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Cblog Recaps of 06/08/18, 06/15/18+Settling in

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Its been a week indeed it has. Last week I was super busy moving, going all the way from Iowa and coming back to Wisconsin though a a bit away from where I used to live. It was nervewracking but so far the jobs been going rather well and I've settled in, with my internet being turned on after a week of only having mobile which was obviously less than ideal. I've been exploring my new hometown, hung out with a buddy today before he gets deployed for a time and as of now life is good. It was a big and somewhat scary change but its one I'm glad I made and hopefully in future theres a lot more good to be had from it. 

Onto recaps! 

A - MightyMagikarp writes up a piece about the roster of Super Smash bros and focuses more on their backstories and recommended games as opposed to gameplay elements in SSB proper.

E - Another E3 rolls in and then rolls out, giving us goodies, maybes and especially for EA, a lump of coal in a bag full of feces. The comments for such events tend to be worth looking at and with this COTW Goofierbrute takes a look at Nintendos showing.

C - Strider wants to know, which of the three samurai style games announced at E3 do you want to get your filthy hands on, to hold closely and to feast upon? Go and tell him, that he may know and devour your opinions.

R - FakePlasticTree writes up a review of No More Heroes: Heroes Paradise on that there PS3 and gives some thoughts on the game as well as its message and themes. Interesting look at a game series I've seen a lot but never tried or looked more into.

May your fission be binary and your growth forever exponential.

-Gamemaniac3434 

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Current "Bloggers Wanted" assignment

Villains that did nothing wrong

Villains in all media, not just video games, can end up being a dime a dozen. Far too often, a villain's motives boil down to "I am a bad, and so I do bad things. Fear me." While this format has worked for countless stories, at this point in my life (the ripe old age of 20) I’ve become jaded and grumpy, finding myself rolling my eyes when I see yet another antagonist wreaking havoc with no background or reasoning presented as to why they’re being such a butthole.

What’s far more interesting to me is when a villain’s motives or actions come across as justified, perhaps leaving you rooting for them to defeat the protagonist [insert Elder God Tier villain meme here].

My favorite example of this would be Meruem from the Chimera Ant arc of Hunter x Hunter. While he doesn’t necessarily fit the exact mold I laid out above, he’s easily one of the most dynamic and curious villains I’ve ever come across. For the sake of not spoiling what is perhaps one of the most exciting, action-packed, and tear-inducing arcs in anime history, I won’t delve into the details of what makes Meruem so great. Instead I encourage anyone who hasn’t seen Hunter x Hunter to set aside some time and plow through the series. Really, it’s that good.

But hey, that’s just how I feel. I’m sure there are folks out there who prefer their villains to be simple. If I ever met one of these theoretical people I might have a panic attack, but I’ll deal with that should the time come. I’m sure after some deep breaths we would get along. Maybe we could even snuggle, should my husband allow such an event to transpire.

All said and done, we arrive at the topic of this month’s Bloggers Wanted: Villains that did nothing wrong. Due to communication errors, this entry in the hallowed halls of Bloggers Wanted is a tad late. Regardless, all you have to do is head over to the Community Blog section of the site, and whip up a Cblog about a villain who you feel was secretly the good guy all along.

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