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Friday Night Fights: Gaming with the King

3:30 PM on 02.21.2014 // ChillyBilly

Game with the Dtoid community

Happy Friday!

I want to take a few minutes of everyone's time today to talk about someone, very special to the Destructoid Community.

Rick "King Foom" Olson has been a staple of the Destructoid community for years. His humor, style and openness to communicate with the community is nothing short of amazing.

Mr. Foom hosts a very popular show over on Destructoids Twitch TV channel entitled Mash Tactics and it's always a blast. I feel as though I've let King Foom slip through the cracks on my Friday Night Fights posts and I intend to never let that happen again.

Starting this week, the King will always have a permanent place on this post.

Hit the link below to check out King Foom's Twitch show, and Rick, my deepest apologies that it has taken me this long to finally get this going.

Good gaming everyone! Have an awesome rest of your Friday!

[Mash Tactics airs Monday through Friday at 4p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch Rick 'King Foom' Olson play a variety of games, each day with its own theme. With a heavy focus on community and viewer interaction, you can be as much a part of the show as anything else.]

Let's get to the games!

Friday Night Fights

New to FNF? Read this! Each week, a bunch of us Dtoiders get together to play videogames online! It's a 100% community-run event, so feel free to join in or even host something yourself!

The planning for FNF starts in the forums, where community members sign up to host matches and post their pertinent details (game, time, Gamertag, etc.). Then, every Friday, reminder posts go up in the community blogs thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, and I recap it all here on the front page to give it a bit more exposure.

To join in, simply send a friend request to the match host! If you'd rather host something yourself, sound off in the comments section below!

360 FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • Persona 4 Arena & Castle Crashers
    Host: Char Aznable (GT: ShinigamiBV)
    Time: 4 Pacific | 7 Eastern

Check out the Xbox FNF blog for more info!

Playstation FNF

Tonight's Games:

  • Earth Defense Force 2025 (PS3) 
    Host: Trev (PSN: ElZilcho)
    Time 6 Pacific | 9  Eastern
  • Dragon's Crown (PS3) 
    Host: NeoShinGundam (PSN: neoshingundam)
    Time 7 Pacific | 10  Eastern
  • The Last of Us (PS3) 
    Host: Marche100 (PSN: TSG-Marche100)
    Time 7 Pacific | 10  Eastern
  • Killzone: Shadowfall (PS4)
    Host: Trev (PSN: ElZilcho)
    Time 7 Pacific | 10 Eastern
    *24-Player Warzone 
  • Warframe (PS4)
    Host: Trev (PSN: ElZilcho)
    Time 9 Pacific | 12 am Eastern

Check out the PS FNF blog for more info!


Tonight's Games:

  • Toukiden: The Age of Demons
    Host: thymeparadox (PSN: thymeparadox).
    Time: 5 Pacific | 8 Eastern
    Please send thymeparadox a message if you want to play, this way he'll know you're coming and won't be stuck in a single player quest come 8 pm. 

Check out the PS FNF blog for more info!


Tonight's Games:

  • Your lights are on, but you're not home
    Host: Your mind is not your own, your heart sweats, your body shakes.
    Time: Another kiss, is what it takes. 

Check out the Nintendo FNF blog for more info!


Tonight's Games:

  • So many nights I longed to hold you, so many times I looked and saw your face
    Host: Nothing could change the way I feel.
    Time: No-one else could ever take your place

Check out the Nintendo FNF blog for more info!


Tonight's Games:

  • Left 4 Dead 2
    Host: OpiumHerz (Steam: OpiumHerz)
    Time: TBD
    *Note: Due to time differences, hit up Opium on Steam if you want to play. 
  • Team Fortress 2 (early game)
    Time: 5 Pacific | 8 Eastern
  • Mercenary Kings
    Host: pk fire (Steam: pk fire)
    Time: 9 Pacific | 12 Eastern
  • Team Fortress 2 (early game)
    Time: 5 Pacific | 8 Eastern

Check out the PC FNF blog for more info!

Weekend Warriors

Free this weekend? Why not sign up to host something for Weekend Warriors?! It's like Friday Night Fights all weekend long! Sign up in the comments or Forum thread if you're interested!


  • Dear God, I hope you got the letter, and...
    Host: I pray you can make it better down here.
    Time: I don't mean a big reduction in the price of beer


  • Caroline laughs and it's raining all day, she loves to be one of the girls
    Host: She lives in the place in the side of our loves where nothing is ever put straight.
    Time: She turns herself round and she smiles and she says "this is it, that's the end of the joke"

Check out the Weekend Warriors thread for more info!


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