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Cblogs of 4-10-09 + Pig Maskisms

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Reserve Recapper (and NotGeoff) to the rescue! Enjoy tonight's recap and Ism!



http://playhimoffkeyboardcat.com/

If you can't see why that's awesome my heart goes out to you, you poor poor soul.


*-More awesome doodles from GrumpyTurtle
*-Ready to Friday!
*-Valkyria Chronicles Anime :D
*-Nifty indepth look at new Bayonetta teaser
*-I will travel across the land, searching far and wide...
*-Very well done look at Fire Pro for the GBA by KilledBySmarks
*-Que pelligro!
*-DtoidArtisans made an epic Tomopop doilly
*-Keyboard Cat?! What are you doing here?


S-Michaelarby: PS2 Games to Consider: L-Z
S-Aborto thefetus: 10 things I learned this week
M-Blehman: For Those About To Die: Zombies


C-Draw Bwak-Kupo, win big!
E-Ckarasu's contest: Manasteel88


E-Destructoid New England now live!
E-Short Notice LA NARP
F-Euro FNF
F-360 FNF
F-Wii FNF
F-PS3 FNF
I-Autumn introduces himself and questions Killzone 2. Welcome to Dtoid!
I-Welcome to Dtoid Etirfilta!


N-Braid is out for the PC
N-BulletMagnet's massive obscure game news update
N-Juggs shares some WET concept art
T-Tanukitsune talks about the loss of "game overload" syndrome
T-McKilligan's well done analysis of the historical context of Assassin's Creed 2
T-JackMaverick examines the nature of June releases
T-MadNinja gives his 2 cents on Bioshock 2
$-Euro releases and bargins



M-Editorzilla3 reviews Observe and Report


?-Bwak-Kupo shares... Something


F-Provide adequate rational for your grief!
F-Better suited to the forums
F-Kind of just restating the front page post you link to
F-Hrm
F-Take a lesson in cblogging from Keyboard Cat





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About CblogRecapsone of us since 11:27 PM on 07.02.2008

About Cblog Recaps

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[YOUR NAME HERE] - We want you!

Current "Bloggers Wanted" assignment

Villains that did nothing wrong

Villains in all media, not just video games, can end up being a dime a dozen. Far too often, a villain's motives boil down to "I am a bad, and so I do bad things. Fear me." While this format has worked for countless stories, at this point in my life (the ripe old age of 20) I’ve become jaded and grumpy, finding myself rolling my eyes when I see yet another antagonist wreaking havoc with no background or reasoning presented as to why they’re being such a butthole.

What’s far more interesting to me is when a villain’s motives or actions come across as justified, perhaps leaving you rooting for them to defeat the protagonist [insert Elder God Tier villain meme here].

My favorite example of this would be Meruem from the Chimera Ant arc of Hunter x Hunter. While he doesn’t necessarily fit the exact mold I laid out above, he’s easily one of the most dynamic and curious villains I’ve ever come across. For the sake of not spoiling what is perhaps one of the most exciting, action-packed, and tear-inducing arcs in anime history, I won’t delve into the details of what makes Meruem so great. Instead I encourage anyone who hasn’t seen Hunter x Hunter to set aside some time and plow through the series. Really, it’s that good.

But hey, that’s just how I feel. I’m sure there are folks out there who prefer their villains to be simple. If I ever met one of these theoretical people I might have a panic attack, but I’ll deal with that should the time come. I’m sure after some deep breaths we would get along. Maybe we could even snuggle, should my husband allow such an event to transpire.

All said and done, we arrive at the topic of this month’s Bloggers Wanted: Villains that did nothing wrong. Due to communication errors, this entry in the hallowed halls of Bloggers Wanted is a tad late. Regardless, all you have to do is head over to the Community Blog section of the site, and whip up a Cblog about a villain who you feel was secretly the good guy all along.

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