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One day, I'll get round to actually having something interesting to say in this part of the recaps. Until then, have this song that Xzyliac recommended to me.





*-Freefall writes an excellent Resonance of Fate blog.

*-Following on from his Cosplay Fail series, chaotical starts Cosplay Win.

*-LawofThermalDynamics interviews everyones favourite bearded samurai, Yojimbo.

*-Stereotoid has some funky beats this week.

*-Obscurer Tribune #52 is here.

*-Naia-the-gamer wrote a MM which I can relate to.



A-DangerouZ wonders about cheat codes.
A-Kinjiro feels old.
A-RoverTHX has an interesting idea.
M-The Great Escape: Reclaiming Innocence.
M-Something about E3: The Real Winners.
P-The brand-new LAPD features some of my favourite Dtoiders.
P-Animucast episode 13 is up.



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F-EU FNF with no vuvuzela.
F-Old Man Yojimbo returns with spectacular fashion to the PS3 FNF.
S-necrozen is having surgery. Wish him luck.
B-Happy Birthday chrissmith!



E3-Azereki has some thoughts on E3.
E3-RetroSoldier has a pointless rant, which isn't really that pointless.
R-LegendPenguin reviews The Red Star for the iPod Touch and iPhone.
R-wasphone reviews Bully: Scholarship Edition.
P-Red Beret is looking forward to Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.
T-RoverTHX hits back against the anti-Ninty brigade.
T-ihaterobots has some controversial thoughts on Transformers: WFC.
$-Gemsi has a new avatar, but that's not important. What IS important is his weekly bargain post.



A-idrawrobots shows us the art style of Rotozoa.
M-Guncannon has some more Mindteasers for you to get your head round.



R-Kytherno has some random thoughts.
?-*raises lulzy eyebrow*



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