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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
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
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
Hey everyone, Dylan here with a brief update. While the NES Compendium is being sorted out, I thought I’d keep Questicle.net going with some guest posts from retro gamers I trust and respect. First up, we have Tom Badguy from VTW Productions. Tom and I have been Internet buds for a couple … Continue reading What Were the Best Selling NES Games?
Hello faithful Questicle readers. I officially have a new blog – SegaDoes.com – wherein I’ll be reviewing every game ever made for every Sega console. I invite you to join my descent into madness. Thousands of not-yet-written reviews await. I won’t abandon Questicle entirely. I still have those review requests to get … Continue reading My New Blog
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
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 unplayable. … Continue reading The 86 Worst NES Games: #s 25-1
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
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
During my quest, I graded at least 100 games with an “F” rating. Countless others received scores in the “D” and “C” range. No doubt about it: there’s an overwhelming amount of terrible titles for the NES. While the system’s great games will forever hold places in our hearts, so too will the bad; … Continue reading The 86 Worst NES Games: Introduction and #s 86-74