1766: Tales of Vesperia 2: The Blastia Age Restored – Chapter Six, Part One

Title: Tales of Vesperia 2: The Blastia Age Restored
Author: MrAwesomeMattyDA
Media: Video Game
Topic: Tales of Vesperia
Genre: Adventure/Humor
URL: Chapter Six
Critiqued by SC and Teh Specs

Hello, and welcome back to Tales of Vesperia 2: The Blastia Age Restored, by MrAwesomeMatty! I’m your host, SC, joined by Teh Specs, and last time, Yuri and Repede met up with Estelle and Raven, while Tai was sent off to go be broody somewhere where nobody would have to see it. Tai got a weird feeling that Yuri thought he was a bad guy, so he went to try and clear his name, but was then promptly jumped by the Ginyu Force Schwann Brigade’s best and brightest(?), Adecor and Boccos, who had somehow mistaken him for an assassin of Leviathan’s Claw.

This week, we’re jumping into the next chapter, fittingly titled, “It all goes to hell.” And, might I add, it is so nice to be able to get through chapters quickly again.

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1759: Tales of Vesperia 2: The Blastia Age Restored – Chapter Five, Part Two

Title: Tales of Vesperia 2: The Blastia Age Restored
Author: MrAwesomeMattyDA
Media: Video Game
Topic: Tales of Vesperia
Genre: Adventure/Humor
URL: Chapter Five
Critiqued by SC and Teh Specs

Well, hot damn! Been a while since we’ve been here, huh?

Specs: You know, I actually forgot I was part of the riff for this fic until you dragged me in here.

Well, now that I’ve dropped the soul pain that is LAFS off my shoulders, I say we should get back to this, because it’s been far too long since we’ve had any adventures with Rainbow Tai and the Brave Vesperians. With that in mind:

Hello, and welcome back to Tales of Vesperia 2: The Blastia Age Restored, by MrAwesomeMatty! I’m your host, SC, joined by Teh Specs, and last time, Tai, Estelle and Raven made it to Zaphias, news of which was quick to reach the ears of Yuri and Repede. Shortly after their arrival, Tai was instructed to hang out by the ramp down to the Lower Quarter, which was where the riff cut off for two whole years.

So, since I’ve had this thing on hold for so long, let’s not waste anymore time and jump back in!

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1755: Earth to Skinny – Chapter One

Title: Earth to Skinny
Author:
CrashBurnGlobal
Media:
Cartoons
Topic:
Steven Universe
Genre:
Romance/Humor
URL:
Chapter 1
Critiqued by KittyNoodles

I have no guests with me today. I need none. Any humor in this will either be black as pitch or extremely dry. Don’t complain; it’s still Lent at the time of writing, and I tried to give up an activity I do not have the physical fortitude to give up for forty-six days.

I don’t care if that’s too much information. I’m wallowing in failure, and the only way I can think of to lift my spirits is by riffing bad fanfiction.

I’m sure we’re all familiar with one CrashBurnGlobal, yes? The lovely ficcer who graced our library with his presence and expressed a great deal of dissatisfaction with our less than impressed reception of his work?

Unfortunately for CBG, doing this drew attention to him. It elevated him from bad ficcer of the week to someone worth looking at a little more closely, and so – being a creature driven almost entirely by curiosity and spite – I did just that.

CrashBurnGlobal has written a Steven Universe fanfiction.

Poorly.

Hello, naughty ficcer. It’s riffing time.

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1711: pepper the match maker – Oneshot

 

Title: pepper the match maker
Author: crazyfacedcat
Media: Video Game/App
Topic: Neko Atsume
Genre: Romance/Humor
URL Chapter 1
Critiqued by Ghostcat

 

 

 

Top ‘o th’ mornin’ to ya, Patrons!

Happy St Patrick’s Day and welcome to a what I really hope is a cute little oneshot from a cute little time-wasting app called Neko Atsume!

Come play with us.

The “game” is relatively uncomplicated; the player has a space where they can set out different foods and toys that attract cats. You can’t actually do anything with the cats except take their pictures to put in your album, but the cats reward the player with fish (that can be used to purchase more items) and the occasional collectible. The app isn’t really a “game” in my opinion, since there isn’t any interaction with the characters or any kind of goal to be reached, but it is cute and appeals to the completionist in me.

And there’s cats, lots and lots of cats.

 

And sometimes snow.

 

Now, you would think that the fact that there isn’t any kind of story or plot involved would make it difficult to write any kind of fanfics for this source material – but the Internet will always find a way! The characters are blank canvases that authors can project whatever they want onto. There’s fanart and fanfics and forums where people discuss their OTPs, the whole nine yards. The summary for this particular fic is fairly straightforward;

pepper tries to get patches and ginger together

Not very informative, but still – more straightforward than many summaries I’ve read.

To the fic!

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1701: Panic! In the Host Club – Chapter 3

 

Title: Panic! In the Host Club
Author: crossover king
Media: Anime/Manga
Topic: Ouran High School Host Club/Full Metal Panic!
Genre: Humor/Drama
URL Chapter 3
Critiqued by Ghostcat

 

 

 

Hello, dear Patrons, and welcome to the last chapter!

Not a lot happened in the last chapter; Sousuke was added to the host club’s line-up, despite his utter inexperience with girls and the fact that he is painfully awkward around them. And for some reason, girls are paying hundreds of dollars to sit with a socially awkward boy who can barely speak to them despite the fact that they could probably go down to the Manga Club and do that for free.

This chapter is titled “Operation: MATCHMAKER“, which sounds like Tamaki-senpai is going to hatch another crazy scheme.

But first – the Author’s Note!

nothing to say here…no witty remarks or anything just the story

Huh. That’s not all that bad. They are right about the lack of witty remarks, though – and I’m still waiting for the story to appear.

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1695: Panic! In the Host Club – Chapter 2

 

Title: Panic! In the Host Club
Author: crossover king
Media: Anime/Manga
Topic: Ouran High School Host Club/Full Metal Panic!
Genre: Humor/Drama
URL Chapter 2
Critiqued by Ghostcat

 

 

 

 

Hello, dear Patrons!

Welcome to the second chapter of this short little fic that, thus far, hasn’t really done much. In the first chapter, Kaname arrived at Ouran with Sousuke not far behind. In what was probably their first class, Sousuke assaulted Tamaki-senpai which – for some reason – made Tamaki-senpai insist that Sousuke join the host club. Sousuke – also for no apparent reason – decided to agree to join even though he probably doesn’t understand what is going on.

Now to the next chapter, which is titled The hosts. It’s possible that it’s going to be a chapter introducing the various hosts, but that’s just my theory.

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1688: Panic! In the Host Club – Chapter 1

 

 

Title: Panic! In the Host Club
Author: crossover king
Media: Anime/Manga
Topic: Ouran High School Host Club/Full Metal Panic!
Genre: Humor/Drama
URL Chapter 1
Critiqued by Ghostcat

 

 

 

Hello, dear Patrons!

I’m here with a very short three-chapter fic that is a crossover (because I loves me some crossovers) between a source material I’ve covered before – Ouran High School Host Club – and a new source material that we haven’t featured in the Library before – Full Metal Panic! – so I’m only going to give a synopsis for FMP!.

:cracks knuckles:

Prepare yourselves for a SC-style infodump, Patrons!

The series follows Sousuke Sagara, a teen-aged former child soldier recruited by a private military organization called MITHRIL. Sousuke’s behaviour is extremely regimented at times and he’s what might charitably be called a bit of a stoic.

sousuke-gun

This is his happy face. Also his sad face. Pretty much his only face.

He’s the pilot of a large battle mecha known as an ArmSlave.

arbalest

This one is his, it is called Arbalest.

While Sousuke is a very efficient soldier, having lived with various military organisations since he was eight means he doesn’t do very well in social situations and that he has no idea how to be a regular teen-aged boy.

sousuke-canteen

This is technically true, but that’s not the item’s intended use.

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