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Strider's platinum thoughts on the Smash Bros. 3DS demo

I was one of the fated chosen who reached platinum status with Club Nintendo. I’ve pretty much been playing the Smash 3DS demo non-stop, just trying to get Mega Man right and playing its two minute stock matches d...   more



Analyzing Pokemon ORAS' new mega evolutions

Normally for most iterations of Pokemon, we have to wait for full release titles to get a shakeup in the metagame and see something new. Sometimes we get a small change in the form of new move tutors appearing to give unexpec...   more

Analyzing Pokemon ORAS' new mega evolutions


I love grapplers

For every fighting game, there is always a grappler character. While not inherently a divisive archetype or idea, the grappler is still a polarizing archetype nonetheless in the circles he or she frequents. Beginners will g...   more



Hey Strider! Let me battle you! #1 Starting a team

Originally I was thinking about reflecting on Smash Brothers' in the interest of Smash 4's hype and release. I wanted to talk competitive retrospect on some of Smash's characters. But what I really want to talk about is win...   more

Hey Strider! Let me battle you! #1 Starting a team


So, you want to be my friend...

So... if you met me at a party would you walk up and hand me a picture of lesbian porn?  I don't really care if you're female, or if you're gay, but you might want to introduce yourself first and say "hi", before giving me ...   more



One year later: Animal Crossing New Leaf

One year ago on June 9th 2013, Animal Crossing New Leaf released to a particularly rabid fanbase on the 3DS. New Leaf presented a logical jump for fans of the quirky slice of life sim game. Instead of playing as a strange m...   more

One year later: Animal Crossing New Leaf


The 3DS user's guide to Disneyland (and other theme parks)

Have you ever taken your 3DS to a major theme park and remarked at the surprising number of streetpasses you've received? As many of you may know in my day to day musings, I work at the (alleged) happiest place on Earth. I ...   more

The 3DS user's guide to Disneyland (and other theme parks)


The StriderHoang Series Dtoid Trading Card Roundup!

Phew! I've been making these for nearly two weeks as a minor hobby in between work and school. But finally I feel satisfied with what I set out with these Dtoid Trading Cards: make cards for the community members who probably...   more



Another goddamn 10 things about Strider

It seems there's always more to learn about your fellow Dtoiders. In addition to the new meat coming out of the word work to post theirs, a lot of people who have done the top 10 lists are also returning for 10 more things....   more



Strider's top 10 Kirby powers

After finishing Kirby Triple Deluxe, I came to the realization that not all powers, at least in Triple Deluxe, are made equally. Sure, that's always been the case but now more than ever do I see the Fighter power being nerfed...   more



10 reasons why Elsa is always right...

1.  If you're a male, you're wrong.  One thing I've learned from gaming media in recent years is that being a woman makes me always right.  Apparently I lack "privilege" even though I'm a middle class white woman with a n...   more



The Rebellion Strikes Back! A primer to FTL's Advanced Edition

I’ve plugged countless hours into FTL and I still don’t consider myself good. While beating the Rebel Flagship is a challenge to most people it still seems like a dream to me, or at the very least a set piece you can never ...   more

The Rebellion Strikes Back! A primer to FTL's Advanced Edition


Mercenary Kings: This is my gun

Tired of the same old M-16/Barret 50 Cals/Desert Eagles? One of the main reasons I'm so attached to Mercenary Kings, a new so-called Borderslugs game, is because there are plenty of weapons which can then be mixed and match...   more

Mercenary Kings: This is my gun


Late night thoughts: STEEEAAAAAAM coupons

Well, I'm sick. I've missed a couple days of work because of some weird Spring flu I caught. But my lack of shift hours in earning money doesn't mean you have to spend your own! Since jumping into Steam head first and putt...   more

Late night thoughts: STEEEAAAAAAM coupons


Happy birthday Mr. Mayor

I've actually been emboldened from the state of the Animal Crossing thread in the Dtoid forums. Most people have dropped off playing the game, including the biggest AC player I knew, AlphaDeus. People chalk it up to burning...   more

Happy birthday Mr. Mayor


How I 3DS: Strider edition

After the realization that the 3DS turned three, reading this from Stephen Totilo, and by serendipity also AboveUp's foray into the 3DS, I think its time I shared my personal 3DS story and stats. In particular, someone who ...   more

How I 3DS: Strider edition


A simplified history of Pokémon's metagame part 6: X and Y

We've finally arrived at the latest generation. After combing through the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth generations of Pokémon with 20 years of games, we've arrived at X and Y with their sixth generation flavor. A...   more

A simplified history of Pokémon's metagame part 6: X and Y


Log Horizon: a great game in an anime

What happens when you take the principle foundation of Sword Art Online and lessen the examination on humanity in a digital to increase the game fluff that was on top of it? Log Horizon is what happens when you have someone...   more

Log Horizon: a great game in an anime


Strider's personal Pokébank wishlist

I've saved a lot of Pokemon in my days of playing the series. I've held onto Pokemon I've caught in Emerald version way back with the GBA cartridges. But PokeBank has been delayed indefinitely, and with it Poke Transporter, l...   more

Strider's personal Pokébank wishlist


Strider's last minute GOTY for 2013

2013 was a goddamn great year for games if you ask me. And none of my reasons pertain to the new generations of consoles either! In fact, this year has been the year of the 3DS for me. Regardless of how much fun I was havin...   more

Strider's last minute GOTY for 2013


The invisibility of the older woman...

I'm currently 51 and frankly, when I hit 50... shit happened.  I stopped dying my hair only to find out that I no longer had dark brown hair, but instead when the sun hits my locks, you could be blinded from the silver refl...   more



Destructoid's first D-1 Pokémon Grand Prix!

Hello from the forums cblogs! And welcome to the first Pokémon X/Y Championship: LET'S SEE HOW THIS GOES EDITION, brought to you by Brightside! Have you raised yourself quite the little team? Well prove it you little shit!...   more

Destructoid's first D-1 Pokémon Grand Prix!


A simplified history of Pokemon's metagame part 5: Black and White

Previously, on parts 1, 2, 3, and 4, Pokémon's metagame was slowly gaining speed as it sped towards a hyper offensive strategy. No time for defense or stall! just set up a boosting move like Swords Dance and attempt a sweep...   more

A simplified history of Pokemon's metagame part 5: Black and White


A simplified history of Pokemon's metagame part 4: Diamond and Pearl

Since part 1, 2 and 3 of the history of Pokémon's metagame, there have been a lot of recurring themes and ideas. Every generation had at least one powerful and memorable change that easily makes it the reason why everyone r...   more

A simplified history of Pokemon's metagame part 4: Diamond and Pearl


Strider's top 7 Pokemon of the new generation

While Black and White tried to recreate that feeling of playing Red and Blue by limiting you to only Unova dex Pokemon up until you become the champion, X and Y has older Pokemon pop up alongside new Kalos dex Pokemon, and ...   more

Strider's top 7 Pokemon of the new generation


Talking to Trainers About Pokemon Week 1: Worldwide Release!

There's a common sentiment among the Cblog Recappers at the slow pace of the cblog community as of late. In the interest of revitalizing the cblogs and with Pokemon's inevitable release, I thought we could start a conversat...   more

Talking to Trainers About Pokemon Week 1: Worldwide Release!


GTA Online: Visit lively San Andreas!

The San Andreas Board of Commerce, Tourism, and Sanctioned Crime has been alarmed at the recent influx of tourists and the proportionate number of tourists turned away at the border checkpoint (reports indicate that when po...   more

GTA Online: Visit lively San Andreas!


A beginner's primer to Spies vs Mercs

Just like Mass Effect 3, Splinter Cell: Blacklist's multiplayer is a surprising highlight for most people. Though Spies vs Mercs has a successful past, it still rings that I-can't-believe-the-singleplayer-has-good-multiplay...   more

A beginner's primer to Spies vs Mercs


How to win at Animal Crossing: New Leaf

People who scoff at playing Animal Crossing or are intimidated by jumping into the series simply don't understand the intricacies that come with interacting with wild, untamed animals as they talk about macaroni and cheese ...   more

How to win at Animal Crossing: New Leaf


Feminist Frequency and Relevance...

So, Anita Sarkeesian has completed her "Damsel in Distress" trilogy.  In the first video, she introduced the trope and gave some historical background to it.  She spoke of how the male rescuer was the subject and the woman ...   more






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