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I made a Board Game + Contest

As this post goes live, I have spent the past 2 months buried in Sketchbook Pro, 8 hours cutting tiles, Countless many hours nervously pouring my soul into a project that will follow me to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio this week. T...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2006

Holy shit damn, what a huge year! 57 games! And yes, there was a Sega Genesis game released this year. This is also one of those awkward years where a lot of developers were jumping to the new systems while other ones were still very uns...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2005

Now, at first glance, this seems like a huge year. After all, there are 50 games! This was certainly a strong year for RPGs in that there were a LOT, but not so much in terms of quality. I'm confident in my top 5, but the runner ups...oh...

 
 
 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2004

You think last year was a big year? Ha ha ha! This year, there are 49 games! Madness! Let's do this thang! #5 - Fable (Xbox) Let's get the obvious out of the way. Yes, it's very short. No, it didn't quite live up to everything Mol...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2003

This is a HUGE year. There are 45 games! This is also the first year we're seeing a mobile game on the list. While you'd think this would make it hard for me to choose, just a simple glance at this list and I can already tell what's what...

 
 
 
 

TOP 7 Obscure games that ROCK.

Hello everyone. This is my first post. My information is right there on the right so, let's cut to the chase. I've been thinking for a while about what to write first, and as much as I have a few ideas for posts I really wanna write next, t...

 
 
 
 

RexwolfTrivia is back!

Hey, it's been a while since I've posted trivia, hasn't it? (The answer is yes.) Anyway, the battle for the blog is back, and let's go over the rules, shall we? First to answer wins a point. Google is allowed. First to five gets to send ...

 
 
 
 

The Pacifist Gamer Ep001: Dreamcast Godzilla Games

On this show, I take a look at rare and unpopular video games. This is my first attempt at making a video game related show. Please excuse the poor sound quality and my failed attempt at the English language, as I am French. As the series p...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2002

This was a surprisingly dry year, at least compared to last year. There are only 18 games this time and sadly, not all of them are great. Let's hop into it! #5 - Elder Scrolls 3 - Morrowind (PC) ...I am not a fan of this game. And ye...

 
 
 
 

Old School Games: Dragon Warrior III

On the internet I've found that I'm not the only guy who likes Dragon Warrior, which we now know by their original title Dragon Quest. I'm resistant of that title change, which occasionally annoys many fans of the series. One of my discu...

 
 
 
 

Can game mechanics spoil us?

I have been playing the Final Fantasy IV Complete on the journey to and from work the last couple of weeks. I have been struck by this screen appearing every time I start and particularly the game noting that "Game progress will not b...

 
 
 
 

RPG of the Year - 2001

Back by popular demand that I just happened to find under the sofa, I present yet another GoTY article! This was a tough year. I mean, REALLY tough. It's bad when you've played half the games on the list and LOVED them. Yeah, THAT bad. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Dark Void Zero is friggin' hard!

I've been playing Dark Void Zero lately. I managed to find a use for my PS3 controller and mapped the buttons to keys on my keyboard so I could use it to play DVZ but gadzooks is it difficult! I've played it for 3 hours collectively and I s...

 
 
 
 

Retro-Rant.com is now live!

That's right everyone the website retro-rant.com is now live and has all our videos embedded from youtube. Within the next few weeks Ericd will be tinkering around with it (and probably breaking it). For those of you who haven't seen Retro ...

 
 
 
 

NES controller phone case

I should've taken a picture of this years ago. This is actually the second one I've made. The first one fell out of my pocket as I rode my bike to work. I went looking for it. I found it had been crushed by an automobile. This phone is ...

 
 
 
 

Conkers Bad Fur Day (10 years latter)

Rare, or Rareware, the developer that created Conkers Bad Fur Day was in this trend of creating these incredibly vibrant adventure games. All of which were successful. Rare continued the trend of making these kinds of colourful adventure ...

 
 
 
 

Best System Evar: GAMEBOY COLOR.

If there were ever a sentence that I never thought I'd say, it would be the title of this article. I mean it! I'm a console gamer at heart. I've loved my Playstation since it took over my life at age 7, and my love for the console game w...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Brushing the Dust Off of Old Adventures

Original Post at Experience Points There just isn't anything quite like pulling an old game out from your collection and loading it up for the first time in years. The familiar sights and sounds from yesteryear tickle your senses and half...

 
 
 
 

Dear gaming gods: Please resurrect me!

I was always fond of the PC and console gaming heyday of my youth. I remember yearning for those constant chills and thrills, knowing that certain characters and games were going to stick with me for a long time to come... if not forever....

 
 
 
 

Forgotten Gems: North & South

This image just screams "historical accuracy." Back in the NES days I didn't have my own system so all of my gaming was done at other, luckier kids' houses. Since my friends didn't want to sit there for hours while I played "The Legend o...

 
 
 
 

Something about gaming magazines.

Man, remember when we used to read gaming magazines? Maybe you don't, but I do. A few days ago, while I was on my way to give a friend an old Xbox DVD remote I wasn't using, I had picked up three old gaming magazines for $5 at a Goodwill: ...

 
 
 
 

The Ultimate Megathon Smackdown! For Charity!

This is the fourth marathon quest by the BROgamers, and the first to support the Child's Play Charity. We're a group of high school kids from an arts school in Central Virginia, privy to both current-gen and retro games. We've trudged throu...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Rad Party God

I only had 2 hours of sleep, Im awake since 5 am and Im gonna move a ton of heavy boxes by I need all the

 
 
Silva Blaine

Ike in Fire Emblem Heroes is a Thanks to his tankiness I can actually level the characters whose games Ive Probably keeping him as a permanent meat shield,

 
 
Rudorlf

Am I doing this right?

 
 
Boxman214

I uploaded a new short and sweet level! Play it and let me know your thoughts! bump

 
 
Frostyflakes

Welp, thats the platinum in Bloodstained: Ritual of the I guess its time to pour myself into something

 
 
Mike Sounders
 
 
Michael Giff

When you go back to an old blog and realize all the comments have been

 
 
Dinosir

Dinos Doodles Day 6: Trying out a different style to my Kinda reminds me of Inquisitive Raveclaws Not sure why Maybe the nose?

 
 
Riff Raff

One of my biggest gripes with MM2 is at the end of SMW courses theres no byu-oo-oop sound effect like the Its just so Whats your favorite sound effect in games?

 
 
Dennis Carden

Right! It’s #ArbitraryMetalTuesday! Here, have the calm and soothing sounds of Anaal Harsh industrial meets black metal meets grindcore with some surprisingly (comparatively) clean choruses is considered calm and soothing, right? Riiiiiiight?

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Look at this T R A I T O R!He is no true destructoid user!!!

 
 
Riff Raff

Popped Anchors and Arrows by Fair to Midland on Such a great, catchy, prog-ish, metal-ish album I havent listened to in a Hope you all have a terrific day!

 
 
JcDent

Here lies Racist He never scored (or won a

 
 
Rasori

Alright, finally uploaded my first level in Mario Maker Its a short one with timed blocks and a boss Let me know how it is if you end up playing

 
 
Tohsaka

Not really a quick throw-together here but something I was thinking of that I thought Id make

 
 
Electric Reaper

So, even mecha anime has insane/boastful young

 
 
LegendPenguin

#bandwagontoid

 
 
Sam van der Meer

Does Paper Mario roll his blunts out of Toads? #darksiders3

 
 
TysonOfTime

Forgot that Tetris 99 event was going on, but banged out the 100 points pretty Never even broke the top its gotten

 
 
TurboKill

As much as Im loving FFXIV, there were a couple of moments that hearkened back to the Organization in KH and I was filled with gamer never forgive Square Enix for the trainwreck of an overarching narrative that was Kingdom Hearts Vent mode o

 
 
Shoggoth2588

everyone else is doing it and I want attention so AMA! Emphasis on the the other also the M though I guess though I wont stop you from asking each other things as you ask me

 
 
Fuzunga

In the late 90s and early 00s I used to shop at this website thst sold Pokemon import Got lots of cool junk like cards, figures, plushies, and even a sweet I think it had pocket monster in the Anyone know what Im talking about?

 
 
Parismio

I think i peaked with marvel movies Just saw spiderman ffh and I thought it was After endgame, i think im finally burnt

 
 
Tricerapops

Got Guardian Heroes for my XBONE! It is a system worth owning now! Just need to pick up Radiabt Long story short: an ex sold my game collection while I was Not only my 1985 xmas NES, but what I accrued running a Gamecrazy for 7

 
 
Mike Sounders

Sieg Zeon!

 
 
NeoTurbo

#Bandwagontoid You guys can ALSO AMA! BUMP FOR OTHERS!

 
 
NeoTurbo

Was randomly looking at free games on and I found this one browser game called Just One Pretty fun! I figured some people here might enjoy it so heres the

 
 
triggerpigking

Heres my longest(10 yrs) running DnD character Indio, a drunken half elf whos terrified of the undead (and cats) and has dreams of being a grandiose Hes kind of an arse so dont feel too bad for him

 
 
mullon

I wonder if I should give Space Channel 5 another chance, Im in the mood for a rhythm

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Oh, and I now make Mario Maker 2 levels to pass the time until I start my new Lets

 
 
Voodoome

Season 3 of Handeggtoid Fantasy football is almost upon us, and we need a few good Dtoiders to beef up, and fill out, the Hatred of the Cowboys isnt required, but it doesnt hurt More details in the Bump

 
 
Xeo

Chris got me thinking, how about it being time for another AMA? Im bored as fuck and just sitting around today Hit me with whatever you want, Ill answer as honestly as Why not one final update? (G-rated or X-rated, doesnt

 
 
bong264

Warcry is a faint blip on my radar but seeing how much shit is actually in the box is making me Gonna see what the price is like because I just wasted money on a Chaos Battalion Box :P

 
 
Virtua Kazama

The Bayonetta LP finished two weeks Relive all 27 episodes on Ive been making Mario Maker 2 levels, but havent been sharing I need to fix

 
 
Jetter Mars

Just another day on the

 
 
Tohsaka

Masochism is a strange

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Well this was a pleasant surprise to find in a box in the back of the I thought the Game Boy version was my oldest CTWC here I come!

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Confirmed: were getting old

 
 
D-Volt

You know what anime came around just a bit too early to join the recent explosion in anime memes? Shomin Holy cow is that show just a goldmine for This is just one example of the absolute stupidity this thing reveled in:

 
 
Cloudman Sam

An unstoppable advance alien species, but the reason theyre unstoppable is because their advanced technology is literally

 
 
SpielerDad

Like regular gators werent bad This is why we cant have nice

 
 
Fuzunga

Guys, forget Prime Day, Pokemon Center has free shipping today only!

 
 
indigit4l

I dont think I ever had New Coke, and yeah Im going to drink it all because its what you Not set in on a shelf and wait for it to appreciate in

 
 
Electric Reaper

Petting my fluffy cat Scully during the summer just isnt the same as petting her during the

 
 
able to think

First day at my new security job site Good things: $3 an hour pay raise, 1st shift, I have weekends off, I can play handhelds during downtime, maybe free beer sometimes (its a brewery) Bad thing: Im stuck alone in this fucking shack for 8 hour

 
 
Dreggsao

I got 28 hours of playtime out of a pair of cheap ass batteries with my Game Boy If the Switch Lite cant top that I dont see the

 
 
NeoTurbo

Decided to mess with the visuals of some of my frames in Warframe, and ended up making my Mirage Prime into this monochrome beauty here! (Back pic in comments)

 
 
Dr Mel

I connected my original NES to the same TV I used as a It had been many many years since any of this stuff was plugged in and turned Pics in the comments and a quick fun slowmo video of CRT

 
 
Flanx

Alright, got paid today and I already bought replacement joycon thumbsticks and a food The

 
 
ScionVyse

Tfw youre almost finished a video but then decide to rewrite a third of