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Rassler, an 8-bit pro wrestling RPG

A retro-inspired pro wrestling role playing game I've been working on, set in the territorial era of pro wrestling (the 60s-80s more or less). It's pay-what-you-can and will be forever. [more inside]
posted by zerolives on Jul 18, 2017 - 1 comment

Music, Retro-gaming and Elsewhat Blog

VGR2016 is an ongoing 5-way blog envisioned as half a way for a bunch of UK-based friends to keep up, half an excuse to replay and review old video games, and half World Domination. The third half is the charm. We also feature both Music and Opinions.
posted by comealongpole on Mar 3, 2016 - 1 comment

olduse.net: a real-time historical exhibit

Usenet, updated in real time as it was thirty years ago. [more inside]
posted by joeyh on Sep 30, 2015 - 8 comments

Exobike: Motorcycle racing for the Commodore Pet^W^W^Wyour browser

Exobike is a silly little browser-based motorcycle racing game vaguely inspired by Excitebike as cloned on an early 80's educational computer by 14-year old me. You race along a straight track, avoiding obstacles and trying to minimize your time. [more inside]
posted by suetanvil on Jul 13, 2015 - 6 comments

asylum.exe - a retro chase game with a Dr. Mario-esque pill matching mechanic

asylum-exe is a GameMaker-created, retro-styled chase game for Windows in which the goal is to escape each room of a mental institution, being chased the whole way by the proverbial (and literal) men in white coats. 20 levels in which new twists to the game are added frequently. [more inside]
posted by hiteleven on May 25, 2015 - 0 comments

Console Obscura - a retro gaming culture and history podcast

Console Obscura is a podcast dedicated to video games and the people who play them. Ephemera, nostalgia, absurdity, history, culture, arcana and trivia are all fair game. If you remember what a new power pad smelled like, or Ganon's laugh sounds like, OR If none of that rings a bell but you enjoy a group of funny children of the 80s talking trash, this podcast is for you. Game on!
posted by stenseng on Mar 1, 2015 - 2 comments

Octropolis

A fast-action scrolling maze game for Android, intended for tablets. Guide an octopus through a huge maze, collecting eggs and avoiding sharks. Consume "mega eggs" to attack the sharks back. Intended as a riff on classic Namco arcade maze games of the 1980s, including Pac-Man and Rally-X. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Jun 19, 2014 - 12 comments

Moon's Eye: Public Education Films From Another Dimension

Absurdist science fictional takes on such illustrious ephemeral film genres as the Nature Documentary, the Anti-Drug Film, the Pseudo-Educational Advertising Film, and the Ethical Afterschool Special, using a mixture of found and original footage.
posted by One Second Before Awakening on May 11, 2013 - 0 comments

Retro Cities

I like to gather and post pictures of cities worldwide taken between 1960 and 2000.
posted by reenum on Jul 31, 2011 - 1 comment

Super Bride and Groom - Retro Flash Platformer

Super Mario-style flash fun! Bride and Groom are happily heading down the aisle when pieces of their wedding are scattered by the mischievous Mr. X. Can they find their food, friends, and decorations and save the day? [more inside]
posted by erinfern on Jun 21, 2011 - 2 comments

The 8 and the 16

A silly little Tumblr blog devoted to comparative screenshots of 8- and 16-bit games. [more inside]
posted by gc on Jun 1, 2011 - 7 comments

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