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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

NeoTurbo

Also experiences I had in Ashen so far; Tried to fight a crab thing, then got Came back later with my npc buddy and kicked its Found a cave with a shadow Was scary but I killed Then got killed by 3 Maybe

 
 
Chris Moyse

This time next week Ill be in hospital for minor surgery, and I dont want to Honestly, I dont really want to be anywhere right I think Ive done a good job holding it together the last couple of years, but Im going off a cliff It sucks

 
 
Voex

#Cursedmas

 
 
NeoTurbo

Cant stop thinking about playing Ashen when Im not playing So I would say Im a fan!

 
 
RiffRaff

Its #Cursedmas for the Browns all year every

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Its amazing how much watching two of your childhood best friends play a game across continents together will influence you purchasing said game earlier than Now to just relearn all the Halo maps and

 
 
Chris Moyse

Happy Birthday Agent9! Thanks for staying part of our lovely community, hope you have an awesome day :)

 
 
RiffRaff

After wanting a Legend of Zelda tattoo for years I finally booked the appointment and had a great conversation with the artist about the Cant wait till the 28th!

 
 
lokhe

Learned something pretty cool about Nintendo Link in the comments :)

 
 
Neronium

#cursedmas

 
 
Vesalius

Happy birthday, Agent9! Hope you have a great day, you crazy space monkey!

 
 
taterchimp

This is the funniest thing Ive seen all day, and it came from Good job, Gif in comments

 
 
triggerpigking

Sketched Spinel today, whos started Steven Universe Future? Ive not gotten round to it Im really digging this ink brush a lot!, gonna keep using it, got a nice

 
 
Sam van der Meer

Been waiting since it released to treat The Art of Super Mario Odyssey is a stunningly beautiful, super-dense So recommended!

 
 
LegendPenguin

You know its bad when your fiancee, who hasnt touched a Pokemon game since X&Y, also thinks Hop is an insufferable piece of

 
 
NeoTurbo

Oh hey, Ashen just hit the switch eshop!

 
 
mullon

Its been well over a week since I finished Dishonored 2, and the thing thats stuck with me the most is how horrible bloodflies

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Tough year for Star Trek DC Fontana (writer for much of TOS and TNG), Aron Eisenberg (Nog, DS9) and now René Auberjonois (Odo, DS9) have passed I remember when I first heard House in Fallout New Vegas, I instantly knew it was

 
 
sp testure

Theres Creepers in Torchlight 2!?! I must have missed this when I played through this years Or was added Either way pretty

 
 
maycausecancer

My body is Reggie will be at The Game

 
 
house4lyfe

End of an era? RedBox no longer renting or selling video

 
 
jaygerbomb

Adam Vinatieri is undergoing season(probably career) ending knee Hes the last active NFL player that was in a 16 bit Madden

 
 
taterchimp

A hamburger could be a cheeseburger, but a cheeseburger will never come as just a hamburger

 
 
Cloudman Sam

#PartiallyNSFW #Cursedmas

 
 
Rad Padoru God

PADORU PADORU MOTHERFUCKERS!

 
 
Kclack

For the first time in my life, I did indeed, catch them 400/400

 
 
medicamecanica

Theres a good moment in death stranding where a twist came together and I realized what was going on without it directly telling The problem is that the game assumes that you didnt get it and hints for the rest of the

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Ho ho Slay bells *Gunshots and demons crying*

 
 
GoofierBrute

#Cursedmas and were going (relatively) retro for this

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas #NSFW

 
 
Hakkurei

Whats the difference between a trashbag and an asshole? One is a space of waste and the other is a waste of

 
 
Mike Sounders

#Cursedmas

 
 
TheIntern

Okay, the format is getting to be a bit cliche, but Im liking how this is shaping

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Shirt for this years christmas-season just *honk*

 
 
PhilKenSebben

On the nienth day of #Cursedmas my true love gave to

 
 
Jetter Mars

Some inspirational graffiti I Have a good day everybody!

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

I,too, have become DeScruff!!!)

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Thinking about it a bit more, I would rather play Dragon Age 2 than Star Fox Zero, Super Mario Sticker Star, or

 
 
 Deadgar64

Had to curb the project a Friend I was doing the PRS-style guitar for doesnt like PRS guitars Opted for the Jazzmaster instead Preped and ready for Just needs to stop

 
 
NeoTurbo

Question for people who played Daemon X I was farming a B rank free mission for parts/money, the one where you retrieve pilots But after doing it like 3 times, this time one of the story pilots showed up to my npc

 
 
RiffRaff

How are you decorating your #Cursedmas tree this year?

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Todays giveaway is for Mario Kart 8 Cute plushies, too!

 
 
Voex

#cursedmas

 
 
bong264

A message from cool Ork to have a good week and dont be a grot!

 
 
sp testure

how was I not aware of this? I am so glad I stumbled across this I hope play Rabit sees this oh, it does so many improvements and modifications I cant even begin to list all of It is awesome!

 
 
Anthony Marzano

In this the season of #cursedmas, let us not forget that #darksiders3 is

 
 
sp testure

I have to admit Im one of those people who put a couple hours into route B lost But now Im going to power through it and get to Route C which I hear is pretty good Lord Im finding a lot of dead YoRHa stuff!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

In another universe, Pokemon could have had a Pokemon based on

 
 
Churros89

Also played against him using a proxy deck mimicking my MtG Arena I think Occams would probably dog my improvised fairy