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LONG BLOG

Cblogs of 02/26/2009 + Sykisms

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Hello, me again. Not as tired and the need to fap isn't nearly as raging, however all that comes to mind right now is how much I want to hear Wardrox's sexy northern voice. It is partly for that reason that I have been reading Negative Gamer a lot more than I used to, I find the man is highly enjoyable to listen to if you just let him rant. I had the pleasure of his company at BunnyRabbit2's NARP and it was really nice just to hear him talk.

I sound like a creepy obsessed stalker don't I?



* - Could panic be an explaination for those invert FREAKS!?
* - Dear Niero, DO EET!!
* - We all have intros, but what made us actually join Destructoid?



A - Could any videogame wrestlers make it 16-1?
A - Rushnik continues his fine tradition of walls of text
M - Persona 3, I still haven't finished it
A - Analysing the SCENE expansion for MGO
S - Killzone 2 leads the EU releases
S - This week's Obscurer Tribune
P - Your fortnightly supply of aural fail



W - TrailerParkJesus, A WINRAR IS YOU!!



I - He wrote a bad review, but Terrified Eyes does a good intro
I - Dejavoodoo is planning on making a Pop'n controller, ParaParaking approves
S - If you see Nintendoll in IRC, there's a 90% chance she's drunk
E - DtoidDenver are going drinking Saturday
RIP - Zen Albatross lost his Game Boy today



N - GoodOldGames.com has the Duke Nukem games!
T - Proof that Puzzle Quest is shit
T - Saku's first impressions of Star Ocean 4
T - More Star Ocean 4 thoughts
R - Darkened Skye review, also Cool Spot is awesome
R - C2C looks at SF4 and challenges you
D - Have a look at Phalanxxx's college game
V - Sometimes Mario can be too hard



A - I'm always up for some sweet Bioshock art
A - GrumpyTurtle has some sweet doodles
A - "Holy Fucking Shit Cakes!!"
M - A Final Fantasy 13 music video



Nope, nothing here.



F - Bad review, and you said the word 'viddy' unironically
F - Its been a while since I've seen this much fail
F - I love it when this happens
F - No placeholder blogs

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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.

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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.

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