Emulation, Launchbox and Preserving Video Game History

Launchbox

I was first introduced to emulation when I received a disc for my Dreamcast from a friend that contained a complete collection of NES games. Later I would discover the joys of MAME and playing classic arcade games and eventually venture into console emulators.  In 2014 I assembled an arcade cabinet in order to really relive those arcade … Read more

The 12 Completions in 12 Months Video Game Challenge

12 Games in 12 Months

It’s a brand new year and rather than set some tired old “exercise more, eat better” resolution I’m setting a video game challenge.  Much like a lot of gamers I have a tendency to purchase games and then purchase other games before getting to the end of the previous ones.  I have an enormous Steam library … Read more

Five features the Nintendo Switch must include to be Successful!

In case you didn’t realize Nintendo has a new system called Nintendo Switch that’s getting ready to launch in about 4 months.  So far all we know about this new system is it’s name and how Nintendo envisions it being used from the Switch Reveal Trailer.  The Nintendo Switch will release around March and no doubt … Read more

Super Mario Maker: Shipwrecked!

Super Mario Maker has been quite a surprise game thus far.  We have been playing the Mario side scrolling games since Super Mario Bros was released in 1985!  It’s crazy that it has taken this long for this game to be made.  Although hackers have been doing this for a long time, everyone can now … Read more

Field Photographer: My Journey taking World of Warcraft SELFIE’s

I have been playing World of Warcraft for the better part of seven years now and during those years I’ve taken some in game photos.  It wasn’t until recently though that I started my journey becoming a World of Warcraft Field Photographer.

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Video Games and The Return of an Addiction!

My blog posts have been a bit more sporadic lately than I’d like them to be, not because I can’t get to my PC but because I’m using that PC to play video games and more importantly Blizzard video games!  It’s not the worst addiction in the world I could have but its been an on again off again addiction for as long as I can remember.  It started innocently enough when I first bought my Sega Master System and continues today mostly via games like World of Warcraft.

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Joining a Niche Market – Dad’s Broadcasting on Twitch

I’m pretty late to the game with this and although I’ve sort of tried it before this past week I dove headfirst into Twitch broadcasting.  Twitch is fun especially for those of us who like to watch, either from the fact that we can’t really play anymore or it brings back memories of watching our friends play as we all took turns playing a NES on that old tube TV.  On Twitch at this point though I’m a small fish in a very big pond with some very popular broadcasters but I’m mainly doing this for fun, less profit.  It’s all about having fun though and it’s also got me playing games a little more, which is something I’ve always enjoyed but recently haven’t had as much time.  Plus how many Dad’s can be broadcasting on Twtich!

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Xbox Live Games with Gold August 2015 Offers Two Metro Games Free

Xbox’s Major Nelson just announced the August list of Free Games with Gold for Xbox Live Gold Members. On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Metal Gear Solid V:  Ground Zeroes ($19.99 ERP) for free during the month of August.  How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition ($19.99 ERP) will be available as a … Read more