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Cblogs of 3/24/08 + Pendeltonisms (kinda)

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Early recaps, because my computer is pissing me off. For some reason, if more than 2 programs are running at the same time, the laptop doesn't want to power itself. Dammit. I'd rather not bother you with my pithy problems, so let's just get to the recaps.

On today's agenda, we've got a shit-ton of Topsauce worthy blogs, religious figures in unusual places, and a surprise at the end of the recaps.

Cblog Recaps: Levitra for the soul



*-A great write-up about the interesting new gaming device OnLive.

*-Dexter brings up a good point; why is DLC ruining my perfect Achievement scores?

*-Words cannot express the beauty of these pikturs. SICKNASTY FOR PRESIDENT (that's what we're voting for, right?).

*-Remeber all those fucking amazing FF pics Togail made? Well, here they all are!

*-Gotta give love to perler beads, and no one does them better than Faith. Here's her new Earthbound collection.

*-DO WANT! unangbangkay looks at a title I haven't heard of before, Demon's Souls.

*-*flails arms wildly* HOLY SHIT A TIM SCHAFER POINT-AND-CLICK!!!

*-Equally sqee-worthy is this rhythm/shooter hybrid Retro/Grade.

*-Speaking of games I must have, here's a Fez trailer!

*-An amazing tale by thefil about how Dragon Quest 5 stirred his desire to start a family

*-And today in GrumpyTurtle's Permanent Topsauce Position, we've got the rapiest drawings of Banjo and Bowser you'll ever see.


Oddly, nothing fit here tonight. So, here's Pop-Tart Mary to entertain you:




E-Draw Bwark Kupo in a comprimising position with Banjo and Kazooie and win MS points!



E-Oh, Jesus, warn the National Guard; those DtoidBaltimore kids are having another NARP!

F-icarus took a bit to do this Gears 2 FNF recap, but it's still a great read, and much appreciated.

I-Here's Wintersocks' first blog. WARNING: Your eyes might fall out.

I-Welcome DavebubFPS to our lovely community!

B-Sweet! It's Aertyr,The Gamegoblin, and Samit's birthdays today!

R-No, he's not dying, but vonneuton is leaving the Destructoid community. Here's to safe travels ahead.

?-Count Grishnack is gonna start profiling the Comment of The Week this Friday.



N-So, The Pit Fallout 3 DLC is buggy, and Bethesda's gonna fix it.

V-A .tiff sighting, along with ep. 3 of CO-OP where they talk about the Wii.

R-Rider Chop reviews...HOLY SHIT LEGO ISLAND.

R-DerrickH, for some reason, reviews NASCAR 09.

T-Wanna get better at RE5's Mercenaries game? THEN LOOK NO FURTHER!

T-B-Radicate rants on titties and Killzone 2.

T-What will Next-Next-Next gen hold? HydroTonix has some ideas.

T-thebojangles wonders where turn-based RPGs have gone. 2 words: LOST ODYSSEY.

D-Ooo, doctor insidious is aming a game called "d", and here's some art from it.


Nothing here either. Odd. Well, here's Cat Ass Jesus:




V-Conrad humping the air and an old guy dancing. What else would you expect from Dtoid at GDC?

?-One Mr. Anthony Burch finds time out of having fun at GDC to whore out his new AMC blog post.

?-Tell UglyPhil how to spend his MS points.

?-Trev gives tips for how to keep your PS3 controller alive after the battery has died.

?-Mr. Jamie is going to Taipei.


WHAT?!!? NO FAILURE?!!? HOORAY!!!


(Pendelton21)

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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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