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Chris Carter . Aug 09
Is it ok to not like Goat Simulator yet?
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Chris Carter . Dec 30

Dtoid GOTY 2013: Chris Carter's picks

I try to make a lot of time†to play videogames. This year,†I've played around 270 new games. That's new in 2013, as in, newly released this year, and doesn't include replays or retro titles. So as you can imagine, I had a lot...   0

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Chris Carter . Nov 07

Great things are on the way: I'm now heading up reviews for Destructoid

I'll keep this brief. Destructoid has had a few losses lately. Tony and Jim in particular are dear friends of mine (who I will follow across the ends of the internet), and it's sad to see them go. But make no mistake! They ...   0

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Callusing . Sep 22

The Bullseye: A tale of two games

A brief look at one gun, two games, and what they say about the transition from the old school to the new school of shooters In most shooters, the first few guns you get are bog standard.† A pistol here, an machine gun there...   0

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Callusing . Sep 15

Horror gaming's horrific obsession

Horror fans have had a great couple months.† In film, The Conjuring has been a bigger box office success than any traditional horror movie in nearly a decade, and You're Next has been dragged from production purgatory to heap...   0

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Callusing . Sep 07

Proposal: The Destructoid Writers' Group

On June 7th, I created my Destructoid account.† Over the next 6 weeks, I wrote three posts. †Not one of them was good. †In fact, they were so far below my expectations that I stopped writing for over a month. †And then last S...   0

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Callusing . Sep 02

Does Ryse deserve the hate?

It's difficult to think of a recent E3 reveal that went† more poorly than XboxOne launch title Ryse.† This wasn't like us laughing at the technical follies of Wonderbook or cringing at the awkwardness of Wii Music.† This wasn...   0

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Callusing . Jul 16

On MOBAs: We've been here before

The MOBA is here to stay.† Its appeal to gamers is obvious--you don't get to 12 million players a day on a single game without doing something right--as is its appeal to developers, rooted in its perfect framework for steal...   0

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Callusing . Jun 27

McMillen's Masterful Tutor

Even if everybody on the ice wore the exact same jerseys, any hockey fan could pick out Sidney Crosby in an instant. NHL players are obviously all a talented lot--that's why they get paid to do something millions of Canadia...   0

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Callusing . Jun 07

How to argue about video game violence: A primer

The gaming community has a violence problem. The video game industry has grown into a behemoth, boasting $67 billion a year in income, counting 80% of youths and adolescents among its clients, and spending millions each year†...   0

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Chris Carter . Apr 01

IAmA writer for Destructoid.com AMA

I like games. All kinds of games: indies, JRPGs, platformers, FPS thingies, you name it! Feel free to ask my anything on Retoidded. The more videogame related it is, the more likely I'll respond <3 Proof: https://twitter.com/DtoidChris/status/318768673563230208   0

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Chris Carter . Mar 25

My wife surprised me by redecorating my game room when I was at PAX (shortblog)

So this one is going to be pretty short, but I just had to share it with you guys. After working like crazy at PAX East this weekend, getting my hands on every game I could, I came back to an AMAZING surprise -- my wife a...   0

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Chris Carter . Jan 08

Carter's Quest 2013: Every Splinter Cell game ever

[Read on for a description of every Splinter Cell game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.] 2013 is going to be an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to ...   0

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Chris Carter . Jan 01

My top games of 2012

Hamza did it. Kyle is doing it. Brett, Holmes and Allistair are doing it. Heck, your mom is doing it. Everyone's making a top game list! So I'll make one. Of course, the hardest part is narrowing down all of the amazing gam...   0

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Chris Carter . Dec 11

Carter's Quest 2013: Every main series Elder Scrolls game ever

[Read on for a description of every main series Elder Scrolls game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.] 2013 is going to be an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I...   0

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Chris Carter . Oct 15

Shortblog: Check out this awesome retro Skyrim DIY project

It's not often that I'm impressed by do it yourself projects, but this gaming relating one caught my eye. The perfect marriage of retro and contemporary gaming is what made me so interested -- I love it anytime there's reve...   0

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Chris Carter . Sep 18

Impressions: Kirby's Dream Collection

Haven't you heard? Kirby's Dream Collection is out this week. Last Sunday, to be exact! Good old Nintendo Sunday releases. Jim will be covering it proper on the front page, but I figured I'd share my thoughts with you guys ...   0

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Chris Carter . Aug 30

For the Community: My Story

I've already written two "10 things about Magnalon" articles, in addition to participating in a c-blog interview regarding myself. But in light of recent blogs, I feel like it's necessary to detail how I came here, what I'v...   0

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Chris Carter . May 21

Some Diablo III Thoughts Ė Stay awhile and listen

Iíll give it to you straight: if you've played the Diablo III beta, youíll notice that the game seems fairly limited and droll. Thankfully, the beta itself was probably one of the worst snapshots of the full game. One of t...   0

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Chris Carter . Mar 15

Will our posterity mock our Gamerscore?

After nearly getting 1000/1000 Achievement Points for Mass Effect 3 last night, I was lying in bed holding my wife, and thought of something: what will my future kid think of my Gamerscore? Iím in my mid-20s, and my wife ...   0

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Chris Carter . Oct 08

VERY quick tips for Dark Souls owners

[I've gotten a few requests to share my Dark Souls post with the community - so here goes! I completed the game at Soul Level 77, after 37 hours and 10 minutes of play - for reference, I beat Demon's Souls at Level 76, at 2...   0

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Chris Carter . Jan 28

How to Make a Japanese PSN account (IE: You need to play Catherine right now)

Since the Catherine demo is finally out, I know a lot of you will probably be scratching your heads in regards to how to make a Japanese PSN account. Well, scratch no more! Note: each break is used for a new menu, so the g...   0

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Chris Carter . May 17

PSA: How To Save Money On Your Games

Saving money is one of the hardest things to do Ė period. It requires tons of time, effort, and sometimes painstaking research to skim a few bucks off of your daily expenses. But it certainly isnít impossible, especially i...   0

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Chris Carter . Sep 27

The New Kid in Town: An Aion FAQ

Every so often, an addictive game comes along and swallows us whole. For some, it's Call of Duty: World at War's zombie mode. For others, it's Wii Sports Resort, and for the few, the proud, and the nerdy, its a little ol' g...   0

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Chris Carter . Aug 30

I suck at games: D/o/t/A: Die/odible/tabanid/Asshole

[All of the above quotes were actually said to me at one point in time whilst attempting to learn DotA] Defense of the Ancients has become a national pastime for gamers: and all of it spawned out of a simple modification fo...   0

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Chris Carter . Aug 24

Why I love Destructoid

As a recapper myself, I feel like shit for subjecting Qalamari to this, so I almost didn't make one of these. But, Destructoid is such an amazing community through and through, it deserves something! I suppose a substanti...   0

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Chris Carter . Aug 01

So, Studio Madhouse is making a Wolverine and Iron Man anime: faaaaap (NVGR)

So apparently the comic-con teasers are now available for public viewing. All I can say is: amazing! In case you didn't notice, my banner and avatar are a result of the brilliant minds at this particular studio. I fact, I r...   0

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Chris Carter . Jul 23

Magnalon's free XBLA/PSN game giveaway

So here's the rub. I'll be giving away one XBLA (R-Type Dimensions) and one PSN (Bomberman Live, with Mr. Destructoid!) redemption code. All you have to do is follow My Twitter, and tweet RT @ChrisCarter_GL: Magnalon is gi...   0

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Chris Carter . Jul 16

Are you a Lone Wolf, or a Teamster?

All the recent controversy regarding Battlefield 1943 not being "team friendly" got me thinking. A lot of Destructoidcommunity members are all about playing with their friends, and chatting over Xbox Live or PSN. Personally...   0

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Chris Carter . May 14

Other Worlds Than These: Or, how I lived in Morrowind for 2 months

Divorce isnít easy, especially as a child. A lot of things are running through your head; things you really donít want to deal with, or maybe canít even fathom. Everyone needs some sort of escape. My grandest grief excurs...   0




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