August 14, 2010

To his friend regarding an XBOX game...


Because nothing says TRUE vintage like 1998.

11 comments:

  1. My good god, I've heard this too many times of late. Mention SNES even, and they have no idea what you are talking about. It is a botheration that kids these days know nothing of even modern history in relation to what they do EVERY SINGLE DAY.

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  2. ;____; This makes me sad... and scared. lol Though, I didn't know what the Intellivision was so I guess I was one of those kids before. =(

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  3. Fortunately, our Nintendo still works 15% of the time, so my younger brothers have some classic Battle Toads and Duck Hunt experience.

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  4. To be fair, 1998 was 12 years ago.

    1985 was 25 years ago, though.

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  5. Battle Toads! Seriously great game!

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  6. When you're old, 12 years doesn't see like it was so long ago, does it?

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  7. This is even worse with people who say 'NES' or 'Genesis' in place of 'N64' and 'Playstation'.

    I was born in 1985 too guys and even I think these people are a bunch of fucking hipsters with nostalgia goggles welded to their faces.

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  8. Feh, if you didn't play it on an Arcade machine, a C64 or a BBC Micro you're a poser nostalgia wannabe.

    And yes, I have my cane here & I'll beat the fuck out of you with it pansy boy

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  9. Battle Toads: the true masochist's choice of side-scrolling beat-em ups.

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  10. I taught in a high school for a while, had some 14 year olds make a Warcraft reference, so I responded with a comment about murlocs being the best. "You play games?" "I was playing games before you were *born*."
    The 4 smartest students (read: "nerds") got a present before I finished teaching there - a CD each of old 386/486 era games and NES/Genesis roms..

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  11. At least NES and Genesis are actually vintage-ish. I mean sure, it's no Atari 2600 or Colecovision, but they qualify a lot more than the first true 3D-capable machines.

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