Tag Archives: SNES

Some Obligatory Thoughts on the SNES Classic

Or: Why I won’t be doing anything productive until 2018. Not to brag TOO much, but yesterday I managed to snag the second to last SNES classic from the local Gamestop. Early bird gets the worm, and all that. After the short run of the NES classic, and the various pre-order fiascos a few weeks …

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Book Review: Final Fantasy V by Chris Kohler

It says something about Boss Fight Books that they held (and completed) their “Season Four” kickstarter before Season Three even ended. And heck, they even released the first book of the new season before the last one of the previous. Granted, each Boss Fight Books volume stands on its own, but it’s still an interesting …

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Hey, who wants to see me nerd out over an old video game?

Back in June, Boss Fight Books had an open call for submissions– in particular, looking for pitches for an upcoming book on Final Fantasy VI (originally released as Final Fantasy III in the US). Seeing as of how FF3/6 is one of my favorite games, well, ever, I naturally got in on that. Sadly, I got …

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Last book review of 2015! Blake J. Harris’ Console Wars

Many, many years ago, when I was a kid, I got a Super Nintendo for Christmas. The SNES was my first console, and therefore a Big Deal. Hell, I once wrote an essay for school talking about how that Christmas day was the best day of my life. It’s worth noting that this isn’t out …

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Michael P. Williams’ Chrono Trigger (a review of the book, not the game).

  You guys. CHRONO TRIGGER. Really, I could just freak out and type CHRONO TRIGGER over and over and over again, in all caps, and there would be a significant number of readers who would accept that as a perfectly legit review. But lucky for the rest of you, I’m going to elaborate further! So, …

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