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Bloggers Wanted: Just For Kicks

There are so many aspects of a story that tend to get overlooked, but one of the hugest is the trusty sidekick. These characters are mostly subjected to simply being the butt of a joke or only exist to service the narrative, but they help i...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Free-to-play

Free-to-play for the longest time has been this dangerous buzzword that meant a lot of things. Utter the term free-to-play and people immediately think of words like predatory, pay-to-win, microtransactions, and generally bad games. At leas...

 
 
 
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Bloggers wanted: The heel-turn

Last week, in the quick posts of Destructoid's community, we saw the rise and fall of community manager Wesley J. Russow. He rose to prominence with his immutable power, only to see it come crashing down as the working class clambered benea...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: The gift of fanfic

Fan fiction. These two words, hair-raising to the average individual, nonetheless apply to a variety of things that do appeal to a large audience. Between the oddity of the Frasierverse, to these confusing Minecraft books for kids, to the r...

 
 
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Overstuffed: Conquering Kamurocho

[If there's one thing I constantly hear about the Yakuza series, it's how incredibly stuffed to the brim it is with stuff to do. For some, that much content habitually crammed into a series is great! For others, it can be just a bit much. K...

 
 
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Overstuffed: Back to the daily grind

[As he is often wont to do, Cedi gets at the subject of overstuffing one's self in games with the thought and analysis worthy of a scientific journal. Today's topic: Grinding in RPGs/mobile games! Do you, like Cedi and countless others, fin...

 
 
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Overstuffed: Addicted to game sales

[Let he who doesn't have a massive, irritating fucking backlog cast the first stone! Let jaygerbomb regale you with a tale on this Thanksgiving Day of how a simple act of buying games on clearance led him to a lifelong struggle of resisting...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Overstuffed

[Alright, a little over halfway through the month and we're not even close to being overstuffed with blogs! Join jaygerbomb and Kerrik52 in telling the rest of the class when you felt filled to the brim with gaming - good or bad! Entries ar...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Call of Poopy

[For most people, when asked to overcome a fear their mind typically goes to an instance where they were spooked by something horrifying and sinister. For Kevin, overcoming fear meant to defy social convention and be the man he was meant to...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Deep Blue

[Feel like you're drowning in spooky blogs yet? Well too bad! Michael Giff walks us through yet another horrible video game water level, and the shockingly simple way he was able to overcome his fear of it! Dtoid is always looking for cool ...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Knowledge is Power

[Anyone who says they aren't afraid of water levels and the awful music that typically plays as you watch your hero clutch their throat for air in a futile attempt to continue being a living person is a liar. Cedi, thankfully, is a truthful...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Sir Charles vs. PSX

[I always considered Metal Gear Sold something of an action/suspense/horror game...and it looks like I'm not the only one! Sir Charles of Shred takes us through his childhood in having to face his fears through three key games he experience...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Overcoming Fear

We’ve all been there. A game presents us with a moment or situation that fills us with dread.  It could be the inexorable approach of a supernatural menace or looking down from the top of an impossibly tall building. Games wil...

 
 
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Schooled: How I learned to love RPGs

[I think for a lot of gamers my age, Final Fantasy VII was the game that really introduced us to RPGs. Cedi, on the other hand, cut his teeth on our dear friend Mario's papertastic adventures and learned to love the genre as a result. ...

 
 
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Faking it: Finishing games

[Has a pesky backlog got your hard drive and game shelf all clogged up worse than a Taco Bell bathroom? Let TurboKill's handy-dandy tips on completing games give you a little boost! This is an entry from August's Bloggers Wanted prompt. We'...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Schooled

Gather round boys and girls! School may be back in session, but you should still have a bit of time left to skirt your responsibilities and write some damn blogs! In the true spirit of the classroom, this month’s Bloggers Wanted promp...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Fake it until you make it

This month's bloggers wanted prompt is something we stole. You see, by stealing this idea, you have no idea how truly inept I actually am. By pretending to know what I'm doing, I have clearly used my ill-gotten status to meet such big-time ...

 
 
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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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TheLimoMaker

Dont give me hope I want the Scott Pilgrim game so (taken from Edgar Wrights Instagram page as he celebrates Scott Pilgrim Versus the Worlds ten year

 
Hakkurei

I did NOT hunt 12 crazy saiyan monkeys for me to NOT use its armor

 
ctg867

Remedy and 505 can fuck right off with Will not be buying Control Ultimate Edition or any product from either developer or publisher in the Strongly encourage everyone to take a line in the sand approach w/ these next gen double upgrades

 
TheLimoMaker

I just fucking cant Just

 
Chris Moyse

How you doing? Hope yall having a good A short message, but sometimes thats all it needs to be,

 
RiffRaff

Have a great day all!

 
ChronoLynxx

Hello everyone! Im new to these parts but Im excited to join in on all the I love all things gaming, I love music and Im pretty much obsessed with My favorite game is a tie between Chrono Cross and Final Fantasy Happy gaming all!

 
fordPrefect

Rolling Gunner is an amazing shmup! Directed by Koizumi Daisuke (former CAVE employee) of Dondonpachi Its a horizontal shooter with a modular unit that is constantly firing with your ship (you can rotate it in 360 This game is pure

 
Flegma

A Luigi Fanatic: I usually prefer the 50Hz versions of games I played in 50Hz in the 1990s; even the music may sound weird in But then again, Im a freaky Maybe its about remembering the old

 
 

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