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The Community Spotlight - 04/15/2017

I live my life one blog at a time.

What hath God wrought? (Congrats to Dan and Bianca!)
What hath God wrought? (Congrats to Dan and Bianca!)

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this week.

Clips Of The Week

Internet Dan (By: @glots)

Giant Bomb user glots compiled the best quotes from "Internet Dan" from the Drawn to Death Quick Look, but played them at 1.1x normal speed.

Eat.Drink.Giant.Bomb. (By: @mepsipax)

Mepsipax created a highly entertaining video compiling most of Giant Bomb's interactions with food and drink over the course of its many years.

[Giant Bomb Animated] Dangers of Cheat Engine (By: @clintlandon)

clintlandon animated Vinny's conversation about Cheat Engine on the Beastcast. The results are hilarious, and you should thank clintlandon for creating this when possible.

Community Activities

That's Teammate!
That's Teammate!

2017 Rocket League Standard-Ass Giant Bomb Tournament (By: @rorie)

Mr. Rorie is hosting a PREMIUM MEMBERS Rocket League tournament! Get the details, and remember to post the names of your other team members.

Best Of Blogs

I had no idea what Puzznic was until reading eloj's blog!
I had no idea what Puzznic was until reading eloj's blog!

Technical Notes On The Level Format Of Puzznic For MS-DOS (By: @eloj)

eloj examined the file data from the MS-DOS version of the puzzle game Puzznic and discovered something AMAZING while doing so.

My Crazy Pills Moment: I Am Absolutely Hating The Combat In This Game! (By: @thomasnash)

You might be aware of its technical issues, but thomasnash shares why he thinks Mass Effect: Andromeda's combat is a retrograde in comparison to previous games in the franchise.

Breath of the Wild Deserves the Hype (By: @ashrak)

Ashrak normally doesn't agree with the consensus, but with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, he concedes it deserves every bit of hype it has earned.

Some Thoughts On: Breath Of The Wild (By: @dinoracha)

Let's talk about Eventide Island!
Let's talk about Eventide Island!

Dinoracha shares his formative feelings regarding The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and why he thinks the title of "masterpiece" is ill-placed right now.

Have You Seen Noclip? (By: @themist997)

TheMist997 has been enjoying Danny O'Dwyer's new YouTube channel, NoClip, and articulates why he thinks it is a wonderful companion to Giant Bomb on his latest blog.

Wiki Project: Super '96 & Indie Game of the Week 15: Tales from the Borderlands & The Top Shelf: Case Files 096-105 (By: @mento)

Mento's a triple threat this week, with a rundown of his wiki work on the 1996 library of the SNES, a discussion of the first two episodes of Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands, and the continuation of his PS2 retrospective feature.

Join The Discussion

What a stupidly amazing thing!
What a stupidly amazing thing!

The F8 Of The Furious Discussion (Spoilers Marked) (By: @onekillwonder_)

It is the movie franchise which has united the Giant Bomb community (family, really) under a single banner, but what did you think of the dumb visceral action in The Fate of the Furious?

What Are Your Top 10 Games From The Last Ten Years? (By: @jec03)

What are your top ten games released from the last ten years? Share and discuss your list of defining games from the past decade.

Nintendo Discontinuing NES Classic Discussion Thread (By: @seismicshock)

This just reeks of Tulip Mania.
This just reeks of Tulip Mania.

Is the discontinuation a boneheaded decision or an opportunity to prioritize Switch manufacturing for Nintendo? You can join our discussion on the issue right now!

Semi-Spoilery Tips And Tricks For Persona 5 Thread (By: @combustion_man)

Do you have tips and tricks for anyone running through Persona 5 for the first time? Feel free to share them to Persona neophytes on this thread.

Who Did You Kick For The 5th Party Member? (By: @alucitary)

Speaking of Persona 5, who did you kick out for the fifth party member in Persona 5? Join our community debate on the matter over here!

Bayonetta PC Port Discussion Thread (By: @hassun)

Do you have any impressions of the PC port of Bayonetta? Join the community in marveling over one of PlatinumGames' better-known character action games.

Lovable Lists

Who put Valkyria Chronicles on their list? Check them both to find out!
Who put Valkyria Chronicles on their list? Check them both to find out!

BabyChooChoo Presents BabyChooChoo's Top 10 Games Of The Past 10 Years (By: @babychoochoo)

Inspired by the forum topic of the same name, BabyChooChoo took the time to annotate his favorite ten games of the past ten years on this enlightening list.

Top 10 Games of Last 10 Years (By: @savage)

Giant Bomb user Savage also joined the fun this week by listing his ten favorite games from the past decade. Check it out and think of which games would grace your list.

Wonderful Wikis


Will this ever be "The Run" for Vinny? That remains to be seen, but you should still check out our AMAZING wiki page for Dan's favorite fighting game of all time.

Panzer Dragoon Saga

Peter Brown from GameSpot reminded us of Panzer Dragoon Saga's craziness recently, but that's just the tip of the iceberg! Learn more about the game on our incredibly detailed wiki page for the game.

Tender Loving Care

I normally recommend users confused about games featured during Giant Bomb video features to check out our accompanying wiki page for the game, but for Tender Loving Care... there is no hope. At least John Hurt was paid $100,000 for his acting.

As Marino put it,
As Marino put it, "Video Games Are DUMB!"