My Gaming Year in Review (2021)

Starting in about 2005, I decided to keep track of every video game I had ever beaten including the date and time of completion. I would even make notes about how the game was completed and added details like the difficulty level or percentage rates if applicable. I used my memory to recall games IContinue reading “My Gaming Year in Review (2021)”

Make Like A Tree: Trees in Games

Oh gaming trees, oh gaming trees – how lovely are thy branches! We put up our Christmas tree shortly before Thanksgiving (mostly because we knew we wouldn’t even be in town to enjoy it over the holidays), and now that the big day is here, I imagine many of you who celebrate have been gatheredContinue reading “Make Like A Tree: Trees in Games”

Shop ’til you Drop: Stores in Games

Have you finished your holiday shopping? Or are you just getting started?? Since I’ve been browsing for the perfect gifts, I’ve been thinking back to all the times I’ve spent gold, rupees, or gil during all my virtual travels. Which shops were the most interesting to visit? Below are the Top Ten choices for notableContinue reading “Shop ’til you Drop: Stores in Games”

Not for the Dinner Table: Birds in Games

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and we’re all still recovering from the massive amount of food that we put into our bodies. Crafting a feast fit for royalty, my girlfriend and I successfully dominated our first ever attempt at roasting a turkey. We may be eating leftovers for awhile… In the meantime, it’s time toContinue reading “Not for the Dinner Table: Birds in Games”

Back to School: Top Ten Professors in Games

Summer is dwindling down, and “Back to School” ads are popping up all over the place. Having just wrapped up my Master’s degree this past spring, I don’t have to worry about going back to learn. BUT, a new adventure awaits! I’ll be going back to TEACH! I found out just over a week agoContinue reading “Back to School: Top Ten Professors in Games”

Top Ten Beaches in Video Games

Memorial Day has come and gone and the official start of Summer is just around the corner. If you were anything like me as a kid, you probably spent a majority of your vacation not at a REAL beach but enjoying the tropical sights of your favorite virtual paradises. Below are the Top Ten instancesContinue reading “Top Ten Beaches in Video Games”

Top Ten Evil Doctors in Video Games

We’re already over a year into this pandemic and things are just starting to get under control (They are, right???). Vaccinations are being distributed, and it seems like many places are opening up again. Hopefully, life will be back to normal before we know it. Of course, we should still remain cautious and be vigilantContinue reading “Top Ten Evil Doctors in Video Games”

Top Ten Anxiety-Inducing Video Game Music

Music can change a tense moment into a full-on stress-crying session. Whether it’s a repetitive drone, a melancholy cacophony of sound, or simply the original tune but at hyper speeds, you can easily hear when the game is about to take a turn for the worst. Below are my Top Ten instances of anxiety-inducing musicContinue reading “Top Ten Anxiety-Inducing Video Game Music”

Iconic Video Game Moms

Mother’s Day is here and I thought, “What better way to mark the occasion than by taking a moment to recognize some of the most iconic mothers in video game history!?” In no particular order, here are some digital moms that have made an impact on my life. Meyna from “Legacy of the Wizard” (NESContinue reading “Iconic Video Game Moms”

Top Ten Rainy SNES Games

April showers bring May flowers. A couple years ago, the rain in my town had been relentless for a few weeks. It was so much that I couldn’t remember the last time we had a nice day outside. As a gag, I had been posting screen shots on Facebook of games that were also rainyContinue reading “Top Ten Rainy SNES Games”