I’m Telling Mom: Siblings in Games

Happy Sibling’s Day! Today, I’m posting a quick list of some of the most iconic siblings in video game history. Can you think of any others? Let me know in a reply! 10. Sirrus and AchenarMyst (Mac OS, 1993) 9. Nick and TomSnow Bros. (Arcade, 1990) 8. Popo and NanaIce Climbers (NES, 1984) 7. PoromContinue reading “I’m Telling Mom: Siblings in Games”

There She Blows: Wind in Games

There have been a few times this past month where the wind has been howling wildly outside of our window. It’s loud enough to raise my anxiety a little bit, but apparently this is just the tip of the iceberg. Where I’m currently living, March is supposed to be windiest month. So, I better getContinue reading “There She Blows: Wind in 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”

Top Ten Movies I Should Have Never Watched as a Kid

Growing up, there were a lot of movies that I saw that probably caused at least 85% of the nightmares that I am still having to this day.  I’m guessing that most of these movies were watched when I had a babysitter, and I was able to go through my parent’s collection of movies thatContinue reading “Top Ten Movies I Should Have Never Watched as a Kid”

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 Frowny Faces

10. Beaker (The Muppet Show) Loyal assistant to Bunsen, Beaker is always there to…screw things up.  It’s no wonder he’s got a frown on his face all the time.  He can’t do anything right! 9. Lurch (The Addams Family) The ever-faithful butler to the Addams family looks like he just woke up from a napContinue reading “Top Ten Frowny Faces”

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”

Top Ten Classic TV Jingles

Back when we had time to watch TV (before streaming ruled the world), our favorite shows were interrupted every few minutes by an onslaught of ambitious commercials all vying for our attention so we might purchase their products. Which ones were the most memorable? The ones with the catchiest songs, of course! Whether they’re sellingContinue reading “Top Ten Classic TV Jingles”

Descent-ber: Gravity in Games

I can’t believe it – we’re finally here!  My 2020 New Year’s resolution to create top ten lists every month is coming to a close.  Are you ready to get DOWN because it’s Descent-ber!  Yes, this month we’ll be exploring the top ten instances of falling, sliding, or general downward motion in video games.  CanContinue reading “Descent-ber: Gravity in Games”