Learning the Super Mario Bros. Speed Run

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

Successful Composite Mod on my NES-101 Top Loader!

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!

Garfield: A Week of Garfield is an Absolute Nightmare

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

Capture Card and CRT Ready to Roll!

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Awwwwwwwwww yess, finally got the NES cooperating with the Dazzle capture card and my usb mixer. I’m really excited to start streaming a lot more retro titles. I really can’t recommend the Dazzle enough after going through with all of this. I’ve also ordered a PowerPak, so I’ll be playing a lot more NES games on the original … Read moreCapture Card and CRT Ready to Roll!