Devil Dice Comic Traditionally Penciled, Inked, and even Hand Lettered

Devil Dice cover showing miniature figure of main character Jimmy holding a sword

Devil Dice Finished! I spent the last month, on and off, traditionally penciling, inking and even hand lettering the Devil Dice comic. It was the first big illustration project I worked on since finishing the Jack Kirby Drafting Table. Y’know, not counting that awesome Space Chicken print. Each panel is inked using a combination of … Read more Devil Dice Comic Traditionally Penciled, Inked, and even Hand Lettered

Free Fully Customizable Twitch Stream Overlay Template

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 more Free Fully Customizable Twitch Stream Overlay Template

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 more Learning the Super Mario Bros. Speed Run

Summoning Salt’s World Record Progression Series is Great!

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 more Summoning Salt’s World Record Progression Series is Great!

Streams to Follow: Arcus87

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 more Streams to Follow: Arcus87

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 more Successful Composite Mod on my NES-101 Top Loader!

Holy Diver Stage 3 Walkthrough with Screenshots

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 more Holy Diver Stage 3 Walkthrough with Screenshots

Netflix new Castlevania animates NES classic

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 more Netflix new Castlevania animates NES classic