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Everyone Loves Shipping Apex Legends’ Mirage

A lot of people like Apex Legends, but it hasn’t inspired the same kind of overwhelming fandom and lore excavation Overwatch did. Still, the fandom does exist, and with those people come shipping. After browsing through the fanfiction and fanart that this fandom has generated, I’ve noticed a very pleasing trend: You…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Everyone Loves Shipping Apex Legends’ Mirage

A lot of people like Apex Legends, but it hasn’t inspired the same kind of overwhelming fandom and lore excavation Overwatch did. Still, the fandom does exist, and with those people come shipping. After browsing through the fanfiction and fanart that this fandom has generated, I’ve noticed a very pleasing trend: You…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Creepypasta Community That Influenced Control

Control’s setting, a secretive government facility that studies supernatural happenings, is engrossing. If you can’t get enough of the game’s surreal atmosphere, perhaps you should check out the SCP Foundation, a community-run fiction archive that many speculated was an inspiration for Control. It turns out that…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Find Your Favorite Show’s Easter Eggs on the TVDetails Subreddit

Some TV shows have too many jokes to catch with just one watch: Arrested Development, 30 Rock, Bojack Horseman, The Simpsons, Community. Some use foreshadowing and thematic hints: Lost, Breaking Bad, The 100. And some just have interesting mistakes, or small choices in the set dressing and costuming. You can scoop…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Find Your Favorite Show’s Easter Eggs on the TVDetails Subreddit

Some TV shows have too many jokes to catch with just one watch: Arrested Development, 30 Rock, Bojack Horseman, The Simpsons, Community. Some use foreshadowing and thematic hints: Lost, Breaking Bad, The 100. And some just have interesting mistakes, or small choices in the set dressing and costuming. You can scoop…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Find Your Favorite Show’s Easter Eggs on the TVDetails Subreddit

Some TV shows have too many jokes to catch with just one watch: Arrested Development, 30 Rock, Bojack Horseman, The Simpsons, Community. Some use foreshadowing and thematic hints: Lost, Breaking Bad, The 100. And some just have interesting mistakes, or small choices in the set dressing and costuming. You can scoop…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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When Fandom Is the Problem

“Fandom”—the participatory community that grows out of a piece of media—has come to dominate pop culture. Fandom is not simply being a fan of something. Fandom is performing being a fan by creating transformative works, collecting knowledge, cosplaying, attending conventions, and, ever-increasingly, being vocal…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Banned From The Chinese Internet, LGBT Fanfiction Writers Find New Home On U.S. Website

In China, writing fanfiction can be dangerous. In the United States, although some authors used to be pretty litigious towards derivative works, fanfiction writers here don’t usually have to worry about anything more serious than a cease and desist. In China, creating fanworks can sometimes come with significant legal…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Some Players Are Really Excited About Rocket League’s New Icon On Switch

Two years out from its release, the Nintendo Switch’s user interface design remains incredibly minimalist and barebones in comparison to other modern consumer electronics. Maybe that’s why its biggest fans get so excited about especially striking art for game icons, or in this case, icon redesigns like the one Rocket…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Calm Down About Spoilers

Spoiler culture—the capital-D Discourse surrounding how much of the plot you should know before heading into a piece of media—reached its apotheosis with the releases of Avengers: Endgame and the Game of Thrones episode “The Long Night.” The furor around spoilers is such that it is entirely believable that a man…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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New For Honor Bot ‘TheeLizardWizard’ Pays Tribute To A Player Who Died

Fatmooch69 has spent the last couple weeks searching for a bot in For Honor. The AI in question is a Raider, one of the game’s two-handed axe wielding vikings, called TheeLizardWizard. Fotmooch69 has enlisted other Reddit users to help him, asking them to share screenshots if they ever encounter it. That’s because…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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