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*- Everyone needs to check out Takeshi's amazing blog celebrating his time with the community.

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*- Check out this incredible, INCREDIBLE write-up Cadtalfryn did about an element of Far Cry 2 not many people think about.

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A- Alakaiser makes an interesting link between Mad Men and Mass Effect.

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About CblogRecapsone of us since 11:27 PM on 07.02.2008

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