Category Archives: Mega Man

Taking It to the Streets

While I’ve written quite a bit about video games from my youth, I haven’t said all that much about one of the biggest hits of the early nineties, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. A one-on-one fighting game that inspired … Continue reading

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A Different Video World

I just recently found out about the Game Theory videos on YouTube. They’re somewhat tongue-in-cheek, but with a definite sense of wanting to teach something and explore how the world of video games works, which is pretty similar to what … Continue reading

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I Am Bad, and That’s Good

Wreck-It Ralph – As someone who’s interested in video games and particularly their characters (hey, I have the complete series of Captain N on DVD), I guess it was pretty much a given that I’d enjoy this. The movie did … Continue reading

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Recruitment Problems for the League of Darkness

We now follow up a post on the history of Islam with one on a Saturday morning cartoon show from the early nineties. This blog sure is wacky, huh? {g} We’re told that, in Captain N, Mother Brain basically has … Continue reading

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Finding Megaland

I’ve written about Mega Man’s amazing world of robots at least twice before, but I think it might be time to return to the Blue Bomber and his compatriots. Today, I focus on the setting of the games. As has … Continue reading

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