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What are your gaming new year's resolutions?

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2018 was kind of a crappy year all around I think. Lots of beloved celebrities died, the political sphere continued to decline into insanity, and overall I think a lot of personal issues probably popped up for everyone. I got Monster Hunter a console this year but at what cost? All I have left is to look forward to 2019 and try to improve myself for a better life.

For my bet, a lot of people will probably mention completing their backlog for 2019. However, Red Dead Redemption 2 kind of opened a thought I never thought of before. Generally, I'm not worried about immediately playing a game, especially console games. I don't PC game a lot, but know my Steam backlog is a thing because of how easy it is to pick up games on Steam. But I couldn't find time to enjoy or justify RDR2. It takes so long for me to find my groove and enjoy time on RDR2. Especially when I could play other games that get going immediately and aren't held in check by a feeling of immersion. I could play Smash online and raise my GSP, farm relics on Warframe, or just do some events in Monster Hunter World. In comparison on RDR2, I could get into random shenanigans but it takes a lot of time to ride you horse places and forget about the story. I got tired of Rockstar's patented drive and talk design. I actually sold it off in favor of new joy-cons since my old ones started to drift.

My resolution for the new year is actually not just to see what's in my backlog, but to go back to older fighting games I haven't played in awhile to explore further. I haven't played Crosstag Battle since before Akihiko's release! I haven't played SFV since Zeku came out! And now this new year is going to be about Smash Ultimate and its next 5 DLC characters, not counting Piranha Plant! This new year is not just going to be about personal improvement, finding a great new job and saving up for my personal finances, but also labbing for combos and strategy! But what about you? What are your new year's resolutions, broadly speaking and gaming?

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About Marcel Hoangone of us since 1:23 PM on 07.09.2011

Local contributor responsible for duties such as engagement, power bombs, cblog promotions, community engagement, and memes. I like fighting games, you scrub.




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10 things about me

Another goddamn 10 things about Strider

~Front Paged
- Downloadables: Every night is Monday Night Combat!
- eSports: Someone you know is hype
- Relaxation: Secretly training
- I calls dibs on Gaige!
- Let's explore space! My top 10 space games
- Giving thanks: Turning over a New Leaf
- Strider's GOTY 2015

~FAP Approved!
- A discussion about Catherine with my girlfriend
- So I applied for an internship at X-Play...
- Being Social: Cal State Long Beach's Gaming Club
- Persona 4: Ultimate and 4 other fighting games you probably don't know
- A new return to 3rd Strike Online part 1: Picking a main
- Top 6 somewhat natural disasters in gaming
- Villains: For me my dear, it was merely a Tuesday
- Let's talk about Phoenix Wright and Nova in UMvC3
- How I gave my girlfriend Tetris DS and loved every minute of it
- Let's talk about Rocket Raccoon and Frank West in UMvC3
- Xenophilia: The Universal Language of Mecha
- Asura's Wrath might get panned and I'm ok with that
- Acquisition: Solid Snake signed your what?
- A Valentine's Day reflection: two great loves
- Skullgirls and the art of combos
- 6 reasons why you should check out Legend of Korra
- Today, I thought about oversexualization
- Hype: Japan Time
- Objection! The story of an impossible gift for that special someone
- Cultural identity and Sleeping Dogs
- Finn and Flame Princess' big Disney Adventure Picspam
- FTL: Recovered diaries from a derelict spaceship
- Retaliation: Your guide to fighting the Collectors
-Handsome Jack, the father, the hero, the asshole
- Before StriderHoang, there was Marcel Hoang
- Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! You're not all that mathmatical
- Ralph wrecked his way into my heart
- The sixth generation wishlist from five time Pokemon Champion, Marcel
- Strider's big, fat, ride through 2012
- Being the best predator you can be
- The Striderhoang series Dtoid Trading Card Roundup
- Strider's top 10 Kirby powers
- I love grapplers
- The gift of gaming: BIONIC ARM!
- Strider's big, bonkers GOTY 2014 list
- Strider's favorite ninjas



~Friday Night Fight Replays!
- 09/02/11
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- 09/30/11
- 02/07/12
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~The Write Stuff! Get to writing!
- 06/30 - The Beginning!
- 07/06 - Line breaks
- 07/13 - Tone
- 07/20 - Commas
- 08/06 - Balance
- 09/03 - Crossposting
- Write Stuff of September - Pride

~ The Cblog Fapcast!
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- Oh the Injustice!
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- Strider likes Animal Crossing
- E3 jinxed it
- The Steamin'ing
- Return of Pony Pals
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- High as a robot with Lemon Buster
- I can't believe it's not Pisstoid with Nanashi
- I'm really [heavy sigh] feeling it



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