I could go on forever about games of yesteryear, but I want to really focus on the one game that started it all, a game that everyone but the oldest and crankiest have at least tried playing for a few minutes. I'm talking about that legendary 3-in-1, Super Mario Brothers, Duck Hunt, and World Class Track Meet, ah yeah!
I can, will, and have beaten you Nintendo! HA!
"End of the line. Moment of truth. Eighth level of Mario Brothers!"
-Ernest P. Worrell, Ernest Scared Stupid
Duck Hunt was amazing, we all know it! The game was totally ingenious, even though I totally cheated by putting the Zapper right up to the screen, just to just that dog up!
I still can't believe that brought that little stinker back in Super Smash Bros. 4! Everyone was to shoot that dog, he's the ultimate troll character!
Then there was that amAZing Clay Shooting game! Okay, I admit that was kind of boring, but i still played for hours!
And holy CRAP, World Class Track Meet!!! I miss that game so much! The game came with running pad...A FREAKING POWER PAD PEOPLE! I discovered that the track pad could be used for other games too! Of course there was no D-pad, so the novelty soon wore off, but still! We cheated a lot when it came to the long jump, but we didn't use our hands when it came to running. I became a pro at the "twinkle toes" technique, I was a blur! I kicked Cheetah's butt!
Watch as this random dude in a college dorm room demonstrates the twinkle toes technique as he races against Cheetah. Truly captivating!
One of my greatest regrets was selling the NES running pad along with all our other NES stuff. It was a dark day.
The Man Crate Retro Crate!!!
I was recently introduced to Man Crate, which has some seriously sweet stuff, but the Retro Box by far takes the cake! Just look at it!
The NES was the best gaming console ever!
If I could choose the random NES games that come with the crate I would pick Bandai's Family Fitness Stadium Events and the Nintendo World Championships Gold cartridge, for obvious reasons.
The candy selection is rather nice, but I would change a few things:
-Retro Nintendo PEZ instead of a modern dispenser
-Nintendo and/or Atari candy tins
-I would trade out the Mike & Ikes, Bottle Caps, Now and Laters, and Jaw Busters for Starbursts, Airheads, Skittles, and Jolly Ranchers
-Some Nintendo toys and/or plushies thrown in for good measure