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Elsa . Jan 28

Adventures in ElsaLand.... NVGRish

While my mighty steed Swiffer and I have been touring the wonders of Cyrodil, apparently my cancer has been touring my body and exploring new sights and locations as well.  My biopsies came back and apparently my cance...   0

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Elsa . Jan 06

Our "authentic self"

Much of the blogosphere speaks of our gender roles as being performative. We perform being male or female. We perform motherhood. We are "at work me" when in the workplace. We dress and act in ways that conform to societal ...   0

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Elsa . Dec 29

I fear the addiction....

So I  got a PS4 a few months ago and took some time to play Dying Light while going back to Destiny occasionally for the Iron Banner events.  I finished Dying Light in about two weeks (everything possible in t...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Oct 18

Steam Controller Impressions (Video)

As promised, here are my impressions of the Steam controller. It a really fun little device, but I don't see it knocking the DualShock 4 off of its first-place podium any time soon.Have any of you gotten a pre-order Steam controller? What do you think of it?   0

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Elsa . Oct 01

50 Shades of Gaming

Sooo... it's been a long time since I've blogged, but I've been involved in a time consuming legal case that goes before the courts again in December and have also had several surgeries this year because my "in situ" cance...   0

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Elsa . Oct 01
I play Destiny online Fenriff! I'm on the PS3 though...
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pedrovay2003 . Sep 27
All of my concerns about Mighty No. 9 have been completely wiped away. The demo is fantastic.
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pedrovay2003 . Sep 24

Denuvo is a perfect example of why I'm always ranting about DRM. (Rant inside!)

I've been playing a lot of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain recently. I love the Metal Gear series, and I couldn't wait to pick this new title up on the PC, now that I've gone almost completely PC this generation. I had ...   0

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EternalDeathSlayer . Sep 13

Connecting with my Autistic Child over Mario Maker (1st Impressions)

First, holy fuck this is different from the last time I blogged on here.  Anyways, after a long hiatus I have returned to spread C-blog joy once again. To all 3 of you who might read this. Because none of you know me any...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Aug 22

Window 10 Impressions: HOLY F*** IT'S DRM-FREE?!

I've been a Windows user for as long as I can remember, probably because I've been playing games for as long as I can remember. I moved from DOS to Windows 95 when it was pretty new, and my family just kept upgrading our sys...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Mar 05

2015: The Year of Linux?

I love Linux. In fact, if I could reliably get my Windows games to run on them, I'd drop Windows like a bad habit. It's faster, it has more user support, nearly every program for it is free, and there are about a thousa...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Feb 27

My parents, the artists

When I was young, I played with a TON of action figures. Power Rangers, Ninja Turtles, Batman, Spider-Man, Thundercats... I could make this entire blog just a big list of the action figures I liked. There was a disconcerting ...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Dec 07

Ralph Baer passes away at 92

The father of video games, Ralph Baer, has passed away at 92 years old. This guy, for those who may not have heard of him, started EVERYTHING. He's the reason we discuss everything on this website and hundreds of others...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Nov 25

Dark Souls II for PS4, XOne and PC DirectX 11 Announced [REPOST: IT SUCKS NOW]

Wow, it looks like FROM is REALLY screwing people with this upgrade. I guess the servers will be split for the console versions, too, but on the PC, they're essentially charging for an engine upgrade. What the hell...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Nov 22

Super Smash Bros. Wii U: One Day In

I've been a huge fan of Super Smash Bros. since the very beginning. I took a chance and picked up the original on the N64 the day it came out, and I've been in love with the series ever since. When the new games were ann...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Oct 15

The Evil Within: Quick PC Thoughts

I was able to get The Evil Within at launch for a pretty good price, so I decided to jump on it. I've only played a little bit of the game, but I wanted to say a few things about the PC version. First, unfortunately, the...   0

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Elsa . Jun 11

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 ...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Jun 02

Modding the DualShock 4

I love the DualShock 4. Seriously, it's my favorite controller that I've ever used, and I've used pretty much anything you could name to me, plus a countless number of third-party offerings. In my 26 years of gaming, I've nev...   0

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Elsa . May 08

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...   0

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pedrovay2003 . May 06

Five more things about pedrovay2003

Ooh, it's been a while since we've done one of these, hasn't it? Well, we've all had life updates, I'm sure, so let's get to it! (I'm only doing five, since I've done one or two of these in the past.) 1. I've been publishe...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Dec 30

PSA: FlingSmash with Wii Remote Plus $14.97 at Kmart

I guess the guys at Kmart don't know that the Wii Remote is compatible with the Wii U, because they're currently getting rid of all their copies of FlingSmash -- which comes with a black Wii Remote Plus -- for the paltry pr...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Dec 28

Every Steam developer/publisher needs to live up to Monaco

I bought Monaco: What's Yours is Mine during a recent Humble Store sale. I haven't even gotten the chance to play more than two levels of it yet, but I like what I've seen so far. However, I'm not here to review the game. I...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Dec 20

PSA: Sonics 1 and 2 Remastered on sale for 0.99 each

SEGA is having a mobile sale right now, and two of the games I think everyone needs to buy are Sonic The Hedgehog (Android here and iOS here) and Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Android here and iOS here). Yes, the Genesis games. But...   0

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Elsa . Dec 19

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 s...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Dec 04

A short tribute to The Super Mario Bros. Super Show

In 2009, the gaming world lost Captain Lou Albano, the wrestler-turned-actor who played Mario in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show. It was really sad for me in particular, because I had met Albano a few times when I lived in...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Nov 05

Humble PSA: Batman: Arkham Asylum and Scribblenauts Unlimited are DRM-free

This isn't going to be a long blog, but I wanted to let people know of my excitement anyway. Two of the Humble Bundle's games right now are DRM-free, even though they need to be downloaded through Steam. Scribblenauts Unli...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Oct 30

PSA: Outlast is now available DRM-free

I've been holding off on Outlast since it's release, because it was only available through Steam. Well, that's no longer the case, as the game is now available DRM-free through GOG.com, A.K.A. the why-isn't-this-website-the...   0

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Elsa . Aug 21

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 ...   0

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pedrovay2003 . Aug 15

Steam on Mac is the way to go

For those of you who have read anything I've posted to Destructoid, you'll know that the title of this blog is completely out of character for me. I can't stand Apple, and I'm constantly talking about how much I can't stand...   0




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