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C-Blog Recaps for 7/13/13 + Philgasms

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I had a lot I was going to say here, but I decided to make a blog out of it instead. Too much to get off my chest and too much of a downer for recaps. Almost lost my son yesterday, since the person in charge of him, couldn't be bothered to watch him at a swimming pool. Fuck people. It's been a long 24 hrs for ole Phil. I'm relieved my baby is ok, but I shit my pants with worry. Spent all night awake in the ICU holding his hand. Sombering shit to say the least. This is a few months out of a similar thing with my daughter. You can't have my babies God, but you can have some recaps.


Based on my life.




S - King Sigy wraps up his Lost Odyssey series with part 4.



S - I dig what Sadi Hawborn is doing here. Gives me some much needed chuckles.

T - Thoughts and video thoughts from Travis Crawford in his ongoing Warframe series of blogs.... about... um.... Warframe... Guyver, that you?





F - You ain't Will Smith.


In two days, it will be my year anniversary of recapping. It's been an honor.

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Of course such a phrase is an incredible disservice to some of the great games that have come out thanks to websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Games like FTL, Shovel Knight, and even Undertale are around thanks to crowdfunding; thanks to people gathering around and literally putting their money where their mouth is, a game they want gets funded and inevitably the greater landscape of gaming benefits from it. Most of the time the landscape gets to benefit from it anyways.

Don't worry though, this month's bloggers wanted prompt isn't an exploratory thesis on the effects of crowdfunding on video game development. We just want you to talk about your favorite games, as long as they were crowdfunded. This topic can be simultaneously broad and narrow, because you can talk about whatever game you want, however you want, as long as it was crowdfunded.
For me, FTL is the original crowdfunded game, and it was great. It was somehow minimalist and incredibly detailed at the same time, and it was all done because a man wanted to do it, but needed the money, and thousands of other people wanted to see where his idea would go. Shovel Knight to me feels like this natural evolution of the classic 8-bit gaming of yore without also throwing myself back to a time when gaming was honestly comparatively archaic. And everyone's talked to death about Undertale, so we all know where I'd go with that.

To participate in this month's bloggers wanted, just start a blog! Oh, and title it "Crowdfunded: [your blog title here]." I bet this month is going to be pretty diverse, since it's basically writing about your favorite crowdfunded game. So I hope to hear about some good games revisited or amazing games no one has heard about.

Remember: Persona 5 was not crowdfunded, but excuse me as I plow through it.

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