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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

a little pat in the back (design edition)

GameCareerGuide.com has this bi-weekly game design challenge where people from (supposedly) all walks of life can send in their game design idea, then several of those sent in will be featured. It's a good way for us 'robot' designers to st...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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

WILFoftheblues

@Wes Tacos Its so awesome to see you happy! You guys look adorable

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Today, we in the Netherlands have been given the opportunity to name planet HAT-P-6 I hope the world is ready for Planety

 
 
slime777

DAY1: Be a dog, alien or father? You woke up at an unkown man came to you and asked Are you all right? He son Vote for your

 
 
Plissken

I rewatched Jurassic Park What a inteligent movie it

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick
 
 
jobejoe

I was really close to putting Suikoden down after finding the first couple of hours very boring in terms of combat Im really happy I kept going as its picked up loads! Any games people have nearly put down only to find they end up loving them?

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Made it and folks LOVED Have never experienced more applause during scenes than in this

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Made it and folks LOVED Have never experienced more applause during scenes than in this

 
 
JcDent

US health insurance industry continues trucking

 
 
dephoenix

Id like a future Builders game to have a time travel mechanic so you can go back to the towns halcyon days and see what they looked like before all the decay and Back when things were all shiny and

 
 
Electric Reaper

Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries will be leaving Netflix USA next The episodes are about 50-60 minutes long apiece, with 34 episodes

 
 
Parismio

Finally watched that death stranding Boy that translator sure is a trooper trying to convey Kojimas Though, Im still like:

 
 
Osc

Relax, vibe out, and listen to some chill #musictoid | MAX - Acid Dreams

 
 
Haklen57

Seeing a Fire Emblem game receive this much positive attention has me feeling joy I cant quite fell in love with the franchise since Awakening and Fates, Im glad people are understanding why!

 
 
Tohsaka

Number 18 is

 
 
Boxman214

You have got to watch Always Be My Maybe on Keanu is in it for a bit and hes

 
 
Fuzunga

This literally just came in the mail Please dont let the last issue ever be Call of Duty!

 
 
taterchimp

Eyes been twitching all day and as I lay down to sleep I was like heh, Im up to my eyeballs in Then I was sad, because I got too

 
 
Dwarvenhobble

When youre game referencing a giant meat monster that fucks the stratosphere and spills children onto the earth Then has this at the I can only guess she loved Cronenberg films

 
 
Trevlyn

I am having so much fun with Phantom I have been playing on and off for awhile but got sucked into it Put in solid hours this I recently got the water Want to try it on a Make enemy soldier look like he wet

 
 
Dreggsao

So Disney will buy Sony now I

 
 
travolta

How the fuck can a cat mean more to me than a human? We had to put one of our cats down last Friday and I’m seriously still fucked up about That cat meant the fucking world to me

 
 
mullon

I cant stop watching the new Shantae opening, its so

 
 
triggerpigking

Bleh, spent a bunch of hours on a drawing that I couldnt get to work at all, so all ive ended up with is this weird lookin Lysithea haha, still, any Lysithea is good

 
 
Jetter Mars

It seems that Gamestop is laying off more people and some of the staff at Game Informer are affected Very sad for all those I hope that all those affected are able to bounce Very

 
 
DeScruff

Can you only be logged into Dtoid on one device at a time these days? I noticed this when I sign in on my new laptop, my desktop logs out, and vice versa (Also same on my phone)

 
 
Tohsaka

Not sure how Ive not made a burger with Worcestershire sauce on it until now but Im better knowing about it

 
 
Fuzunga

What if Sony let this Spider-Man thing get blown out of proportion to get people riled up so Disney would give them a better deal?

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

The reviews are My Hollow Knight Scarabs Grotto tee has a 100% approval rating from co-workers, friends, gaming strangers, family and even people who dont know what it is and just think its

 
 
bong264

I wish that 360/ps3 indiana jones game came to fruition :T

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Pineapple Rum + Cola = not that bad Not as good as Pineapple Rum + Sprite or the God Tier Spiced Rum + Jupina but itll do in a Now to decide what game to

 
 
TheLimoMaker

It still hasnt been confirmed yet so whatevs

 
 
Flanx

Hey man, if it means Spider-Man gets to be Spider-Man and not Iron Man Jr like he is now, Im all cool with mum and dad breaking

 
 
sp testure

Its my Friday, the only thing that stands between me and three days of pure sweet gaming is a 9 hour TIME TO G-FUEL UP!!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW YEAH!!!!!!

 
 
Tohsaka

AMA time or an excuse to post more images of Whatever floats your

 
 
NeoTurbo

Welp, Bloodstained is on sale on the switch so I bought

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

If anyone is still curious about them, Titanfall 2 and Garden Warfare 2 are 85-90% off on Origin right I just bought both for a total price of $4,5, which made it hard to say Btw, Does GW2 actually have a campaign? Forgot to check that

 
 
maycausecancer

Matrix 4 is happening guys

 
 
LaTerry

I have all the PS4 Yakuza games physically, so I want to get the remasters when they release physically in February, but it will be hard to wait that long when I can play 3 now

 
 
taterchimp

Once Im done with Fire Emblem, I downloaded Final Fantasy Tactics for Pray for me that its a decent

 
 
Boxman214

Anyone read Saga? Apparently theyre putting the whole thing in 1 massive Wonder if it would be worth my time and

 
 
Wes Tacos

Life is finally good Update in comments when I get around to typing

 
 
Dango

A bunch of Game Informer people are being laid off, completely out of Many of them played a huge part in making their video content so great It

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Kevin Smith is directing and writing the new He-Man So now it will just be Adam and Skeletor arguing about Star And then they

 
 
Malthor

Just finished Ys 8 today, what a great game, can only recommend Feeling a bit sad now the story is over, the characters have grown on me Especially Dana, she is bestest

 
 
Marcel Hoang

B L O O D B O R N E B E G I N S

 
 
dephoenix

Friendly reminder about this months Band of Bloggers theme, The Company You Still plenty of time to write up a blog for Which is good news for me Pic

 
 
Boxman214

Replaying Mass Effect 1 (about 75% Then Ill replay But I cant decide if I should play 3 Can I dedicate my time to a game that pissed me off so badly? Is it better with any of the DLC? If so, which DLC is worth purchasing?