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King of Characters

No fighting game is complete without great characters. If all we cared about was gameplay we’d probably be happy just playing endless rounds of just Ken vs Ken in Street Fighter. Think back to the first time you played …

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Announcing "Dragon's Crown"!

Vanillaware just announced their latest game, Dragon’s Crown, a beautiful, beautiful, bee-yoo-tee-ful hand painted, 2d, high fantasy action RPG. This game is a love letter delivered by cruise missile with its sites set …

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Terra’s Black Marker

I recently got to meet one of my very favorite artists, Katsuya Terada at the opening of his art show, Terra’s Black Marker, at the Compound Gallery in Portland Oregon. Terada is a prolific artist known for his work in …

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Darkstalkers and the Twelve Principles of Animation

I originally posted this a few years ago on the Madman's Cafe , one of the best online communities for thoughtful discussion of video games since the 90s. The post got alot of positive responses, so I've finally backed …

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