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 a situation came up in Death Mountain that kept me occupied … Continue reading How Legends Are Made Part 1- Link’s Love Letter
Could it be? Could it be that I lost my focus? If only for a fleeting moment did I let life dictate how far that I could make it? First and foremost, let me apologize to my audience. Life sometimes sends us all through twists and turns and things happen that we cannot prepare for. There are times when we are flying high in life, then … Continue reading Turbulence, By Vintage Retroman
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!
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
Yes my friends, you are about to find out the exciting conclusion of the 3 part series. Oh sure the Green Hill Zone is beautiful, but deadly! Part 1 in the series described how Vintage Retroman was captured and abandoned in the dangerous tropics of the Green Hill Zone from Sonic The Hedgehog. Part 2 captured the setting of how Sonic was resting on vacation … Continue reading A Vintage Retroman’s Plea From The “Green Hill Zone” Part 3, “The Recovery?”- (Finale of the 3 part series)
Listen up everyone i have a story to tell/ About 4 heroes, who happen to be in a half shell/ Their names for short are Leo, Mikey, Donny, and Raphael/ Turtles that are teenage mutants from the sewers that smell/ We met up with April O’ Neil who reported that crime/ Is sharply increasing, because of this group called the foot clan/ Led by … Continue reading TMNT Poem- The Tale Of 4 Heroes In A Half Shell
Sometimes I just wish for a day that we all could go back. I am talking a time machine and warp back to the past, even if only for a day. As I stare at the small 3.5 x 5′ screen I can’t help but wonder, have I became a zombie, a servant, a slave to the rectangle device we call a smart phone? I … Continue reading The Disconnect Of Being Too Connected
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 her appearance fool you/ When it comes to clearing stages her … Continue reading Pac-Man Poetry By V.R.