Lost in the Minus World – Review # -3: AD&D: Dragons of Flame

  Greetings, players! It is I, your friendly Dungeon Master, otherwise known as Matthew. I remain locked away within the depths of Questicle’s own Temple of Elemental Evil, but have no fear! For soon the ancient and eldrich magicks needed to escape and enact my vengeance shall be at hand! And then we’ll see just … Continue reading Lost in the Minus World – Review # -3: AD&D: Dragons of Flame

Lost in the Minus World – Review # -2: Zooming Secretary

   Hello again, Nintendo fanbodies! MC here, still locked inside Dylan’s panic room. Still eating Snickers bars for sustenance. Still wondering what the upside was to take on this gig in the first place…   But enough of my problems – today should be celebrated as a momentous occasion! It’s Questicle.net’s first foray into the … Continue reading Lost in the Minus World – Review # -2: Zooming Secretary

Lost in the Minus World – Review # -1: Titanic

  Hello, NESQuesters! I’m Matthew Conway, writer of various internet blog-things of no consequence and full-time Retro Gaming Rain Man. I’m here because the proprietor of this fine website asked me to pen a few guest articles for him while he’s busy doing other things. I’ll never forget when I got the call from Mr. Cornelius. Our … Continue reading Lost in the Minus World – Review # -1: Titanic

The NES Book is Coming and I Need Your Help

  Yes, the post title is accurate: a book based on Questicle.net is in pre-production, tentatively titled “The NES Compendium.”   The book will focus on revised reviews (all 754 of them), more screenshots, yearly overviews of the NES from 1985-1994, and…?   If you were to purchase a book that chronicled the NES in … Continue reading The NES Book is Coming and I Need Your Help

By Request – New Ghostbusters II

                                                                                                                                            That’s right, Egon’s out in front.                                                                                                                   I find this game guilty… of being AWESOME!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: HAL Labs DEVELOPER: HAL Labs GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: 1990   New Ghostbusters II is what most gamers desired/expected to see from a “Ghostbusters” game circa ’89. Instead of mundane tasks … Continue reading By Request – New Ghostbusters II

The 86 Worst NES Games: #s 25-1

  PART 1: A WASTE OF TIME     PART 2: A WASTE OF MONEY   PART 3: A WASTE                                                                                                  #25 – AFTER BURNER     Just when you thought it was safe to play Sega’s After Burner on your NES, the licensing gods cursed every illegally produced cartridge, making the result thoroughly … Continue reading The 86 Worst NES Games: #s 25-1

The 86 Worst NES Games: #s 50-26

  PART 1 IS THE SIPPY CUP   PART 2 IS THE ADULT GLASS                                                                    #50 – MENACE BEACH/SUNDAY FUNDAY: THE RIDE     Menace Beach was released three times throughout the NES’ lifespan: once in a multi-cart, once by itself, and once as a re-skin called Sunday Funday. Color Dreams/Wisdom Tree must have … Continue reading The 86 Worst NES Games: #s 50-26

The 86 Worst NES Games: #s 73-51

  IF YOU CARE ABOUT ORDER, YOU’LL READ PART 1 FIRST!                                                                                                            #73 – PLATOON     I imagine navigating through swaths of Vietnam jungle would be confusing, particularly if you’re a terrified American boy who’s in over his head. Platoon replicates the roaming-through-Vietnam experience almost too well. It’s incredibly easy to get lost, … Continue reading The 86 Worst NES Games: #s 73-51

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