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The Community Spotlight - 04/23/2016

It's another edition of @zombiepie's Community Showcase! Thanks as always to him for collating everything!

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, ZombiePie, am once again honored to be your host. This being the week of PAX East 2016 means that the Giant Bomb staff should be involved in all sorts of hilarious nonsense. That means that you will be able to enjoy Austin riff about the darkest parts of the internet with Eric Pope and Pat Baer, as well as all of the video game wrestling nonsense you could ask for. With all of that aside us let's get on with a bit of Giant Bomb related housekeeping:

Giant Bomb Reverse-Dumps 20,000 Pogs on Dan Ryckert (By: Second Questicles)

Remember when Jeff and Brad dumped 20,000 Pogs on Dan Ryckert? Here's that same event, but played in reverse.

Part 7 & 8 of stordoff's effort to convert the adventures of the Persona 4: Endurance Run to HD video is now available!

Best of Giant Bomb's Persona 4 Endurance Run--05 (Parts 058 to 068) (By: CLAGNAUGHT)

Episode 5 of Clagnaught's "Best of GB's Persona 4 ER" highlights the hilarity of Meat Gum, Sayoko, and Bufu!

graboids imagined a world where our love for Giant Bomb and MST3K collided with this wonderful work of art!

RipTheVeins heard that good old "Dirty" Dan Ryckert enjoys a good Twisted Metal game and created this as a response.

If any of you are at or enjoying PAX East 2016 please feel free to read over this guide by Marino on how to best enjoy the event. Also use this guide to share your impressions and experiences with the event.

There Is No Such Thing as a Paid Mod (By: CAIRNSYTHEBEARD)

CairnsyTheBeard finds the term "Paid Mod" to be an unproductive pejorative that should be retired, and extrapolates why on his latest blog post this week.

Quick Visit to the Soviet Arcade Museum (By: ISOMERI)

isomeri had the pleasure of being able to visit the Soviet Arcade Museum! Read what it was like and get a visual tour of the museum by checking out his blog!

#MakeCODGreat Again & Thoughts on Battleborn Post-beta (By: JOE_MCCALLISTER)

Joe_McCallister shares why he's finding it increasingly difficult to get excited for new Call of Duty games, and what he thinks the franchise should do to rectify this. Joe_McCallister also shares his extensive thoughts regarding Battleborn post-beta on his earlier blog post.

The Unending Feast That is Dragon Age: Origins (Part One) (By: DARTH_NAVSTER)

Darth_Navster decided to go back to Dragon Age: Origins and its many pieces of DLC, and shares if the time spent doing so was worth it.

Take Me Down: An Analysis of Burnout Paradise (By: GAMER_152)

Burnout Paradise is considered to be a special game by many people, and Giant Bomb moderator Gamer_152 shares if he still beleives that it stands the test of time all these years.

qreedence played a good deal of Dark Souls III and Stardew Valley this week, and shares his impressions for both on this weekly summary.

RioStarwind takes you on a personal journey of the highs and lows of gaming in 2003 on his latest retrospective of the years in gaming he has lived through.

Jolly Co-op Tips From a Rank 9 Sunbro (By: MIRADO)

Mirado has played his fair share of Dark Souls III co-op and shares his tips on how to have a great time with it!

Fellow moderator Mento's latest "Sunday Summary" blog shares his time with The Witcher 3, Teslagrad, and the Giant Bomb wiki.

Taco Master Was My Second Platinum Ever (By: BIGSOCRATES)

Taco Master is only the second game that BigSocrates has platinumed! Read how he did it, as well as what motivated him to accomplish this task, over here!

Your Reaction to the PS Neo (By: BLUEFISH)

It's the biggest news to break on Giant Bomb in a good long time, but what is your initial impression related to the PlayStation Neo given what we know about the platform thus far?

If you have toyed around with the Mirror's Edge Catalyst closed beta feel free to share your impressions of it with the rest of the Giant Bomb community!

If you have any early impressions of the Gears of War 4 beta feel free to share them on our community discussion for the beta over here!

The Xbox 360 Has Been Discontinued - How Many Did You Go Through? (By: FREEZYFROG)

With the discontinuation of the Xbox 360, join our discussion on how many red rings you experienced on the platform, and if and how it dissuaded you from the platform.

Souls Veterans, How Long Until You Felt The Frustration? (By: MYSTERIOUSFAWX)

For all of you Dark Souls III veterans, at what point in the game did you feel genuine frustration? Share your "moment" and why/how it really precipitated your downfall.

What Do You Make Of All The References/Fan-service in Dark Souls III? (By: MLARRABEE)

Are the callbacks a detriment or an asset to the story and atmosphere of Dark Souls III? Share your answer to this perplexing question on this discussion thread.

What Are Your Dark Souls III PvP Impressions? (Spoilers Potentially) (By: STRANGESTORIES)

What are your overall impressions of the PvP in Dark Souls III? Whether it be positive or negative you should feel free to share your two cents in this community discussion.

What is your gut reaction to the news regarding recent nerfs in Hearthstone? Feel free to share it with other fans of the game.

Game Protagonists - Who are Simply the Worst People (By: MONKEYKING1969)

Some video game protagonists really rub MonkeyKing1969 the wrong way, and here are the worst examples he could think of!

kewlsnake is working on a list of games that can be played with only two buttons! Help him populate the list with entries over here!

So Final Fantasy IX finally launched on Steam, and you should check out our wiki page for the game to see why it is so revered.

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