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Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Untitled (by Joel)

Welcome to another Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. First time here? Read the FAQ and submission guidelines. Otherwise, you know what to do, my sweet, sweet soldiers. Read the extract below, exercise your editing muscles by deciding what you like and what you would change, […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Three Fingers (by Oscar)

Bonsoir and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. New? Want to submit? Read the submission guidelines and FAQ. As always, read the extract below, evaluate it, then compare your thoughts with mine after ‘The Cuts’. Three Fingers (by Oscar) Eight hours after consuming a […]

Welcome To The Fantasy Zone Presents: CAPTAIN COMMANDO

Release date: 1991 Systems: Arcade, SNES, Playstation, PS2, PSP, Xbox Captain Commando came out two years prior to Cadillacs & Dinosaurs and, in many ways, feels like practice run. A lot of the things that C&D does well are already present in this title, which builds upon everything Capcom had learned in Final Fight and […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: Jane At The Fair (by David)

Welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. Not been here before? Want to submit your own work? Please read the submission guidelines and FAQ. Thanks very much to David for this week’s extract, and thank you to everyone who has submitted their work, or who […]

Streetfighter 2: An Oral History

This isn’t a full-blown Welcome To The Fantasy Zone post, but since I’ve been writing a history of beat em ups for a solid 8 months now, I wanted to point you in the direction of Streetfighter 2: An Oral History. (warning: Guile’s theme auto-plays on the site) It’s a really fascinating look at the […]

Death Of 1000 Cuts – In The Barber’s Chair: The Depot (by Chris)

Merry February, dear friends, and welcome to Death Of 1000 Cuts – making you an awesome writer, one cut at a time. New here? Want to submit? Please read the submission guidelines. Beware – there’s a long waiting list! As always, read the extract below, decide what you think about it, then compare with my […]

Welcome To The Fantasy Zone Presents: CADILLACS AND DINOSAURS

Release date: 1993 Systems: Arcade Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I believe Capcom’s Cadillacs and Dinosaurs is one of the best 3D sidescrolling beat em ups ever released. Today, I will present you with incontrovertible proof of its badassery – indeed, so convincing will my evidence be, please have an inverted hat or similar […]