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So you want to get into Gundam

Credit to Descruff for the photo Due to my avatar, I often encounter the following. 'Torch, I want to get into Gundam but it's hard to. Where do I start? Where can I view it? Subs or dubs? What order should I view it in?'. It's underst...

 
 
 

Basic tips for the upcoming Gundam Versus beta

Given that the beta for Gundam Versus is this weekend, and there really isn't an official 'here's how to play' guide from Namco, I thought I'd quickly slap together this blog to help newcomers get settled in. I'm not going over what ev...

 
 
 

Torch's Awards of the Year for 2016

Oh boy! It's that time of the year! Everyone's going to post their 2016! Can't wait for 100s of list featuring the same 6 to 9 games out of 10 entries on every list! Well guess what, Torch is throwing out his own award list, because he...

 
 
 
 
 

Community Participation: I Am Gundam

As some of you are aware, I recently imported Gundam Breaker 3. Love it to death, beat it, already halfway through beating it again on the new difficulty I unlocked. Going to write a review for it once I beat it again on the new diffi...

 
 
 

Killing Time: Too Much Time

So as those of you that may have seen in the community discord or quick posts, I'm an unemployed man. I went to work temporarily for the government, couldn't get anything lined up before then. It's a weird moment in my life, not in a ...

 
 
 

Torchman Tried: Astro Boy: Edge of Time Demo

During the course of the week of before August 21, many had their eye on a teaser website for a game called 'Astro Boy: Edge of Time'. While only brief glimpses could be caught, visitors could clearly see Astro Boy and other fami...

 
 
 

World Building: Respecting The Source Material

Author's Notes: Spoilers for Scenarios 54(normal route version) and 53(Secret Route version) of Super Robot Wars Z3: Jigoku-Hen and general details and plot points of the Big O, as well as its final episode. There is also some discuss...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Torchman's Kickstarter Experiences

  So during the Mighty No 9 saga, many may remember that I never spoke too highly of it. I called a mediocre end product would happen, and when questioned, cited the kickstarters own stretch goal creep as a problem, base...

 
 
 

Super Robot Wars V and What You Need To Know

On June 4th, Namco Bandai revealed a teaser trailer for Super Robot Wars V, the newest entry in the turn based strategy franchise and part of the celebration for the 25th anniversary of the franchise. You can view the first teaser tra...

 
 
 
 

Torchman's Ask Me Anything Blog

So in celebration of 500 quickposts, a number that indicates I spend too much time proclaiming the truth on this website, I decided to write up an Ask My Anything blog. Also to help reduce my boredom for the week since I've finished s...

 
 
 

Nintendo's Wheel of 'Invention' Problem

As many know, the internet has been swept ablaze with Federation Force hate. The game looks mediocre to many, there's no mainline Metroid in sight to compliment it, and the life of the franchise may very well depend on it's sales. It'...

 
 
 

Could Miitomo Be A Sign Of Nintendo's Plans For NX?

With the successful launch of Nintendo's first mobile app, Miitomo, and the wave of crazy photos that spread through the net shortly afterwards, Nintendo is experiencing a wave of success after success. Who knew an app about answering...

 
 
 

The Alison Rapp Situation

As many of you are aware, this week Nintendo fired Alison Rapp this week, after ongoing weeks of harassment from various groups and individuals online. However, as it has become clear with time, not many are aware of the full situatio...

 
 
 

Waifu Wars: Late But Great!

Why hello there, if you're reading this then congratulations! You're reading the mythical waifu wars blog that will reveal who Torchman's waifu is and why your waifu, especially one specific waifu who shall be identified later, is shit. Got...

 
 
 

The Gift of Gaming: A Happy Ending

WARNING: There are spoilers ahead for Persona 4. You have been warned.   Our story begins in the summer of 2012, a terrible period for myself. Having just failed a semester of engineering at university, and the second one in two ...

 
 

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