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As Promised. Sketches of Dtoiders at PAX

When I get sleepy, I draw to keep myself awake. And at PAX, with less than 5 hours of sleep a night, being awake was the key. So I drew a lot. Here's a big mural like thing I did. Will I ever paint this or do anything crazy with it, who kn...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

STFUAJPGM # 5: Space

Hey there, Here's a new episode of STFUAJPGM for you to enjoy. It's about space, and is curated by Joe Allen from The Gamewave Podcast. You can check it out here. We also having a contest to give away some free chiptune CDs. You can c...

 
 
 
 

Graphics, Art vs. Life

I realize that it's been just a little while since the Podtoid had this discussion, but I was struck with a thought recently. Yes, it's true that beautiful art holds up better and that you will always achieve what you had in your head with...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

More Dryad Art

Now that I have a proper desk with room for my scanner (you don't even want to know where I used to keep it), I've scanned some of the drawings from the tremendous backlog that I've accumulated recently. The attached images are primarily...

 
 
 
 

My custom Team Fortress 2 shoes!!

A month ago I created my Watchmen shoes, and now it's time to show my new set of customs. Presenting, my custom Team Fortress 2 shoes!! Based off the team logos (seen here), I again decided for something simple yet effective enough to c...

 
 
 
 

Persona 4 and Rock Anthems.

So, I've been meaning to post about a lot of cool things that have happened to me lately. I am now the owner of two arcade machines I bought for ubercheap off of Craigslist, for instance (A Neo Geo MVS and a Mortal Kombat II cabinet! It's l...

 
 
 
 

In-Depth Tuesday: Killer 7

In-Depth Tuesday is a segment in which I try my my best to explain some of the more difficult narratives that exist in videogames. This means I will dissect and find things such as symbolism, allusion, etc. The main point is to help get acr...

 
 
 
 

FFIV: This Really Happens

*spoilers for Final Fantasy IV* This is a comic dramatization of a real conversation in Final Fantasy IV: No names have been changed, because no one is innocent (especially not Kain). It wasn't like I was surprised when Rosa did the who...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

STFUAJPGM contest involves free chiptune CDs.

Good news! STFUAJPGM is giving away a few copies of 2 Player Productions' Blip Festival '08 Live CD set. The double disc, 32 track album documents some of the world's best chip musicians' live performances from last year's Blip Festival, ...

 
 
 
 

A new 3D art style, I hope

One of the things that annoys me about comic book games is nobody is trying to replicate comic books unique art style. I take this back, of course, to the era before quick and dirty photoshop colors. Before digital inking. I'm talking co...

 
 
 
 
 
 

How to love a game?

We probably all love, or at least like, gaming as a whole. Destructoid is all about how we love our hobby and what we think about it and I guess, only a masochist would come here if he hated games. The question I asked myself recently howev...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Pixelated Creations - Inventory Sale & New Stock

So I finally got around to posting some new stuff in my store this week as well as putting some of the old stock on sale. I've reduced the prices on 8 different items in the store from a Tiny Toons set to a bunch of keychains. Everything...

 
 
 
 

VGdrum Update - Shadow of the Colossus & other news

With the beginning of my Junior year of college just around the corner and my parents embarking on a trip to Poland (taking the video camera with them), I had to rush to record my Final Fantasy I-III VGdrum videos as well as my first VGdrum...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Bespy

So theres that trend of games where you play as old beardy dads in recent years, and it got me thinking how youd probably never see that with old women, right? Like I cant imagine a game about 50 year old Lara Croft being made, and now i wanna see that

 
 
ScionVyse

I kinda hope NVidia gets a bit of this with their 3070 Everyone knows they delayed it so they could take press away from AMD and make sure AMD couldnt use 3070 performance numbers to compare against their new Stock is still gonna be

 
 
Chris Moyse

Things ain’t going so good, and they get worse by the I know we all struggling, I’m no special But I wish something felt secure, or truthful, or just, or My well is I’m not doing great, friends, but I sincerely hope u ar

 
 
RiffRaff

With the exception of Ghibli, Satoshi Kon, Ito, and Cowboy Bebop I dont have much interest in watching/reading But I do love me Japanese Odd paradox? Anyone else like that? Have a great day all!

 
 
Kerrik52

There I was, thinking I could manage to write a review about R&C: Full Frontal But no, the game has so little to it that I dont think I can stretch it to 700 words When they said budget release, they meant

 
 
Whispering Willow

Looks like Atlus is going to have the same approach to social media sharing with the SMTIII Nocturne remaster as Persona This is of course without checking the internet for several

 
 
Dennis Carden

Apparently its possible to access the Crown Tundras Dynamax Adventures before even doing the first Gym in Sword and Thats kinda interesting, and Id like to see if it affects the speedrun Free level 65 (or level 70

 
 
Electric Reaper

Amy Coney Barrett got sworn in as Supreme Court What complete and total fucking Hopefully, Biden will take the White House and Dems take the Senate and increase the Supreme Court bench by 4

 
 
taterchimp

17 hour shifts blow

 
 
Boxed Swine

Is the new Tremors movie actually kinda sad? My eyes are sweating a

 
 
Neronium

Update on that free PSU, works like a charm in the high-end rig I just built No problems, no temperature problems In fact the temperatures were pretty low which is Long run test will be needed, but no bad I will say for

 
 
Tohsaka

Already starting out on the wrong foot here, Update: Not NISA missed the launch

 
 
medicamecanica

Recently discovered Brian David Gilbert and this guy is a rare treasure to find on

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
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Parismio

Got risk of rain 1+2 physical today and the first one is really I put a few good hours into Jumping is kind of a drag but overall, hell Now risk of rain 2, I feel is such an improvement already but Ima hold off on it until Risk 1 is

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!!!!!!!! One of my favorite recent manga is getting an anime next

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Well, just popped in Trails of Cold Steel III 2 hours ago and had I known it had all of the lore in the start menu (which I spent 2 hours reading and recapping) I wouldnt have spent all that time trying to do that stupid post game dungeon on

 
 
Seymour

The TL;DR of my situation is Im making some serious changes in my This includes upping my SO, Im back to working on this semi-old passion project of Q: Should I re-record everything with my new mic? Im leaning hopefully

 
 
KingofPangea

Oh no! There goes Tokyo!

 
 
ctg867

20 years since the PS2 launched in What an incredible library it So Sony just announced theyre making it backward compatible right? To celebrate the anniversary?

 
 
Jetter Mars

After all these finally got another physical

 
 
Electric Reaper

NeuroVoider > Starward Rogue > Synthetik

 
 
MeanderBot

ITS BEAUTIFUL

 
 
Osc

Ive posted about this artist before and he keeps on delivering the This song is just a fun mess of #musictoid | Jean Dawson - Devilish

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

This game is just gorgeous! Ive taken so many screenshots

 
 
Mike Sounders

Oh how everyone is old

 
 
indigit4l

Dex, the side-scrolling Deus Ex-like RPG cyberpunk game is 90% off right on It looks pretty cool, so I thought Id share the

 
 
JuIc3

Tis been many a moon since I made those buttcheeks

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

@bong264 commissioned me to do Orktober drawings of two figurines he I think they came out great! I also made some wallpapers for All pics BUMP!

 
 
absolutfreak

Thought Id make a spooky post since Halloween is

 
 
taterchimp

Tenderloin Schnitzel and broccoli with a mustard beef

 
 
TheBlondeBass

For those who want to participate in the new Destructoid Draws, have you started your art? Any progress to share? Heres the sneakest of peeks at mine! Edit: bump!

 
 
Dr Mel

Yeah, ok Ill rewatch True Detective S1 for the third Its probably the only show Ive rewatched this many times, all the way

 
 
Boxman214

#StripToid

 
 
TenTriggers

Question for the class: do you find yourself consistently playing good games instead of great games when you have access to both? For example, I have a copy of Breath of the Wild Ive not touched while playing the likes of Dead

 
 
taterchimp

In mathematics, an annulus (the Latin word for little ring is anulus / annulus, with plural anuli / annuli) is a ring-shaped object, a region bounded by two concentric circles; equivalently, it is the set difference between two concentric

 
 
Snaileb

The REALLY old days!

 
 
ScionVyse

#Monday, but spookier

 
 
mullon

Ive fallen into a nostalgia I cant stop watching footage of old 3rd party N64 games while listening to the Sonic Adventure

 
 
homeoftheblues

I think the inventors of Pepto caplets should be hoisted on golden thrones and paraded down the Canyon of Heroes in New York City, with streams of Charmin Ultra Soft raining down upon They could charge whatever they wanted, its worth

 
 
TurboKill

Yall remember that time KFC announced their KFConsole and essentially revealed before anyone else when the next gen launch window was gonna be? I cant wait to fry chicken at

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Is Inquisitive Ravenclaw around? Help buddy! HOW LONG IS THE REVERIE CORRIDOR AT THE END OF TRAILS OF COLD STEEL 2????

 
 
Goemar

Dear lord that fire worm on Curse of the Moon

 
 
RenaudB90

Almost time for Cold Steel That cliffhanger from 3 still

 
 
triggerpigking

streaming a Maiden in Black Painting

 
 
NeoTurbo

Decided to do some single rolls from the standard banner AND LOOK WHO I GOT

 
 
taterchimp

Crypt of the Necrodancer is 3 dollars on Really fun Hard to start, but once you learn the patterns it becomes a lot of

 
 
The InFamous TMF

Just scored a fully functioning 3DS from The Salvation Army for next to nothing! Drop some game recommendations in the No Pokemon, Megaman or Zelda games please, because those are all already on the list unless its an obscure

 
 
Snaileb

Oh please please please happen!