Video game themed Things: Dad Edition!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome back! Its been a while but your favorite post on the internet at this date and time, Video game themed things from around the Internet…net…net! This week is video game dads!

First up!

Dad recreates Final Fantasy VII Summons….with a swiffer!

He mostly got it…..

Next!

Dad of the Year edits Link to the Past so that Link can be any gender!

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Well done. You can head over here and check out all of the details! 

And the only thing not dad related is The Joy of Mario Making with Bob Ross!

Two thumbs up to this guy. spot on Bob Ross mannerisms!

Thats all i have for you this week in Video Game themed things from around the Internet…net…net! Tune in next week for More!

Nerdy nights at the Pittsburgh Symphony!

Some press releases and heads up hit my virtual desk in the past few weeks featuring upcoming Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra shows that once again feature the music of video games!

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Saturday, August 1st, Live at Heinz hall, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, conducted by world renowned Arnie Roth presents Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra! The music from the Final Fantasy series matched with images from the games combine for what will be an incredible evening. Also available are tickets for a meet and greet after the show with Arnie Roth and FINAL FANTASY XII composer Hitoshi Sakimoto, Tickets for this show are available and going fast! You can pick them up right over here! http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/production/45731/distant-worlds-music-from-final-fantasy-with-the-pittsburgh-symphony-orchestra

Also, Back by popular demand! January 24th, 2016 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions!

Brought to you once again by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, whether you are catching it all again or for the first time, you need to get your tickets quick because just like last time they are selling out quick! Also, $1 of each ticket goes to supporting arts education programs which is always a great thing. Pick up your tickets right over here! http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/production/45771/pokemon-symphonic-evolutions#tab=buy_tickets&performance=45772

Video Game themed things from across the internet….net….net!

Ladies and Gentleman! Welcome to the internet’s favorite website segment…….. Video Game themed things from across the internet…..net…..net!

We’ve got some good things in this weeks segment, not really weird, however worth posting and the attention. Also! Starting this week at the bottom will be a couple awesome links of stuff that didn’t make it into the story, so bonus content! Enjoy!

First up!

Youtuber LORE who does a series of videos showing the history of certain video games in 60-80 second youtube videos. The latest one is an impressive 80 second video featuring the history of Final Fantasy. (This one is for you Bobby.) Enjoy!

I appreciate the snide remarks and the guys quickness. Check out the rest of the videos on his channel by clicking here.

Next up is another  YouTube series this one starting brand new as of 2 days ago. What happens after the robot wars and theres no one to fight? What is Mega Man to do then? Introducing Peace Time MegaMan!

its amazing on how much you can do with two hands! Stay tuned to them for more episodes!

Last but not least and one that connects to my past a bit. The ultimate in fighting game skill. Guy uses piano to play Tekken…. Using the midi signals and some extra equipment he sends the signal to a arcade controller. Check it out in this video!

So that’s all I have for you this week. Stay tuned for more Video Game themed things from across the Internet…net…net! See some things you want featured hit me up on Twitter – @chachisays and you may find yourself here!  Until next time, keep the things coming!

 

This week’s runners up! (just click the text!)

Little kid sad because pokemon arent real.

European stop motion link. Hes a chubby lil fellow!

 

Boss Battle 76: Everlasting Filibuster

Boss Battle 76: Everlasting FilibusterThis week on Boss Battle, we have our the cast of  Bobby (@bobbyfjtown), Chachi (@chachisayspgh), Rizz (@theerizz) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). On this week’s show:

  • We discuss our gaming achievements of the week.
  • High Score: Bobby talks about Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Demo.
  • Chachi protests Bobby’s High Score.
  • We discuss The Last of Us DLC that will be released on Valentine’s Day.
  • Rizz talks about the return of RBI Baseball!
  • In the Final Round we discuss our ideas to get Nintendo back on track.

Also remember to:
Check us out on Twitter @insertcointb and view our Website at insertcointobegin.com!
Catch our shows live, we record every Tuesday around 8 PM and it can be seen at live.sorgatronmedia.com!

Rise of the RPG: a 37 min history.

Sitting at work bored? Got some time to kill? Here is a a web series called 16 bit Gems that is hosted on you tube.

Episode #30 is a look back at the way the 16 bit market dominated the RPG genre. Without a doubt it is worth watching when you have the time!

Which leads me to this, what was your favorite 16 bit RPG? Can’t narrow it down? What is your favorite rpg overall then? let us know in the comments below!