Daily Archives: March 8, 2011

11 posts

Game Genie

The Game Genies. The thorn in Nintendo’s side for the entire life of their early systems. Yet was fully endorsed by Sega for their systems. These cheat systems where incredibly popular back in the day but now no longer exist. Yet opened the way for the wave of other cheat […]

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The Star Wars Arcade Game

Built in 1983 by Atari Inc, Lucasfilms had little to do with creating the Star Wars arcade game. Designed by Mike Hally, the game used the flight yoke controls that were adapted from the controls used for the arcade game Battle Zone. This was the fist Atari game to have […]

Finishing School on DVD

I have been watching a lot of TCM lately and it has me all fired up for classic films. It especially has me watching a lot of what are known as pre-code movies. These are movies made before Hollywood clamped down and police itself on the portrayal of loose morals. […]