Tagged: nes

imgresNothing beats it. You’re sitting in front of an old CRT T.V. It is very late at night. You’ve been struggling to complete a game you’ve been trying to beat for 20 years when it finally happens. You get that game ending and you finally feel like you have accomplished what you set out to do.  (more…)

imgres-1 Now a days with people using cheat codes, FAQs and save states beating a NES title isn’t all that hard. Personally I’ve shied away from using these types of crutches (cheating is cheating) and tried to get through a game with the absolute minimum of help. Simon’s Quest was no exception. Here are a couple of tips I learned along the way if you want to beat the game with no help. (more…)

Iimgres-1t’s been a while since I’ve had the time to really work on beating some NES games. As summer approaches, and I’m faced with a less stressful job, that time has started to open up. So to start off, I’m going to tackle one of the more controversial games in the NES library: Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest