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Posts Tagged “trivia”

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 […]

Oddheader – 100 Things You Didn’t Notice in Tony Hawk Games

Posted on June 1st, 2018 by Hitstun

In the PlayStation 2 era, I spent thousands of hours playing the Tony Hawk games online and making levels and videos. We’d get out of bounds and explore behind the scenes, and sometimes find the developers left some easter eggs for us. Oddheader has compiled the community’s findings into one epic 24-minute video that takes […]

GameHut Coding Secrets

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by Hitstun

GameHut is a YouTube channel run by Jon Burton, founder of Traveller’s Tales and producer of Lego games and movies. His series on Coding Secrets dives deep into the Sega Genesis versions of Sonic 3D Blast and Toy Story to explain how he achieved those great graphics. He really used all the resources to do […]

Adam Ruins Everything

Posted on July 11th, 2017 by Hitstun

I love it when people quickly drop knowledge and debunk misconceptions with proper research, and we need it now more than ever. Here is Adam Conover, a comedian who can appear in any unfair situation and demolish it with cold hard facts whether you like it or not. This show started as a CollegeHumor series […]

Bill Wurtz – history of the entire world, i guess

Posted on May 11th, 2017 by Hitstun

Bill Wurtz followed up on his history of japan video with history of the entire world, i guess. It concisely covers the formation of the universe, the beginnings of life on Earth, and all of human civilization in a wonderful 20 minute acid trip. So, um, I left the title of the video in all […]