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Sail Among the Stars


Pokemon X

Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 26 2013 · 131 views

I'm kind of wishing I'd chosen the female avatar instead of the male one... there are so many more customization options available. 
I haven't touched the game much in recent weeks, mainly because I'd rather play it on my own 3DS, which has yet to exist. Hopefully there's still a Zelda 3DS XL available once I'm ready.
In other news, I have discovered that my old DS Lite is completely non-functional. So... I need the 3DS even more now if I want to enjoy the few DS games I have again. :P



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 19 2013 · 194 views

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Luigi wins by a vote of 8-4, emerging as our second "Best Character Ever"!! He earned it - the Year of Luigi really has paid off in full. 
Feel free to suggest themes for the future - who knows what three will be? (Although I must admit, there is one idea I'm leaning towards....)
Did Luigi deserve to win over Hades? Would Luigi have defeated any challenger he came across? Who knows - we'll see if he can advance to the finals again in the future.



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 19 2013 · 258 views

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Brought to you by Voltex and Burnmad - who will emerge victorious?
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I cast my vote for Luigi.



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 17 2013 · 207 views

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It's the final 4! It's Luigi vs. Kirby and Hades vs. Bowser! Who will advance to the final round?
#3 Luigi (Super Mario) vs. #7 Kirby (Kirby)
#10 Hades (Kid Icarus) vs. #16 Bowser (Super Mario)
I vote Luigi and Hades.



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 16 2013 · 315 views

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Well, well! Here we are in the third round, and every single matchup is a question. Samus once again emerged victorious over Link, barely edging out the green hatted hero, while Luigi, Bowser, and Fox all decimated their Round 2 opponents. 
Now the question remains - will Luigi be the one to finally topple Samus from the throne, or will the bounty hunter rise once more to the Final 4? It might be his year, but Luigi has one heck of a job ahead of himself. Kirby and Ridley are both evenly matched, but the real questions lie on the other side of the bracket. After being defeated by Mega Man in the first round last time, Fox has been on an amazing winning streak, while Bowser has slammed two different Pokemon characters to make it this far - both have done quite well, but it's up in the air over who could win. Should Bowser win, however, one side of the bracket will be dominated by villains, and that could open up an opportunity for a good vs. evil final round, or perhaps a Luigi vs. Bowser one? 
These questions will, of course, be answered by you. You may vote one character in each bracket!
#1 Samus (Metroid) vs. #3 Luigi (Super Mario)
#6 Ridley (Metroid) vs. #7 Kirby (Kirby)
#10 Hades (Kid Icarus) vs. #21 Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda)
#16 Bowser (Super Mario) vs. #20 Fox McCloud (Star Fox)



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 14 2013 · 212 views

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We've arrived at Round 2!! The matchup to watch this time is around is the rematch - Samus vs. Link. Will Samus emerge victorious once more, or is it Link's time to shine? Bowser might have his work cut out for him trying to take down another Pokemon character in Looker, who decimated Fawful last round. And lastly, both Ghirahim and Majora overcame their opponents from the Kid Icarus series at the last moment to edge their way into the second round - will their reign of terror continue?
Once more you may vote for one character in each bracket!
#1 Samus (Metroid) vs. #2 Link (The Legend of Zelda)
#3 Luigi (Super Mario) vs. #29 Ghirahim (The Legend of Zelda)
#5 Metaknight (Kirby) vs. #6 Ridley (Metroid)
#7 Kirby (Kirby) vs. #25 Wolf O’Donnell (Star Fox)
#9 Majora (The Legend of Zelda) vs. #10 Hades (Kid Icarus)
#21 Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda) vs. #22 Lucario (Pokemon)
#14 King Dedede (Kirby) vs. #20 Fox McCloud (Star Fox)
#16 Bowser (Super Mario) vs. #18 Looker (Pokemon)



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 06 2013 · 609 views

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Click the picture for a larger version! And if you aren't picture inclined, I have of course done up a text version of the bracket for you all. Things are looking pretty easy for Samus and Link thus far if previous trends are any indication, but Luigi might be in for a rough time! As usual, you can vote for one character in each matchup. 
Also, fun fact: Count Bleck has ranked #8 in both "Best Ever" contests.
#1 Samus (Metroid) vs. #32 Cyndaquil (Pokemon)
#2 Link (The Legend of Zelda) vs. #31 Guru-Guru (The Legend of Zelda)
#3 Luigi (Super Mario) vs. #30 Cynthia (Pokemon)
#4 Pit (Kid Icarus) vs. #29 Ghirahim (The Legend of Zelda)
#5 Metaknight (Kirby) vs. #28 Goomy (Pokemon)
#6 Ridley (Metroid) vs. #27 Giratina (Pokemon)
#7 Kirby (Kirby) vs. #26 Rosalina (Super Mario)
#8 Count Bleck (Paper Mario) vs. #25 Wolf O’Donnell (Star Fox)
#9 Majora (The Legend of Zelda) vs. #24 Viridi (Kid Icarus)
#10 Hades (Kid Icarus) vs. #23 Zant (The Legend of Zelda)
#11 Red (Pokemon) vs. #22 Lucario (Pokemon)
#12 Natural Harmonia “N” Gropius (Pokemon) vs. #21 Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda)
#13 Gomess (The Legend of Zelda) vs. #20 Fox McCloud (Star Fox)
#14 King Dedede (Kirby) vs. #19 Sukapon (Joy Mech Fight)
#15 Fawful (Mario & Luigi) vs. #18 Looker (Pokemon)
#16 Bowser (Super Mario) vs. #17 Lance (Pokemon)



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 04 2013 · 379 views

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So you've nominated - now what? Well, we've got a whopping 43 characters nominated, which of course is too many. Only 30 can make it into the first round alongside Samus and Link!
So! That means you get to vote for six characters in this list. Get started!
  • Goomy (Pokemon)
  • Count Bleck (Paper Mario)
  • Guru-Guru (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Fawful (Mario & Luigi)
  • King Dedede (Kirby)
  • Jellicent (Pokemon)
  • Pit (Kid Icarus)
  • Giratina (Pokemon)
  • Ridley (Metroid)
  • Looker (Pokemon)
  • Metaknight (Kirby)
  • Sukapon (Joy Mech Fight)
  • Kirby (Kirby)
  • Cyrus (Pokemon)
  • Viridi (Kid Icarus)
  • Aegislash (Pokemon)
  • Cynthia (Pokemon)
  • Gigalith (Pokemon)
  • Hades (Kid Icarus)
  • Wolf O’Donnell (Star Fox)
  • Luigi (Super Mario)
  • Meta-Ridley (Metroid)
  • Omega-Ridley (Metroid Prime)
  • Trace (Metroid Prime)
  • Metroid Queen (Metroid)
  • Majora (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Lysandre (Pokemon)
  • Zekrom (Pokemon)
  • Red (Pokemon)
  • Midna (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Ghirahim (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Rosalina (Super Mario)
  • Fox McCloud (Star Fox)
  • Lance (Pokemon)
  • Cyndaquil (Pokemon)
  • Bowser (Super Mario)
  • Zant (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Gomess (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Natural Harmonia "N" Gropius (Pokemon)
  • Lapras (Pokemon)
  • Lucario (Pokemon)
  • Absol (Pokemon)



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Nov 03 2013 · 311 views

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I said we'd do it again, and so we are! HOWEVER.
This one has a theme, people of BZPower! And that theme is....
That's right - for THE BEST EVER 2, only Nintendo Characters are allowed (do not worry this will not be for every future tournament). Now, as the final two of the previous tournament, Samus and Link are guaranteed the #1 and #2 positions respectively, meaning there are 30 more characters to be decided upon.
In the comments of this entry, you may nominate three characters. If you notice that a character you would have nominated was already selected by someone else, do not vote or nominate that character again. There will be a preliminary voting round to decide the placement of each character, since there are sure to be more than 30 nominations.
What're you waiting for, eh? GET NOMINATING! (And don't forget to mention the series the character originates from)
Current Placements:
  • Samus (Metroid)
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda)



Posted by Voltex , in Video Games Sep 29 2013 · 76 views

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Samus took down her rival Link in the final round, with a total count of 7-5 votes. Samus is undoubtedly the undisputed champion of this tournament, having easily overcome her previous opponents The Kid, The Pyro, GlaDOS, and Sonic the Hedgehog with ease.
Stay tuned; perhaps we'll do this again sometime soon.   B-)  


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We're not teaching university science classes here, we're playing a text based fighting game where the objective is to beat your opponents into oblivion.

Get back in your grave, you.

*Slaps with tombstone*

Also, what pay are you gonna get as iBrow's slave?

Chro suddenly developed arachnophobia.

explain it with a convoluted quadruple negative.

Although everyone should go sign up for that game now.
And tell your friends.
And your moms.
Maybe not that last bit.

Poor Lhikan. Demoted from riding on top of an awesome Rahi to being packed in with a bunch of batteries as an afterthought.