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Cblogs of 10/24/09 and 10/25/09 + SilverDragonisms

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Hey all my fellow Dtoid community members. I hope you've all had a good weekend. I ended up celebrating Halloween a week early this Friday night. I dressed up as Rorschach from Watchmen and my girlfriend dressed up as a forest fairy. I have to admit that both of our costumes looked extremely awesome. I plan on posting pictures from the part sometime this week, so be on the look out for them.

I spent most of the week playing Uncharted 2 and loving it. It has some of the best multiplayer, if not the best, I've played all year. I just can't seem to put the controller down. You should check out my official review over at Gamer Limit if you get a chance.

This week I'll be putting all my time and effort into Borderlands on the PC. I have been really excited to play this for a while, and after hearing a lot of people rave about it, I'm ready to dive in head first. I should have a review posted for the game by sometimes next weekend, assuming all goes according to plan.

So I'm curious as to what all of you plan on dressing up as for Halloween. Feel free to share in the comments. :-)

Now onto your regularly scheduled weekend cblog recaps ...






*-Yehat lists a bunch of really awesome Unreal Tournament 3 mods you should check out.

*-Handy helps us to lose weight by listing a bunch of different gaming diets.

*-Khazar222 writes a great piece on Culter and Mythology in The Legend of Zelda: Triplism

*-I take a look at whether or not great games, like Uncharted 2, deserve a perfect 10/10 review score.



A-GiftofGab discusses immersion and realism in games and movies.

A-ShoveTheJayOhBee thinks there is lots of room for improvement in the whole "good vs. evil" character development in RPGs.

A-Mikkorama is searching for a better horror game.

S-SpokenWithInk begins his list of 100 top essentials of Final Fantasy 11

S-Old School Games: X-Men 2 Clone Wars

M-Nothing is Sacred: Casual Gamers

M-Nothing is Sacred: Oh no! I spilt the Kool-Aid!

M-Nothing is Sacred: End Bosses

M-Nothing is Scared: Character Customization

P-It's the first episode of the Let's Cybercast Episode 1

M-Nothing is Sacred: Formula of Foud Play



No contests are going on right now that I know of ...



E-Dtoid New York Update Post

E-PS3 Saturday Night Shooter: Resistance 2

E-Genki-Jam continues Scooby Movie Month

I-tijames introduces himself to the community and tells us why he doesn't play games much anymore.

I-The guys with the hat introduces himself to the community with this AWESOME intro blog.

I-Brandnamecommercial introduces himself to the community.

S-The Silent Protagonist gives us an update on his gaming life.

S-Clarke shares a bunch of pictures from his first day at the Infinite Bits 2010 convention.

S-Atlas unfortunately has a bad tendency to get burned out on Dtoid

S-Danzflor wants to know if there's any chance of getting a Spanish Dtoid.

S-SephirothX comes back to the community and catches us all up on his gaming life.



N-Modern Warfare 2 apparently has a sentry gun.

N-Is this really the leaked FF13 box art?

N-Champions Online Free Weekend is coming October 30th to November 2nd

R-Geralog reviews Spore

R-Dexter345 reviews a couple of free online games in 100 words or less.

T-Hopeless Savage isn't really looking forward to Bioshock 2. He's a little jaded.

T-Ali D thinks Tripwire is charging for the Killing Floor DLC all wrong.

T-CaseyJones77 previews the new Xbox Live Update.

T-Bugsports has noticed he is getting burnt out after playing games.

T-Pedrovay explains why he thinks the PS3 version of Borderlands is watered-down.

T-Instead of buying a single $50 game, Redban thinks you should give these five $10 games a try.

T-TheGamerGeek typically shares his thoughts on games over at GiantBomb, but today he has decided to grace us with his presence.



A-Check out this T-shirt design DanlHaas made for Teextile

M-Is otakunoise trying to steal Ron's idea with his own version of dTuned?

M-Xenogears Overclocked Remix



No one really wrote anything weird and offbeat this weekend



F-And we get our first fail blog of the day!



-(SilverDragon1979)

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