Opinion: Fan Remixes I’d Love to See in Smash Ultimate (Part IV)

This is part IV of my Smash Ultimate Fan Remix series! Of course, this is nigh impossible to ever happen, but if Nintendo for some reason opened up the floodgates for fan submissions, here’s one per franchise currently in Smash (barring a few exceptions: smaller franchises like Balloon Fight, Ice Climbers or Nintendogs have been…

Opinions: Decade of Memories – The 15 Best Video Game Fan Arts this Decade

Fan art is something I was once really really into collecting. Around 2015 I sort of backed off from doing so, but I’ve been revisiting DeviantArt and reconnecting into that channel of inspiration and craftsmanship that can emphasize how amazing characters from games can be when reinterpreted by their fans. Not ALL of these efforts…

Music: Top 25 Video Game Fan Remixes: #1 – 5

Okay, I’ve had the hub page up all day, so let’s actually begin the list of my favorite remixes. The Advantage’s math rock approach to NES synth was one of the first major exposures I had to the now booming VGM rock cover world, and despite their relative silence for a long while they still…

Music – Women Who Make Badass VGM Fan Remixes Pt. 1

Today I’d like to shine the spotlight on some women fan remixers who have done some marvelous work reimagining video game compositions into new and wonderful directions. Into the Golden Sunset by Bogusred (from Zelda: Link to the Past) I’ve spotlighted Bogusred before, back in 2017, but she remains steadfast in my heart as one…

Archives: Mega Man 3 Tactics from Lvl.

I mentioned in my Top 111 that I made a homemade strategy guide for Mega Man 3 as a young teenager, and this article was my attempt to digitize it for the “modern” age. I’m leaving it mostly alone, but this is the methodology I still follow when I play this game! In celebration of…

Music: Top VGM STKs #8 – Mega Man 3

Mega Man 3 is arguably the first soundtrack I heard that I fell in love with. That’s not to say that other NES soundtracks didn’t leave a mark, but as a child this was the origin of my fandom into the medium as something more than just backing compositions for what was happening on-screen; it…