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SpielerDad . Aug 21
I just eat a piece of fruit that still had the tag on it. Am I going to die?

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SpielerDad . Aug 20
Have finally gotten around to playing Valiant Hearts. Still haven't cried yet.

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SpielerDad . Aug 10
I get black out drunk, come back and everything has changed.

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SpielerDad . Aug 04

World of "Bat" Tanks

The late great comedian Rodney Dangerfield once said "I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out." I can relate. I once bought a game about Batman, and I was completely ready to play a game about being Bat...   0

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sonic429 . Jul 26

6th Generation thoughts

Before I get into my main topic I'd like to address where I've been as of late. While I've still been around to comment and share my opinions on stories, I can't be there as much as I used to be. Basically my work cracked dow...   0

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SpielerDad . Jul 14

Amazon Thinks I Have a Gaming Addiction

I do a lot of horrible gaming related things for your personal amusement. I mostly play horrible celebrity branded mobile phone games, but this time around, I decided to read a book about gaming addiction. This was not what I...   0

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SpielerDad . Jun 29

Why do we still care about Backwards Compatibility?

E3 2015 has come and gone. The big corporations had their pressers, the unwashed masses got to try out the latest wares, and the Los Angeles area is free of game industry marketing reps and journalists, to concentrate on more...   0

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SpielerDad . Jun 02

Sony Makes Money While You Sleep...

They are also probably eating your lunch out of the office fridge, got your girlfriend pregnant, and your mom secretly likes them better than you. They are like a malevolent clown doll that watches you while you sleep. O...   0

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SpielerDad . May 19

Sometimes I Hate Being Right 

Know what I hate? That smug look someone gives you when they say, “I told you so.” I should be allowed to slap that look right off someone’s face after saying, “I told you so…” and fe...   0

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SpielerDad . May 11

Sharks Can Thank Sega for Their Two Penises

Sega, a company that is responsible for molding me into the gamer I am today has been hit by some hard times. The reasons for this are numerous, but in a nutshell, one can say that Sega has not made a sound decision sinc...   0

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sonic429 . May 05

The trouble with the market.

Remember in the first Matrix movie when Neo and Morpheus are discussing the Matrix world? Morpheus says something to the effect of: you know something is wrong with the world, you've felt it for years, it's in the back o...   0

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SpielerDad . Apr 30

I Played Paula Deen’s Recipe Quest… So You Don’t Have To

When a “celebrity” releases a mobile game, I begin to feel all warm and gooey, because I have a weakness for horrible mobile games. The prospect of a possible train wreck that is associated with someone famou...   0

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SpielerDad . Apr 23

I'm not posting until...

...the cBlogs are fixed.   Thanks!   0

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sonic429 . Apr 22

Why I ♥ Destructoid

Like most of you here, I'm pretty obessed with gaming. It's something that I think a lot about. I do reviews, I think about what companies could do to fix their woes, listen to podcasts about gaming, and among my friends...   0

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SpielerDad . Apr 16

The Best Job in the World 

Imagine a job where you get paid millions of dollars in salary, receive millions of dollars in stock options, and receive absurd bonuses, just for doing what you’re supposed to be doing. Now, imagine a job where yo...   0

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sonic429 . Apr 07

Why I love fighting games

I've heard gamers tell me they don't like fighting games. And I look at them with this face that says "They still make you?". (I say in jest, even the most hardcore among us have genre's games that we have a hard time ap...   0

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SpielerDad . Mar 30

Evil Rabbits

Many, many years ago, a bearded Jewish man was crucified in the Middle East. After a week, he came back to life. His modern day followers remember this miracle by celebrating a long-eared woodland rodent. As a Christian ...   0

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rowdy rhod . Mar 21

Hello Again, and is reality detrimental to our escapism?

 Hello D-Toiders. Some of you may recall me from some blogs I wrote on here a few months back. My plan was to write a weekly blog with random musings about the video games, but due to a mix of man flu, Christmas sho...   0

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sonic429 . Mar 20

The trouble with sequels...

As much as we all love to see a new IP, there's something reassuring about picking up a sequel to one of your favorite games. There's a lot less mystery, and you generally have a pretty good idea what to expect. After al...   0

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SpielerDad . Mar 17

Why Retailers Damage and Throw Away Good Product

Early this week, a YouTube video posted in February of an intrepid dumpster diver went viral, and started making the rounds at various gaming and tech related websites.  This individual braved possible attack from r...   0

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sonic429 . Mar 06

Video Games: stuff that's always annoyed me

They say little things bother little people. I don't know that I agree with that, but I do think there's more than a few things that bother me in gaming. Maybe I've just let things fester more than they should have, but ...   0

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SpielerDad . Mar 03

Former 38 Studios Founder Exposes Twitter Trolls

You can mess with the man, but don’t mess with his family. A couple of Twitter trolls learned that the hard way after posting some vile tweets directed at former Red Sox pitcher and 38 Studios founder, Curt Schilli...   0

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SpielerDad . Feb 28

Let's Remember Leonard Nimoy, by Giving Microsoft Money

I'm sure many of you have already heard that the venerable Leonard Nimoy passed away yesterday. It is certainly sad, but luckily for his fans, his long career has left us with no shortage of ways to remember and celebrat...   0

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SpielerDad . Feb 24

Experiment: I Got Off My Ass and Gamed – For My Health

Does the name Ernest Hemingway ring a bell? It should, he was one of the world’s finest writers. He lived a fascinating life, won a Pulitzer and Nobel, survived two world wars, walked away from not one, but two pla...   0

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sonic429 . Feb 20

How long does a game need to be? #lengthgate

With all the talk about The Order 1886 being a short game, I couldn't help but want to chime in on my philosophy on how long a game should be. Now this isn't the same as my blog on what makes a game complete. Because I f...   0

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sonic429 . Feb 14

If I could make my own console

Us console gamers don't exactly have the luxury to make our systems the way we want. Sure, you can upgrade the hard drive, or add some accessories, maybe even change out a faceplate, but that's about it when it comes to ...   0

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SpielerDad . Feb 10

Do Not Spend Valentine’s Day at GameStop

I don’t shop at GameStop anymore. With the convenience of digital distribution on both the PS4 and XboxOne, I’m all about downloading games right to my console, without ever having to step foot into a brick a...   0

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sonic429 . Feb 05

Opinion: Are games art?

If you went and asked the average gamer if they considered games "art" I think they would overwhelmingly say yes. They would point out examples like Journey, Limbo and Shadow of the Colossus and say that is the proof. If...   0

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sonic429 . Jan 30

I miss Sega...

While I've given quite a bit of love to Nintendo, and some towards Microsoft and Sony, I feel like there's another company that I haven't quite given some love to, and that's Sega. While they still exist in today's marke...   0

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