda week: Nitpicking at Majora's Mask

Before the release of Skyward Sword, I went ahead and played through part of Majora's Mask once again. I must have played through it at least thirty times and I want to talk about the multiple sidequests that populate this wo...

 


Sit straight, son.

I am by no means a back expert. This is just my personal experience with this issue. I'm sure your mom used to see you in front of the tv and kept telling you to sit straight. The truth is, getting comfortable while playin...

 


A minute with Nic - #1

[Reading a recent musing made me want to write this update. Since I never have enough substance to make a whole blog, why not slap a couple of subjects together?] Oh hai there. Hi, fellow dtoiders, have a seat while we spe...

 


Happy Holidays: Deals

What a great year we had. I witnessed some warm moments here on Dtoid : Anthony Burch's proposal, The Dtoid show... We can also agree that a plethora of great games were released across all platforms. With so much to play, w...

 


My setup : let me show you them.

I've seen so many great setups, I thought I'd share mine. I finally moved in a place that's not basically a room and a bathroom. Moving up feels good, man. I can also set up a good gaming haven. Let me show you my living room...

 


The Great Escape: Outside

Boredom. Being somewhat of a loner, I get plenty of it. My usual entertainment consists of playing games. Pretty simple right? I escape my boredom, be it single player or with friends. It has always worked before and surely w...

 


A "Tales of" fan retrospective

Ahh, the Tales series. I remember the journeys, the excitements, the various platforms it made me buy. A tales games on a console I don't have is not conceivable. I will buy the console for this game alone. It all goes bac...

 


A holiday experiment

Hi, fellow readers. Happy new year to you all. I came back from a two weeks vacation away from the interwebz. I went to spend the holidays with my family in the middle of nowhere, no computers, no internet. I gotta tell you, ...

 


Take care of your controllers.

Something that always bothered me throughout the years, is how some of my friends destroyed their controllers overtime. I would go to a friend's house, we'd sat down to play some games, take the second controller : "Wait, t...

 


RIP Gamecube memories

The wii comes out, I eventually buy one and ditch my gamecube. I can play me games on me wii anyway, right? The only gamecube games I had been playing were zelda titles, worked fine. Today, I was in the mood to play some R...

 


Mana Khemia 2 impressions

I loved the first Mana Khemia, and I played the psp version................ yeah. Even with all the technical bugs and game crash, I enjoyed it a lot. So, I was pretty excited to play the second one, this time on PS2. It i...

 


The sun will shine again very soon.

Golden Sun The RPG that made me fall in love with RPGs. I got through both games 6 times, and I plan to do it again soon. With the announcement of Golden sun DS, I want to look back, as a fan, at what made me love this g...

 


About Nic128one of us since 8:54 AM on 02.27.2009

Hi all, introductry post. (Side blog edition)

I'm Nic128, 25 years old, gamer since 1991. Started with a SNES and worked my way through the generations. I got a NES after my SNES though, well, whatever.

I discovered this community a few years ago. I then realized, damn, there are civilized people that love and talk about video games. Awesome.

Here's what I currently own (Systems : History of purchases) :
- Gamecube
- PS2
- DS Lite
- PSP 2000
- Wii
- PS3
- Snes
- N64
- 3DS

Yes, I bought a Snes and N64 after my PS3. You know, nostalgia.

Games I love/loved the most :
1. Zelda : Ocarina of Time
2. Zelda : Twilight Princess
3. Tales of Symphonia
4. Golden Sun (1 and 2)
5. Zelda : Wind Waker
6. God of war
7. Tales of Vesperia
8. Resident Evil 3
9. Zelda : Majora's Mask
10. Banjo-Kazooie

I suck at anything FPS, RTS, MMO. Unless I'm playing with friends, I don't play competitive games. I get angry when I lose against better players.

Besides games, I love Fullmetal Alchemist, Table tennis...

And that's it.
 

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