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My Most Vivid Dream: Performing Final Fantasy at Video Games Live

After a long streak of not being able remembering my dreams, I just woke up from the most vivid, exhilarating, and satisfying dream. Normally, when I have a dream I have to struggle to type it into my Notes app before all the details fade away, but in this instance, the memory is so clear it’s like I’m just recalling an actual event that happened to me. But… there’s a strange twist, something I’ll get to later.

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My First Loot Crate! [Liveblog]

So I was tipped off to this awesome site called Loot Crate on Twitter. It takes the idea of the mystery bags, turns it into a monthly subscription, and is aimed at geeks and gamers. It promises 6-8 hand selected items each month and clocks in at just under $20 for a monthly subscription, which can be even cheaper if you commit to more months. For that price, you really can’t loose! Which is why I decided to give it a shot! So I’m gonna liveblog opening my first one, because I can!

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The Day The Music Died: Looking Back On Rock Band

On February 18th, 2013 Harmonix formally announced the end of weekly DLC tracks, ending a 275 week streak that consisted of over 4000 songs. A few weeks later, Don McLean’s “American Pie” was released as a fitting final song. Although I’ve played Rock Band less and less over the past few years, it really feels like the end of an era for me. Harmonix started the plastic instrument revolution by releasing Guitar Hero in 2005 and Guitar Hero II in 2006 to much acclaim, but they had a grander vision of what music games could be. This vision was finally...

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The Story Of Nofilling: Nabsico Responds

It didn’t take long long after I sent the original story to Nabisco for them to reply with an email and a postal letter. Both of them detailing how my opinions are important, how they strive for high-quality products, and offering a little insight into their quality assurance process. Unfortunately, neither of them mention Nofilling by name, which I was quite disappointed by. Regardless, they enclosed a coupon to make up for it. So don’t say big companies like Nabisco don’t listen to regular people like us, because they do. I expected my slightly ridiculous letter to get lost in...