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Month: February, 2009

Not-So-Sensible World of Soccer

23 February, 2009 (12:43) | Emulation and Vintage Gameplay | By: admin

My experiences playing Warcraft reminded me of a time when games were simpler, and I enjoyed reliving those memories.  Sensible World of Soccer, on the other hand, reminded me that, when it comes to sports games, added complexity is a necessity that is sometimes taken for granted by younger players like myself.  To get right […]

Warcraft – Army of Four

23 February, 2009 (10:22) | Emulation and Vintage Gameplay | By: admin

Of the many games that Blizzard created for the Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo franchises, the only one that seems to have been all but forgotten by the company is the original Warcraft.  On Blizzard’s official website, the company features detailed web pages for their games dating back to Diablo and Warcraft II, but there is […]

Playing Mario on a Keyboard

5 February, 2009 (11:58) | Emulation and Vintage Gameplay | By: TimA

Twenty three years after Super Mario Brothers was released in the United States, emulated versions of the game are available for download on numerous websites.  Playing Mario on a keyboard,  however, is not the most intuitive way to play the game.  As the actual Nintendo Entertainment Systems can not be preserved indefinitely, how does one […]