Monthly Archives: March 2016

Conker’s Bad Fur Day

Conker the Squirrel. He was the friend of Diddy Kong. His birthday was once ruined by the Evil Acorn. Nobody could ever have imagined the strange turn his life would take in Conker’s Bad Fur Day. Aesthetically, this game is … Continue reading

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Accidental Pervert

I recently decided that I should try to go swimming at least once a week. Not only is this a good form of exercise (which I need more of) but it also helps me to combat my disliking of being … Continue reading

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Yoshi games:

1990: Super Mario World ¹ 1992: Super Mario Kart ² 1995: Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest ³ 1996: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars ⁴ 1996: Super Mario 64 ⁵ 1996: Donkey Kong Land 2 ⁶ 1996: Mario Kart 64 ⁷ 1997: Game … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Earl Hamner

Today was a sad day because today was the day that Earl Hamner died. Since I read his book Spencer’s Mountain in 2009, he has been my favourite author (or at least one of them, it fluctuates a bit) and … Continue reading

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Sabre Wulf

Sabre Wulf is one of the very early games made by Rare during their Ultimate Play the Game days. You play as Sabreman and have to find four pieces of an amulet in order to escape from a labyrinthine jungle … Continue reading

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Why Writers Might Not Want Writing Jobs

I’m sure for most writers out there, a writing job would be their dream form of employment. But, while I don’t doubt that it would be a perfect situation for some people, I also think that some writers may not … Continue reading

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Wario games:

1992: Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins ¹ 1994: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 1997: Mario Kart 64 ² 1998: Wario Land II 1999: Mario Golf ³ 2000: Wario Land 3 2001: Mario Kart: Super Circuit ⁴ 2001: Wario Land 4 2002: … Continue reading

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The Structure of my Reviews

You may have noticed that I’ve posted a few video game archive pages along with my regular posts recently and I just wanted to take a moment to explain what I’m doing. As you may or may not know, thanks … Continue reading

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Battletoads Arcade

After successful games on the NES, SNES, Game Boy and where ever else, the Battletoads series was given a little bit of a finale with Battletoads Arcade. Gameplay is roughly similar to the earlier games, but it tries harder to … Continue reading

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John

Last week I was in Bristol visiting some good friends of mine. We visited an all-dessert restaurant (where I had a delicious ice cream sundae) and were then headed back to my friend’s flat to go and play Wii U … Continue reading

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