Retro Grade

Family Dog Review

This is the original draft of the this article that I wrote for Hardcore Gaming 101. Platform: SNES There’s a good chance that you’re not familiar with Family Dog. It was a short-lived TV series that ran for ten episodes on CBS and has a rather baffling history and surprising amount of Hollywood talent attached […]

Comfort Food Gaming – The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

(When I started writing this, I wasn’t really sure why I was doing it. It was a little personal, more venting than anything at first. Then I got an idea about midway through that I think I’ll try when I’m ready to go again in a couple of days. Anyway, hope you enjoy!) By the […]

I Wish I Was Mega Man – Magical Doropie/The Krion Conquest

If you couldn’t tell from the name, I’m going to be playing a few games, likely not to completion, that play similarly, sometimes almost way too much so, to Mega Man. Now before you go running off and decide “NOPE!”, I’m adding one new thing to this that should be a good place to experiment […]

Soul Blazer Review

Platform: SNES Soul Blazer is an action-RPG that was released back in 1992 on the Super Nintendo. Not exactly a genre the SNES was drowning in at the time, but with the benefit of being 20-plus years in the future, there’s certainly a lot of other games of its ilk you can pick from on […]