God Loves Geeks

Like most people in our blessed community at Geeks Under Grace, I grew up as a geek. Looking back, I could say it’s because of my older brother. Back in 1993, my brother was 5-years-old and I was 3, and this was the first time I was introduced to anything geek-related: the original Sonic the…

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Review: Sonic CD (SEGA CD)

Storyline Sonic arrives at Never Lake where the Little Planet is supposed to appear on the last month of every year. But it isn’t there. We find out Dr. Robotnik has done something vile to the entire planet by chaining it to a mountain and covering it in wicked metal and robotics. Upon seeing Sonic coming…

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Retro Review: Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine (GC)

Developer: SEGA Technical Institute Publisher: SEGA Platform(s): Sega Genesis/Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear, Master System, Wii, Steam Price: Varies by platform; $5.00 on Steam Release date: November 26, 1993 (original release) Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine is SEGA’s version of the popular, Japanese game-style of Puyo Puyo, in which the player is challenged to…

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The Greatest Game I Ever Played

I’d played role-playing games before… The first was Lagoon for SNES. This game introduced me to experience points. The second was Faxanadu for NES. This game showed me the importance of the judicious use of healing items. The third was Dragon Warrior, also for NES. This game introduced me to random encounters. The fourth was…

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