Gameboy Generations

Gameboy Generations

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Emulation As a child I was always the smallest in the class. This meant that my hands were also quite small for an elementary schooler at my age. Understandably, when I was given the original Gameboy for my birthday I had difficulty...
Emulation

Emulation

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Emulation The emulation of video game systems is a phenomena that has been around since the mid 90’s. An emulator, for those who don’t know, is a program which allows you to play any retro game on your computer. I was personally...
Castle of Illusion

Castle of Illusion

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Castle of Illusion A game that is overlooked too often is the Sega Genesis version of the Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse. Back in the 90s Disney brought us wonderful Mickey Mouse games such as Wolrd of Illusion and its follow...
25 Cents

25 Cents

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – 25 Cents At an old arcade when you lose all your lives, you have 10 seconds to reinsert another quarter or all your progress is lost. Everyone has experienced the panic of frantically checking your pockets for a quarter as the counter...
The Ultimate Game Changer

The Ultimate Game Changer

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – The Ultimate Game Changer With the advent of internet gaming, multiplayer matches evolved drastically. There were countless benefits to online gaming, but as a retro gamer, the construction of a new gaming community was most integral to...
Level Playing Field

Level Playing Field

Josh’s Diary of a Retro Gamer – Level Playing Field I was taught early on in my gaming career that if you dedicated enough time and practice to a video game that you’d eventually succeed and become the best. This isn’t a given in the current gaming climate due to the...

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