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Top 10 Posts of 2011

It’s that time of year again. Another year of video game douchebaggery, and we have another collection of 10 posts that performed well over the course of the year. This list is purely based on traffic, no other things were taken into consideration, like social media, comments, or any sort of subjective opinion. 2011 was a very successful year for us here at D Pad D Bags, we got our podcast up to 72 episodes, we added a new writer to the blog(YachtCaptianColby), started broadcasting our podcast and gaming content via TwitchTV, and we were nominated for a Most Valuable Blogger award. In 2012, we are looking to grow more, add more writers, produce more content, continue our podcast and entertain you as we find possible. Now on to the list! 10. It’s Not the Size of the Weapon That Counts but the Fury of...

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League of Legends Got Micro Transactions Right

There is no denying that League of Legends is a very fun game, while not extraordinary at the game, I love playing. I have been very heavy into highly competitive games as of late, single player games have not been able to hold me for very long. With ESports growing by the day, between Starcraft 2 and League of Legends, it is becoming much more fun to watch and play these games. The one thing that keeps League of Legends able to remain a highly competitive game, is the way they built the micro transaction system. There is always a thin line between allowing players to pay to win, and not making it worth buying anything, therefore, not making money. Riot Games walks that line perfect, with a very simple, but effective system. Riot allows you to purchase almost everything with two types of points....

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