I was able to successfully modify my top loading NES-101 to be able to output in full composite video thanks to the fine folks at retrofixes. I’m not sure any of you have an idea of exactly how excited I am about this. How excited? Real F’ing Excited There are a few top loading NES … Read moreSuccessful Composite Mod on my NES-101 Top Loader!
I had a brilliant idea when I woke up this morning, why not use Livesplit for writing throughout the day? Livesplit is an application used by speedrunners to track the times they complete a game, down to hundredths of a second. So why not use it for writing? I’m already getting into the habit of … Read moreUsing Livesplit to Track Writing World Records
It’s finally over, the Best of NES Big 20 #6 has completed and I was able to finish the entire thing! I ended up pushing the vast majority of my responsibilities to the sidelines to put in more hours of practice and my body has been punishing me for it. But we’ll talk about that … Read morePost BestofNES Big 20 #6 Wrap-up!
Holy Diver is an absolute pain in the ass and Big 20 #6 requires everyone to beat up to stage 3. Well guess what? Stage 3 is an absolute nightmare of high skill platforming and memorization of enemy patterns. I’ve put together a few screenshots to hopefully make this easier for everyone. First Three Rooms … Read moreHoly Diver Stage 3 Walkthrough with Screenshots
I’ve finally started a new series of YouTube tutorials on how to contact juggle. The first lesson is all about balance. but: There’s more to it than that. It’s also a lot about patience and getting comfortable with failure. Not exactly best friends with failure… Don’t get all buddy buddy with your drops of course, … Read moreNo BS Contact Juggling Tutorial #1: Balance
Sorry for the lack of updates the past week, I’ll try to get back on track. I’ve been really busy practicing for the Big 20. But I’ve got a lot more going on too: What’s the Status? This past week I’ve been diving heavily into fiction writing for kindle direct publishing. I’ve published before so … Read moreBeen a Bit Busy!
The more I play this game for the best of NES big 20 the more I absolutely despise Garfield: A Week of Garfield. What is it? Garfield: A Week of Garfield is an action platformer released only in Japan for the Famicom. Apparently there were issues with licensing of the character in North America and … Read moreGarfield: A Week of Garfield is an Absolute Nightmare
Producer of Dredd and bootleg universe, Adi Shankar, and comic writing giant Warren Ellis are tackling a project absolutely none of us ever expected. Of course you guessed it: Castlevania Yep, an animated retelling of the story of Castlevania 3: Dracula’s Curse that came out for the NES in 1989. This was a prequel to … Read moreNetflix new Castlevania animates NES classic
Well, I’ve had my first night of streaming since the list of Famicom games was announced, so where am I standing? Let’s see: Yume Penguin Monogatari I love this game, I fully intend to improve my run time after the Big20. It’s real fun as a platformer on its own and has a pretty funny … Read moreDay 1 of Big 20 Practice
It’s now been a week off the job and I feel I’ve gotten back into the habit of writing enough to start a short for KDP publication. Which brings us to: I need to sit down and actually write the damn thing. I’m not unfamiliar with the process and I know which steps need to … Read moreStarting Short Story Writing