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Cblogs o' 3/8/14 + MacMangasms

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Spring break. Wow. Its finally here. Fantastic. Midterms have been the worst. Can't wait to enjoy the nice weather.



Wait. Oh, wait. I LIVE IN PITTSBURGH AND THERE'S NO GODDAMN FUCKING SPRING TO BE FOUND.



Thank you nature. Thank you for giving us one nice day and then saying "psych, its still winter. How bout a snowstorm?



So I'll be getting some time to catch up on Assassin's Creed 4 and check out what other free goodies have popped up on PSN. Hell, maybe I'll play some Pokemon. Poor transition into a side note here. I watched the Pokemon Whit & Black movies, both of them, thanks Netflix. They seriously made the same movie twice, except for maybe 10 minutes worth of differences. There was some cool stuff like different pokemon being present. But for the most part I wasted 3 hours. That's okay though. I have the time. Thanks nature.



What's everyone playing over the break?



* - Yeah, I'm sold.



A - Never considered this before. Step it up google.







I - Tip em back to this fantastic introduction



N - Persona 3 details you may have missed.



A - New Pocketoid, ya'll!



L - A Podcast where Glowbear gets gets his bear glowed.



F - A tour de force in failure

Fuck.



~MacManus

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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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