Did you enjoy Nintendo 64 classics from the 90's? How about their soundtracks? Well, I have some good news for you (MLYT).
ROM hacking, the act of modifying the "cartridge" data for a video game played in an emulator, has been covered before
). What you may not know is that intrepid hackers have been at work on more modern systems, producing a wide array of new takes on old classics. New worlds for Mario to explore
(also, also, also
). A new adventure for Link.
Goldeneye levels that are a bit... different
. A whole new universe of classes and challenges in Final Fantasy Tactics (gameplay
). And HD texture packs for games that haven't aged as well as others. [more inside]
In the mid-1990s, a man named George Wood created a TV show called Flights of Fantasy
on a Maryland public-access channel. The show was was dedicated to videogames, and gained quite a few detractors; Wood was not known for his playing skills, research, or good taste, and the production was rather cheap. He would also tend to go off-topic, sometimes markedly so.
It had a small following, being a local public-access show, but would have been lost forever had Wood not joined a video gaming association called NAViGaTR, who archived the entire series, edited each episode, and put them online as Gaming in the Clinton Years
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With the release of Super Mario Galaxy
on Wii, now is a perfect time to look back at the History of the Super Mario Brothers.