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Corbs

I wouldn't say most of the time, more like some of the time. And we get all 1st party Nintendo stuff free and normally ahead of time, like we did Wii Sports Resort. That saves me a lot of money right there.

Plain old gamer :)

SonicMaster

So, what if someone couldn't pay? Would you buy games for them?

SonicMaster

Vendetta

SonicMaster carries a cardboard sign that says "will write for food GAMES."

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Corbs

Only the established writers usually get the free stuff. New reviewers will occasionally have a game gifted to them, but not very often and rarely get any of the free retail stuff.

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Plain old gamer :)

SonicMaster

Well, I have school, so I'm not sure I'd have time to do reviews. And, like I said, I can't get wii points when I need them, so I doubt I could be a reviewer.

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Vendetta

If this thread were a kite, someone just let go of the string.
EDIT: Just to add value here. Check out Tails86's thread. He wrote up a review of The Conduit and he got some ink out of it. Good start for him, sounds like he didn't need to make a committment, either. Good luck!

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Wii / Speak / Music: 3991 9961 5576 0184 · · · · Mario Kart Wii: 3609 8999 1445· · · · · · · ·Alien Crush: 1934 4006 9660
The Conduit: 2622 0458 3119· · · · · · · · · · · · · · Water Warfare: 4726 5832 1608· · · · · · · Onslaught: 0388 6842 8268

fudgenuts

I'm gonna practice my reviewing skills all summer, then save the best review to a text document, and then submit it when NL needs reviewers

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Corbs

As I said, put your reviews everywhere you can. That's how someone found me years ago. Happened to see some stuff around the internet and hired me on. And then it's just working your way around until you find the situation that you like and works best for you. Only took me about 8 years, but I found a great gig.

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Plain old gamer :)

fudgenuts

Corbie wrote:

As I said, put your reviews everywhere you can. That's how someone found me years ago. Happened to see some stuff around the internet and hired me on. And then it's just working your way around until you find the situation that you like and works best for you. Only took me about 8 years, but I found a great gig.

Speaking of that, when's the reader review functionality going to be ready?

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Corbs

Ant is working on it as we speak. And use GameFaqs as well. That's one of the best places to get your reviews out there.

Plain old gamer :)

SonicMaster

Do you know when he'll be done?

SonicMaster

Corbs

Only Ant knows when he'll be done. And he's not telling.

Plain old gamer :)

SonicMaster

Maybe I'll just ask my mom if I can get a blog to review games and whatnot. And who knows, you just might be able to check out my mad writing skillz!

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Corbs

If you do create a blog, let us know the URL. I'd like to see it.

Plain old gamer :)

SonicMaster

Thanks! I don't know if or when I'll make one. My first review would be something like Pulseman. BTW, how come you haven't updated your game blog?

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Corbs

Just no time right now. Putting every second of free time in on here. I might update it this weekend.

Plain old gamer :)

SonicMaster

Do you stay up all night working on the site?

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SonicMaster

Oh, and if I get one, you can bet I'll use my Real Sonic background!

SonicMaster

Corbs

Pretty much, at least during the Summer. The other guys are in the UK so we always try to have someone manning the site at all times when possible.

Plain old gamer :)

Vendetta

Slip me a black shield and I got your back.

...what, no black shields?

Ex cineribus resurgo
Wii / Speak / Music: 3991 9961 5576 0184 · · · · Mario Kart Wii: 3609 8999 1445· · · · · · · ·Alien Crush: 1934 4006 9660
The Conduit: 2622 0458 3119· · · · · · · · · · · · · · Water Warfare: 4726 5832 1608· · · · · · · Onslaught: 0388 6842 8268

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