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Splatoon 2: This year you will get splatted by me
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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:05:59

After an extensive wide nintendo switch grip search this was all I could come up with

https://www.slashgear.com/nintendo-switch-keyboard-accessory-docks-with-joy-con-controllers-09490965/

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/7/11/15951650/nintendo-switch-keyboard-that-doesnt-suck

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:17:12

I am a genius. I will buy this

I'll put the joycons in it and put a box or block of wood/plastic the same size as switch in between. Thus making myself my own Wii U pad for switch with a wide grip.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:29:14

It worked. The shell arrived today, thankfully it's rigid but a little flexible. The joycons slot in perfectly and it came with a block of foam I cut to the dimensions of the switch. I put the foam between the joycons when it's in the shell and voila. I have my own Wii U controller to use on switch. Now I need to test it out with Splatoon.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:44:22
gamingeek said:

It worked. The shell arrived today, thankfully it's rigid but a little flexible. The joycons slot in perfectly and it came with a block of foam I cut to the dimensions of the switch. I put the foam between the joycons when it's in the shell and voila. I have my own Wii U controller to use on switch. Now I need to test it out with Splatoon.

This is both one of the most brilliant and stupidest things I have read in a long time.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:47:18
After testing it it's pretty good but not wholly successful. I had to cut away a tiny matchstick sized piece to access the R button more easily. But I need to sand that corner down as it irritates my hand a little. Also worked out I can use elastic bands to stop the foam block sticking out. And actually you could buy a joycon grip, remove the metal brackets and screw it to a switch sized block of wood.

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:03:42

Now I've nicked the twitter account from my nephew I have uploaded some videos of my badassery:

https://mobile.twitter.com/vgpressfan​

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:07:08

You call that badassery?  I call that special weapon bastardy!

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:35:55
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You call that badassery?  I call that special weapon bastardy!

LOL

I have a better video I need to upload. It's a massacre.

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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:37:12

Actually I've been collecting pics of Salmon Run where I'm the lone survivor at the end. Too many people just run about netting eggs and dying. I die often just trying to save them. I'll upload some pics this week.

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:09:02

Yeah, there are too many idiots in salmon run.  Still, it's not easy cooperating with only very limited means of communication, and at the higher levels the time limit can get very stringent, leading to a lot of risk taking.

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:34:07

I actually back people up and play more like a team mate than most if not all people. Sometimes I will hang back and cover peoples retreat, other times I will guard loose eggs so they aren't stolen. I often wait on that blasted lift and don't raise it until my team mates are on it. I call everyone to rally points when grillers or motherships attack. I run to take down flyfish and stingers other ignore which end up killing them.

I posted a lot more Splatoon stuff today on twitter.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:52:42

Splatoon 2 Adds New Ranked Battle Mode Stages, Gear, Weapons, And More

[gonintendo.com]​Major Splatoon 2 Updates Add New Stages New Modes and New Ways to Splat gonintendo.com gamingeek
Listen: New Music heading to Splatoon 2 And it's like a drunk Irish band

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:50:03

Crazy update, will get back in for sure. And all this for free, meanwhile destiny will charge $20 for less.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:51:50
They keep adding old stages. I wish they would include old weapon sets and combos.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:42:52
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They keep adding old stages. I wish they would include old weapon sets and combos.

Amen to that.  I'd maim my tentacles for a .52Gal with an inkwall.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:40:37

Aerospray and seekers plz.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:42:40

Splatoon 2 - Hydra Splatling weapon incoming Friday/Saturday

​Splashdown special, autobombs. This eliminates one of the flaws of the heavy splatling set in that now if MOFOS get near you you have something to counter them. Autobombs are shit though. Really shit.

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Sat, 06 Jan 2018 21:57:50
Everyone stopped playing Splatoon 2? This game is like crack. The upgrading custom gear system has me repeatedly upgrading cool gear. Then they added even more cool gear and so many weapon variations. Yes the carbon roller still only has one variant. I can't believe how Salmon Run is now my main go to. For a start it's. A lot more available now, virtual every day at so.e point. But what started as this short lived somewhat gimmicky mode - at least that is what I initially thought - has turned into this super deep, constantly rewarding and varied mode that is just so satisfying. You can really feel the difference based on your team mates and the AI adapts if you're too boss by aiming multiple things at you at once. One new addition I loathe but also love are the small fry enemies which hassle you to death. High tide is insanity too and there at so many different modes like grillers, motherships, mounted cannons, glowflies or straight up terrain differences based on tides. It's evolved into something I can play non-stop round after round. And the random weapons they force on you is genius.

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