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Posts Tagged “trivia”

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 […]

Pannenkoek2012

Posted on September 29th, 2016 by Hitstun

Super Mario 64 arrived in North America twenty years ago today. I used to speedrun it badly. Pannenkoek2012 is still finding new ways to exploit game mechanics and collect stars with as few A button presses as possible. This involves accelerating to relativistic speeds to travel to parallel universes. On his second channel, he uses […]

My Life in Gaming – retroUSB’s AVS NES

Posted on September 13th, 2016 by Hitstun

The certified video nerds at My Life in Gaming got to review the retroUSB AVS, a new system that plays NES carts and accessories accurately in glorious 720p. I’m still playing my Famicom carts on a Power Joy, so I really want this. Source: My Life in Gaming via the Backloggery