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…

Opinions – A Dual Life Perspective, 2017 (Pt. 2)

All right, so here we are with the second half of my year in review for 2017. This was ultimately a better six months than the first. I had a job through all of it (I’m not huge on it but it’s a steady source of income more or less), my healing made a ton…

Opinions: If I could design a NES Classic 2…

Nintendo plans to re-release the NES Classic next year, but that’s sort of old hat. If Nintendo came over to me to generate a NES Classic 2 (modeled after the late second model of the console) with the same number of games, this would be what I would supply. Now in this case I’m giving…