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Period Reviewed: December
30, 2013 – January 05, 2013Number of User Blogs:
60Number of User
Bloggers: 29Number of User
Blogs Herded: 10
My Year In GamingEric Watson recaps the year
month by month including big events and even the games he played in his
detailed synopsis of 2013. The feature serves as a good reminder of the events you may have already forgotten
Was The Best Of Times, It Was The Worst Of TimesIt isn't clear whether 2013 was
the age of wisdom or foolishness – perhaps a bit of both. Tim Gruver muses
about key moments from the year in artful fashion.
Value: Why It Needs A BreakTurkey's blog on replay value
and what it means for games stirred up some conversation from other
members of the community and is worth reading. Be sure to share your thoughts
on the topic.
Most Anticipated Games Of 2014On a quest to blog every day
this year, The Destroyer devotes one of his blogs from this week on games
releasing in 2014 that he's excited about, reminding us of what he have to look
Top 10 Disappointments In The Gaming WorldWhile 2013 was certainly a
noteworthy year for the video game industry, there were still some low points. Soulfly666 highlights some of the ones that made his list.
Gaming CartographyCartography is defined as the
production of maps, and Saturday Morning Replay discusses what can happen when
you combine the love of video games with the love of cartography.
– Remove Unlockable DifficultiesRookie blogger ajwilkie shares
an interesting perspective on games that feature locked difficulty levels that require you to complete the game in order to proceed to more difficult settings.
Games That Defined My ChildhoodThe end of the year or the
beginning of the next is often a time of reflection and xking595x does just
that with a look at the most influential games from his childhood. See any you
are familiar with?
I Respect Zelda More Than Any Other Video Game SeriesA brief commentary courtesy of airbornebovine
discussing the respect and admiration he has for the Zelda series, one of the
most beloved and seldom criticized IPs you'll ever find.
Game Of The Year CountdownIt was a busy week for Game of
the Year discussions and cerpintaxman clearly put a lot of thought into his
list with a few titles you'd expect to see and a couple you might not.
Of Dragon Age ReviewJosh Kowbel has choice words
for Heroes of Dragon Age in this candid review of EA's mobile free-to-play game
that borrows the lore and uses alternate scenarios from the Dragon Age series.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (12/30/13
– 01/05/13):airbornebovine; ajwilkie; Alex Excelsior!; cerpintaxman; Cody
LaCrone (2); Eric Watson; Isaac Perry; jeps90; John Wrek (3); Josh Kowbel;
KillerRabbitsFTW (2); LetMeGetToACheckpoint (2); Mr. Dr. Professor Movie Critic
Juanolo (2); Nickywhat; RadiantChaos (2); RezidentHazard (Skeptical Inquirer);
Saturday Morning Replay; soulfly666; StonedMagician (4); The Chair Leg of
Truth; The Destroyer (5); The Enemy Gate is Down (4); Tim Gruver (3); Timothy
Repasky; Turkey (2); xking595x; xl9 (5); Zebra3 (4); and yours truly...Saint.
Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:"RIP Greg Martin, the guy who drew like every
video game box cover you had as a kid..." @frankcifaldi
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