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I hugged an epic comment thread that explained a lot . . .


. . . because things got real for a minute.

The Explaination of Changes - Wherein Niero bans Heretic, and explains why things have changed.

The Lamentation of de Womens - Wherein many people talk about recent bannings. Also, a discussion about female community members, by female community members. UPDATE: Niero adds a comment about the state of things and Ron's banning on like page 8.

The Hug That Started a Phenomenon - The first hug post. Not that R3Y was starting a movement, but it was the first. Community members picked up this quick pic fun blog and ran with it.

Unofficial Dtoid IRC: For those that need to know, right from your browser - If you're confused about drama any further, IRC usually has the real dirt, and some great conversations about everything. No client required.

Everything is connected.

On a related note, all of this is why I care about Destructoid. Regardless of evolution, Destructoid maintains this unprecedented, intimate, small site feel. Do the GameSpot blogs blow up lunacy in reaction to site management? Does Brian Crecente roll up on his site to explain how the community vibe has changed a little? Is there anywhere else you can get real talk from the site owner, or care enough to meet on a regular basis with other fans and community members of the site?

This place is special.

Just sayin'

Also, Slap Chop

. . . Vince from Sham Wow just got real
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About Tubaticone of us since 2:45 PM on 11.13.2006

-Super Meat Boy regarding Super Meat Boy

Hey. Follow me on Twitter! I'll tweet about games! Promise!
Twitter - TubaticPrime

Highlights from my blog include:

-2010 Sucked: Fable III Exemplifies the Year in Disappointement*Promoted Blog
-Keep It Complicated, Stupid
-What Wii Gaming is Like for Me*Promoted Blog
-I, The Author: How I Stole the Declaration of Independance*Promoted blog

Way of The Samurai, Shadow of the Colossus, Castle Crashers, Jet Grind Radio, ICO, Super DodgeBall, Canabalt, FTL, Final Fantasy VI and X-Com are some of the finest games ever made in ever

Xbox Live: Tubatic
PSN: Tubatic
Wii Console Code: 3554-2775-5012-0810
Tatsunoko Vs Capcom Code: 2107-0561-3043
Brawl Friend Code: 1762-2359-5359 "Tbatc"

Players can elect to summon "cartoony" versions of bats, bombs, guns, and flamethrowers. These types of items can be used to destroy objects or even other summoned items (e.g., a club can be used to hit an animal; steak can be attached to a baby to attract lions; rockets can be lobbed at a man).

-From the ESRB description of Scribblenauts

"Right after getting back to Japan, [Miyamoto] suddenly said: "You know we're including golf now." Apparently he'd stated in an interview that this time round golf shots would be determined by the backswing, even though at that time a golf game didn't exist in any shape or form!"

-A Nintendo Staffer explaining why Golf was added to Wii Sports Resort

"I have seen the Summa that everyone talks about. And I want to pour gasoline on him and cut off his ear. "

-Pendleton21 after listening to the disavowed Podtoid 94: So Baller

"question, did you play with controller or keyboard?

because controller is unplayable"
-Luc Bernard re: the first release version of Eternity's Child on Steam


"Just because u like a game doesn't mean u have to give it a high score"
-excerpt from the epic trolling on the Prototype review, inFamous/Protoype Wars, June 2009

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