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Re: QotD #287: Are you more worried about doing things right, or doing the right things?

theblackdragon

If you're concerned about doing things right, i've found that most of the time you wind up doing the right thing anyway. they go hand in hand for me :3

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Re: Club Nintendo Platinum Status

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Actually, Nintendo announces the prize for Platinum status some time after the end of the CN year, so no one knows what we're getting until our statuses are set in stone, lol. In past years, Platinum status-holders have gotten the Mario cap or PunchOut!! Wii special fight download, a Mario Bros. themed statue in a ?-block box, and this past year we got a nifty set of pins.

As always, you can redeem your Coins for cool prizes in the meantime. If you'd like to discuss the normal Club Nintendo rewards, please feel free to do so in this existing thread. Thank you! :3

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Re: Let's talk about this game "Nostalgia" I just picked up.

theblackdragon

@OB: idk, i disagree with the idea that purchasing a game at a low price makes it somehow more enjoyable. a mediocre game is a mediocre game no matter how much you pay.
Glory of Heracles for $4 still stank to high heaven, for example

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Re: Let's talk about this game "Nostalgia" I just picked up.

theblackdragon

I'm wanting to say that the few people i know who got it back when it came out didn't really like it or never finished it. Not sure, though; it's been a while. though if what Nightwalker says is true re: the random encounters, that kind of thing turns me off anyway.
sorry i can't bring more excitement to this thread, i guess D:

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Re: How would you rate videogaming to other hobbies?

theblackdragon

Please, this can be discussed in the other thread — it doesn't need a thread all its own running concurrently. Thank you! :3

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Re: Sony patents Touch screen controller

theblackdragon

Lordlz wrote:

PolkaDotChocobo wrote:

Even if that is true (I don't remember seeing that anywhere), I find it rather convenient that the exact design Nintendo ended up with looks like a small iPad, with buttons.

Like how the Move controller looks conveniently like a Wii Remote? Hmm

ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh snap~

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Re: How Sakaguchi Defines RPGs

theblackdragon

yes, but Sakaguchi is Japanese. JRPGs are more about telling a set story, however epic it may be, as opposed to the specific gameplay involved or the player creating their own story — that's why they've got their own distinctive label and we don't lump them all together with actual RPGs.

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Re: QotD #286: You are walking down the street on your way to work. There is a dog drowning in the canal on the side of the street. Your boss has told you if you are late one more time you get fired. What do you do?

theblackdragon

this is a trick question. clearly there's been a hurricane to cause such flooding, and there's no way i'd be going in to work that day anyway.

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Re: Unauthorized Mario Kart 7 Communities

theblackdragon

of course, Adam. if you do join, that's fine, and if you don't, we'll just go ahead and assume you despise us all and scorn our feeble attempts to reach out to you in friendship. does that work for you? :3

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Re: 3DS Games you've recently Completed, & thoughts!

theblackdragon

all righty, my presence has been requested, and so it's time to get this thread back on track.

first of all, to clarify: yes, reader reviews have long been disallowed here on the forums. No, there is nothing in the Community Rules about it, but it's been actively enforced ever since that announcement was made. However, I had given this thread a pass back when it first started because at that point it was a bit more like an 'impressions' thread, which we do allow, and it wasn't the typical 'this is my thread for my reviews' kind of thing that had run rampant around when this particular rule was announced.

I see the thread has morphed more toward actual 'reviews', though, and it needs to get back to 'impressions' — please cool it with the numerical scores and images, keep it to a paragraph or so about how you felt about the game (trim the useless fluff about the game's history/background/etc.), and you should be 'impression'y enough to keep this thread open, guys. If anyone here would like to continue with more complete 'reviews', as always you are more than welcome to post them to your own webspace (a blog, a tumblr, whatever) and then link to them in your profile or signature.

as always, if anyone has any questions about issues of moderation policy and/or the rules in general, you're more than welcome to take them to us directly via the Contact Form and we'll be happy to explain the situation (or take care of the problem, however it works out, lol). thank you! :3
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[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

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Re: Good T shooter?

theblackdragon

It seems you've already had some decent responses, but if you still need more, please feel free to ask in the Wii Recommendations thread. Thank you! :3

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Re: Dsi Problem

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You'll need to get in contact with Nintendo in your region to set up a repair order, RapterJezus.

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Re: ......Um, wat?

theblackdragon

Nope, Madonna never died. You may have misread something (i think Viewtiful_Joe's idea may be plausible) or it may have been a bad joke by someone else. :3

If you'd like to continue discussing the Super Bowl, please feel free to use this thread here. Thank you! :3

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Re: Making games challenging again...

theblackdragon

we can have this conversation without the insults. all of you need to chill out, thank you.

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Re: Pushmo Design Contest - CLOSED

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all right, i see the new thread has gone live, and so I'll lock this one. have fun~ :3

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Re: Sakura Samurai glitch

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@gsmchris: have you made sure there's no update available? check in the eShop for that if you haven't done so yet. If there's still an issue, we have a thread here where users are already discussing Sakura Samurai. Please feel free to join them :3

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[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

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Re: The New York Giants Win the Superbowl!

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If you'd like to discuss the Super Bowl, the thread you want is here. Thank you! :3

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Re: Multi-Game Online Match Ups

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We ask that you use the individual threads to organize matches, VincentV, and if one glitch is considered 'unfair' or 'unacceptable' by members of the playing group, then all are — there's no difference between big or small. Thank you!

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Re: Pushmo Design Contest - CLOSED

theblackdragon

sure, go ahead and create a new contest thread if you like, if this one's really over and done with. when it goes live I'll lock this thread. I'd recommend linking back to it in the original post of the new one, though, just so people can go back and still see all the puzzles and download them easily if they like. :3

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