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Posts Tagged “TV Tropes”

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 […]

Skeleton Hunter

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by Hitstun

I made another game! For VOGJam 1 the theme was “A Buggy Game,” so I made Skeleton Hunter, a broken little 2D platform game in HTML5. You are the hunter from Skeleton’s Revenge going around defeating skeletons and the necromancer that keeps summoning them. Jump backwards through walls, wrap around the screen, undo deaths by […]