The lights are on
Plenty of new names gracing the Blog Herding this
week as a fresh wave of bloggers has picked up the torch and continues
supplying the community with user content. This week's topics range from the recent Valve
announcements to Star Wars 1313.
September 23 – September 29, 2013Number of User
Blogs: 37Number of User
Bloggers: 28Number of User
Blogs Herded: 10
Informer Online 2014 Fantasy Football League Scoreboard – Week 3Another week of football means another week of wins and
losses for members of the GIO Fantasy Football league. Cerpintaxman highlights
the results with his latest scoreboard blog.
Extra Life 2013 is just around the corner and Game
Informer's online volunteer coordinator Zachary Pligge posts a pair of blogs
about the event including Update
#3 and the Prize
Seven Series I Want To Work OnSome of us play games, some of
us build games, and some of us want both. The Destroyer mentions a handful of
video game series he would want to work on if given the opportunity.
Visceral Can And Must Save Star Wars 1313Despite every indication Star
Wars 1313 has been relegated to nothing more than a canceled project and
concept art, Tim Gruver holds out hope that somebody can save the game from the dark
The "Guns/Games Are Bad!" DebateA remarkable albeit potentially
sensitive first blog you probably didn't see this week, as gamer and gun owner Ben
Hayward discusses the perceptions and misconceptions about video games and
Can't We Love Nature As Well As Video Games?An interesting perspective
about the great outdoors found in real life and how some gamers think about it
in the virtual world. You may or may not agree with airbornebovine, but it's
still an interesting piece.
Gun Monkey Is Worth Your TimeParadigmthefallen plays Gun
Monkey, a game described as a "procedurally-generated, physics-based, online deathmatch
platform game" developed by independent studio Size Five Games.
Happens In Vegas...John Wrek takes advantage of
the offer provided to Xbox Live Gold Members that allows them to download Rainbow
Six Vegas for free, before coming back here to discuss the experience.
That Would Help Nintendo NowNintendo continues to be the
topic of discussion for many as the company struggles to regain its footing in
the industry. Lil J Moore shares his perspective on a number of potential ideas
that might help.
Top Ten Game Boy Advance GamesWith the regularity of Old
Faithful, Eric Watson's latest Top Ten Tuesday list focuses on a collection of
his favorite Game Boy Advance games. Come on, you know you want to see which
one is number one.
Potential Of The Valve Steam Box/SteamosValve caused a disturbance in
the Force this past week with multiple announcements about a number of hardware
and software solutions they are introducing. Dan Talarico responds to the
25 Most Memorable Levels In GamingFavorite levels – most of us
have one. Soulfly666 tackles the daunting task of picking 25 of his most
memorable levels and includes a brief comment of what makes it so special. How many do
you agree with?
Review: Think Outside The 2D BoxBlogging newcomer airbornebovine
not only makes the list with a great blog this week; he also wrote a wonderful
user review for Fez, the highly regarded indie
Takes A Legendary Name To The Skies...Six months ago it seemed like
everybody was talking about Bioshock Infinite and praising the game. The cheers
might've subsided, but Nex Gen Reviews reminds us why it is still a
JIM Show – Nostalgia, Cajones, And PAX – Season 2 Episode 18With a podcast schedule that always keeps you guessing
and content that might make you cover your ears, Daniel, Jack, and Jeremy are
back with what might be one of their most colorful episodes yet.
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Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (09/23/13
ATOMIC; Blue blood outbreak; Buddy Acker; cerpintaxman; Dan Talarico; Eric
Watson; Gaming Warthog; Gorow the Driller; HEEELS88-XI; Jack Gardner; jackson
stone (2); Jeremy Sturgill; John Wrek (7); Lil J Moore; Matt Akers; MSF
codforlife; Paradigmthefallen; Postmita; Redguard Assassin; RezidentHazard
(rides again); Servant of God; soulfly666; StonedMagician (2); TeddyAssassin33;
The Destroyer; thegodofwine7; and Tim Gruver (2).
Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:"Violence in games if it adds to the gaming
experience is fine, but if it's just to cause controversy and gain some
extra PR, absolutely NOT." – Debbie Bestwick
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