I’m Not Good At Shmups, But I Love Them

Despite my better judgment, I’ve been playing a lot of shmups lately, which has resulted in a lot of cursing and ragequits. Yet, I keep coming back for more, and thinking about why that is has given me some really interesting ideas.

Continue reading “I’m Not Good At Shmups, But I Love Them”

Classic Gaming Spotlight: Sonic CD

Howdy!

Time Enforcer Anubis here with another good old classic game!

The Sega CD, while ill-fated, is one of many testaments to Sega’s adventurous nature as a console manufacturer. Realizing the potential for discs as storage media for games, Sega endeavoured to create a CD addon for their already-ubiquitous Genesis console. The games on the Sega CD took advantage of the storage medium, and, though few are remembered in particular, those that are remembered are remembered as great games.

One such game is Sonic CD.

Continue reading “Classic Gaming Spotlight: Sonic CD”

Classic Gaming Spotlight: Cyber Troopers Virtual-On

Howdy!

Time Enforcer Anubis here with the first classic gaming spotlight for the month of August!

So, you’ve heard me talk about Virtual-On, and have wondered “Where did this whole Virtual-On thing start anyway?”

Wonder no more, because in this Classic Gaming Spotlight, we take a look at Cyber Troopers Virtual-On.

Continue reading “Classic Gaming Spotlight: Cyber Troopers Virtual-On”

Event Report: The Retro Gamer Challenge

Howdy!

Time Enforcer Anubis here, with a little something special!

I recently attended “The Retro Gamer Challenge,” an event hosted by the Federation of Retro and Arcade Gamers (F.R.A.G.). Though I was only able to attend the last two hours of this nearly ten-hour event, I had a great time, and will be looking forward to future F.R.A.G. events.

Continue reading “Event Report: The Retro Gamer Challenge”