Inside my deepest thoughts, there are complexities that I cannot explain. Inside my deepest fears, I am nothing special. My name is Samus Aran, now a bounty hunter who separated from the Galactic Federation Police, yet I still have ties to the organization. It’s been years since I rescued that little girl who was about to be destroyed by space pirates in part 2 of … Continue reading Samus- Destined For Greatness- Part 3 (The Memoir)
Yes, it is time for a new fun V.R. retroquiz my friends! Here are the rules: Based off of the picture, guess the name of the video game character(s) from the 80’s/90’s! It will start easy, but trust me it will get more challenging as you go along. Here we go! 20) 19) 18) 17) 16) 15) 14) 13) 12) 11) 10) 9) 8) 7) … Continue reading Fun V.R. Retroquiz 8- Name That Video Game Character!
(Federation Police roll call) Samus Aran! Samus Aran! Are you here? Do you copy? (Samus hesitates, thinking to herself) “Uggh, I am so sick and tired of these meetings.” She then whispers to her squadmates Kreatz and Mauk, “Don’t you guys ever get tired of these long drawn out meetings by chief?” They respond with with a low yet resounding “yes”. (Samus speaks to Federation … Continue reading Samus- Destined For Greatness- Part 2 (The Special Assignment)
From retro themed poetry to moments scrolling down memory lane, I truly love what I do as a writer. When I started http://www.vintageretroman.com, I began a journey of self realization and creativity through writing. I am aware that I do not think or operate like many people. I enjoy everything from Christian Hip-Hop to Pac-Man. I like to wear masks and costumes. I am entertained … Continue reading Hitting The Pause Button To Express Appreciation!
It is amazing how growing up, some stories have a lasting impact on your life. They are stories of courage, perseverance, overcoming nearly impossible odds. Stories of how unlikely people can grow to become something great! Since I was a kid, one of my favorite stories was actually the story of Samus Aran from the hit Nintendo (NES) game and series, Metriod! Samus was the … Continue reading Samus- Destined For Greatness- Part 1 (The Kidnapping)
I was born and raised in the great state of North Carolina, USA. Being a black child in the southeastern section of the United States, or as we simply call it “The South”, I was exposed to many different experiences in my youth. I remember growing up in the 1980’s in my hometown of Winston-Salem. My family would ride down the streets and smell the … Continue reading Memory Lane Moments Part 4- Coming From Where I’m From, The Beauty In The Struggle
Get your playstation 4 or Xbox One! Click Here! I’m about to level up! The term has many meanings in this life. I believe in next level thinking. Always looking ahead. Only reflecting back but never going backwards. Pressing forward, but never forget where you started and where you came from. I believe that the above song by the rap group Social Club Misfits may … Continue reading Inside The Mind Of The Gamer, Time To “Level Up”
Truth and realization of the world around us are something we all experience at some point in our lives. How many times as adults have we come to the conclusion that our perception’s are not reality? Our worldview is shaped by many different influences. It may be our parents, other family members, teachers, church members, or a number of other outside influences that affect the … Continue reading The Lightbulb Moment. Music And Video By Andy Mineo Entitled, “Now I Know”. An Official V.R. Review.
Upon enjoying my vacation in beautiful Emerald Hill/ I felt refreshed laid back feet up sipping on coconut milk/ This is a much needed break for the fastest thing alive/ Sonic the Hedgehog is my name, into the mellow I dive/ Which is the song I sing as I backstroke in the Aquatic Mine/ A zone in Sonic Adventure 2 where I like to swim … Continue reading A Vintage Retroman’s Plea From The “Green Hill Zone” Part 2, “The Search for V.R.”
Sonic, where are you? Sonic, where are you? So ironic that I’m searching and cannot find you!/ Let me remind you, you are the hero, don’t make me beg man/ When the clock goes zero, game over, the winner will be Eggman/ I’ve searched far and wide, in and out of this Green Hill Zone/ No trace of blue in the area as i search … Continue reading A Vintage Retroman’s Plea From The “Green Hill Zone” Part 1, “The Disaster”