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Posts Tagged “portable”

Super Mario Land 2 – Memory Exploration

Posted on July 24th, 2018 by Hitstun

Retro Game Mechanics Explained is an educational video series from Super Mario World speedrunner Dotsarecool. In Super Mario Land 2, it’s possible to glitch yourself right out of the map and into other regions of the Game Boy’s address space. Wandering around those garbage tiles and randomly flipping bits will usually crash the game, but […]

Really Bad Chess

Posted on December 29th, 2017 by Hitstun

Really Bad Chess is a randomized chess game for iOS and Android. Both sides often start with several bishops and knights up front and multiple queens in the back. Never mind protecting all your pieces; both players’ material is going to get bodied for free. When not occupied with yet another mobile game, I’ve been […]

Two-Factor Authentication

Posted on September 21st, 2017 by Hitstun

Equifax just leaked our personal information to hackers! That’s really bad! It’s enough information that an identity thief could steal your cell phone service and start receiving text messages intended for you. It’s time to beef up security with an authenticator app. Most important Internet services allow you to generate codes with your phone that […]

Neon FM

Posted on August 31st, 2017 by Hitstun

Tokyo Attack came to Matsuricon again and introduced me to Neon FM, a button-drumming music game with some neat features. If you fail a song, the game drops the difficulty level a little and lets you keep playing. The arcade, iOS, and Android versions all work about the same and even support online multiplayer matches […]

Michiru Yamane and Tsuyoshi Sekito – Motocross Maniacs BGM3

Posted on January 17th, 2015 by Hitstun

You know, I really should post music here more often. I’ve got a ton that I want to put up, and I’m starting with the motorcycle puzzle platformer Motocross Maniacs. Before developers got a handle on the Game Boy’s sound hardware, they had to dedicate two of the Game Boy’s sound channels to music and […]