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Voting Week 17

For our 17th week, our returning champion Defender is taking on four other games:  E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Berzerk, Atari Video Cube, and Centipede. Which do you think is best? Defender Released in 1981. “Defender put players in charge of a ship sent to protect mankind from wave after wave of attacking alien forces. Armed with … Continue reading

Winners Week 16

Here’s a quick run-down of the results of Week 16: Atari NES Game Boy Defender: 3 votes Asteroids: 2 votes Haunted House: 1 vote  Math Gran Prix: 0 votes Demons to Diamonds: 0 votes Super Mario Bros.: 7 votes Athletic World: 0 votes Kid Icarus: 0 votes Mighty Bomb Jack: 0 votes Rygar: 0 votes … Continue reading

Family Vacation

My family and I took a short, two-day vacation to the mountains of northwestern Virginia. I hate mountains, but it was a chance to get away. If you think that means no gaming, you’re sorely mistaken. At least, my girls got to play. On the ride to our destination, I was in charge of child … Continue reading

Versatile Blogger Awards

Alana (You can check out her site here.) nominated us for a Versatile Blogger Award! We’d like to thank her for the consideration. If you haven’t checked out her site, what are you waiting for? BUT…before you go, here I must fulfill the rest of my duties in accordance with the rules: Thank the person … Continue reading

Voting Week 16

For our sixteenth week, our returning champion Asteroids is taking on four other games:  Math Gran Prix, Haunted House, Defender, and Demons to Diamonds. Which do you think is best? Asteroids Released in 1981. “Asteroids is a conversion of the arcade game of the same name. Play the role of a spaceship pilot trapped in … Continue reading

Winners Week 15

Here’s a quick run-down of the results of Week 15: Atari Asteroids: 7 votes Missile Command: 4 votes Warlords: 4 votes Video Pinball: 1 vote Stellar Tracks: 0 votes NES Super Mario Bros.: 20 votes Castlevania: 17 votes BurgerTime: 2 votes Ikari Warriors: 0 votes Side Pocket: 0 votes Game Boy Tetris: 21 votes Golf: … Continue reading

I Share Myself

I am not good with emotions. I have a hard time processing and expressing them. The things I do feel are muted in comparison to what you feel. Even in admitting this, my stomach clenches and my heart races. My brain starts pulling away from my body, trying to forget what has made me this … Continue reading

PlayStation–Week 8

The eighth week of PlayStation games brings back Rayman to take on Geom Cube, Mortal Kombat 3, Novastorm, and Theme Park. Which is the best game? Rayman Released in 1995. “When a villain known only as Mr. Dark appears, trouble brews in Rayman’s world. Mr. Dark captures the Toons – source of light and Rayman’s … Continue reading

Sega Genesis–Week 3

The third Sega Genesis battle has Phantasy Star II returning against Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf,  Thunder Force II, Last Battle, and  World Championship Soccer. Which is the best game? Phantasy Star II Released in 1989. “A millennium has passed since Alis defeated the ultimate evil in the first Phantasy Star. The planet Motavia of the … Continue reading