I Wanna Be The Guy
is a game so hard it
is outright masochism – hilarious, frustrating, glitchy masochism. One brave man, known only as Cloud8745, recorded himself playing the entire game, and documented his descent from frustration into incoherent gibbering madness. To get a feel for IWBTG, you may wish to start at the notorious Ghosts & Goblins
section, which is particularly difficult, or, if you'd like a taste of its depraved sense of humor, this
is among the game's funniest rooms. (The punchline comes two minutes later
, but you can only truly appreciate it by watching Cloud struggle through it over and over again – generally, IWBTG gets funnier the longer you watch it be played.) If you'd like to watch the whole thing, there's [more inside]
Fire up your NES emulator
and get ready to ROCK
, chiptune-style. 4 whole songs! It's D-Pad Hero
. [more inside]
Do you want to look hard but can't stand the needle? Detachable Tattoo Sleeves
are the answer. Unfortunately, small is out of stock at the moment.
(Not So) Fun Flash Friday: "The Great Adventure in Getting Killed"
. Z to shoot, X to jump, R to retry (you'll mostly be using the last one).
The hard drive celebrates its 50th birthday
Timothy Prickett Morgan reviews the history of the hard drive, introduced to the world in September, 1956 as the IBM 305 RAMAC . Imagine life without the hard drive, without the ability to store and quickly access
bootlegged MP3 and video files and pr0n
large data collections. (To anticipate, yes, Mr. Morgan may know the history of technology, but firearm nomenclature, perhaps not so much.) Also Tom's Hardware Guide interviews Seagate's Senior Field Applications Engineer, Henrique Atzkern, on the hard drive's future.
of the large-scale tectonics associated with the Genesis flood...