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Cblogs of 7/2/2018 + Get Gud-isms

Normally, in every Dark Souls game, I start with a deprived character. I like starting with a near naked unfortunate soul. Building up my arsenal of weapons as I progress and building up my identity with each fight. Normally, I start ...

 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 5/21 & 6/25/2018 + Advance Wars

Just recently, I finished another entry in my “Where the Hell is…?” blog series, which is a blogging series exploring dead gaming franchises. My last blog was about Nintendo’s and Intelligent Systems Advance W...

 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 6/13 & 6/20/2018

Greenhornet214 is in the house, stepping in for our beloved Dere. I'll be recapping blogs from the past 2 Wednesdays. I can't stop playing Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition on Switch. It's addictive. The gameplay is simple and straigh...

 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 5/14 & 6/18/2018 + Arkham Bore

I am very near finishing Batman: Arkham Knight when I came into the not-so-sudden realization that I wasn’t much enjoying my time with it. It didn’t take long for that thought to register, because it was burrowing in the b...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblog Recaps of 06/08/18, 06/15/18+Settling in

Its been a week indeed it has. Last week I was super busy moving, going all the way from Iowa and coming back to Wisconsin though a a bit away from where I used to live. It was nervewracking but so far the jobs been going rather well ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 5/7 & 6/11/2018 + Full E3 Impressions

This year, I am lucky (or unlucky) to have my Recap date right at the end of th3 e3 press conferences and streams. This is also the only year since forever where I actually watched most of them. So, here is what I thought of them, whi...

 
 
 
 
 
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May 2018 C-Blog Recaps

I won't waste too much time prattling on with an introduction this month. I'd just like to thank each and every person who comes to Destructoid and spends their time blogging, reading blogs, or sharing parts of their lives with Qtoid. Dtoid...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 5/28/18 + Back From the U.S. of A

My vacation ended and now I am back home from the U.S. of A. It started as expected, with a long border interrogation process that caused my father and I to miss a connecting transfer and ended with a confused Saudi customs agent deba...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 5/13/14 + A museum but for farts

So I did it - I bought a PS4 Pro. I actually bought it like two weeks ago, but wanted to sell my old PS4 first. So it's been sitting in my closet while I await the final payment from my buyer. It's weird - I only wanted a PS4 Pro its ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 4/29/18 & 5/6/18 + Manatees

I apologize. I really, really do. I took up this mantle with hopes and dreams of having something witty and fun and interactive to bring to the table every week, with giving you folks the absolute best taco I could possibly be. And he...

 
 
 
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April 2018 C-Blog Recaps

Hey there guys n' gals, lads n' lasses, dorks n' dweebs, dicks n' asses - welcome to yet another month of C-Blog Recaps. Since restarting the feature last month, we've had a pretty good number of new bloggers join the fray, eager to thought...

 
 
 

Cblogs of 5/2/2018 - Moonrise Underwalk

Happy May, everyone! I can't believe the year is a third over already. Crazy, right? I haven’t played much this year, don't think any new releases, but I've put some time into Sunset Overdrive. The 2014 cult hit still plays grea...

 
 
 


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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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