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Blog Herding: Community Edition 04/17/14

The number of blogs posted this week was down, but there was still plenty worth reading. Support the band of bloggers here at Game Informer by taking a look at their work and leaving a comment on any that speak to you. In other news, another PAX East is in the history book which means E3 is right around the corner.

Blog Herding Stats:

Period Reviewed: April 07, 2014 – April 13, 2014
Number of User Blogs: 49
Number of User Bloggers: 29
Number of User Blogs Herded: 9

Community Blogs:

The First Impression Is Often The Last
Did you ever play a game you didn't like but after a while when you tried it again, you discovered you liked it? LetMeGetToACheckpoint muses about our first impressions and those feelings that follow.

10 More Video Game Haikus Just For You
Not only is thegodofwine7 a professional maker of top ten video game-inspired lists, apparently he is also quite versed at penning a collection of video game Haikus.

It's All In The Title
BestNinjaNacho considers the impact a video game's title can have on persuading gamers into buying the game, while including a few examples to illustrate the point.

Guardrails Off The Beaten Path
Kyle Wadsworth examines the careful balance between storytelling and decision making including the lengths developers go to in order to strike the perfect balance.

Top 6 Silent Protagonists (That Aren't Link)
Games featuring silent protagonists are somewhat common, with Link being perhaps one of the most distinguished. Enuo takes a look at a handful of other characters.

I Was Done With Assassin's Creed...And Then Came Black Flag
With annual releases and a story circling the globe, some fans like Irwin529 have grown weary of the Assassin's Creed series. That is until Black Flag came along and changed everything.

Eat Everything On Your Plate!!!
Marco Polo posts an interesting blog comparing food cravings with our desire for more video games, and how we often just sample these games without consuming everything they have to offer.

My Top 15 Daedric Quests In Skyrim
Azure Moon evaluates some of the best Daedric Quests found in Skyrim and summarizes each, but does caution against potential spoilers, so read at your own risk.

Sorry, We're Out Of Invitations
The Destroyer continues his quest of posting a blog a day. Today's blog focuses on how role-playing sames (RPG) allow you to maintain a full roster of characters but only use some of them in combat.

Community Reviews:

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Review
Chandler Tate provides a brief synopsis of Call of Duty: Ghosts, the latest military-themed first-person shooter (FPS) developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.

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Happy Blogging!

Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (04/07/14 – 04/13/14):
Alex Excelsior!; Azure Moon; BestNinjaNacho; boxcar182 (2); Chandler Tate; Enuo; GerardoExber; Irwin529; Jack Treese; Jonathan Harrison; Kyle Wadsworth; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Lord Milkspout (5); Marco Polo; Mike; MTRichardson01; Prince of Snark Euphoric Ennui I; Sean; Sirpaul54 (3); Still_Insane22; StonedMagician (2); The Destroyer (7); thegodofwine7; TheSniperXI; This World Begins With Armageddon; This World Begins With Wubalubadubdub; Tim Gruver; Wes Carroll; and of course yours truly...Saint.

Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:
"Go to PAX East? Hah. Sorry, I'm busy HAVING A LIFE." *Refreshes eight websites for all video game news and announcements." @MikeDrucker

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