I'm Nathan. 21, Ravenclaw, taken, straight, proud to be god-free, physics major, web designer, wannabe game designer. If you talk to me, I'll probably follow back. Or maybe not.

Things I post include (but are not limited to): Gaming, anime, landscapes, architecture, gifs, hardcore music and chiptunes, Pokémon, funny stuff, stupid text posts, and whatever else strikes my fancy.

transmutes:

this is important to me

transmutes:

this is important to me

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spiegelstruck:

Gumshoe appears in more cases (23) than any other character in the series, followed by Phoenix Wright (20), Miles Edgeworth (18) and the judge (17).

gumshoe has been in phoenix wright: ace attorney more than phoenix wright has been in phoenix wright: ace attorney

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I’M SO HAPPY I found my copy of New Leaf after tearing my room apart for it. If anyone wants to play sometime, let me know. I really want to get back into this game.

xelcior:

commanderabutt:

fagsindubai:

Friendly reminder  ԅ(≖‿≖ԅ) that if you don’t sleep with someone for the sole reason that they’re HIV positive then you ARE being discriminatory towards a human being with a disease and you’re scum of the earth 。◕‿◕。 It’s basically as bad as saying you couldn’t love somebody with cancer. Respect people’s feelings. (◕‿◕✿)

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"Give yourself HIV, asshole.
Do it or you’re scum.”

wolf-cub:

I love that feeling you get when you don’t remember that you’re reading. When you’re so captured by a book that you forget you’re reading the words. All you see is the descriptions and conversations that being to play out like a movie in your head. You don’t even think about it. Then before you know it, you’ve read 100 pages without realizing it. That’s probably the best feeling in the world. 

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Contrary to popular belief, saying you’re sorry isn’t always an apology. It can also mean that you’re offering your condolences to someone as a way of showing sympathy. So next time someone asks you why you’re “apologizing” for something sad they told you, you will know how to explain yourself.

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Artist
Garchomp by request.

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Artist

Garchomp by request.

"It was the color of your hair"

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光陰反転

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Bring The Chips: A Guacamelee Review
Game: Guacamelee! Gold EditionPlatform: PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PSVita, PS4, WiiUGenre: AdventureSub-Genre: 2D PlatformerDeveloper: DrinkBox StudiosPublisher: DrinkBox StudiosReleased: April 9th, 2013
What do you get when you make a 2D adventure with Mexican Luchadores? Why, Guacamelee, of course! While this may sound like some kind of cruel pun, Guacamelee is actually loads of fun and a refreshing adventure. If you’re a fan of 2D action-platformers, I highly recommend giving this game a shot.
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Story
In Guacamelee, you play as Juan Aguacate, a resident of the quasi-Mexican town of Pueblucho. You and El Presidente’s daughter go way back. One day, however, she’s kidnapped by the evil Carlos Calaca for a dark ritual that will unite the worlds of the living and the dead. To stop Calaca and rescue your love interest, you don the mask of the Luchador, or masked wrestler (literally “fighter” in Spanish).
The story isn’t terribly complicated. It’s the basic “rescue the princess, stop the bad guy” plot that every other video game has. Fortunately, the characters make up for the archetypal plot. While Juan fills the silent protagonist role, there are plenty of great NPC’s, such as X’Tabay, El Diablo, and even Calaca himself. I’m not going to lie, Calaca is pretty creepy with his skeleton face and thin mustache. Most games nowadays either don’t have a clear-cut Big Bad, or try to make you sympathize with your antagonist. Guacamelee, however, keeps it simple. Calaca is evil, and you have to stop him. Period.
Gameplay
Guacamelee describes its gameplay style as “Metroidvania,” in that it’s a 2D platfoming adventure. However, I found that the game plays less like Metroid or Castlevania and more like Super Smash Bros. Brawl’s Subspace Emissary campaign mode. Not only is the level design rather similar, but your repertoire of moves are very reminiscent of Smash Bros., as most of the moves you have mimic the Smash Bros. control style. You have light attacks, directional special attacks, throws, and directional dodges. While the moves aren’t exactly the same (you’ll find yourself itching for an upwards midair light attack), they are familiar enough that you’ll be able to pick them up rather quickly.
You begin the game with very few abilities, however as you progress you’ll unlock new powers that help you overcome obstacles. Each special attack you learn can break a a certain colored block, allowing you to to pass all red blocks when you have the red special move, for instance. In this way, the finding the hidden areas and collectables feels a lot like a Metroid game, however there aren’t nearly as many hidden items as your average Metroid game.
Speaking of collectables, there are heart pieces and stamina skull pieces hidden around the world. Collect 3 of each to increase your health or stamina, respectively. There are also 5 hidden orbs to collect, and finding all of them will unlock an alternate ending. None of these things are very hard to find. Most are hidden behind an obvious block or other powerup-exclusive obstacle, so it’s often just a matter of backtracking. The orbs take a lot more effort to find, however, and you’ll feel really good about yourself for finding one. As you beat enemies, you also get cash, depending on how high of a combo you can get in battle, and cash can be used to unlock upgrades and new costumes. One of the best features about this game is that it has Steam Workshop support, so you can download all sorts of cool player-made costumes, such as Batman or TF2’s Heavy.
Guacamelee also sports a jump-in co-op mode where a second player can take control of Tostada, Juan’s female counterpart. I can’t speak as to how well this works, but local co-op is always a great addition to most games.
The game itself isn’t terribly challenging once you get a good grasp on the controls. Most fights usually involve you punching an enemy a few times, then throwing them around a bunch until there are no more enemies. To mix it up a bit, however, some enemies have attacks that will still hit you if you’re using a dodge. Most of these attacks can be avoided by careful jumping, however there were some that I couldn’t figure out how to avoid. Fortunately, for those looking for a challenge, there’s a whole suite of challenge levels that you can unlock three fourths of the way through the game that range from tricky to near-impossible. However, completing most of these will make the regular levels seem paltry by comparison. There is an unlockable Hard Mode, but I have yet to try it out. Overall, if you take the time to hunt down all the collectables and try out the challenge levels, the game clocks in at around 10-12 hours, which is a decent amount of time, and multiple endings and difficulty modes add replay value.
Presentation
Guacamelee’s presentation keeps in line with its Latin theme, providing a visual style that blends Luchador and comic book styles. In the main town area there are loads of posters hanging in the background that reference other games and even memes. While at first I smiled when I saw the reference, after the 3rd or 4th time it got really old. While some references are good in a game, I felt like Guacamelee beat me over the head with them a bit. The music is a fusion of Latin instruments and techno beats, which I enjoyed.
TL;DR
Guacamelee is a 2D action-platformer reminiscent of games such as Metroid and Smash Bros. The many abilities and hidden items will keep you playing until the end, and the action never gets boring. This is definitely a game to check out.
Pros:
Fast action and solid controls
Unlockable abilities and hidden items to find
Custom costumes
Cons:
Memes
Linear level progression
Final Score: 8/10

Bring The Chips: A Guacamelee Review

Game: Guacamelee! Gold Edition
Platform: PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PSVita, PS4, WiiU
Genre: Adventure
Sub-Genre: 2D Platformer
Developer: DrinkBox Studios
Publisher: DrinkBox Studios
Released: April 9th, 2013

What do you get when you make a 2D adventure with Mexican Luchadores? Why, Guacamelee, of course! While this may sound like some kind of cruel pun, Guacamelee is actually loads of fun and a refreshing adventure. If you’re a fan of 2D action-platformers, I highly recommend giving this game a shot.

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rupsidaisy:

straight boys don’t shut their mouths because their lips would be touching and that’s gay

Its too early for this bullshit.

i’m a long-time fan but it’s always good to see people appreciate the games…plus the license has been floundering for a while now and this is a nice reprieve.

I actually played MegaMan ZX Advent for the DS back in middle school, and I really liked that game, even though I sucked at it. I’m thinking that maybe I should get into MegaMan a bit more.