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Show and Tell: Edibles

Gamer cakes, cookies, and cupcakes have become a staple of the community, because hey, we've all gotta eat. But there's no reason your food should be at all normal! There's no canvas like the edible canvas, and because of that (or maybe because we're hungry), we're shining this week's community spot...

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Homebrew proposal culminates in 'Bejeweled' wedding

You've probably all but forgotten about a story we ran way back in March in which one Bernie Peng used a homebrew version of Bejeweled to propose to his girlfriend of three years. Well, Bejeweled publisher PopCap didn't forget about the proposal, helping to make the couple's wedding this Saturday a...

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Penny Ar-cake makes Gabe cry, us drool

Click to giganticize Penny Arcade's Mike/Gabe told us in an interview that he hates all cake coverage. The good news is, you can't hate our cake and eat it too. So, it's with love and appreciation that we present this glorious photo of a sweet-looking, sugary Penny Arcade cake, featuring deliciou...

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Red team go ... get me a piece of this CoD4 cake!

One of our X3F tipsters, Amanda, showcased her baking rank by crafting this Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare inspired cake for her stepfather. Going so far as to list his rank and gamertag (sorry for the influx of Friend Requests you're about to get, General!), this cake goes the extra mile. Also, i...

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Show and Tell: Recipes for awesome

Good news -- we're expanding Show and Tell a little to include not only your personal creations (though these are, of course, our favorites), but all sorts of interesting fan-created things we find in the wide world of the internet. Each week, we'll show off a new set of Nintendo-inspired projects, ...

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Today in Joystiq: August 11, 2008

Not only are we impressed by the idea and execution of the above gaming pastry, we're absolutely bananas over the Donkey Cake Country pun! Also check out the Bulbasaur cake in the gallery. Props to Anton the chef; check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery The Joystiq Free Game Club: Fantastic...

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Be a Cake Hero

Few cakes are so completely awesome that they earn the maker a marriage proposal, but then, not all cakes are a Guitar Hero homage. Charm White made this cake last fall for her then-boyfriend's birthday, but didn't manage to get around to talking much about it until recently, and talk she did -- b...

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Famicom leaves college and settles in to a secure office job

Time to get nostalgic, proud, and teary-eyed all at the same time. On this fifteenth day of July in the year 2008, the legendary Famicom turns 25 years young. Some of us (though not all of us) weren't even born when the Famicom was released in Japan in 1983, and that day marked the beginning of Nint...

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Today in Joystiq: July 9, 2008

Joystiq reader Kevin V sent this in (big thanks!), and we really wish we had shown this to you guys earlier: "This delicious masterpiece was HUGE and pieced together delicately by a 2D array of cupcakes; some might even call them cupcake pixels. Yes it was a tasty and it looked. In addition, my fia...

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Let them eat (store-bought) cake

Not all of us are blessed with the talents needed to bake an edible cake, much less a video game cake with an identifiable shape. More often than not, the desserts we've pulled from the oven look like something you'd shoot and put out of its misery. As you turn your head and watered eyes to the s...

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