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Cblogs of 10/31/09 and 11/1/09 + SilverDragonisms

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So I'm only 6 days away from my 30th birthday, and I have to tell you all that I honestly can't believe it. I don't feel like I'm almost 30. I feel like I'm 22 still, which I guess is a good thing. Part of me is a little freaked out though, because I had all these things I wanted to do by the time I was 30 and I haven't done any of them. Where did the time go?

So I would write more, but I'm extremely tired right now because I've been playing Borderlands all freaking day. I finally beat it tonight after 22 hours of play time. The game is freaking awesome, but the PC version suffers from a lot of problems. If you are interested, you can find my official review of the game up on Gamer Limit in a couple of days.

For now though I need to head to bed. I've been living in the world of Pandora the entire weekend. Tomorrow it's time to get back to the real world. I hope you all had a good Halloween.

Now onto your regularly scheduled weekend cblog recaps.






*-Yojimbo shares his thoughts on the new "10 minute video preview" phenomenon that sweeping the internet.



A-Behind the Times: Half-Life 2

M-Nothing is Sacred: Conflict

M-Nothing is Sacred: Post ____ Post ___

M-Nothing is Sacred: Game over man, Game Over

M-Nothing is Sacred: Character, XP, Karma

M-Nothing is Sacred: Genres and "RPG"



No contests this week



E-Scooby Movie Month FINALE!

E-Dtoid UK returns from Eurogamer and shares pictures and stories.

S-Mr Gilder decides it's time to move on from the Dtoid cblogs and start his own blog.

S-PixelPunx wishes us all a Happy Halloween

S-BenelliM4's Nintendo DS died this week. :-(

S-Stewie32887 is sad that Halloween has come and gone!



N-It appears that Modern Warfare 2 has leaked.

N-Pirated copies of Dragon Age: Origins have also leaked out.

N-A gore fix for the Australian version of L4D2 is now available.

N-Don Ivan Punchatz, the DOOM box art artist, dies at the age of 73.

T-Solgrim recollects the events from Persona 3 that will stick with him forever.

T-Zoel shares his impressions of Sin and Punishment 2

T-Luigi thinks he has discovered proof that the next GTA title is set in France

T-Sanious rants about Modern Warfare 2

T-Darkknight37 can't believe so many awesome games are coming out all at once. It's just too much for him.



A-Check out Protoknuckles awesome Halloween Costumes.

A-Check out these incredible pumpkin carvings Cdevildevil did

A-Geralog shares some pictures of some awesome Halloween Pumpkin Carvings

A-WankerJist shares pictures of his Halloween costume.

A-Superhobo shares pictures of his awesome Mr. Destructoid Halloween costume

A-MiOdd shares pictures of his awesome Akuma Halloween Costume.

A-Mustbeandrew shares pictures of his kick ass Halloween Costume.

M-Zen Albatross shares the new OverClocked Remix project "Castlevania: Sonata of the Damned"

M-Giant Robot and Attract Mode hosting West Coast Chiptunes Micro Tour.

F-ScanCase lists his top 15 fictional ships



?-It looks like Fetusmilk is going to start sharing cool screenshots from the Uncharted 2 cinema mode



F-It wouldn't be a weekend in the Cblog if there wasn't any FAIL!!!



-(SilverDragon1979)

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Current "Bloggers Wanted" assignment
Fake it until you make it

This month's bloggers wanted prompt is something we stole. You see, by stealing this idea, you have no idea how truly inept I actually am. By pretending to know what I'm doing, I have clearly used my ill-gotten status to meet such big-time celebrities as Darlington Woolie "Pie Stealer" Madden or Sara from [insert pixel indie game studio here].

This month's bloggers wanted was inspired by the internal enjoyment we had at reading TheBlondeBass' promoted blog on faking conversational anime knowledge. And now it seems as good a time as ever to pretend to know what's going on since the new Fate/Grand Order game launched and qtoid is talking about it. I am a big fan of the character design of Artoria in the blue dress, or Artoria in the suit, or Artoria in the red dress. But seriously, we enjoyed the format so much that we want to ask the community for their own ideas at faking it at all sorts of things.

But this prompt is not just for anime, of course. The video game industry is fractured with all sorts of niche interests that only an insane rich person with no job could realistically know everything about. This month's bloggers wanted is about taking a subject you want to offer advice on faking knowledge about in order to help the greater community, for better or for worse. If this doesn't sound serious, don't worry, you're not supposed to take it seriously. You don't have to be an expert in whatever you talk about any more than Bass is an expert in anime.

I seriously don't know if that was a compliment or an insult.

Offer advice on anything you can expand your mind on. Want to help people get into character action games? The more Ss you put into its grading system, the cooler it is! Want to convince people to get into the Neptunia series? Just say "Nep-Nep!" and you're all set to convince people of your technical knowledge! Can you get someone into RTS game by just talking about your APM? Someone's bound to believe some random technical jargon you made up!

To get started, start a blog and title it "Faking it: [your blog title here]." Then you can be as serious or facetious as you want as you provide advice on any number of things: learning how to play fighting games, trying a long-running franchise you've probably neglected, or even explaining a game's timeline. Heck, you can probably seriously try on that last one and we still wouldn't believe you.

Good luck this month. Only true cowards rely on facts. Real heroes pretend to know what they're doing!



Current Community Contests
PREPARE TO CONTEST - The Master Gaming List Birthday Giveaway!

Good Morning/Evening/Yesterday, my Friends/Robots/INSERT WAIFU HERE,

More or less a week ago, the Master Gaming List turned one year old. I had a speech prepared, but the blog editor ate it four or five times over the last few days, so I'm kind of winging it now.

Despite all of the threatening and cajoling I initially made to get you all on the list, I never imagined I'd still be adding names a year later (and by "you all", I mostly mean GajKnight). It was kind of a ridiculous undertaking at first, trying to make a semi-permanent, easily-updatable list of everyone's contact info. I'm not even sure what everyone was being hyped over last year that got me to do this.

That said, I'm glad it came together, and this list has lead to many other things for me on Destructoid; whether it was me becoming our laziest, cuddliest Community Manager, or our laziest, cuddliest Reviews-type-person, I have always enjoyed the full love and support of this community.

In thanks, and with the assistance of quite a few others, I've gathered up a number of game keys to give away to you all.

The Contest

I've never run a contest before, so let's keep things simple. Write me a haiku about your favorite game.

Rules

1. The haiku must not include the title of the game.

2. I will accept any other form of structured poetry if you are unable to haiku but can iambic pantameter (you monster).

3. Please state what key you are going for, and a backup if that one is taken (admittedly, it's quantity over variety here)

4. The tentative end date of the contest will be August 13th, and will be bumped at least once during that time.

Available Keys

-Stellaris
-Aporia: Beyond The Valley (Multiple Keys)
-The Witness
-Citadel: Forged With Fire (Multiple Keys)
-Armello
-Undertale
-ABZU

Thank you to all 282 of you who have made the Master List a successful project over the past year! I will continue updating it into the forseeable future.


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