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@Mechafatnick Yeah, I love battling goths. 

2 weeks, 3 days ago on 107 – Hitting Someone in the Face with a Rubber Chicken

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@Atsinganoi @rizzardcore I, too, pronounce it this way. How else would you pronounce it? O_o 

4 weeks ago on Game Overkill – Gradius

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@Woodyman_g1 WE ARE BROTHERS 

1 month ago on 1 More Castle Community Gaming Night

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This is a new favorite of mine. Bravo. 

1 month, 1 week ago on GMZ #19 – Katamari, Gaming’s Greatest Feud, and Burnout

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@Bigjoe91 Even better, I have written two different articles on this site to specifically cover animal abuse in NES games... and what did I use as the banner image for those features? -- http://1morecastle.com/2012/09/animal-abuse-in-nes-games-part-2/ 

1 month, 2 weeks ago on 102 – Robocop vs. Clifford The Big Red Dog

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@ChrisSwartz I think they're angry because they're so big. But why they're so big, hm... 

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Blades Of Vengeance

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Two words: Majora's. Mask. 

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Celebrations are NOT in order

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Now I just wonder what blushing like 64 distinct monsters would be like... #EditorSnark 

2 months, 2 weeks ago on N64 Review #14- John Romero’s Daikatana

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@OcarinaOfTom @NintendoLegend @the_valerie Do not worry, the bitter taste left in your mouth from that extremely "meh" Wii stuff is not present in Thousand Year Door. 

3 months, 2 weeks ago on N64 Review #13 – Paper Mario

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@the_valerie I like Thousand Year Door as a sequel study, because it is not drastically different -- it is very much like Paper Mario, just with nifty additions. I, too, was going to recommend it. 

3 months, 2 weeks ago on N64 Review #13 – Paper Mario

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@Bigjoe91 Totally. 

3 months, 3 weeks ago on 93 – Emotional Baggage Handler

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There is something wrong with that man's butt. 

4 months, 2 weeks ago on N64 Review #12 – Bass Hunter 64

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Very much enjoyed this, fellas. 

4 months, 2 weeks ago on Breaking Bits Episode 14 – He Loves the D-Pad

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@Aggro Sky You're as tall as my wife! ;p 

Oh, I have played much basketball. My streetball nickname was Diesel, but that's another story altogether...

4 months, 2 weeks ago on Tales From Indy Pop Con

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@Aggro Sky Can confirm: I am tall. Specifically, I am 6'4".

4 months, 2 weeks ago on Tales From Indy Pop Con

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@evoxpisces Fact: We are now farther away from the release of Battletoads than the release of Battletoads was from the moon landing.

In other news: We are all getting oooooooold. :)

4 months, 3 weeks ago on 1 More Castle Will Now Cover Sixth-Generation Game Systems as Retro

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Yes, yes I am. 

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Top 10 Octopi in Gaming

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@Bigjoe91 FIGHT THE SEGA HORDES

4 months, 3 weeks ago on Game Overkill: The Announcement

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#SlowClap 

5 months ago on GMZ #15 – Errors and Cons

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@@radical_defect  I could have done a top 5 just from Zelda games. If I ever do, I will make sure Link's Awakening gets some love. :p 

5 months ago on 1 More Castle’s Top 5 Favorite Video Game Songs

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@Aggro Sky Amazing, really, that more games did not implement the B-button simplicity of Super Mario Bros. 

5 months ago on Running Man

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@OcarinaOfTom That is so weird. 

5 months, 1 week ago on Earthworm Jim

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You are officially the only human being to have been a fan of the Earthworm Jim cartoon before the video game.

Also, if you like Earthworm Jim... you have to try Earthworm Jim 2. Great sequel, just more of the same zaniness -- with additional weapons, too.

5 months, 1 week ago on Earthworm Jim

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@Aggro Sky  For the record, I totally understand the argument that it is not a "real" Super Mario World sequel -- I just think it's a great game! :) But thank you, friend... I am not quite achieving the longform heights you did, but I am always someone who will advocate for the format. Hopefully the Castle really can have a little bit of everything for everybody.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Yoshi’s Island Level 3-1

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@Bigjoe91  I love that you and @JoshuaCaleb75 are pointing out more little wrinkles in Yoshi's Island that I would have never thought of on my own. What a great game.

5 months, 4 weeks ago on Yoshi’s Island Level 3-1

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@Aggro Sky  sowwy 

5 months, 4 weeks ago on 85 – Digital Demon

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@Bigjoe91  ... what the balls. 

6 months ago on 84 – Refill the machine with fresh bear

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Great stuff. 

6 months, 1 week ago on Super Noah’s Ark 3D

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@SpaceKappa @Bigjoe91  I DON'T 

6 months, 2 weeks ago on 82 – The Star Wars Podcast

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... huh. I had actually never seen the 16-bit version of this. Neat! 

6 months, 3 weeks ago on Jackie Chan’s Action Kung Fu

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As a fan of War Gods, you have sold me.

6 months, 3 weeks ago on N64 Review #10 – Mace: The Dark Age

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brb gonna go start a tendolegnd account

6 months, 3 weeks ago on GMZ – The Future

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@jasonlamb @TempleofRetro  Jason Lamb, advocating for physical media...

6 months, 3 weeks ago on 81 – Harry Mudd

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Y'know, I was wondering, "If Dark Link is not at #1, what could be?" And I respect this choice. Great list, much enjoyed. 

7 months ago on Top 10 Evil Doppelgangers

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@TempleofRetro  And the original Rainbow Road is the best, because no walls whatsoever... what a great challenge to master.

7 months ago on 80 – Let’s Not Anger Google

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@Bigjoe91  ... huh. Weird. O_o 

7 months, 1 week ago on 79 – Milk Scissors

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@Mechafatnick  No.

7 months, 1 week ago on 79 – Milk Scissors

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Great new look, great new features... great job, Andrew. I could not ask for a better co-founder.

7 months, 1 week ago on 1 More Castle – no more beta!

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BARF

7 months, 2 weeks ago on King Neptune’s Adventure

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@Mechafatnick  I really hope that flame war actually happens. I would love to meet some retro phonebook enthusiast nerds.

7 months, 2 weeks ago on 78 – The Dog in the Library

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@smearedink  I admit, it was difficult to resist the temptation to include a Mario game. But they break down interestingly, when you consider their simplicity. They each have an 'excuse.'

Super Mario Bros -- Well, jeepers, this was like THE FIRST NES GAME, y'know? Can you blame them? But even then, you have three different Mario sprites going on, and that triumphant raised fist busting bricks is kinda iconic.

Super Mario Bros 2 -- Crazy, spastic jump animations... and I sorta like it that way. Four different characters. Not only do they animate differently, but they all jump differently as well, in terms of pure mechanics. The Princess floats, remember? Good stuff here.

Super Mario Bros 3 -- So many different Marios, yet sticking to the classic original, in terms of the basic art idea. Which, to me, is a fitting and altogether perfect tribute. Long live the Mario jump sprite legacy.


And yet, yeah, basic compared to Kirby, lol.

7 months, 2 weeks ago on Kirby’s Adventure Jump Animation

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@jasonlamb @NintendoLegend @ArcadeErrorWin @manatree  WE HAVE ARRIVED

7 months, 3 weeks ago on 77 – Planet Pepsi

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@ArcadeErrorWin @manatree @NintendoLegend @jasonlamb  That is stunningly depressing.

FROM ACROSS THE FROZEN NORTH...

... TO THE GREAT MIDWEST...

... TO BUILD THE GREAT RETRO GAMING WEBSITE AND PODCAST OF ALL TIME.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, HERE IS YOUR RESULT, YEARS IN THE MAKING:

poop

7 months, 3 weeks ago on 77 – Planet Pepsi

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@deKay  Really? Another Resident Evil 2 hater? I never knew there were so many! Good times. 

7 months, 3 weeks ago on 77 – Planet Pepsi

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Looking forward to your next review!


You really like that screen-door-on-a-submarine analogy, huh? ;p


Even funnier, though, is which parts of this review I strongly agree with... and which I strongly don't.

7 months, 3 weeks ago on N64 Review #9 – Goldeneye 007

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@rizzardcore  I think my favorite thing about this comment is the fact that, at first, I read it as "native American mindset..."

7 months, 3 weeks ago on GMZ #10 – Hip-Hop, Suicide, and Shadows of the (Asian) Empire

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@manatree @NintendoLegend  Hm. I think he could be coaxed... 

7 months, 3 weeks ago on 77 – Planet Pepsi

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@manatree  Thanks for the all-too-kind comment! Honestly, the best thing you can do is keep listening/voting/commenting like you already are -- and, when appropriate, don't keep us a secret! :)

7 months, 3 weeks ago on 77 – Planet Pepsi

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@jasonlamb  Freedom is not sipping at the can of commercialism. Freedom is double-tagging the last zombie between you and the rest of your life.

7 months, 3 weeks ago on 77 – Planet Pepsi

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@ericmhunter  It's not too late! It can be salvaged! #sob 

7 months, 3 weeks ago on 76 – Vodka Drunkenski

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