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pickhutUser: pickhut
Title: Fuuuu, Halloween Game Review Troubles
Posted: October 26, 2012 (05:53 PM)
So I have one "horror"-themed game left to review that I'll be submitting the last day of October, but I keep running into problems. The game I originally intended to do was Majora's Mask, since, you know, the theme of the moon crashing and the various masks worn. But I didn't want to rush through the game for the sake of a review, so I went for something else.

That's when I decided on PS1's Reloaded, sequel to Loaded. I did this purely on the notion of the crazy character designs and ultra violence, plus I wanted to review the sequel. However, I ran into two problems, the first being that the game really sucks, and that's an amazing accomplishment considering the first game wasn't hot in the first place. The second issue came as I made it halfway through Reloaded: my PlayStation controller's d-pad crapped out. Keep in mind, this game was published before Sony released the analog controller.

So now I'm in this situation of having to search for a last minute replacement, and I have one particular game in mind... but I won't name it. If that somehow goes to crap, too, I guess it's off to Xbox Live Arcade games. Hopefully there's a suitable one I can find.
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pickhutUser: pickhut
Title: (offensive post) I really hate the Internet sometimes...
Posted: October 15, 2012 (10:53 AM)
"Telling a rape joke harms no one, there's no victim."

Someone actually said this. My head is numb.
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pickhutUser: pickhut
Title: Man, time flies by....
Posted: August 21, 2012 (12:35 AM)
"Interestingly, writing this review gave me the craving to review Sonic the Hedgehog 2." - Me

I had this quote in the back of my head for a while, and I always thought it was something I wrote at the end of 2011... I checked, and I actually wrote it in 2010. Wow.

Oh, guess what game I'm reviewing next. >_>
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EmPUser: EmP
Title: Review #300!
Posted: August 02, 2012 (10:58 AM)


Represent!

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EmPUser: EmP
Title: Silent Hill: The Room -- In Pictures!
Posted: June 26, 2012 (10:52 AM)
Horror games -- good horror games -- go out of their way to make yu feel like you're a/ always being watched and b/ there is always something just behind you. It's supposed to make you feel uneasy at all times. Silent Hill: The Room knows that, but does not know how to employ a subtle touch. So:



..... yeah.
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EmPUser: EmP
Title: Burst Angels -- An Anime Review--in Pictures!
Posted: June 10, 2012 (05:09 PM)




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EmPUser: EmP
Title: Re: Baby born!
Posted: May 05, 2012 (07:03 AM)
Good luck, man. Every now and then, something comes along that takes priority over reviewing video games online, and I suppose this just about registers as such.
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wolfqueen001User: wolfqueen001
Title: Re: Baby born!
Posted: May 04, 2012 (08:42 PM)
Hey, congrats! The kid sounds really cute. :)

It's a shame you put this in your blog. I don't think people read these anymore, so that's probably why you didn't get any responses. I'm glad I checked, though! I was wondering when this day would come.

Good luck with raising the little guy. If we happen to see any activity from you in the next few weeks / months, then great. But if not, that's fine, too. You have a whole new chapter in your life now, and I hope you enjoy it.
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SuskieUser: Suskie
Title: Re: My 300 favorite songs of 2011.
Posted: April 29, 2012 (04:29 PM)
I actually composed a top fifty list for albums, but I only posted it on Facebook. There are a few adjustments I'd probably make (having since seen them live, Kasabian and Bombay would both be higher), but here it is:

50. The Go! Team – Rolling Blackouts
49. Kasabian – Velociraptor!
48. Mother Mother – Eureka
47. Austra – Feel It Break
46. Bon Iver – s/t
45. TV on the Radio – Nine Types of Light
44. I Break Horses – Hearts
43. The Rural Alberta Advantage – Departing
42. Cold Cave – Cherish the Light Years
41. Boris – Attention Please
40. Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes
39. Little Scream – The Golden Record
38. Yelle – Safari Disco Club
37. Cults – s/t
36. Moonface – Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped
35. Jessica 6 – See the Light
34. Patrick Wolf – Lupercalia
33. Arctic Monkeys – Suck It and See
32. This Will Destroy You – Tunnel Blanket
31. Hooray for Earth – True Loves
30. The World/Inferno Friendship Society – The Anarchy and the Ecstasy
29. Asobi Seksu – Fluorescence
28. Yuck – s/t
27. Friendly Fires – Pala
26. Florence + the Machine – Ceremonials
25. Zola Jesus – Conatus
24. Is Tropical – Native to
23. Radiohead – The King of Limbs
22. Bombay Bicycle Club – A Different Kind of Fix
21. The Decemberists – The King Is Dead
20. Explosions in the Sky – Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
19. MUTEMATH – Odd Soul
18. Battles – Gloss Drop
17. Holy Ghost! – s/t
16. Handsome Furs – Sound Kapital
15. Iron & Wine – Kiss Each Other Clean
14. The Black Keys – El Camino
13. VHS or Beta – Diamonds and Death
12. The Rapture – In the Grace of Your Love
11. Starfucker – Reptilians
10. Junior Boys – It’s All True
9. Justice – Audio, Video, Disco
8. Wilco – The Whole Love
7. The Joy Formidable – The Big Roar
6. St. Vincent – Strange Mercy
5. Feist – Metals
4. The Dodos – No Colors
3. The Antlers – Burst Apart
2. Cut Copy – Zonoscope
1. M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
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overdriveUser: overdrive
Title: Today I wrote my 330th review.
Posted: April 21, 2012 (01:04 PM)
It's a round number, so I'm noting it as a milestone of sorts. Which gives me an excuse to celebrate heavily today. CHEERS!
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pickhutUser: pickhut
Title: So my first three 2012 games happened to be Capcom titles
Posted: March 31, 2012 (12:03 PM)
I'm greatly disturbed by this.
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overdriveUser: overdrive
Title: Re: My reviews are getting longer again...
Posted: March 07, 2012 (01:17 PM)
Lol...you might be right. Since, while CC was a long review, it wasn't 350K words long.
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pickhutUser: pickhut
Title: Three months into the year, I finally bought a 2012 game.
Posted: March 04, 2012 (11:08 PM)
I thought it'd take longer, honestly.
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pickhutUser: pickhut
Title: Conclusion: Everyone's a Sonic fan.
Posted: March 03, 2012 (10:39 PM)
After playing various Sonic games for the past two decades and listening to various opinions on Sonic, whether they're from followers or just gamers, I've come to the conclusion that everyone is a Sonic fan. Whenever a new Sonic game comes out, there's always a "passionate" debate or conversation, 99% of the time when I'm not looking for one, about what each gamer's favorite Sonic game is.

Surprisingly, it's actually really different from one another. And they will stand by that game, defending it from disagreers, and dismissing the rest of the games in the series as crap, stating the series is dead and will never return to its former glory (i.e. their favorite Sonic game). This has been going on for nearly two decades, and I really doubt it's going to stop as long as more Sonic games are released.

Of course, this could apply to any other game franchise, but the Sonic fanbase seems disturbingly "faithful" in their beliefs. Downright creepy. I wish not to provide examples in order to keep my sanity.
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overdriveUser: overdrive
Title: My reviews are getting longer again...
Posted: March 03, 2012 (01:55 PM)
I don't know if its just because I've had a lot to say about certain games like FF XIII and Chrono Cross, but I've been more in the 8-9 MB realm than the 5-6 MB realm recently. Might have to do a couple short-n-sweet reviews just in case I'm just getting overly verbose.

OD's Thought for the Day
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wolfqueen001User: wolfqueen001
Title: Re: Metal Gear Solid
Posted: March 02, 2012 (07:00 PM)
Yeah. It's one of those that got quite a lot of mixed reviews but remained popular enough for Hideo Koshima to continue the franchise. Unlike Legend of Dragoon.

In any case, I gave the game an 8 after playing it for the first time ten years or so after it first came out, and I still thought it was pretty good. Not so confident about the other games in the series, but since I haven't played all of them yet (only played MGS2 so far), either.
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EmPUser: EmP
Title: Re: Unholy Jam
Posted: February 05, 2012 (07:19 AM)
I always (as in, both times thus far) enjoy reading about your expliots at Gamejam. Long may it continue!
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wolfqueen001User: wolfqueen001
Title: Re: It Starts
Posted: January 18, 2012 (05:30 PM)
Cool. You should post maps of every day for this week, then slow it to once every few days / every week as the game progresses. (Since I imagine after a while, a map a day will become too much).
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EmPUser: EmP
Title: It Starts
Posted: January 16, 2012 (11:01 AM)
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