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So Long, Gay Bowser

It is, with much trepidation, that I'm finally pulling the trigger. The Fried Critic is no more.

I know, way to just cut to the chase, right? Maybe that's the only way I know how to do things. But I guess some explanations are in order to those who have stuck around this long. Also, this isn't me saying good-bye to game criticism as a whole, as you'll see at the end of this. It's just, to me, that this blog has outlived its usefulness to me.

Back in 2011 or so, I came up with the idea of The Fried Critic with the intent of taking on my then-idols: Doug Walker and James Rolfe. The idea was to approach games and anime with a similar type of vitriol and overblown humor. It was to complement my then-gig of reviewing things on Amazon in a more formal fashion. At first, it was a caricature - a persona that was an egotistical, angrier version of myself. As time went on, though, I like to think it became more honest, and eventually just evolved into my screen time.

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