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Cblog recaps 10/26/08 + Randombullisms

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Hey guys, been playing the new games yet? I've not even played Mercenaries 2, let alone Fable or Saints Row 2. Both copies of Dead Space were rented out last week at blockbuster. Maybe this week I can pick up one of these new games? As always, you can just add: randombullseye to your xbox friends list and we can play something sometime.
Oh and that show True Blood. I like that show. That's a fun show.

*- BEARD OFF UPDATE!!! A little something to wet your whistle and get you excited!


A- HMM Day 26 Your mother ate my dog. NSFW
A- London MCM a chronology of disaster.
A- Dtoid review scores, can they be fixed?
A- The economy and gaming: the import scene.
A- Busy month...
A- HMM Day 27 zombies man, they creep me out.
A- Horror game covers, wtf! (short blog)
M- The Fear: The sliver of life. M- The Fear: Alfred and Alexia's childhood video.
M- The Fear: Fatal Frame


R - Official 2008 beard off rules and regulations.
S - Sign up sheet for the official 2008 beard off.


Quick blog: NAVA swag and NARP awesome.


N- Australian Teaders: Gears of War 2 Limited Edition.
N- King of Fighters Art Book
N- Zombies the board game becomes a video game.
N- US Shooter Fans (Possibly) Thrown a Bone.
V- Wii Music commercial.
V - Nintendo ads on TV
R- Welcome to Browntown: Far Cry 2 review
R- Dead Space Review
R- Zero-Gravity Gore: A Review of Dead Space.
T- Fable II: A Critique
T- Damn you ps3 controllers.
T- The good, the bad, and the patches... Oh, the patches...
T- Saints Row 2 Real Muthaphukin Gs
T- In honor of GH:WT's release today...
T- Yet Another Movie, This One Called "Army of Two."
T- So yeah, Inspirion 600ms are shit.

This post is broken. Fixing it breaks the rest of my recap.
T- As Altered Beets Admires this Azure Sky and Watches the Brown Leaves Idle By They Can't Help But Think This Would Look Better on the Crysis Engine


A- Dead Space fanart scribbles.
[b]F- Movie night this Sunday! MECHANICAL VIOLATOR: HAKRAIDERb]


V- Tuttuki Bako! Sick new Video Game from Japan!
V- Wuzzzzzzzzzzzup 8 years later.
V- Retroforce GO 65 now in video form.
?- Any dayton ohio dtoiders?
?- Deiga the semivaliant is on IGN.com (for less than a second.) The met Mclovin!


S- GH: WT buying advice.
F- Posted earlier, without a title so I couldn't link it here! "Borat and Bruno"
F Kitsu posts a blog that they say will be hidden. They also write that their avatar is "rubbish." Rather short, and why post something that will get hidden later?

-(randombullseye)
Oh and Bonerquest is still in development by the way. Keep your eyes open for it. Will you accept the Bonerquest? No seriously, will you accept it?

Also please, no one notice that this isn't the usual time for the recaps. It isn't early morning at all, just think of it as late (er) night, with sunlight.

First Edit: Also if any of the links don't work, tell me in the comments and I can fix it later. Notepad caused a particularly awful screw up when I pasted over into the blog box and I had to do backspace through every link to get enter spaces out. So it is very possible I erased something.
Second Edit: It seems to still not be working, I don't know what is wrong.

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It feels like it's been a decade since we've seen the rise of the crowdfunded game. I'm always surprised when I remind myself that crowdfunding has been a thing long before the first crowdfunded video game, but nowadays a crowdfunded game seems like a dime a dozen.

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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