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I see entirely too many hurt feelings today; so eff it, have some free games.


I have my own thoughts on all the happenings of today, but that can wait. I'm going to sleep on it and then write my Recaps first thing in the morning. It won't be entirely pleasant, but I feel like I have to have my saw at some point. Either that, or I'm going to chicken out and talk about video game soundtracks or whatever. It could really go either way.

One thing I do know is that I've had more than enough of today's negativity. I've seen entirely too much disappointment, distrust, disharmony and dis...something. Too many hurt feelings, too much salt. As for me, there's a reason why I usually stay out of things like this. I'm like an emotion sponge, in that I soak up whatever the people around me are feeling. Put me in a fun and energetic environment and I shed my normal shy self in an instant. On the other hand, put me somewhere with rampant negativity, and I'll soak that up too. I can't stand seeing people unhappy. It's one of the "perks" of being an INFJ, I suppose. It's just something that happens. 

Super Meat Boy, Lone Survivor and Braid (all on one key)

. Anyone who says otherwise gets to deal with me.
If there's nothing in here for either of you, PM me and we'll figure something out.

I'mma sleep now, because I'm tired after today. It's the sponge thing.

- Us heroes, we have so much to do

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About ShadeOfLightone of us since 7:43 AM on 07.16.2010

The Dutch one, Grand Marshal of the Nintendo Defense Force, heckler of GajKnight, and zen personified; I am ShadeOfLight, one of your Community Managers .

I'm a Dutch law PhD who loves to play the vidya. I'm a Nintendo-fanboy at heart, and I could play Zelda games continuously from now until the end of time. I also used to be on the Cblog Recaps team for Thursdays, and I did that for 4 whole years.

Next to Zelda I'm also obsessed with the Monolith Soft RPGs Xenoblade Chronicles and the Baten Kaitos series. I will not pass up the opportunity to mention them, ever, and I consider myself to be Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean's biggest fan. I'm fairly certain Monolith Soft exists specifically to make me happy.

Being the good Nintendo fanboy that I am, the Switch is the new love of my life. I'm on a steady course of turning it into a Nintendo + Indies machine, as Iwata intended.

Even a list of my favorite games across all platforms will be dominated by Nintendo and indie, with a few wild cards here and there.

Besides gaming itself, I like reading up on gaming-related news on my favorite website in the whole wide world: Destructoid. I'm pretty much here all the time. I love all the people here, and I'm glad that I get to be a part of this whole thing. Wouldn't know what to do without you!

And it turns out you guys love me too!
I've had some blogs promoted:
- Digital Property: Entering the Third Age
- Better with Age: Batman: Arkham Asylum
- Waifu Wars: Midriff or Bust
- And posted as The Wombat: 2014: I want to make love to you. Seriously.

MikeyTurvey drew me as an archer:

StriderHoang made me a Trading Card:

and a Spell Card for The Wombat:

Meanderbot drew me plus himself and Pixielated drinking root beer:

RobertoPlankton drew the following scenario based on my username and avatar:

And Alphadeus wrote me a theme song:
Radiant Umbrae (ShadeOfLight)
Steam ID:ShadeOfLight


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