50th Post: Most Mentioned Games

Can you believe it?! 50 posts! I launched my website in the late summer of 2019 and began publishing regular blog posts at the beginning of 2020. It all started with my idea to create monthly themed Top Ten lists about video games based on some sort of pun (Jam-uary, Food-uary, Blarch, Ape-ril, etc.). OfContinue reading “50th Post: Most Mentioned Games”

You Are Mine: Mine Carts in Games

I’m not sure what exactly inspired me to write this article, but driving through the beautiful mountains of Wyoming has certainly helped. Every once in awhile, I’ll spot an old tunnel carved out of the side of a mountain and wonder where that tunnel might lead. Many of these tunnels have railroad attached to them,Continue reading “You Are Mine: Mine Carts in Games”

Crayon Art #10: Star Fox

The original Star Fox game was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in February of 1993. It was groundbreaking in that it was the first game to use the “Super FX Chip” to create 3D graphics on a console known for 2D sidescrollers or “Mode 7” effects. Nearly 30 years later, the series isContinue reading “Crayon Art #10: Star Fox”

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)”

A Day in the Life of a Zergling

In high school, StarCraft was one of my most-played computer games alongside other online multiplayer favorites like Counterstrike and Worms 2. I can still recall the first time that I discovered the game. My friend and I had been up all night drinking cream soda and playing another Blizzard classic, Warcraft 2, when we suddenlyContinue reading “A Day in the Life of a Zergling”