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Monday Links: Presidential Edition

I loved reading comments from people defending their precious voice actors over the weekend who had previously come over here to tell us to stop talking about gameplay over and over.  Good show.  Thanks for the entertainment.

Also, it’s President’s Day.  Amurkuh.

Sonic Retro News

  • The front-runner for Worst Hack of 2011: Sonic Loco 2. Please head on over to this thread and give the new guy some constructive criticism. [Sonic Loco 2]
  • Richard Kuta (AKR) posted the 30-second spec clip that he has been hyping (understatement of the year) for months on our forums and it totally blows, man. Big surprise. [Animated Fan Film Thread]
  • UK Retro members are having a meet-up next month. Find out when and where they’ve agreed upon here. [Retro UK Barcade Meet-Up]

Sonic/SEGA News

  • Beat the hell out of Aquarium Park. [SEGA Blogs]
  • Wired sat down with Iizuka for a quick word. Nothing worth making a story over. [Wired]
  • People who obsess over voice actors are weird, but you can get weirder. Try people who obsess over female Sonic characters. [Comics Alliance]
  • Sonic continues his mobile sporting exploits with Sonic Cricket. [Techtree]
  • Barry the Nomad is a Bromad and here’s his list of 5 4 things SEGA fans should stop doing. If the list were “stop asking for Shenmue 3” five times over, it still would be a great list. [SEGABits]
  • This site has been under-construction for years, it seems. I want it to get done and thrive because, uh… it’s called “Find the Computer Room!” [FTCR]

Other Stuff

  • This story has sparked a healthy debate in our Members Lounge: a YouTube singer is charged with a felony after making a video where he sings a sexually-explicit song “to” children. [YouTube]
  • “This Day in Music” is a rad site. [This Day in Music]
  • David Bowie is in every video game. [Videogame Lookalikes]

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    I went into Barry’s article rolling my eyes, but after reading it, he actually made some really good and, at the same time, obvious points that really got me thinking.

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    Holy shit I’m actually agreeing with Slingerland on something for once, but that animation DOES blow.

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      Now we can like go get beers or something, brah.

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    “10 hottest female sonic characters” DAMN IT! I thought we all agreed to forget about Dylan Gubtill’s weird ass videos. any who, I think the Topless Robot nerd site has the funniest response to that video

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    No, seriously. An anti-DRMetc video like this should be made and installed as a wallpaper on all UbiSoft’s PCs.

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