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Writers Wanted for Super Nintendo Book

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#1 8bitgamer OFFLINE  



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Posted Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:57 PM

Hey, Super Nintendo fans, I'm looking for brief personal stories from industry folks about specific SNES games. By industry folks, I have a loose definition meaning past or present video game reviewers, authors, bloggers, programmers, retailers, convention exhibitors, YouTubers, etc.
No compensation is involved, but your story or stories with your byline will be published in my forthcoming hardcover coffee table Super Nintendo book, which will be out early next year (I'm Brett Weiss, author of eight books). Review content is fine, but I'm primarily wanting stories with a personal slant: memories playing the game with friends, memories purchasing the game, memories beating the game, special hate for a game, getting the game for Christmas, etc. Below is a list of games that have already been reserved. If you see any U.S. releases for the SNES that are NOT on the list you’d like to write about, let me know via email: brettw105 [AT] sbcglobal.net. Also, in your message let me know what role you play (or played) in the industry, and I will send more info. THANKS!!
Aaaaah Real Monsters 
The Addams Family 
Addams Family Values 
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons: Eye of the Beholder
The Adventures of Batman & Robin
Aero Fighters
Alien 3
Alien vs. Predator
Arkanoid: Doh it Again 
Art of Fighting 
Batman Forever 
Batman Returns 
Battle Clash 
Battletoads/Double Dragon 
Battletoads in Battlemaniacs 
Beavis and Butthead 
Beethoven’s 2nd 
Biker Mice from Mars 
Bill Laimbeer’s Combat Basketball 
Bram Stoker’s Dracula 
Breath of Fire 
Breath of Fire II 
Bust a Move 
Captain America and The Avengers 
Captain Commando 
Captain Novolin 
Castlevania: Dracula X 
Championship Pool 
Chrono Trigger 
Congo’s Caper 
Contra III 
Cool Spot
Darius Twin 
The Death and Return of Superman 
Demon’s Crest 
Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 
Donkey Kong Country 
Donkey Kong Country 2 
Donkey Kong Country 3 
Doom Troopers 
Dragon’s Lair 
Earthworm Jim 
Earthworm Jim 2 
Fatal Fury 
Fatal Fury Special 
Fighters Destiny 
Final Fantasy Mystic Quest 
Final Fantasy II 
Final Fantasy III 
Final Fight 
Final Fight 3 
Final Fight Guy 
Firepower 2000
F1 Roc 
Ghoul Patrol 
Goof Troop 
Gradius III 
The Great Circus Mystery Starring Mickey & Minnie 
HAL’s Hole in One Golf 
Harley’s Humungous Adventure 
Harvest Moon 
Home Alone 
Hyper Zone 
The Incredible Hulk 
Illusion of Gaia 
Indiana Jones's Greatest Adventures 
James Bond Jr. 
Jim Lee’s Wild C.A.T.S 
Judge Dredd 
Jungle Strike 
Jurassic Park 
Justice League Task Force 
Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball 
Kendo Rage 
Killer Instinct 
King of Dragons 
Kirby Super Star 
Kirby’s Dream Course 
Kirby’s Dream Land 3 
Knights of the Round 
Lawnmower Man 
Legend of the Mystical Ninja 
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 
Lester the Unlikely 
Liberty or Death 
Lion King 
Lufia II 
Madden NFL ’94 
Madden NFL ’95 
Madden NFL '96 
Magic Sword 
Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse 
Mario Paint 
Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems 
The Mask 
Mega Man 7 
Mega Man X 
Mega Man X2 
Mega Man 
Mega Man’s Soccer 
Metal Warriors 
Mickey Mania 
Mickey's Ultimate Challenge  
Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers 
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie 
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Fighting Edition 
Mr. Do! 
Mortal Kombat 
Mortal Kombat II 
Mortal Kombat III 
Mountain Bike Rally 
Mountain Bike Rally/Speed Racer 
NBA Hangtime 
NBA Jam 
NBA Jam: Tournament Edition 
NCAA Basketball  
NHL 95 
NHLPA PA Hockey 93 
Nobunaga’s Ambition 
Ogre Battle 
On the Ball 
Operation Logic Bomb 
Out of This World 
Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures 
Paperboy 2 
PGA Tour Golf 
Phantom 2040 
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure 
Pocky and Rocky 
Pocky and Rocky 2 
Power Rangers Zeo: Battle Racers 
Primal Rage 
Prince of Persia 
P.T.O.: Pacific Theater of Operations II 
Q*bert 3 
Ranma 1/2 Hard Battle 
Revolution X 
Rise of the Robots 
Rival Turf 
Rock N Roll Racing 
The Rocketeer 
Rockey Rodent 
Roger Clemens MVP Baseball 
Run Saber 
Samurai Shodown 
Saturday Night Slam Masters 
Secret of Evermore 
Secret of Mana 
Shaq Fu 
Side Pocket 
Sim City 
Space Megaforce 
Spanky’s Quest 
Speedy Gonzalez 
Spider-Man/Venom: Maximum Carnage 
Spider-Man/Venom: Separation Anxiety 
Street Combat 
Street Fighter II Turbo 
Star Fox 
Star Fox Super Weekend 
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy
Star Trek: The Next Generation 
Street Combat 
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior 
Street Racer 
Stunt Race FX 
Sunset Riders 
Super Adventure Island 
Super Baseball Simulator 1.000 
Super Baseball 2020 
Super Bases Loaded 
Super Bomberman 
Super Bonk 
Super Bowling 
Super Castlevania IV 
Super Double Dragon 
Super Earth Defense Force 
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 
Super Godzilla 
Super Mario All-Stars 
Super Mario Kart 
Super Mario RPG 
Super Mario World 
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island 
Super Metroid 
Super Off Road 
Super Punch-Out 
Super R-Type 
Super Smash T.V. 
Super Soccer 
Super Star Wars 
Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 
Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 
Super Tennis 
Super Turrican 
Super Turrican 2 
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters 
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time 
Tetris Attack 
Tetris 2 
Thunder Spirits 
The Tick 
Tin Star 
Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose 
Todd McFarlane’s Spawn 
True Lies 
Tuff E Nuff 
Turn and Burn: No Fly Zone 
The Twisted Tales of Spike McFang 
T2: The Arcade Game 
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 
UN Squadron 
Vegas Stakes 
Wario’s Woods 
Wild Guns 
Wing Commander 
Wolfenstein 3D 
Wolverine: Adamantium Rage 
WWF Royal Rumble 
WWF WrestleMania 
X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse 
Ys III: Wanderers From Ys 
Zen: The Intergalactic Ninja 
Zombies Ate My Neighbors 

#2 Greyfox OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 2:40 PM

This looks to be a fantastic book in the making, but discovering that Kieren Hawken (Kizza/The Liard) being involved I would have to decline in purchasing this book as this person has no idea of the Snes in any compacity for this machine, its era or its history, or even played any majority of the games on the Super Nintendo as Kieren is a die hard Mega drive fanboy and simply claiming to write for Retro Gamer magazine or Fusion Books doesn't make him the man for the job in this case on this subject matter. I know the book has been finished and I congratulate you on your work and personally would have loved to get this, but with Kieren Hawkens seeded past, I would have to decline here, looks like I'll be getting the SNES compendium by bitmap books instead ...sorry Brett.

#3 Flojomojo OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 2:50 PM

<deleted post, I don't know, or care, or want to know what grievances you guys have with people who want to write little essays about 25yo video games>

#4 VectorGamer OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 2:57 PM

You could also make the case for boycotting this book since a certain troll/SJW contributed to it. Can't believe people are still enlisting her services...

#5 Greyfox OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 3:19 PM

Sorry to follow you off topic, but what's the deal with this character? I've seen him mentioned elsewhere, but don't know the details.

If you search "The Laird" , "Kizza" here on the forum you'll see what his past and present carry on was, I dealt with him about 4 years ago and having being trying to escape the his stigma for a very long time with his personal slander of my products and slanderous interference with clients and colleagues via social media etc. and then draws the victim card and I've always allow actions speak louder than words with my work and retro scene productions. So I was horrified to hear that he was commissioned by Brett to contribute to a system that will not be sincrere to this time frame and era. I wish no disrespect to Brett and he's a hell of a guy and loved all his books, but I can't get this.

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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 3:52 PM

It's amazing to me that people are still being fooled as the con artist known as Kizza. Seriously, do people not check out the histories of those they collaborate with??

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Posted Tue Aug 8, 2017 4:15 PM

This looks to be a fantastic book in the making, but discovering that Kieren Hawken (Kizza/The Liard) being involved I would have to decline in purchasing this book as this person has no idea.




Automatic NOPE with the purchase. Get some real authors.

#8 8bitgamer OFFLINE  



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Posted Wed Apr 4, 2018 3:21 PM

If you guys have a personal beef with Kieren Hawken (Kizza/The Liard), no worries. He's but one of many contributors, and he contributed just a few stories (and they are good). There are numerous industry insiders who contributed stories to the book, including legendary programmers like Steve Woita and David Warhol, magazine veterans like Martin Alessi and Greg Sewart, professional authors like Tim Lapetino and Rusel DeMaria, and on and on.


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