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Angel of Death

NextEpisode.comSince its October let’s talk about some horror, shall we?

The anime, Angel of Death, is still kind of ongoing, but I’ll get into that later. It’s about a girl named, “Rachel”, who finds herself in a very strange situation. All she remembers in the beginning of the story is that something happened to her parents, then she went to her first counseling session. Soon after, she wakes up in a strange building where she finds out very quickly that she has been named a ‘sacrifice’ in that strange place and that people are out to kill her for some reason.

Her first encounter with Zack wasn’t a very good one because he was the first person to try to kill her in this show with a scythe. You can tell immediately that Zack hasn’t gotten all his lightbulbs screwed back into his head yet, but he doesn’t seem to mind it. After a couple of near close calls, she makes a deal with Zack that if she successfully help him escape this building then he’ll kill her. Weird, right?

But, I think Rachel has her reasons for agreeing to this.

As you watch the show it starts to feel like your watching a video game and after doing some digging, I wasn’t really surprised to find out that it was a video game before it was turned into an anime. The video game was launched to the world in 2015 in August and was created by Makoto Sanada.

Anyway, as time goes by and they tread deeper and deeper into the insanity of the mystery building more of Zack’s and Rachel’s pasts are revealed in the process. But, there are some questions that haven’t been answered yet. Why is Rachel there? Is she dead or alive? Is she in some kind of purgatory if she is dead? What did she do to deserve being sent to that place? The anime only shows you 12 of the 16 episodes the rest of the episodes you have to search the internet for.

If anyone know where to watch all 16 episodes I would greatly appreciate it if you put it in the comments, so we can all enjoy the ending.

You can play the video game and see if you can beat it to see the plot twist of an ending or if your neither a gamer or a watcher then you can enjoy reading the manga, too. There are so many mysteries to this show and so many unique characters that these two have to go through. For the episodes that I was able to watch, I found it quite enjoyable and I hope you do, too.

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We Happy Few

WTFGamersOnly.comTold you this my next post wasn’t far behind. Alrighty then, let’s get into the meat and potatoes now.

This time around I’ll be talking about one of the new games that’s come out recently called,” We Happy Few,” a action-adventure game that was developed by Compulsion Games and can be on your pc or console. I heard a little about this game and when I got to see the trailer I knew I had to see more.

we-happy-few.wikia.com/wikThis centers around Arthur who from the looks of things is responsible for helping his company control the news to the public. According to the story, the United Kingdom lost the war to the Germans in an alternate universe where the Americans didn’t join in the war as the United Kingdom’s allies. One of the demands that the Germans made when they won the war was from them to give up all of their children for whatever reason.

They had no choice but to obey so they sent every child under 13 on a train to Germany. One of those unfortunate kids ended up being Arthur’s younger brother, Percy. As time went by the citizens of the United Kingdom slowly grew insane with guilt for what they’ve done to save their own skin, so they let their government to order scientists to make a drug called, Joy. This drug does exactly what the name implies; it makes you so happy that its creepy. I wouldn’t be surprised if people under the drug suddenly broke a limb or witness someone die and wouldn’t care too much about it. Anyway, after this drug was made the government made it a law that everyone had to take this drug, NO EXCEPTIONS.

So, now everyone is super happy for no reason. What the government failed to mention to everyone is that in order for the drug to trick your mind that your happy is for it to erase your memories, so now no one remembers anything about anything. In the game Arthur mentions things they’ve forgotten like “No one remembers what they read” or “When do we start eating rats?”

Speaking of rats enjoy this reaction video of gamers reacting to one of the surprising and disgusting moments in the game down below:

Anyway, Arthur remembers his long-lost brother after all this time after seeing a picture of them together in a newspaper. He decides to stop taking his Joy and goes on an epic journey to leave the country in order to find his brother in Germany. Better said than done with this mission, no one can go out the country without the proper paperwork plus if someone in the game suspects you then your chases by an angry mob and if caught by the police they’ll shove Joy back down your throat.

As you play the game you start to notice lots of story based things going on in here. For example, the super elite higher ups aren’t on Joy and that some people who you encounter in the game on missions are only acting like their on Joy all the time in order to avoid punishment.

The gameplay is really good and has a bit of a BioShock feel to it. The storyline is really interesting and so are the characters that you encounter in the game. I’m not going to ruin what happens at the end, but for me I was kind of disappointed because it’s not the good ending that I wanted to see, I just expected more and it leaves more questions than answers for me, at least. Still doesn’t stop me from saying that this was a really good game and if you like action, adventure, survival or a game with an awesome storyline then this is the game I would consider trying out.

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Ni No Kuni 2

G2A.comAlright everyone, this time I’m going to be talking about a game called,” Ni No Kuni 2″. This game was developed by Level-5  and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. I know that this is the second game in the series, but I’m only going to be talking about this one.

Its revolves around our two main characters Evan and Roland. Roland is the president in our modern world that gets teleported to another world after a disaster happens in his world and he almost dies. When he first appears he encounters, Evan, a human-cat hybrid that is next in line for the throne in the Ding Dong Dell kingdom. Trouble comes barreling their way when they realize that their being invaded and have to escape the palace before it too late.

After escaping the palace, Roland vows to stay in this world with Evan and help him build a new nation, where everyone can be happy. This is already a challenge in itself, but things get even more difficult when they meet Doloran who was a king to a forgotten nation over two thousand years ago. When they discover his plan to rip away other rulers kingsbonds from them in order to help him summon the Horned One, they realize that their racing against the clock.
PlaystationLifestyle.comFor those of you who don’t know a kingsbond is a bond that connects the ruler to not only their subjects, but their Kingmaker. A Kingmaker is pretty much like a god that acts like a guardian to the ruler; having a Kingmaker tells everyone around them that they are worthy enough to rule. That’s one of reasons why Evan can’t go strolling back to his Kingdom whenever he feels like it. Even if he were to take down the traitor Mausinger and all of his lackeys, he still wouldn’t be able to sit on the throne because he hasn’t gotten his Kingmaker yet.

He was supposed to get it during the crowning ceremony the same day that he met Roland and well……you can tell how well that played out for him.

Reddit.comSo, Evan goes to the Kings Cradle to get his own Kingmaker where he then meets Lofty. A squishy, yellow and spiked little thing, they were really disappointed and for good reason. Everyone else’s Kingmaker looks awesome and badass while his looks pathetic and weak looking.

Continuing on their journey they meet a lot of different characters along the way. Their all unique in their own way and bring something new to the table. I love all the problems and adventures they get into to if your into adventure or open world games. This game is also very generous when it comes to collecting items. Items are everywhere in the game, you can’t miss them.

What they make easy in collecting items and treasures they make harder when it comes to fighting monsters. You have to constantly be fighting to get a high enough level to beat any mini or big boss. Granted you don’t have to get the recommended level to beat the boss, but it’ll make the fight a lot easier on you if you did. You know the rule when you play against rpg bosses? Have 99 potions in stock so you can stay alive the entire time.

Sadly that rule does not apply in Ni No Kuni 2. They have it where no matter how potions/hi-potions or in this case soreaways you have in stock if you go into battle your only allowed to use ten of them. Sucks right? This makes fighting bosses a lot harder than it already is. Don’t worry it’s still very possible to kick boss ass even with this restriction.

I wouldn’t recommend this game to first time RPG players only because its different from the normal ones and could be a lot harder in some areas. I really loved the graphics in this game; it made me feel like I was playing inside a movie created by Hizo Miyazaki and Ghibli Studio. I hope that another game like this is already in woodwork for the future. This game was very enjoyable and fun to look at, I hope you all like it as much as I did playing it.

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God of War Saga Continues

wowchannelz.comToday I’ll be ranting about the very popular action-adventure God of War game that came out this spring. It was developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

The story revolves not only around Kratos but his son, Atreus, as well. Their story starts with the game trying to pull at your heart-strings by showing the Krato’s new wife’s funeral. Sad, right?

I swear this man can’t have anybody without them dying on him for some strange reason. Speaking of strange reason, the game never reveals how she died. Was she sick? Did someone kill her? Was it some kind of freak accident? Or was it her time because this was dated back in the days where everyone didn’t have access to medicine, treatments and all that? I guess we’ll never know.

I have my own theory about why and how she died, but if I would to get into that I would have to spoil a couple of things for the people who haven’t played this game yet. It’s a big reveal about who she was which is why I’ve decided not to talk about it this time.

AminoApps.comMoving on with the father and son duo, so before she died she told them to spread her ashes at the top of the tallest mountain in all the realms. Set out to do just that the duo head on their first journey together towards the mountain. Now for anyone whose played a God of war game in the past knows that Kratos is a badass and can take care of himself, but now he has a child with him that has never left the forest and is about to see a lot of different things.

At first, Kratos tries to make this boy grow up fast because he really doesn’t know how to parent. He pretty much left that up to the wife almost the whole time, but as time goes by in the game you see them get closer and closer. It’s really heart warming to see the bond between father and son get stronger and stronger.

Some people who I’ve watched play the game get upset about his new fighting style because they were so used to one way that Kratos fights and that’s okay. Don’t worry guys, his fighting gets better. Trust me!

usapostclick.comAlso, I wanted to say that some people are basing off what they know about Norse mythology from Disney and Marvel movies. That is a NO NO! Let me explain, when certain people saw certain things happen with the Norse gods in the game they get confused about why this and that happened when in the Marvel movie it was totally different. You have to understand that the way the Marvel movies made the gods out to be isn’t the same as the real story behind it. They just picked and chose certain details that they thought would be interesting or better yet make them as close as the comics as possible. So, you have to read the actual lore in order to get some things that happened in this game. If you don’t want to that’s fine, too.

Glad to get that off my chest. I know I went a little off topic there but that’s okay. This game’s graphics and storyline go beyond its previous standards and if you’ve seen the ending then you already know that theirs another God of War game already in the woodwork for our enjoyment. Now, this is just my opinion but I think this next game will be its last and I’m just going off what I’ve seen in the game. If you like adventure, action, gore or fantasy then this game is for you! See you next time!

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Detroit: Become Human

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Have another great game to tell you all today. It is called, ‘Detroit: Become Human’ which was developed by Quantic Dream and published Sony Interactive Entertainment. It is one of the newest and popular games that is causing a buzz in the gamer world where your choices decide how the story plays out. I became extremely excited to get my hands on this game after playing the demo.

Let me get into the meat of the story, its revolves around three different androids with the names Markus, Kara and Connor. Markus is an android that takes care of an old kind-hearted man who is a world-renowned artist. Kara is an android to be a maid and caregiver to Todd and his daughter, Alice. Connor is the first ever detective android that was sent by Cyberlife to find the cause for the growing reports of deviants appearing not only in the city, but all over the world.

Deviants is the name given to androids that have malfunctioned and have started to express emotions and thoughts on their own. The humans become scared of this problem in the androids because they don’t know the cause and aren’t sure what would happen if their android suddenly turned and decided to no longer take orders from their owners. After, playing this game it reminds me so much of what happened in the past when their were people owning slaves. The only differences between the two is that it’s not about different colors, but a different species and that it has a modern touch to it, as well.

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This game will tug on your heart in so many ways that you won’t know what emotion to feel anymore. You’ll find out that if you don’t think fast enough, you could make things go terribly wrong for yourself very fast in this game. Speaking of thinking fast, I recommend you enjoy the intense stress that is sure to come while playing this game and make spot on decisions instead of pausing the game so you could ‘stop and think about it’. Its way more fun that way in my opinion.

I’ll say that you don’t get the outcome that you’re looking for then don’t fret. You can always go back later and change things to get a different ending and there are so many paths that you can choose from that it’ll make your head spin! I suggest that you go through the game once without going back, so you can experience everything with your honest choices. I really, really enjoyed this game and I hope that they’re already in the woodwork to make another just as good or even better.

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Yomawari: Midnight Shadows

KeClips.comI’m back and with another game to tell you all about. This one is called, “Yomawari: Midnight Shadows and it was developed by Nippon Ichi Software and was released last year in October and for good reason. This is survival horror about two young girls trying to find each other in the middle of the night after being separated by an evil spirit.

This game loves to surprise you in ways that I didn’t know were possible like in the beginning of the game it asks to turn off all the lights and asks you to look at the screen closely. It’ll even ask did you do it, so it makes you wonder if the game somehow knows if you did it or not. It would have been awesome if it could tell if you were lying or not. Anyway, I liked how you’re not even safe even when you look at an item on your menu because there are times when a spirit refuses to be ignored and by passes that screen. I’m not going to spoil it by telling you which moments so prepare your heart for that.

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Our two main characters in this story are Haru and Yui. Haru being the main protagonist in this story, but they do switch between to the two from time to time. The game starts off with a very disturbing and dark start when Yui decides to end it all and hangs herself on a tree for reasons unknown. Then, the story goes back for what I can guess hours before the separation of the two girls which confused me at first because I wasn’t sure if Yui was dead or not yet.

This is my theory about the inner working of the story, so Yui killed herself but I think that her mind was being manipulated by the evil spirit in the beginning for her to do so. The reason being is that little girls don’t really think about stuff like suicide in my opinion until there a little older to comprehend it, also the fact that she thinks that she’s still alive and looking for Haru plays a big part in my theory. From what I can guess is that Yui had such a strong desire to see Haru that after she interacted with Haru for that short amount of time, she accidently pulled Haru into the spirit world with her. That’s why during Haru’s search for Yui she sees all these monsters and ghosts and hasn’t put two and two together, she just thinks weird things happening tonight and nothing more.

Haru has a heart of steel to be running around in the dead of night looking for her best friend while avoiding all these ghosts wandering around town. I know if I was in this situation I wouldn’t be doing that I would run home, tell my parents and they would go and form a search party or whatever they wanted to do. I wouldn’t blindly run through town at night and next thing you know in the morning everyone is looking for two missing girls instead of one.

On top of that she has to avoid this scissor happy spirit, Kotowari, who tries killing her several times in this game. I don’t know what that ghost’s problem is, but it seems like he has a serious grudge against us. It sucks even more when you don’t have a health bar or anything. The moment you touch anything in the game that’s meant to harm or kill you its instant death. So, don’t be surprised or get frustrated when you end up dying a million times in a million different ways.

The ending to this story will really get you and if your into survival or horror games than I would definitely give this game a shot. I deeply enjoyed the story of these two girls trying to find each other even in this creepy setting. If your faint hearted when it comes to the horror genre then you might want to steer clear of this one. I enjoyed this game very much and I hope you will, too.

Watch this video if you want to get a feel for the game and decide for yourself if you want to give this horror game a try. Enjoy

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World of Final Fantasy XV

TheNerdMag.comFor today, I’m going to be talking about Final Fantasy XV which is the first rpg game in the final fantasy series that is an open world. If you don’t know what open world is then it’s basically when the game itself let’s explore the world itself and see other things besides the main storyline that the game provides. This is a very new element to the final fantasy series because they’ve never did it before and if would have to guess I would say that they were racking their brains on how they could make final fantasy even more awesome than it already is. Their solution: open world.

This was developed and published by Square Enix and we thank you for making this game. It is about a young prince named Noctis who sets out on a journey with his three best friends and bodyguards (Ignis, Prompto and Gladiolus) to meet his bride and childhood friend, Luna. The two of them were supposed to get married in order to restore peace between Lucis and the Imperial kingdom. Soon, after the group leaves the kingdom the Imperials set a trap and end up not only capturing Noctis’s kingdom, but kill the king, as well.

atomix.vgNow with no way back home without dying Noctis and the others continue their search to find Luna and go through the trials with the gods in order to receive their blessing and bring peace back to the land.

This game was trying to pull my heart strings so many times in this game especially the ending. It was so heartfelt and beautiful that it almost brought tears to my eyes. I said almost! But, the game was good nevertheless and I can’t wait to make another one like this and I don’t mean the online ones that their making nowadays, but ones like this where there is a main story and all that good stuff.

My favorite characters would have to be Gladiolus and Ardyn. Gladiolus I liked for very obvious reasons and I liked how he was always that focused and strong character, sometimes, he could be a real hard ass but he had to be for Noctis’s sake. I learned from watching them that each of Noctis friends represents what quality he needs to be a good king. Ardyn, on the other hand, who is the bad guy in this story was my other favorite and I liked him because he was a funny but mysterious villain. For the longest time in the game I couldn’t decide if he was on our side or not, but I’m going to tell you now that he’s not. He was also so casual with killing people, sabotaging plans and destroying the planet that I couldn’t help strangely liking him.

TheFantasyGamer.comAlso, for the DLCs there are some separate episodes for Noctis’s friends and their adventures when they weren’t with Noctis in the main story. You learn a lot about these characters through them. There is an Ardyn DLC that will be coming soon sometime this year in 2018 and I’m super excited about that because I really want to know about Ardyn’s past and how he became the way he is in the story.

The only things I would have to comment on is the teleporting and the loading screens. The loading screens were very bi-polar where it would take 10 seconds one time then take a whole five minutes the next and was very annoying to me. Also, the teleporting function, don’t get me wrong it was very useful for those long journeys across the land to complete missions, but I didn’t understand the game’s logic on what I could and couldn’t teleport to. For example, it wouldn’t let me teleport to a place that would take forever by car, but would let me teleport to one pretty much down the street which made no sense to me. Other than that this was a very good game and worth playing.

If you’ve played it already then you already know how good this game is, but if you haven’t and your into RPGs then give this game a try, you won’t regret it. Can’t wait for the next one to come out!

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South Park: Whole But Fractured

sagamar.co.zaThis time I’ll be talking about another game that came out not too long ago and that is ” South Park: The Fractured but Whole” which was developed by Ubisoft. Now, I know that this is the sequel to the first game, “The Stick of Truth” so  I won’t be able to compare if they were some differences between the first and second game.

Both games are RPGs and revolve around the same set of characters, but in the second one the story continues where Stick of Truth left off. In this game, I am a new kid in town who previously was the king in the last game. But, now the medieval time game is over because Cartman discovered that a cat was missing and that his rival superhero gang the Freindship Pals have not only have looked into the matter already, but have become a lot more famous around town and knowing Cartman; he got jealous and changed the game to a superhero one.

TechnoBuffalo.comIn this game it’s mostly the usual in most RPGs. You start from the beginning as a level 1 and work your way up, do side missions to get special items and do the main missions to progress the story. This game is totally funny and the stuff that happens in it is really crazy. But that’s South Park for you.

You have a good variety of classes you can choose from and you can mix and match your abilities as you progress through the story. What I think would be cool is if your abilities and moves were decided by what kind of costume you choose to wear. The combos would have been massive. The only thing that was a little annoying was the fact that you couldn’t sprint which is why I think they put fast travel points all over the map.

I think it’s really funny is that the only reason we have superpowers is because we dress up as them. It would be really funny too if the entire town was in on it so they only pretended to be hurt from my awesome attacks. The things you see and do in this game makes you laugh your pants off with the situations they get in.

This is a really good game for people who want to pass the time or beat the second game because they beat the first. This would be a good game for first time RPG players too as long as they don’t mind the cussing and slight nudity that’s found in the game. This game is really enjoyable to play and makes me wonder if they will make another anytime soon. We can only wait and hope.

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The Nonary Game: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors

Loom Knits.comHello! Hope you guys are enjoying this lovely morning like I am.

Recently, played this game called the “999 Nonary game” created by Chunsoft. I don’t know if I ever talked about the previous games in the series, but there are similar games to this one that came out in the past, but I’m going to just stick with talking with this for now.

This one starts out just like the previous ones where the main character which in this case is a guy names, ” Junpei”, wakes up confused and locked in a place that they’ve never seen before with eight other people. The only thing that they can remember is that they were kidnapped by a guy wearing a gas mask. The mysterious kidnapper announces to them that they are going to play the “Nonary Game” where you solve puzzles in different rooms to try to find a way out of where your being kept.

Zeroescape.wikia.comSince, it’s a nonary game where everything has to do with nine the kidnapper tells them that they only have nine hours to find their way off the ship that their on before he sinks it and they all drown. Forced to work together without knowing anything about each other, they help each other in trying to escape. As you play the game though you realize that theirs more going on when people start dying and you realize that people are keeping some important secrets from you.

The only thing that I didn’t like about this one is that there a lot of math and science stuff that goes on trying to solve some of these puzzles. If there is anything that I really despise in this world, its math! The science and science facts that they kept throwing at me I really didn’t mind but the math puzzles sucked ass.

If you’ve never played this series before then I’ll let you all know that this has several endings. All of them are bad except for one and if you want to put in the extra work to get all the endings then go ahead but for this one it requires you redo the game over and over for to get a different ending. I’m kind of the one time gamer when it comes to things like this. But, you guys can go right ahead if you want to.

If your squeamish when it comes to blood and murder then I don’t recommend this but if your into it and solving the mysteries and solving puzzles then you’ll have a hell of time with this one. I really enjoyed the story and the different characters and how everything gets revealed in the end. The endings are always mind-blowing, I love it except the math. I hated the math parts but I still hope you guys enjoy the game.

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Resident Evil 7

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The new horror game called ‘Resident Evil 7: Biohazard’ was made by Capcom and this is being played by everyone player and their mom right now and for good reason. I really like this game because of their new take on zombies all together and it keeps you wondering on what the hell is going on in this game.

 

The story revolves around a guy named Ethan who is trying to find his wife who has been missing for 3 years. Then, out of the blue he gets a e-mail from her saying,” Come get me”. So, he travels all the way to Louisiana to go pick her up. Now I don’t know about you guys but if my wife called me after missing for 3 years telling me to come get her with no freaking explanation sure enough I would either ignore it thinking its some kind of prank or either take it to the police. Instead, of being a total dumbass and driving all the way to Louisiana without telling anyone where your going to go pick her up.

All throughout the game I’m just thinking ‘Ethan, you idiot’,’Why doesn’t anything freak you out’ and ‘Your a total badass’. One of the things that got me was Ethan’s natural steel trap on his own fear. Even with mutated zombies, mutilation and what not going on in the house he doesn’t really have any reaction to any of it. Even when he was stabbed in the hand the first time, he had such a mellow like reaction to it that I just had to rationalize it and say it’s probably adrenaline because if that was me you know I would be crying and screaming.

 

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Also, I loved the zombies in this game. Their are two types: the black goo mutated zombies with razor sharp teeth and the intelligent humanoid zombies who you couldn’t tell were zombies unless they start cutting off their own limbs or something. I think the slogan for this game is that famous moment in the beginning where Jack knocks him out and says,” Welcome to the family, son”. You hear that everywhere if you’re talking about Resident Evil 7 and no players you can’t avoid that moment no matter what you do.

 

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The only thing that I wish they would explain is Lucas. After you beat Lucas in his game, he runs away but you never see him again so I just want to know what happened to him? Did he die or was he turned back to normal after defeating grandma? Was he working for Umbrella? Will we see him again? Was he really a zombie or was he just a super crazy guy? They never really answer these questions and there is talk of Lucas being put in a DLC. Maybe they will answer everyone’s questions during that.

This is definitely one of the best Resident Evil games that they’ve ever made. If you don’t think you play the game but like watching the gameplay instead then I recommend Pewdiepie, Markiplier or Jacksepticeye. Whenever I want to watch gameplay I always go to them because their freaking awesome Youtubers. This is a really cool game, but not for people who don’t like horror games or jump scares. I hope you all enjoy it!

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