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    Dan's End of 2014 Awards - Part Four

    It’s the fourth day of my End of 2014 Awards, a five-part blog series wherein I honour the most memorable games I’ve played this year by presenting them with awards whose names rival their very concep...

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    Dan's End of 2014 Awards - Part Three

    It’s Boxing Day, which means it’s time for Part Three of my End of 2014 Awards. If you missed Part One and/or Part Two, you can find them by clicking through on their respective links. Today sees us r...

  • dankempster posted a new blog.
    Dan's End of 2014 Awards - Part Two

    Welcome back to the second part of my End of 2014 Awards. If you missed the first part of my own take on the traditional Game of the Year format, you can find it here – it outlines the motives behind ...

  • dankempster posted a message in the forum topic Your Favorite Music of the Year Twenty and Fourteen. on the Off-Topic board

    If pressed for a quick answer I'd say that 2014 wasn't a particularly great year for music, but when I stop and think about it, a lot of decent stuff came out this year. Without repeating anything al...

  • dankempster posted a new blog.
    Dan's End of 2014 Awards - Part One

    I don’t normally go in for Game of the Year awards. While I’ve always enjoyed the coverage from Giant Bomb at this time of year, I tend not to get involved in the discussions myself. There are two mai...

  • dankempster rated positively sparky_buzzsaw 's list, The Best of What I Played in 2014 .
  • dankempster rated positively mento 's list, GOTY 2014 .
  • dankempster posted
    It's December 1st, which means it's once again time to deploy the Santa hat avatar in defiance of the Communist robots.
  • dankempster posted a new blog.
    Hey Guys...

    So I've been a little quiet on Giant Bomb recently (and by 'recently', I mean the last three months). There are a multitude of reasons for my inactivity, and I'll do my best to explain what they are i...

  • dankempster posted
    I have been woefully inactive on here of late. Hopefully I can change that soon.
  • dankempster posted
    I have a lot of catch-up reading to do here. So many great blogs posted by folks recently, looking forward to reading them all.
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  • Manachild posted on dankempster’s wall.
    Oh and.. I forgot to mention in my mail that I'm currently playing Earth Bound, Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario World. on Wii U virtual console.
  • dankempster posted on sparky_buzzsaw’s wall.
    Yep, you're through a pretty decent chunk of the game. My revelatory point came at the journey to the second world. If you're past that and feel like you've had your fill, then I say put it down.
  • Sparky_Buzzsaw posted on dankempster’s wall.
    I have no idea how far into the game that is, but it feels like enough of Final Fantasy V for me, particularly if I'm going to push through some of these other games before next month.
  • Sparky_Buzzsaw posted on dankempster’s wall.
    I just beat Gilgamesh, after escaping Exdeath's castle.