Category Archives: Video Gaming

Battlefront Fighter Squadron Mode: Beginner and Advanced Tips

Hey guys-

I’m really into Battlefront Fighter Squadron mode.  It’s not the deepest game, but it’s easy to play and I think has a lot of value.  Plus, I’m…not awful at it.

If you’re interested in trying it out, or you keep getting smoked by dudes with Jump Packs and DL-44’s that you haven’t unlocked yet, give the video a watch.  I cover the basics, as well as get into some advanced tips as well.

Check it out!

 

GADD Goes to the 2016 Socal Retro Gaming Expo!

We got together and checked out the inaugural Socal Retro Gaming Expo at the Frank and Sons building in City of Industry, CA. It was a fun and many games were found. Peep the vid to see what goes through my head on a Saturday.

OCCA #2: Super Nintendo and Setting the Bar

The RetroPie/gyrobox build had satiated my appetite for classic games only enough to fulfill the most basic of needs (Jackal, I needed it, bad. Must find an NES next!), but if there was to be a brave new world free of controller delay and imperfect emulation slow-down (Yoshi’s Island!) then there was but a single solution; I must acquire an SNES.

Jackal is teh best.
Jackal. The best.

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Operation Classic Console Acquisition #1: THE SETUP

[This first entry explains the operation. There’s a lot of uninteresting backstory. Enjoy!]

I had a pretty good gaming situation as a kid. I had my own Sega Genesis and was later gifted a Sega CD that I actually remember fairly fondly (YES I LIKED THE SEGA CD), except for Sewer Shark. That game was awful and was a great example of everything that could go wrong in Sega CD games. They HAD to bundle it with the Sega CD because nobody would buy that crap. (As an aside to an aside, can you believe someone is trying to sell that shitty game for $100? Unbelievable.) I eventually made the jump to Playstation, and from there just went through the Sony releases up to where we are now with the godawful heap that is the PS4, but that’s another story. Continue reading Operation Classic Console Acquisition #1: THE SETUP

6 Scary Video Games That Ruined My Underwear

So…it’s that time of year, ladies and ghouls!  We’ve all got our traditions for getting scared, be it spooky stories, haunted houses, or scary movie nights.  However, for me, the truly memorable “horror entertainment”comes from video games.  I’d like to share 6 scary video games that really left an impact on me that movies, or even newer games, have never been able to match. Continue reading 6 Scary Video Games That Ruined My Underwear