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Bloggers Wanted: The Adaptation

Some things don't belong in this world and yet they are conjured time and again by humans that wish to pay them tribute. A video game, book, comic or TV show becomes popular and later becomes adapted to another medium entirely or, worse, a ...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Playing Hooky

[Hey folks, we're halfway through the month and have already had some great entries - and even a Front Paged article! Keep sending us your stories about a time (or two [or three]) you told the world to suck an egg in order to do some good o...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Crowdfunded

It feels like it's been a decade since we've seen the rise of the crowdfunded game. I'm always surprised when I remind myself that crowdfunding has been a thing long before the first crowdfunded video game, but nowadays a crowdfunded gam...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Let's Do Launch

In case you've been living under a rock or just waiting on NieR: Automata (thanks for the delay Amazon!), Nintendo just launched its newest console. Whether it's a success or a failure remains to be seen, but many people have bought themsel...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: First kiss

We'll always remember our first time. Sometimes it can be the best experience we ever had, opening our eyes to things we had never known. The sound of an ocarina. That time heroic moogles came to your rescue. Or maybe you found yourself mos...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: Then and now

We are now nearing the end of another one of Nintendo's fancy, year-long celebratory anniversaries. The first to come to mind was the Year of Luigi, and this time, the gem of Pokémon's 20-year anniversary is the release of Poké...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Rituals

Each year, it seems that I find myself pulled to the drawbridge of a vampire's castle, drawn again to descending the depths of a dead alien planet, or that I find myself in a post-apocalyptic hellscape where angels and demons are at war. So...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: World building

One of the biggest elements that can make or break a game is its world building. World building can make relatively passable or even bad games into something memorable that gets by on word of mouth and buzz. A game can have that janky feeli...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Keep it classy

As many of you know, I'm all about the latest, hottest, class-based games. Yep, you guessed it. I'm playing that game -- the one all the cool kids are playing and the Destructoid staff posts about at least nine times each day. You can't eve...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: All good things

Dark Souls 3 is all anyone is talking about on qtoid for the past few weeks and yet it may or may not be the last title in the long fabled Souls series. From Software has flip-flopped a little, but Miyazaki certainly wants to end his involv...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Presents

It's finally December! The finale of the year when people begin thinking of snow, goodwill towards men, and of course delicious presents. I remember looking forward to presents so much as a little kid. As an adult, I could just buy what I w...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Thankful it's over

Normally on this month of November, we give thanks for all that we have in spite of the endless obstacles life throws at us: a home of some sort, food in a fridge, or the knowledge that Platinum Games continues to work today and give our bl...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: Challengers wanted

Do you guys remember EVO? You know, EVO? Big fighting game tournament? KaneBlueRiver was the first Chilean to take home an EVO title with his low-tier hero team of Hulk/Haggar/Sentinel. It speaks a lot of the player's skill to win with a se...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Hype

It's that time of year again! When your news feed gets clogged with exciting announcements, disappointing news, and those head scratchers that leave you wondering what was the point of all that.

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Papers, Please

Did you hear the news? Destructoid is making a digital magazine with GameFan. I've never owned a digital magazine before. But I also didn't own a tablet device or smartphone until three years ago, so it's prime time I gave it a whirl. Slidi...

 
 
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Band of Bloggers - From Software, With Love

[Band of Bloggers is back this month with something to celebrate the release of Bloodborne. Don't just enjoy yourselves some Souls games all throughout the month of April but anything on the From Software discography! Just be sure to play a...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: April Fools

April Fools' Day has passed and we've managed to survive. So Miles Morales isn't replacing Peter Parker wholesale but we do still believe in that Nintendo Direct a week into their charade.

 
 
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March's grab bag of monthly musings

For the month of March, Andy, Occams, and I had a slight problem. Oh sure, Destructoid's ninth anniversary is going on, and we'll tell you more about that later. But what about another monthly musing? The community loves to talk about topic...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Fangs for the memories

[This month's Dtoid Community Assignment is in honor of my favorite holiday, Halloween!] October always makes me feel good. It starts cooling off. The nights feel richer and more clear. That awful tapioca pudding hellscape called Summer fad...

 
 
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Now is the perfect time to start blogging on Dtoid!

As you may have already noticed, our industrious engineers James and Niero have been hard at work these last few days installing some sexy new tools for our Community Blogs. Video and image embedding, text formatting, and more are all now r...

 
 
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What do you love that everyone else hates?

Yesterday, our own Jonathan Holmes bared his soul to the world when he came to the defense of tripping in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Though his reasons were myriad and his motives sincere, after skimming the nearly 450 comments on the article...

 
 
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Dtoid community: Tell us 10 Things about yourselves!

Every few years a spark ignites a fire in our Community Blogs, and community members share 10 Things about themselves with the rest of Dtoid. Well, that time has come again! Our own Conor Elsea started things off, and long-timers JT Murphy,...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: The past

[This month's Dtoid Community Assignment will span three topics: the past, the present, and the future of gaming. Sound off on one, two, or all three!] We all look back at gaming generations past through different lenses. For me, when I ref...

 
 




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Pixie The Fairy

I was set to write something about the KY governors scapegoating of video games for the FL school shooting, then I saw that CNN Town Hall with the survivors roasting Marco Rubio and decided Nah, they got this and theyre going for the real

 
ScionVyse

#theymightbethursday Gilgamesh really was the heart of the

 
Greenhornet214

Ever wonder what happened to Brendan Fraser? A lot, it turns Give it a read:

 
Seymour

Its hard waiting for #ArbitraryMetalTuesday to post this! Finally going through my Spotify backlog and decided to start with a bunch of Devin Townsend albums Dennis (Nekro) recommended to This ones my favorite so far!

 
Dr Mel

New job update: I work with nice people, the hours are good, and the work is I was good at my old job and didnt actually hate it, but it was a deadend of

 
Seymour

For those interested, Bombshell is 90% off on GOG at the 4 bucks for what might be a pretty alright I remember being hyped for fem-Nukem, but critics not taking to it Who knows, though!

 
IloveMGS

Here’s how to make an accurate model of The End’s Mosin Nagant in MGS

 
Jetfandam

Thicc Thursday #NSFW

 
On Air Fish

Twitter handle dump! Post yours in the comments!

 
Flegma

My first go in Laser Squad (1988) left all my squad dead after two I dont think Ill be reviewing this one either, just giving it a quick

 
 

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