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Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight! Things have finally mellowed out after the insanity of the third Big Live Live Show! Live! If haven't seen them check out Norman Chan's behind the scenes photos of the event for a little insight of the inner machinations of the BLLSL. Dave Snider would like to inform all concerned users who saw "sponsored links" on forum posts that this was a bug and if you continue to see sponsored links on improper parts of the site please contact him. Patrick has published his wonderful and awesome wedding pictures online for you to check out and enjoy. The Giant Bomb Dwarf Fortress Succession Thread is coming to a close so read up on the "years" of of adventures the community has had in the game. Finally if you couldn't tell from the banner for this week...AMAZING things are happening on the Persona 4: The Golden Duder Project thread.
- Giant Bomb Borderlands 2 Community Mixer - All Platforms Welcomed! - Find Some Co-Op Buddies Over Here!
- Giant Bomb Persona 4 (PS3) Arena Team Tournament - Help Make the Tournament Happen By Heading Over Here!
- Giant Bomb Persona 4 Arena (PS3) Community Tournament #3 - Get the Details for the Tournament Over Here!
- #TeamBrad Shirt Ideas Thread Let's Help Make This Happen! - Publish Your Own or Check Out the Short Designs Over Here!
Wonderful WikisHallelujah and Great Scott! Big games are actually coming out now! Borderlands 2 is captivating the Giant Bomb community and this can be clearly seen on the wiki page for the game which breaks almost everything in the game. Also let us not all forget that Giant Bomb is pro-Claptrap. But Borderlands is not the only big came out this week, no let's not forget about Torchlight 2 and the attention to detail that the community has put on the Torchlight II wiki page. Finally with the HD version of Jet Grind Radio finally out give the wiki page for the original game a look to see why people care so much about the game.
Best of BlogsGiant Bomb user Jan doesn't just impress you this week with his 3D modelling skills with his Arwing fan model, but also from his amazing Plants vs. Zombies Gangnam Style mashup video, which is now approved of by Popcap. User nintendoeats shares a bunch of educational TobbRobb discusses why he thinks that Dark Souls's notoriety of being a punishingly difficult game is misplaced, while on the flip side user TwoLines supports his thesis on Dark Souls being the best modern Castlevania game yet. Video_Game_King continues his always entertaining blog series on the difficulty of "originality" in the video game industry, as well as a blog chronicling hi adventures in Dwarf Fortress. Mento starts up a new "Brief Jaunt Through," this one being on Might and Magic VII as well as publishing a fun MS Paint comic of the events and skits seen on the BLLSL 3.Another user who has started up a great blog series is Ajayraz who is writing up a retrospective blog series on the Dead or Alive franchise as the release of DOA 5 approaches. DuskVamp keep you updated on her heartwarming adventures with Wrighteous86 in Chicago. User wumbo3000 explains why all of the hype related to Saints Row: The Third caused him to be slightly disappointed after playing the game recently. BraveToaster shares his thoughts on the most recent CGI Resident Evil movie and ZanzibarBreeze shares his six and a half hour audio file of the best Bombcast moments from 2010. MajorMitch gives you his weekly gaming update and this one explains his disappointment with The Last Story and re-examination of the first The Legend of Zelda game. Metal_Gear_Sunny continues with Persona 4, BlazeHedgehog details his first impressions of Black Mesa, and finally benjaebe compares and contrasts player choice in The Walking Dead with Mass Effect.
- PvZ Zombies Gangnam Style (By: Jan)
- A Whole Bunch of Posters about Old Game Consoles (By: nintendoeats)
- Dark Souls Difficulty (By: TobbRobb)
- A Brief Jaunt Through: NWC's Might and Magic VII - Part 1 (Part 2) (By: Mento)
- A Criticism of Originality, Part 2: An Exercise in Madness (By: Video_Game_King)
- My Time in Shimmeroiled (By: Video_Game_King)
- Worked a Bit on My Arwing Model (By: Jan)
- Part 3 of An American Duder and British Duderette in Chicago! (By: DuskVamp)
- Wumbo Wonders: Part 3 (Saints Row: The Third) (By: wumbo3000)
- Resident Evil: Damnation (By: BraveToaster)
- Countdown to Dead or Alive 5 - Day 1: Dead or Alive Ultimate (Day 2: Dead or Alive 2 Hardcore) (Day 3: Dead or Alive 3) (Day 4: Dead or Alive 2 Ultimate) (By: AjayRaz)
- Castle Dark Souls (By: TwoLines)
- Weekly Roundup 09/16/2012 (By: MajorMitch)
- This Year #40: Best of the Giant Bombcast, 2010 (By: ZanzibarBreeze)
- BLLSL 3: The Recap Comic (By: Mento)
- My Progress In Persona 4, And Other Video Game Entertainments (By: Metal_Gear_Sunny)
- Impressions: The first three hours of Black Mesa: Source (By: BlazeHedgehog)
- The Walking Dead and the Illusion of Player Choice (By: benjaebe)
Fantastic ForumsAnd the awesomeness of the the creative side of Giant Bomb continues with brandonleedy's AMAZING banner and wall paper inspired by what he hopes will be Ryan and Patrick's Jurassic Park video series, "Jurassic Lark." Fattony1200 has gone back to his archives of the Giant Bomb TNTs and is now "animating" them for your enjoyment. Finally if you have encountered any cool or "badass' guns in Borderlands 2 post your stats or pictures of your gun on the official "Badass Gun Club."
- "Jurassic Lark" Segment - A Logo and Wallpapers! (By: brandonleedy)
- Thursday Night Throwdown Reanimated (By: Fattony12000)
- Borderlands 2 Badass Gun Club (By: Tennmuerti)
Lovable ListsMento makes his triumphant return this week and has written up a list providing advice on how RPG mascots should and should not be done. CoffeeBob provides a list of character whom he believes have great theme music but aren't really interesting characters. Finally Nightriff has started up a list of all the games he has beaten for this fall.
- A Dos and Don'ts Guide to RPG Mascot Characters (By: Mento)
- Uninteresting Characters with Interesting Theme Songs (By: CoffeeBob)
- Fall Hit List 2012 (By: Nightriff)