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  • On Fighting Game Character Variety

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    They say variety is the spice of life, and often times the lifetime of a game is measured by its variety. Nowhere is this more apparent than in casts of fighting games. With the recent release of Injustice 2 and the criticism of keep away characters such... More
  • Top 10 Soundtracks This Generation

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    Anybody who regularly reads my blogs knows that I love myself a good video game soundtrack. I listen to game music whenever I write, am bored, and even while driving. Recently there have been a few titles that have provided some wonderful music for gamers... More
  • The Best Games Period - Episode 64 - Papo y Yo

    Minority Media made a huge splash in 2012 with the release of their intensely personal project titled Papo y Yo. The game took players on a journey into the imagination of a young boy from a Brazilian favela whose father is a raging alcoholic. The young... More
  • Is It Still Fun?

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    Nostalgia is a vicious beast. Often times when it rears its ugly head we become so compelled by something we once loved that we would do anything to experience that love again. Unfortunately this can seriously backfire. So what games are capable of withstanding... More
  • The Adventures Of A Gamer Teacher: Ensemble Cast

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    As I've been mentioning in my previous blogs, my birthday took place on May 10th and I managed to have a gaming party with my students. However, such event wasn't supposed to happen as I wasn't willing to invite friends over but my girlfriend... More
  • MightyMagikarp's Top 100 Video Game Characters List (#100 - 91)

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    The time has finally come. With all the exposition out of the way in my previous blog , I can now get straight to the juicy character list hopefully somebody other than me has been waiting for. First, I forgot to thank my buddy Heropon in my intro blog... More
  • So Much Sushi: Online Slots with a Tasty Twist

    The game of online slots continues to be the most popular casino game for several reasons. For starters, the game is so simple to play and requires no special skill or training. You can start playing an online slots game of your choice the moment you... More
  • Sweet as Summertime

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    As strange as it is to say, I’m viewing this summer as my “last summer”. In a few months, I’ll be moving to a new city to start a new life where I’m not in school, away from home, and completely outside of my comfort zone... More
  • MightyMagikarp's Top 100 Video Game Characters List: The Prologue

    Every one of us has our own reasons for playing video games. For some, it's a form of escapism, whiling away time with a few rounds of Tetris or a world of Super Mario Bros. to get away from their worldly anxieties. For others, it's for the thrill... More
  • What Makes a Game Successful

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    Hello all, and welcome to my second blog post. Today I'm going to discuss the generally accepted notions of what makes a successful game, and also offer my own ideas on why they might actually be misunderstood. My friend Starterpack wrote a blog on... More
  • An Update Of Sorts

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    16 days have passed since I last blogged, two weeks that has been like months for me. I'm not fond of writing updates about me as when I blog I practically say it all, but the urge to write was tickling. A lot has happened since my last blog: I had... More
  • About Last Night: The Swamper

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    I'm back with another tale of my gaming experiences from the night before, though if I'm honest... part of what I'm going to tell you happened two nights ago. Perhaps I should change the name to About Last Last Night... We'll see. Maybe... More