I was going to post this in the 'greatest video game moments' thread, but it was 2600 related:
My mother is, without a doubt, the most prim, proper, Victorian-minded woman you will probably ever meet in her life. She has not missed a day of church in at least the entirety of her marriage to my dad (they just had their 27th wedding anniversary this year!) and will only wear pants around the house if doing garden work or something like that. Seriously! She is a 3rd grade teacher and always has
This one is sort of related to the earlier post in that it's a childhood memory, but it's not Atari related. My parents visited my house from Thursday to this morning, and on the first night we were talking about our favorite memories growing up. I mentioned the Dr. Mario swear-like-a-sailor story to my parents again; of course, once again my mom refuses to admit any sort of guilt on that part.
Anyway, I grew up in southern Idaho -- the pace is a sagebrush desert like no tomorrow. My parents
I have talked about this quite a bit, so I am sorry if someone has heard this already.
Today I went through some of my Atari collection and played some of the old carts. Of course, I inevitably got to Space Invaders. My Space Invaders has got to be one of the worst examples of an Atari pic label cart on Earth; the end label is barely hanging by a thread, there is plaque all over the front label, and there are all sorts of scuffs, dings, and scratches. All-in-all, it is a terrible cart.
I'm starting a weekly Board Game blog. I'll be reviewing a different board game every week. Here's the link:
In the first posts you'll find an explanation of my reviews, a rating system, and the very first review: Roller Coaster Tycoon!
Review Three is up! This week the 12 Turn Program takes a look at Casino Yahtzee. Is it Las Vegas, full of glitz and glamor, or Soddom & Gomorrah, meant only for destruction? Take a look and find out!
Viva Dice Throwing: Casino Yahtzee