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Cblogs of 11/25 to 12/1/2018 + 76-isms

It's finally December. And with the first of the December blogs to be recapped, I thought I'd get into the festive mood by making this -ism about something completely unrelated. So, how bout that Fallout 76? It's been a bad week for ...

 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 11/18 to 11/24/2018 + Civfanaticisim

Somehow, I am back to playing Civilizations V again. After playing it for more than 500 hours before, it looks like I am going to play it for 500 more. With increasing work responsibilities, culminating in a near 45 days 12 hours shif...

 
 
 
 

C-Blogs of 11/11 to 11/17 + Pokemonisms

Haldo! Yes, I’m still alive! So I just finished Pokemon Let’s Go Eevee a little while ago. Between that, work shenanigans, Thanksgiving weekend, preparations for my upcoming trip to Chicago this coming weekend, and just ho...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 10/28 to 11/03 + Lost Levels

It's started snowing outside. You won't hear me sing the cold's praise for too long after the holidays, but we're still in that charming period where everything looks brand new. In a way, seeing the world outside get covered like that...

 
 
 
 
 

C-Blogs of 10/21 to 10/27 + Goodbye-isms

Does anyone else ever get a little sad saying goodbye to games they love? The big November push is almost upon us, and the year's big releases have begun to trickle out. It's just a reality that many games today are so damn long. That...

 
 
 
 

C-Blogs of 10/14 to 10/21 + Star Foxisms

Haldo!I’m doing something a little different for this C-Blog recap. It’s October 2nd 9th as I’m writing this, two weeks one week before the release of Starlink: Battle for Atlas. Or as I’ve taken to calling it,...

 
 
 
 
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Cblogs of 9/23 to 9/29 + Reviewisms

Have you ever asked yourself how YouTubers come up with their intros? Or why most of them can't seem to see how unnatural and lame their intros are? Well, I was just about to start another recap with "Hi, Salador here." Ugh. I didn't even ...

 
 
 
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C-Blogs of 9/16 to 9/23 + Gijinkisms

Haldo! I’m Zalno! You might know me! If this is your first time reading the C-Blog recaps, this is where we recap all the blogs the Destructoid community wrote during that week. We love to celebrate everything the community does. Hec...

 
 
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Cblogs of 9/9 to 9/15/2018 + Death and Transformation

If you are reading one of these "Recap" blogs for the first time, then you are probably new to Dtoid, or just unaware of the Community Blogging scene that is part and parcel of this site. The Community Blogs, or C-Blogs for short, have alw...

 
 
 

C-Blogs of 9/2 to 9/8 + Mega Manisms

So how about that new Mega Man game? Everyone’s getting excited for it. There’s even a demo available. It’s great to see Capcom pulling their heads out of their asses with Mega Man and actually addressing their audie...

 
 
 
 

C-Blogs of 8/26 to 9/1 + Double duty-isms

    Hi, Salador here, two weeks in a row. And for this week's 'ism', I've been inspired by a metaphor in this week's blog from Dwavenhobble. In it, he compares gaming to 'a giant house with rooms for everyone to find so...

 
 
 
 

C-Blogs of 8/19 to 8/25 + Metroid-isms

Hi, Salador here, covering my first CBlog recap. And what a week. There were some really great reads. For this week's -ism, I've been inspired by Limomaker's blog to think about things I don't get. And one thing I've never gotten is me...

 
 
 
 

C-Blogs of 8/12 to 8/18 + Switchisms

Expecting Lord Spencer or Salador this week?TOO BAD! ZALNO TIME! I have a hard rule for third party content on any console these days; wait until there’s a PC version without Denuvo. With backwards compatibility on consoles bein...

 
 
 
 

C-Blogs of 8/5 to 8/11 + Smashisms

ZALNOISMS So how about them Smash Bros, eh? We got a Smash Bros direct last week. Super Smash Con was last weekend. The new Smash Bros is coming out in December. Yeah, I’d say it’s a pretty good time to be a fan of the Sup...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 7/9 & 7/16/2018 + Join the Recap Team

Here is another call for your prospective recappers. If you are intrestedin salving hours away with no real pay or compensation, you are just the person for the job. If you are intrested in rambling a bit about border-line videogame r...

 
 
 
 

Hey all, once more the recap teams looking for new full time full blown recappers as well as possibly some reservists. Toss a comment below if you're interested.

 
 


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Recappers Schedule:


10/28 to 11/03 - NeoTurbo
11/04 to 11/10 - Lord Spencer
11/11 to 11/17 - Zalno
11/18 to 11/24 - Lord Spencer
11/25 to 12/01 - Salador
12/02 to 12/08 - NeoTurbo


Reservists:

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CelicaCrazed
TheBlondeBass
Mike Martin
Kevin Mersereau
Chris Moyse
[YOUR NAME HERE] - We want you!

Current "Bloggers Wanted" assignment

Costume Party

When it comes to October, it's pretty easy to come up with an idea for Bloggers Wanted. Halloween presents a lot of options. People will start playing horror games and marathon scary movies, but then there's the ultimate question for the day itself:

"What am I going to wear?"

Costumes are, after all, at the very heart of Halloween's fun. Whether you're playing a game with a canon character like Lara Croft, Spider-Man or a customized character in Monster Hunter World or an MMO, you're still faced with the question of what are you going to look like. Sometimes you even have stat bonuses to further complicate things, while other games have made it so you can have all the lovely stat bonuses and still make something that looks nice to you. Some folks even take this all huge step further and will realize such costumes for real-life cosplay.

As someone that posts often about Final Fantasy XIV, I have spent countless hours obtaining all kinds of armor, weapons and accessories from various corners of the game and only for the reason of it looking cool. In fact, once I have a job at 50, I feel obligated to give each of my jobs a fanciful glowing weapon before I press forward.

And then I give each job their own little pet sidekick, because I have decided my character is a Disney princess. Then I write macros that give them a blend of super sentai/Sailor Moon transformations because henshin a-go-go, baby!

But, if I'm honest, my one true love in regards to outfits in the game is the Invalician Samurai set, which I got from the Rabanastre raid. The design is pulled right from the Final Fantasy Tactics' art concept of the female samurai and is wonderfully realized.

But sometimes looking good comes at a price, too. I remember my favorite look for my Corsair in Final Fantasy XI required me wearing pants that reduced my movement speed by twenty percent and some of the best stat-based builds in Monster Hunter can make you look silly.

So this month's topic for Bloggers Wanted is costumes. Whether the costume is realized in-game or in real-life, we'd like for you to to discuss your favorite creations or tributes to characters, whether it's a custom look, a canon character or even a character skin like you'd find in Overwatch or Fortnite. You can discuss cosplays you've done, or cosplayers you admire. You can even talk about the plights of stat-based function over fashion.

The sky is the limit on this one, so head on over to our community blogs and get to writing! Use the prompt "Costume party: [Your title here]" and be sure to place "Bloggers Wanted" in the tags!

Now if you'll excuse me, I have get Bayonetta dressed up. She's heard about everyone and everything becoming Princess Peach and she would like to remind the world she was ahead of the curve on that.



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