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Lotus

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Lotus is Fanbyte's Social Media Specialist and handles much of the day-to-day posting across Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter. Alongside the occasional livestream appearance, you may see her writing about her three loves: fashion, indie games, and unfortunately, Cookie Run: Kingdom.


Sans Undertale Is Officially The Ultimate Tumblr Sexyman

Twitter is a strange place. Among the seemingly never-ending supply of terrible people with too much time on their hands, there’s magic. Some such magic began two days ago, on Sept. 5, 2022, at 6:25 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. User @sexymanOTD began a journey that would quickly become what the…

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Sans Undertale stands victorious as the Ultimate Tumblr Sexyman, confetti falling on him. The background is the tournament bracket, where he defeated notable sexymen like Bill Cipher and Arataka Reigen.

NEWS

Temtem Type Chart and Type Matchups Guide

One of the most important mechanics to understand in Temtem is the type system. There are 12 different types, each with their own strengths, resistances, and weaknesses. Because Temtem can be two types simultaneously, there’s a lot to consider when choosing your team and their moves. Here’s everything you need…

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Screenshot of Temtem. A Spriole recoils as it takes fire damage. A green action bubble that reads "x2" appears above its head.

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Temtem Stats Guide — What are Base Stats, SVs, and TVs?

There’s a lot going on under the hood of Temtem. Not only are there all those types you’re unfamiliar with, physical & special techniques, synergy, and more, but also… what the heck are Base Stats, SVs, and TVs? How do these stats affect your Temtem? Can you raise and lower…

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Temtem screenshot. The stats screen of a sparkling, white landshark named Krum. He displays four perfect stats in HP, Stamina, Speed, and Special Defense.

GUIDES

Temtem TV Training Guide — For Beginners

You know all about stats in Temtem, and now you want to manipulate them to give your team the advantage. Base Stats are unchangeable and SVs can only be nudged, so that leaves TVs. They can be minutely controlled through careful planning of combat encounters, as well as items that…

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Temtem's in-game SV and TV tutorial, named "Single and Training Values." A Tuwai's stat window appears on screen, accompanied by the first part of the tutorial. It says, "Single Values or SVs are a unique, innate, and unchanging factor a Temtem has in each one of their stats. SVs can range from 1 to 50 and they boost the stat making the Temtem stronger, faster, bulkier...

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Everything You Need To Know About Player Reporting In Minecraft

Even those totally removed from the Minecraft social scene may have spotted #SaveMinecraft slowly climbing up Twitter’s trending topics. Unlike the recent #SaveTF2 campaign, this hashtag asks for less involvement from Minecraft developer Mojang, not more. Earlier this year, Mojang announced their plans to create an official, in-game reporting system…

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In Minecraft, four players fend off a Pillager raid at night.

NEWS

The AYN Odin Pro Is Mostly the Ultimate Gaming Handheld It Claims To Be

It’s been a long time since I’ve used a gaming handheld, and longer still since I’ve wanted one. I bounced off the Nintendo Switch hard when it became clear it was a jack of two trades that was just okay at both, with a library sorely lacking in games designed…

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The AYN Odin, a black, lansdscape handheld console, playing The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker while sitting in the sand on a beach, ocean waves visible in the background.

REVIEWS

6 Upcoming Froggy Indie Games

The internet has gone through many phases when it comes to beloved animals, from the “I can has cheezburger?” renaissance to the infamous Doge. For the past couple years, though, the humble frog has been surging. They’re strange creatures — amphibians are already kinda weird, landing spiritually somewhere between reptiles…

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FEATURES

The 2022 Met Gala: She’s Cool, What Video Game Is She From?

Last night was the 2022 Met Gala, the biggest night in fashion, the E3 of clothes. While social media always kicks itself into a frenzy regardless of the quality of the looks, it’s good fun to closely dissect each look. Who designed it? Is it on theme? Where is she…

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Natasha Poonawalla attends the 2022 Met Gala in a golden gown and golden globe-like headpiece.

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Cookie Run: Kingdom Guide — Touc’s Trade Harbor Second Ship

Cookie Run: Kingdom’s latest update is here, bringing us Cherry Blossom Cookie and her banner, seasonal decors, more costumes, three new events, performance improvements, and even some new bonds. But there’s one little part of the update you don’t want to overlook: the expansion of Touc’s Trade Harbor. It’s a…

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Everything From the Devsisters Online Showcase — Including 3 New Cookie Run Games

Devsisters, the developers behind mobile hits Cookie Run: OvenBreak and Cookie Run: Kingdom, hosted an hour-long showcase yesterday evening, chock-full of announcements, updates, and some very heartfelt thanks. There’s a lot to be excited about here, so let’s get right into that delicious cookie news. Cookie Run: Kingdom Co-Chief Producers…

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Cookie Run: Kingdom — All Shroomie Transformations, Ranked

April Fool’s has come to Cookie Run: Kingdom! The normally atrocious holiday has kicked off my favorite video game event in recent memory: Shroomie Shenanigans. Poison Mushroom Cookie will grant you Rainbow Mushrooms if you complete missions for him, which you can then feed to your cookies to transform them.…

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Cookie Run: Kingdom Tips Guide — 15 Things the Game Doesn’t Tell You

So you wanna get into Cookie Run: Kingdom, eh? Devsisters’ mobile-gacha-management sim-idle-RPG may be sugary sweet on the surface, but it gets complex quickly. There’s perhaps too much to keep track of even with a beefy tutorial, so here are some Cookie Run: Kingdom tips to get your kingdom started and…

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