More Than A Game- 8 & 24

Thinking back to the summer of 1996. Cassette tapes of 2pac Shakur’s “All Eyes on Me” and OutKast’s “Elevators” were inserted into my older brothers boombox’s, with the bass turned up. I was 13 years old at the time. As the music played in the background, I was intensely playing the newly released Super MarioContinue reading “More Than A Game- 8 & 24”

How Legends Are Made Part 3 of 3- Destiny Unfolds (Remastered)

The smoke cleared, the dust settled. A triumphant Link mounted Epona his horse, with the battle-tested Master Sword now resting in his sheath. It was a hard fought war in the land of Hyrule, with the evil Gannon finally destroyed and the three Triforce fragments united. Peace had once again returned to the land. AsContinue reading “How Legends Are Made Part 3 of 3- Destiny Unfolds (Remastered)”

How Legends Are Made Part 2 of 3- Playing Zelda's Heartstrings (Remastered)

Dear Link, Wow, I’m speechless! It amazes me that despite the fact you stay so occupied from the harsh realities of battle in Hyrule, that you still make time to write me. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me such a priority in your life. Your last letter was filled withContinue reading “How Legends Are Made Part 2 of 3- Playing Zelda's Heartstrings (Remastered)”

How Legends Are Made Part 1 of 3- Link's Love Letter (Remastered)

To my dearest Zelda, I sincerely hope that this letter finds you well. Please give your father my greetings and salutations at the castle. I pray that things in central Hyrule are going well for you and the royal family. Also, please accept my deepest apologies, I intended to write you last week but aContinue reading “How Legends Are Made Part 1 of 3- Link's Love Letter (Remastered)”

Memory Lane Moments Part 6- The Beauty Of The Blend

Legacy…to make a lasting meaningful impact on people, spanning throughout several generations. To leave a legacy is one of the single most important experiences many of us dream about. Presidents talk about legacies, as do athletes, musicians, and celebrities. We should all make it our ambition to leave a lasting legacy for our children, family,Continue reading “Memory Lane Moments Part 6- The Beauty Of The Blend”

Reflecting On The Internet Of The 1990s!

The internet of the 1990s! Do you remember America Online (AOL) and Netscape Navigator? Who remembers Ask Jeeves and the early versions of Internet Explorer? There was nothing like hearing that static noise coming from your modem before connecting on a dial-up connection. The 90’s references in this video were amazing, as cheesy as theContinue reading “Reflecting On The Internet Of The 1990s!”

The Official Vintage Retroman Video Game Story

In year 23xx, the world as we know it was peaceful. After decades of war, bloodshed, and tears the planet Thothar was finally at peace. The robot apocalypse was over and humans finally began to rebuild their broken world. A world once ruled by depression, anxiety, mental illness, and evil was no more. Also, theContinue reading “The Official Vintage Retroman Video Game Story”

Celebration 2019

As we enter 2019, where are you mentally, emotionally, spiritually? Are you optimistic about a new year, or plagued by issues of your recent past that maybe didn’t quite work out. Let’s be honest for a second, 2018 was a rough year for many people. I think about how many people i know that struggledContinue reading “Celebration 2019”

The Giving Of Thanks, By V.R.

Being thankful is so underrated these days. I think back to my childhood growing up. I was an 80’s baby, born in 1983 yet I can remember it like it was yesterday. Thanksgiving at my mother’s house was always a great time. The nostalgic smell of roasted turkey, ham, macaroni and cheese, fresh collard greens,Continue reading “The Giving Of Thanks, By V.R.”

Pac-Man Poetry By V.R.

I’m like a yellow pizza pie with one slice taken out/ I flow around eating pellets and making sounds with my mouth/ I hit the arcade’s with much success in the 1980’s/ I’m so successful that that my sequels we’re starring my lady/ Who has that pretty bow in her head but don’t let herContinue reading “Pac-Man Poetry By V.R.”