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LONG BLOG

C Blogs of 8/27/10 and Artisms

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Don't think I really played any games, or watched any movies or anything this week. But I can say that LAPD is a pretty cool podcast, and Mega64 is pretty cool too.



*-LAPD is amazing. Are those tears from the amazing-ness of the show, or from the pepper spray?

*-Commentoid. Rounding up the good, the funny, and the batshit insane.

*-Communicast episode 4 w/beyamor ThermalDynamics and CaptionBus. *Insert communism joke here*

*-The unicorns are coming. SonofBaconSandwhich writes on a horse game.

*-Torzelan has some cool Mega Man music covers.

A-Daniel Carneiro wants some writers for something.
A-Jonorsi also looking for people.
A-Silent Protagonist explains why people are complaining about Metroid Other M.
A-Malus Deimos writes on being a gamer in Singapore.
A-Pedrovay2003 <3 PSP.
A-OmNomOn says Nerd is sometimes used as a derogatory word.
A-LawofThermalDynamics pleas to be adopted.
P-Tardiscast has another episode.
P-Stereotoid is getting ready to record, also has some reviews

E-PAX is on the way, and Pax meetup group has a video, and info regarding a "Ice breaking" chat.
F-Subenu has some more EUFNF.
F-Garethxxgod sets up Friday night fight.
F- Jackofnotrades PS3 Friday Night Fights.
I-Fresh blood.

C-MrAndyDixon has a Modest proposal. Eat....Make a avatar for his daughter, win a crap game.
W-Manic Maveric wins CrimeMinister's pax contest.

N-17 year old bum "Addicted" to video games, NathanSchmidt responds to allegation.
T-Pichu0102 says we need living towns in games.
T-Rocknerd rethinks the MMO price structure.
T-Bob has some stuff to say about achievements.
T-TheDr0wRanger on the golden gun in COD.
$-Gemsi has some more deals for those across the Atlantic. Yeeeaaah.

F-DarwinMayflower comments on Scott Pilgrim vs The world's disappointing box office.
F-AazingRando reviews Scott Pilgrim movie.

V-Manic Maverick with another edition of It's Friday.
C-Kytherno writes on how mindset a(e?)ffects enjoyment of a game.
C-ChaosOracle announces that he will write a blog in the future?
?-What is this I don't even. Gambol "died"?
?-Except he really isn't.

F-Meh.
F-Die in a large pit.
F-Deadly premonitions food for thought.


~GamesAreArt

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