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Old Games for New Kids: Rampage

Old Games for New Kids: Rampage
6 years ago

Old Games for New Kids: Rampage

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In our series Old Games for New Kids, we suggest a great past-generation game to play with your new-generation children.


Rampage (1988)
by Data East – NES (and more, see below)

The beauty of old Nintendo games is that the two-button limitation kept games simple. In Rampage, you play as either Lizzie the giant lizard, George, the King Kong clone, or Ralph, a giant warewolf. You’re presented with a couple of blocks-worth of cityscape per level, and in the simplest of terms, you destroy it. You climb buildings and punch holes in them, often discovering food and traps inside. You can also smash the cars, tanks and helicopters that chase you as you move city to city.

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Episode 046: Soft Touch Schneider
6 years ago

Episode 046: Soft Touch Schneider

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In this week’s show, we give you the soft touch on two articles written by other fathers around the internets.
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Five Non-Existent Classes For Dads That Totally Should Exist
6 years ago

Five Non-Existent Classes For Dads That Totally Should Exist

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When my wife and I first found out that we were going to have a kid, we instantly became aware of the “parenting class” industry that had existed in our community for years without ever attracting our attention. Suddenly, there were all of these flyers, newspapers ads, and emails, offering us practical parenting instruction in friendly classroom settings.

And, as new parents-to-be, we were game for them. Almost immediately, we signed up for the childbirth class, the baby care and CPR class, the “how to install a car seat” class, the breastfeeding class, you name it.

(The only classes I remember us opting out of were the “baby massage” class and the “parenting for dads” class, which I found more than a little insulting.)

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