Tag Archives: captain snes

What’s in a Namesake?

One comic I’ve been reading recently is Namesake, which I learned about because one of its creators, Isabelle, replied to some of my posts on an Oz community on LiveJournal. The premise behind the comic is that Namesakes are people … Continue reading

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Getting Into Nintendo

I’m not sure how I first discovered the online sprite comic Captain SNES, but I think it was through a Google search. At first I thought it to be a simple parody of Captain N, which is fine, as I … Continue reading

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The Game Has Culture References

One thing I was thinking of mentioning in last week’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles post was other video games that reference the Turtles, but I figured the post was long enough without that. One game that immediately came to mind … Continue reading

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He’s a Magus Man

After writing about Frog last week, I felt the desire to turn to another Chrono Trigger character, this time the brooding and mysterious Magus. In the year 600 of the Kingdom of Guardia, this man led an army of monstrous … Continue reading

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Kudos for Kuros

I can’t say I’m especially familiar with the Wizards & Warriors series. I did watch my brother play through the first game, which involved the quest of the knight Kuros through the Kingdom of Elrond to rescue the princess from … Continue reading

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Video Game Piracy

No, this isn’t about people who pirate software, but rather pirates who appear in video games. There are many of these, but I’m choosing to focus on two of my favorite game franchises, Final Fantasy and Mario. The original game … Continue reading

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