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, the ways of the past had been completely forgotten. As the … Continue reading The Official Vintage Retroman Video Game Story
I’m just a pink puff/ looking to eat lot’s of random stuff/ such an unlikely hero, some people say i don’t look so tough/ But i say, you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover/ because in Dreamland i promise you will never find another/ Hero/ My name is Kirby and i came on the scene/ in 1993 battling King Dededee on your screen/ So … Continue reading Kirby, Lit In Dreamland!! A Rap By V.R.
I have always admired people with talent that are not afraid of thinking outside the box when using their gifts. After watching this medley, i was highly impressed! The combination of instrumentation with their vocals creates a feeling of both retro and modern nostalgia! I watched this video several times! The transition of the songs are excellent, and i love the costumes they created for … Continue reading The Superb Mario Medley Is Truly Superb!
A retro reset, a rebranding of sorts. I truly believe that mentally, i am stuck somewhere between the early 80’s and late 90’s! I have now been blogging for about 9 months and i am loving it! Despite struggles and hardships in my personal life, i view my blogging as a source of intellectual refuge. I love touching people through originality! From “Pac-Man Poetry” to … Continue reading Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself, My Name Is….
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)
(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)
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
One is Nerdy, the other is Squirdy. Their name itself made me want to inquire more. The dynamic duo of delightful gaming, The power couple of retro fun, Yet when you look deeply into their content they are so much more than just casual gamers on YouTube. They have something special to aspire to. That something special is more than just Nerdy’s pixel Link shirt … Continue reading Nerdy & Squirdy- The Retro Relationship Gone Right! An Official V.R. Review
I truly want to make each of my followers feel like a kid again! That is my overall goal. The nostalgic value of vintage and retro cultures makes people feel good! I do not blog for money or prestige. I write and post content for the people to enjoy, whether it’s one person or 10,000 people. This is why i love Instagram! Instagram is a … Continue reading Follow me on Instagram @vintageretroman
I remember back on the Holiday Season of 1991. The scene was Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem NC. As i reflect back on some of my favorite memories with my dad, this particular recollection stands out to me. There were two kiosks setup outside of KB toys, a very popular toy store back in the 80’s and 90’s. One kiosk had a Super Nintendo playing “Super … Continue reading “Game over”, or is it? How to convert something “tragic” into something “fire”- by VintageRetroman