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shinryu

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An OCD gamer's average weekend

I was in line at the post office the other day. While I waited for the lady in front of me to run out of expletives to fling at the patient, mildly incompetent clerk, my eye fell on a large cardboard box sitting in a corner...

 


Nothing is Sacred: Death

Disclaimer: there’s a pretty big and popular Final Fantasy VII spoiler below, although EVERYBODY IN THE WHOLE WORLD knows this by now. Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. ...

 


The evils of enforced localization

[Yeah, this thing is still going, contrary to appearances. I've just been spending a lot of time slacking around on the forums and stuff. Hopefully I'll be able to provide new and exciting content more often from here on. I m...

 


Like a Hadoken to the face: The Big Leap

It happened. I'd been preparing for this for a while, saving up and planning exactly how it would go. I still have a crapload of older titles that I really want to play, but I figured at this rate I'd still be playing 16-bit...

 


MMO, I renounce you

I've always been an RPG person. I haven't even played that many, compared to the hardcore enthusiast, but I've always been easy prey for what I like to call the "RPG factor" or "incremental gameplay". Get a sword, kill monste...

 



About shinryuone of us since 3:38 PM on 10.29.2008

There was a HOLE here.
It's gone now.

犬も歩けば棒に当たる







I've been around Dtoid since the early days. You can catch me lurking around in the forums and occasionally blogging when I feel I have something to say. Have been gaming since the early NES days, mostly on PS3/PC/Wii nowadays. I also hang around on Twitter and Backloggery so feel free to add me!

Favourite games, in no particular order: Metal Gear Solid • FFV-VI-VII-X-XII • Street Fighter anything • Resident Evil 2-4 • Legacy of Kain series • Anything by LucasArts from last century • Vagrant Story • Persona 3 • Portal • Zelda series • Devil May Cry 3 • God of War series • Silent Hill 1-2 • ISS/PES series • Shadow of the Colossus • Super Metroid • Bionic Commando • GTA series • Uncharted series
 

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