I’ve seen a lot of new streamers who are using an absolutely horrible or obnoxious stream overlay. There are streamers out there that paid for these busy, cluttered disasters. In some cases, I’ve seen them not using anything at all on just a black background. It’s enough to make a dinosaur cry. I had enough: … Read moreFree Fully Customizable Twitch Stream Overlay Template
Last Thursday I finally sat down to learn the speed run route for Castlevania II Simon’s Quest. After rage quitting an hour in, I decided to pop in some Super Mario Bros. Now get this: I hadn’t actually ever beat the original Super Mario Bros. Ever. Dirty Casul Alright, hold up, I’m not some casual … Read moreLearning the Super Mario Bros. Speed Run
Summoning Salt is a youtuber with an incredible series that summarizes the progression of retro gaming speedrun records in captivating ways. It’s like watching a really high-quality miniature documentary about some of your favorite games. My favorite one so far has been on the progression of Super Metroid, which is embedded above. An action platformer … Read moreSummoning Salt’s World Record Progression Series is Great!
As the site is becoming more and more speedrunning, retro gaming and streaming focused it’s time to get you watching some of the great streams I keep following! Today I start a weekly feature where I mention a streamer to follow and unique things they do to Arcus87 Watch live video from Arcus87 on www.twitch.tv … Read moreStreams to Follow: Arcus87
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!
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
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