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The Daily Hotness: Blistering barnacles


11:59 PM on 12.27.2012
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The funny thing about good game design is that many of the elements that work really brilliantly never actually get noticed. Today Hamish Todd took a really close look at one of the less discussed creatures in the Half-Life series: the barnacles. It's a really interesting analysis and you should totally read it.

Otherwise, another Podtoid episode came out, some kids had unexpected/awkward reactions to opening Christmas gifts, and a bit more happened today on Destructoid.

Destructoid Original:
Podtoid 233: Anal Siege 2 - Analectric Boogalanal
Untold riches: The brilliance of Half-Life's barnacles
Live show: Batman: Arkham Asylum with Ryuusei

Community: 
Community blogs of 12/27
Forum thread of the day: Is localization from Japan to US getting better or worse?

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