Category: Gaming Babble

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Stories, rants, and posts about games in general.

Row of Pinball Machines at Funspot, New Hampshire
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Playing Pinball on the Go: Pinball Arcade

Pinball Arcade is a multi-table pinball game available for several operating systems, including Windows, Android, and iOS. This review is based off the Android version of Pinball Arcade. As you can imagine, this App is all about pinball. What makes it special, and different from most, is that the pinball tables found in Pinball Arcade are based on real tables. These aren't just digital pinball creations with wild features and table designs.

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Vs Super Mario Bros: Mushroom Nightmare Kingdom

Vs Super Mario Bros for the arcade is that nightmare you have when you’ve been up all night playing Super Mario Bros on your NES.

At first you’re just running along 1-1 grabbing various mushrooms, hitting warp zones without a care in the world. But then suddenly the world transforms into a horror of nigh uncrossable gaps, bullet bills appearing mid-jump, and dark castles full of spinning flames and oddly placed gaps in the floor.

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Dungeons and Dragons: Shadows Over Mystara
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Dungeons and Dragons: Shadows Over Mystara

I can’t say that Shadows Over Mystara was a game I ever played as a teenager growing up in the 90s. I’m not even sure if I even saw it in the arcade. With that said, I’m definitely glad I played through it once and I look forward to giving it another playthrough in the future.

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Metal Slug 1 for MAME
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Metal Slug 1

Metal Slug 1 is a game I was very excited to play. In general, I did not play enough of the Metal Slug games as a kid. The primary reason I didn’t play the Metal Slug series is due to the fact that they ate quarters faster than most games. As a youth with limited funds and limited arcade access, the Metal Slug arcade games were simply not an option.

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We Love the Arcade

We Love the Arcade is blog where we’ll discuss and play classic arcade games and home-ports of popular arcade games. Follow us through competitions where two childhood friends of 25+ years duke it out on some of the greatest, and not-so-great games to ever be released.