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Cblogs of 03/31/2010 + Sykisms

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Late recaps are late.

Tonight's recaps are brought to you by Brian Crecente.



Mmmm....Brian Crecente....



* - Interesting thing, has the introduction of virtual skills/perks negated natural skill at FPS'
* - This blog is just full of lulz
* - YES.
* - Dillinger has sworn to change
* - I don't quite know what this is, but it's awesome



A - Songs that belong in videogames
A - Rogue Cheddar recaps Major Nelson's panel from PAX East
A - Why Sonic 4 is important
M - The early days of MMOs, they don't seem too different
S - It's comments of the week time
S - More Big O and new Lupin the 3rd, it's AniWednesday
P - SEGA Addicts deals with beat-em-ups this week
P - OK, I think I see what's happening here



There was a contest today, it's gone now.

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E - The PAX East blogs all go here, it makes me too depressed to read them. Kauza's first
E - Now Alakaiser moans about the lines
E - Arctic Fox's PAX East stuff now
E - Beware of awesome, it's Analoge
E - Beyamor and Qalamari in.....PAX EAST!
E - And now DanlHaas' turn
E - Wins and fails, according to JT

E - Dtoid Baltimore are NARPing it up
C - Random thoughts from Pencoin including Runescape
C - Munkeez is worried about losing Linux from his PS3
S - Beyamor went down to the mall today...
I - Ai LeBlanc introduces himself
H - Here's Space Moose's rather stunning game collection/setup



N - Club Nintendo is getting much better lately, here's what they're doing now
T - Heyricochet's impressions of Joe Danger from PAX East
T - Karutomaru gives some of his major complaints with Bowser's Inside Story's....story.
T - Geardrops' thoughts on the new Metroid trailer
T - A brief rundown of Derp's FFXIII experience
T - Here's another one
T - Why Bioshock 2 is the worst game of the year
R - Revisiting the revisited Resident Evil (the 2002 GC remake)
R - What's with the old reviews today? Here's one for Contra 4
R - Star Ocean 4: International Edition by Black Nexus
R - Red Steel 2 by Xandaca, also with a review of Kick Ass
V - Clear the spunk-chutes, Crunshii's found the new FFXIV trailer
V - No....please no....I can't do the Sonic Cycle again....



A - Garison was bored and made a Cave Story crossstitch, gives me an idea for my day off tomorrow
S - ChillyBilly got a metric crapton of stuff



L - Oh dear, 90s gaming TV wasn't that good.
L - Wut?
? - I lul'd too much to fail it
C - You've got some good stuff here, but please try and do some formatting
C - A little explaination for each would be nice



S - Yeah, we did the GameCrush thing about a week ago
F - Trying to lul or being serious, you fail either way
F - You can't just come in here to shill your podcast
F - No.

>NJ

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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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