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LONG BLOG

Cblogs of 3/16 + Crackityisms

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These recaps are late as per usual. I've been too busy being sick, working a dumb job, playing Titanfall, and seeing Childish Gambino. Today is my day off though so I finally have a chance to get these up. I'm also going to rent Ground Zeroes today.

We all of a sudden just got a huge rush of games didn't we? Titanfall and Dark Souls 2 last week, Ground Zeroes, FFX/X-2, and Infamous are all this week as well. I didn't even mention Yoshi's New Island or the new Ninja Gaiden! I really miss having time to play as many games as I want. I'd love to play and complete all the games mentioned but I just don't have the time anymore.

Enough about my lame life tough, what have you guys been playing lately?





A - Of Monsters





I - BlackClaude Made an Attempt to Introduce Themselves But The Editor Ate The Blog



T - Why Hideo Kojima Should Develop Mobile Games

N - SSV: Saudi Arabia Bans Bravely Default because it Promotes "Pedophilia.."

R - Re upload Sonic Generations review.

T - Outlast (PS4) and the future of horror gaming.

T - Changes of Development

R - Dead Island in-depth review

T - Iga Returns?





V - Crazy Gamer Gives you the most Honest Videos Ever





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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.

Remember: Persona 5 was not crowdfunded, but excuse me as I plow through it.

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