Retrogamer

Retrogamer: Welcome to the Show

I never cared much about baseball. I enjoyed going to Orioles games, and I liked pretending to care who won. I liked being part of the crowd, the roar and groans. I liked cursing at opposing pitchers and seeing the sun set over the stadium, casting mile-long shadows.

Retrogamer: I, Fanboy

Is my fanfiction good? Of course not. Does it matter that it’s terrible? Also: of course not.

Retrogamer: Speed Dating for Video Games

Phantasy Star 0 played like I imagined a heroin overdose would feel: slow, stultifying, mind-numbing, a product of poor decisions.

Retrogamer: On the Streets… of Rage

“This city was once a happy peaceful place,” the opening text scrawl tells us. “Until one day a powerful secret criminal organization took over. This vicious syndicate soon had control of the government, and even the police force. The city has become a center of violence and crime where no one is safe. Amid this […]

Retrogamer: Sell It to Me

You find yourself on a street, controlling a small man in black leather. Claws extend from between his knuckles. Angry peons rush at you, to be taken down bloodlessly with your claws. It is bloodless. There are fires in the background and trash cans explode when punched with your claws. It is mindlessly appealing; it […]