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I've recently discovered eBay. No, really!

It's been quite the week. As of late, I have recently spent more time scouring eBay and bidding on things more than I ever thought I would. Within the course of just a few days, I have bought the following (with a bit of patience) dirt ch...

 
 
 

WANTED: Culdcept SAGA Players of the Communitoid!

(VISIT THE FORUM POST - Click this!) Yeah, I know. Some of you out there right now are simply groaning at some of us here. "Please, shut up about Culdcept. You're ruining my SMASH." Well, too bad. :) This might've been something better s...

 
 
 

Castle Crashers Toys - A Review

As you folks may or may not know, I recently bought a set of these little guys over at The Behemoth's online store. They used to be exclusive to the lucky few of us who get the chance to go to Cons, but as of the previous holiday, they're...

 
 
 

My newfound addiction: Culdcept SAGA (X360)

Oh, hai Communitoid! Been awhile since I've been around, I know. My apologies for being a shadow in the mist. Rest assured, I'll be back to my old self again once things cool off in my life. But, lend me your ear (or eye, as it were) for...

 
 
 

I'll take a Rock Band with my Snickers [photo]

The above photo was taken last night using my cell phone at a local Blockbuster Video. I was there to return Clerks and rent Mallrats when I took a look at the candy aisle. Granted, I had done this many times before, but something just di...

 
 
 

I think I fixed my Guitar Hero lag issue. Here's how:

As some of you may or may not know, I have been having a hell of a time trying to calibrate the lag with GH3. Constant tweaking, recalibrating, tweaking some more was yielding no consistent result. So, just for the hell of it, I tried pla...

 
 
 

NIERO / WORKMAN in '08!

In a time of need. In a time of war. In a time of poverty. America needs someone they can turn to to right the wrongs of our current El Presidente. Yes, I am indeed talking about Niero and Ron "Various Nicknames" Workman. America needs a...

 
 
 
 

Oh, hai! Is it can it be HDTV time now, plz?

Yep. I took the plunge and picked up a sweet 32" LCD HDTV by LG for a cool $599 at Boscov's (LINK) I was a bit worried when we first unpacked and hooked up the badboy, because the sucker's speakers were crackling. Turns out, my 360 Elit...

 
 
 

Question: What game isn't repetitive? All games are.

(LOLCats image is not in relation to below text. I just think it is funny.) I gots me a question for you, folks. We all hear in game reviews "This game is reptitive. It sux0rz." This was touched on slightly by our own Rev. Tony in his rec...

 
 
 
 

My new CBlog Header, Thanks to BlindsideDork.

BlindsideDork was nice enough to answer my call for a new blog header. In fact, he was the only one to actually submit something, so he sort of wins by default. Think you can do better? I'm still accepting any further ideas/entries to this...

 
 
 

Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility Hijinks!: Morrowind

This past weekend, Sarah and I went to the local GameStop to look for Morrowind for the original Xbox (in the hopes of playing it on the 360.) Why would we be looking for such an old game, you ask? Well, turns out, Sarah is almost complet...

 
 
 

I need a new CBlog banner. Care to help?

Seriously, you guys. I don't know the PhotoShops. Hell, I don't even know the Paint Shop Pros. All I know is the MSPaints. So, I am asking for your help. I've had my old banner since Topher made it for me a few months back. I'm asking ...

 
 
 

GH3 Boss Battle vs. Lou? I FAIL, and so does he.

Okay, I know that this has been the talk of the Innernets since Guitar Hero dropped this past Sunday. Everything in Guitar Hero III goes pretty smoothly until you get up to the final boss battle with Lou. I have been trying, in vain, to ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Guitar Hero III Demo Impression(s)

I downloaded the Guitar Hero III demo last night with nothing but joy tingling in my fingertips. Once I got the "Download Complete" heads-up, I dashed to the dashboard and jumped into the demo area faster than George Dubya lost his credib...

 
 
 

Games That Need A Sequel - Vol. 1

As the title explains, this is a brief post about games that never got a (fitting) sequel and deserve to have (another) one. I'm sure there are plenty of you out there who have played a game and thought "Wow! This is great! I can't wait for...

 
 
 
 

READY TO PUZZLE QUEST!

It's Wednesday, and as we all know, Puzzle Quest (and that Yaris game) are out on Xbox Live Arcade! I promptly downloaded and played a few Instant Action matches before work this morning, and I can say that this version of the game is, h...

 
 
 
 

I missed two Miniboss Mondays -- I apologize!

(Thanks to bluemeep for this awesome [and only] submission!) So, two Mondays have gone by and no minibosses have been posted to whet your appetite for classic gaming nostalgia. I apologize, but I have a valid excuse for one of the two -- ...

 
 
 

Puzzle Quest XBLA to finally be released tomorrow?

As some of you may or may not know, I have been yearning for Puzzle Quest to come out on XBLA ever since it was announced that it would. It was supposed to be part of the Summer releases, but was continually pushed back to be balanced and...

 
 
 
 

Limited Edition Halos - UNSCRATCHED!

The news has spread like wildfire across the Internet about the whole "pre-scratched Halo" business. Unfortunately, I was not immune to the flaws of the tin case BUT both discs work perfectly fine and look flawless. I'm really curious as to...

 
 
 

About Savantone of us since 12:54 AM on 10.23.2006

Name: Mike "Savant" Ferry
Location: Bethlehem, PA
Age: 27
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

I am a former Associate Editor of Destructoid who became INTERNET FAMOUS (er, not really...) for my weekly column entitled "Miniboss Monday." You might've heard of it. It was kind of a big deal. Anyway, I've since moved on to becoming a lurker and playing my fair share of games in the meantime. Oh, and I wear a kilt, love retro video games, and drink a lot of beer. That pretty much sums me up.

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