Better than I thought I could be

I was a pretty damn lucky kid. From the day I was born, my parents paid into a trust fund for my post-secondary education.  Whenever the time came for me to choose a college or university, my only… Read More

Winner, winner! Chicken dinner!

I can think of a few game-related birthday memories, but the one that sticks out the most is my 13th, which was in 1996. Hitting my teen years was quite the milestone for me.  Being a “teenager” was… Read More

Fight, Samus! For everlasting peace!

Thankfully, my lack of updates for the past week hasn’t been due to anything but me taking a nice trip down south.  No, I didn’t travel to a sunny white beach or tropical island paradise or anything of… Read More

A Foam Cup Full o’ Cheetos (TM)

Racing simulators have come a long way since the dawn of video games. In the beginning, there were the top-down games like Atari’s Indy 500 and Grand Prix.  These “sims” were pretty common all the way through to… Read More

My Top 100: #70 – Kyle Petty’s No Fear Racing

  Believe it or not, I wasn’t always a NASCAR fan.  My sister had been to a race at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania in ’95, and it piqued my curiosity.  I watched a few races here and there, but… Read More

And now, for something completely different!

You’ll notice that one game will be curiously absent from my Top 100 countdown.  I’ve probably dedicated more hours to this series of games than I ever have to Mario or Zelda titles, and this one game was considered (until recently) to be… Read More

“There’s always a bigger fish…”

In high school, there was no bigger event than the release of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.  It was a *brand new* Star Wars film, the first since 1983, and was using state-of-the-art sound and… Read More