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Cblogs of 09/08/09 + Funkisms!

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So, it’s been a long time, but the Cblogs are getting FUNKY again! Our regular super awesome man of awesomeness, with a tattoo to match that much awesome, was extremely tired, and probably has ConSARS like myself, and pretty much everyone else that attended PAX, so I decided to relieve him of his duties for the Recaps.

I’ll be making my own blog about PAX in the days to come (which really translates to weeks . . . >_<), but all I can say is that meeting the best online community/family was truly something to cherish and all, and I’d like to see any other community have people fly in from across the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and even Australia, to meet up with people they “met” online.

Since Mr. Squid beat me to the Recappers picture yesterday. Have a picture of me and Pendelton, only with my well traveled DOMO-KUN and his EPIC Destructoid tattoo!





PAX- Power-Glove has a contender for best picture of PAX!

*- Krow’s Games Have Music features one of my favorite games Final Fantasy X!

PAX- drewloid has an incredible read about PAX and meeting all of us! <3!

PAX- Faith helped create one of the most D’AWWW moments at PAX!

PAX- Zen Albatross has some videos and pictures of Chiptunes performances at PAX! WATCH THIS NOW!

*- nekobun has a GREAT read a Dreamcast game that needs more sequels . . . JET SET RADIO!

*- An AMAZING read about the Legacy of the Dreamcast.



W- A great read by BGFUSAB about Video Games and Education..

M- Necro-bestial Anal Butt Sex’s Weekly Musing.

S- megaStryke’s 2nd day for dTunes brings us The Grammar Club.

P- Backwards Compatible Episode 24: PAX 2009.

S- Analoge’s latest entry into his series Object Obscura: Incredible Crisis.

P- Refused Classification’s 12th Episode.



C- Volomon has free VIP codes for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2!

E- Deathofth’dead's entry into Colette’s Survival Horror Contest.



PAX- Hoygeit’s highlight of PAX involves Samit! Go Asian Brothers!

PAX- Pendelton gives us a quickfire view of his PAX experience.

PAX- PortugePunk posts pictures from his PAX experience.

B- pedrovay2003 helps celebrate the Dreamcast’s birthday . . . a day early!

B- Sgt Cheesecake’s birthday reflection, which also celebrates The Beatles and the Dreamcast.

PAX- Tactix’s Post PAX thoughts with a link to EPIC PICTURES!

C- We have an article written by “Groboh” (read that backwards) about elitism.

S- sheppy was thought he was called a fanboy, but all has been fixed.

I- Welcome . . . Polyverse, who would like some feedback on his Xbox Live Indie game.

B- mr spooky celebrates the Dreamcast’s birthday by turning it into an homage to Mr. Destructoid!

B- Mega64 celebrates the Dreamcast’s 10th birthday with a Murder Mystery!

PAX- Scion of Mogo reviews how he became part of the best online family at PAX.

B- More Dreamcast memories and musings, it’s a great read.



T- GamingGoddess has some awesome thoughts about Vagrant Story.

T- nilcam gives us a King of Fighters XII Survival Guide.

N- Diverse informs us that Konjak has released a new game called Solar Plexus.

V- We are presented with the last Persona 3 Drama CD animation.

T- wonderbanana has some great thoughts on Digital Distribution killing Future Classics.

T- A comparison of inFamous vs. Assassin’s Creed.

T- RoccoAnthony has some thoughts about Persona 3 and 4, and what should be in Persona 5.

N- A look into the promising new Sonic game.

N- Rush Rush Rally Racing is yet another new game released for the “dead” Dreamcast.

V- Some videos going over The History of The Dreamcast.



A- Naisu Misanthropeu’s comments about Fatal Frame III with awesome drawings!

A- We have a Fan Script – Ratchet and Clank: All or Nothing [Part 19 of 19].

A- timtheterrible writes pretty good stories for being drunk.



R- Crunshii shows us the inevitable . . . >_<

V- Are you read to be THE TESTER?



F- I gave him a chance since it was game related with the first blog, but this one is just FAIL!

-(Funktastic)

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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.

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