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Old School NES Games That Prepared Me for Fatherhood
3 years ago

Old School NES Games That Prepared Me for Fatherhood

Fathers pull their inspiration from weird places. Some of them pull it out of their own father’s teachings. Some of them pull it out of necessity and learn on the fly. But what indisputably prepares you for fatherhood the most is video games.

Old NES games, specifically. Look, that console had two buttons. TWO. There was no dual-stick move-and-look. There was no rocket-jumping. You didn’t get a gun and a melee attack. You got JUMP and SHOOT. If you were incredibly lucky, and you usually weren’t, you could use a second weapon or skill by holding B while pressing A.

The games were brutally tough, unfair, and unrewarding. And all of that hardship prepared a generation of boys for fatherhood.

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Mega Man 2 Lullabies for Your Baby Blue Bomber
4 years ago

Mega Man 2 Lullabies for Your Baby Blue Bomber

Let’s face it: retro is cool, and stuff from our 80’s childhood is sneaking into our kids’ lives. But if you want to hear something retro-awesome and ready for …
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Father/Gamer Creates Awesome Freeway Overpass Pixel-Art
6 years ago

Father/Gamer Creates Awesome Freeway Overpass Pixel-Art

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What do you do if you’re a father of five, and love video games? Why, employ your kids to help you nerd-out with a “gamer’s urban art project” – …
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