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Posts Tagged “TV Tropes”

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Eight

Posted on March 1st, 2016 by Hitstun

Ken Block’s Gymkhana series shuts down streets and drives a tiny Ford like crazy like it’s Grand Theft Auto Online. This time, he takes us on a whirlwind tour of Dubai. Source: Ford Performance via Top Gear and TwistedSifter

Girls and Space!! – pixiv Spotlight

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Hitstun

These girls should be very dead. If I could survive without heat, air, atmospheric pressure, and radiation protection, then I’d wish I could float around in space too. Maybe they can do it because it’s cool, or maybe they’re robots? pixiv Spotlight posts twice a day in English, and this one’s about girls in space. […]

Marty Friedman and AKB48 – Death Panda Death

Posted on August 16th, 2015 by Hitstun

Japan will make anything cute. To make metal cute, ex-Megadeth lead guitarist Marty Friedman brought in pop idol group AKB48 to create Death Panda. Friedman loves J-pop’s complicated song structures and how bands like Babymetal apply them to metal. Source: YouTube via the Lost Gamers Japanese metal panel at Matsuricon

The Twitch Streaming Experience

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by Hitstun

For April Fools’ Day, I brought my weekly stream back to Twitch and did annoying things popular Twitch streamers do a lot. I played a mainstream game online, I had a webcam which covered up my money and ammo counts, I had a lot of useless crap taking up space on the screen, and I […]

Retro Gaming in Columbus

Posted on February 20th, 2015 by Hitstun

Columbus Underground interviewed Chris Bidwell about what’s cool about retro gaming, his invite-only tournament, the Hexadecathlon, and its expansion into a public tournament series, the Columbus Retro League. Retro games bring out a completely different crowd from the modern fighting game events, and it’s been great to get to know them. They know how to […]