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Overstuffed: Addicted to game sales

[Let he who doesn't have a massive, irritating fucking backlog cast the first stone! Let jaygerbomb regale you with a tale on this Thanksgiving Day of how a simple act of buying games on clearance led him to a lifelong struggle of resisting...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Overstuffed

[Alright, a little over halfway through the month and we're not even close to being overstuffed with blogs! Join jaygerbomb and Kerrik52 in telling the rest of the class when you felt filled to the brim with gaming - good or bad! Entries ar...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Call of Poopy

[For most people, when asked to overcome a fear their mind typically goes to an instance where they were spooked by something horrifying and sinister. For Kevin, overcoming fear meant to defy social convention and be the man he was meant to...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Deep Blue

[Feel like you're drowning in spooky blogs yet? Well too bad! Michael Giff walks us through yet another horrible video game water level, and the shockingly simple way he was able to overcome his fear of it! Dtoid is always looking for cool ...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Knowledge is Power

[Anyone who says they aren't afraid of water levels and the awful music that typically plays as you watch your hero clutch their throat for air in a futile attempt to continue being a living person is a liar. Cedi, thankfully, is a truthful...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Sir Charles vs. PSX

[I always considered Metal Gear Sold something of an action/suspense/horror game...and it looks like I'm not the only one! Sir Charles of Shred takes us through his childhood in having to face his fears through three key games he experience...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Overcoming Fear

We’ve all been there. A game presents us with a moment or situation that fills us with dread.  It could be the inexorable approach of a supernatural menace or looking down from the top of an impossibly tall building. Games wil...

 
 
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Schooled: How I learned to love RPGs

[I think for a lot of gamers my age, Final Fantasy VII was the game that really introduced us to RPGs. Cedi, on the other hand, cut his teeth on our dear friend Mario's papertastic adventures and learned to love the genre as a result. ...

 
 
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Faking it: Finishing games

[Has a pesky backlog got your hard drive and game shelf all clogged up worse than a Taco Bell bathroom? Let TurboKill's handy-dandy tips on completing games give you a little boost! This is an entry from August's Bloggers Wanted prompt. We'...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Schooled

Gather round boys and girls! School may be back in session, but you should still have a bit of time left to skirt your responsibilities and write some damn blogs! In the true spirit of the classroom, this month’s Bloggers Wanted promp...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Fake it until you make it

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 ...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: The Adaptation

Some things don't belong in this world and yet they are conjured time and again by humans that wish to pay them tribute. A video game, book, comic or TV show becomes popular and later becomes adapted to another medium entirely or, worse, a ...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Playing Hooky

[Hey folks, we're halfway through the month and have already had some great entries - and even a Front Paged article! Keep sending us your stories about a time (or two [or three]) you told the world to suck an egg in order to do some good o...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Crowdfunded

It feels like it's been a decade since we've seen the rise of the crowdfunded game. I'm always surprised when I remind myself that crowdfunding has been a thing long before the first crowdfunded video game, but nowadays a crowdfunded gam...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Let's Do Launch

In case you've been living under a rock or just waiting on NieR: Automata (thanks for the delay Amazon!), Nintendo just launched its newest console. Whether it's a success or a failure remains to be seen, but many people have bought themsel...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: First kiss

We'll always remember our first time. Sometimes it can be the best experience we ever had, opening our eyes to things we had never known. The sound of an ocarina. That time heroic moogles came to your rescue. Or maybe you found yourself mos...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: Then and now

We are now nearing the end of another one of Nintendo's fancy, year-long celebratory anniversaries. The first to come to mind was the Year of Luigi, and this time, the gem of Pokémon's 20-year anniversary is the release of Poké...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Rituals

Each year, it seems that I find myself pulled to the drawbridge of a vampire's castle, drawn again to descending the depths of a dead alien planet, or that I find myself in a post-apocalyptic hellscape where angels and demons are at war. So...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: World building

One of the biggest elements that can make or break a game is its world building. World building can make relatively passable or even bad games into something memorable that gets by on word of mouth and buzz. A game can have that janky feeli...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Keep it classy

As many of you know, I'm all about the latest, hottest, class-based games. Yep, you guessed it. I'm playing that game -- the one all the cool kids are playing and the Destructoid staff posts about at least nine times each day. You can't eve...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: All good things

Dark Souls 3 is all anyone is talking about on qtoid for the past few weeks and yet it may or may not be the last title in the long fabled Souls series. From Software has flip-flopped a little, but Miyazaki certainly wants to end his involv...

 
 




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Greenhornet214

One word review of Black Panther: Spoiler free thoughts in the comments

 
SrChurros

We cant interrupt calls at work if we are mid-call when our shift is over, so I got out 11:20PM, 20 min later than usual and missed my But due to the magic of Daylight Saving Time ending, I got home at 11:07, a lot earlier than usual! It a miracle!

 
LaTerry

I finally finished my heel turn Here is a sneak peak, a picture that I took for the blog but then didnt end up All of my Kingdom Hearts games (and a shadow The blog will be up tomorrow

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Whenever I play Yakuza I have to fight the urge to address people like they *deep voice* churros Electric ToothBrush Martin Tacos

 
Drew Stuart

Winner winner, im hungry someone make me dinner

 
Dangus Taargus

The Last Guardian was so fucking

 
PLANET P1SS 69

of yall watched that shit *sigh*

 
Gamemaniac3434

For tonights bad movie night we watched Showgirls-or at least most of it-for LimoMakers One of the most boring movies weve watched so far and honestly that anyone can find it good bad baffles me given how dull and long it goes

 
PLANET P1SS 69

Idc if Donovan Mitchell ripped us to shreds, that dude has bounce and flies and he slams that Fucking Larry Nance backboard one was fucking weird tho and I loved it; better in-game dunker, though,

 
taterchimp

Only Yiazmat and Omega 12 Dare I try to 100% Final Fantasy 12?

 
 

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