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Good day, and welcome to the 83rd Screenshot of the Week!

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No Theme

There is again no theme this week, but the Screenshot of the Week following this one will cover February 14th, so we'll have Love Declaration as a theme.

As a reminder, we're always accepting suggestions for themed weeks, and have compiled that suggestion process into a question of its own. Additionally, there is the hall of fame you can check out that contains all the previous contest winners.

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EXPLOSIONS!

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    Ah, that moment where you realize: He did it. That glorious bastard actually did it.
    – Booga Roo
    Jan 24, 2023 at 12:00
  • Did you blow up a fireworks factory? Jan 24, 2023 at 12:35
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    It looks like he wants to give the explosion a hug Jan 24, 2023 at 13:38
  • @FabianRöling Nope. Just your average, everyday Magic Missile
    – Batophobia
    Jan 24, 2023 at 16:42
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    In BL2: Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep, Torgue wanted players to blow up the ocean. @FabianRöling
    – Booga Roo
    Jan 24, 2023 at 18:24
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The prognosis does not look good… 🤒

Hagrid and the unicorn

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yggdrasil the second.

with big ugly sword

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  • Is this your own screenshot or is it a promotional image? Only screenshots you've taken are allowed for various reasons, but especially due to copyright reasons.
    – MBraedley
    Jan 24, 2023 at 16:47
  • Yes, fresh copied from my backup drive for PS4.
    – nobody
    Jan 24, 2023 at 16:50
  • And why is there a watermark in the lower right?
    – pinckerman
    Jan 24, 2023 at 18:08
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    @pinckerman While this post is specific to Dragon Quest XI S, apparently adding a watermark to screenshots is a thing some games do.
    – Batophobia
    Jan 24, 2023 at 18:19
  • This is on every picture I made over shared button. gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/16441/… . Other picture I take from a videos not. But if you don't beleave then you can delete my post. I have no time to argue about that. It's not worth.
    – nobody
    Jan 24, 2023 at 18:24
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    Didn't want to argue, just curiosity
    – pinckerman
    Jan 24, 2023 at 19:06
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    @pinckerman sorry I was a little bit harsh.
    – nobody
    Jan 25, 2023 at 12:27
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    It's ok, no worries
    – pinckerman
    Jan 25, 2023 at 19:11
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    I remember this happening in contest #61: gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/16305/… Some games just do this!
    – Timmy Jim Mod
    Jan 26, 2023 at 15:31
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    @TimmyJim It seems very common in Square Enix games more than anything else Jan 26, 2023 at 18:18
  • Yeah, there were two pictures in contest #61 that had the square enix watermark: gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/a/16313/53249 Jan 27, 2023 at 14:21
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With a few mods, building castles (and whatever else you fancy) is extremely fun and rewarding in . Even if the game itself doesn't speak to you, I suggest trying it for this aspect alone.

A screenshot of one of my clan's former castles showing the keep and part of the wall

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  • Is that like base building like we see in Fallout 4? If so that sounds very interesting. Thanks. Jan 29, 2023 at 16:07
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    I need to get back to this game. Just the regular exploration aspect was fun -- never really paid that much attention to the base building.... Jan 29, 2023 at 17:54
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    @LoreFriendly It is very similar, yes, including similar bugs and other annoyances, but quite a few mods to improve the experience, as well :)
    – Joachim
    Jan 29, 2023 at 19:56
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Raptors are the chihuahuas of the dinosaur world in .

A deinonychus challenging a tyrannosaurus rex. (spoiler alert: the t-rex won.)

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