Okay, This is the precursor to what I’m working on.
I will take pictures.
I will post instructions.
I will give links.
I will make sure that everything I do on this upcoming project is outlined so you can do it yourself if you want to.
So, the question is this… Garen, What are you building?
I am building a combination NES/SNES from scratch!
I’m including 40 or 50 games from each system, using retro controllers that I picked up off amazon.com, and I’m compiling the entire system in to a wooden box that will be painted, prined, and badged with my own knockoff flair.
It’s a personal project, but I’m quite excited for it.
It’s time for another video game post.
I like video games, I really do, but quite often I wind up liking a video game that I’m NO good at. I like the concept, I like the game ply, but really, I just don’t have the mental or testicular fortitude to finish it.
In this case, it’s Metroid.
The game had awesome controls, it had a amazing story line, and the basis behind the game was EPIC in every sense of the word.
I originally played the game on the NES when I was only about 9 years old. I was HORRIBLE at it. I then picked it up on SNES and was still horrible at it.
I moved in to Metroid Prime on the game cube… guess what… I was horrible at it. I always found myself getting scared of a game. Seriously, how stupid is that?
Anyways, I would play, I would research it on the internet, and I would enjoy looking at it as a fanboy.
Well, I picked up an SNES emulator tonight, I picked up a copy of Super Metroid, and I’m going to sit down and try and play it. I’m interested in how it turns out.
I might get scared. I might give up. I dunno. We’ll see what happens. Hopefully, I don’t totally suck at it. And if I do, I’ll just pick up Super Mario Brothers again. I know I can beat that one.
Final Fantasy 7 is in my list too. 🙂