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Jun 19, 2017

I added another castle to the "Exin Castles" section.

May 25, 2016

I added another castle to the "Exin Castles" section.

May 8, 2016

I wrote a new editorial, "New Life for the Atari 2600."

Aug 17, 2015

I realized that the editorial I wrote, "Vay for the Sega CD," was basically a review. So I moved it from the "Editorials" to the "Sega CD" section and rewrote it a little so it would "feel" like a review instead of like an editorial.

Aug 16, 2015

I added another castle to the "Exin Castles" section.

May 21, 2015

I added a new castle to the "Exin Castles" section.

May 20, 2015

I added "Garou: Mark of the Wolves" for the Neo Geo. Unless I buy more Neo Geo games that I love, I'm done taking screen captures on that console.

May 19, 2015

I added "SNK vs Capcom" for the Neo Geo.

May 18, 2015

I added "The Last Blade" for the Neo Geo.

May 17, 2015

I added "Sengoku 3" for the Neo Geo.

May 10, 2015

I added "Art of Fighting 2" for the Neo Geo.

Apr 12, 2015

I added "Fatal Fury Special" for the Neo Geo.

Apr 3, 2015

I changed the animation of goddess Althena from an HTML animation into an animated gif. Now it displays better on mobile devices. Her hair used to flash white the first time it was displayed before everything settled into their normal colors.

Mar 9, 2015

I added "Metal Slug" and "Metal Slug 3" for the Neo Geo.

Mar 2, 2015

I added a new editorial, "Owning a Ms. Pac-Man Arcade Cabinet."

Feb 23, 2015

I added Google Ads to the pages of individual video games. Up to now, only the main mages had ads.

Feb 21, 2015

I added "Shock Troopers" for the Neo Geo.

Jan 24, 2015

I added "Puzzle Bubble" and "Money Puzzle Exchanger" for the Neo Geo.

Jan 22, 2015

I added "Strikers 1945 Plus" for the Neo Geo.

Jan 20, 2015

I added "Viewpoint" for the Neo Geo.

Jan 19, 2015

I added "Pulstar" for the Neo Geo.

Jan 18, 2015

I added "Aero Fighters 2" for the Neo Geo.

Jan 16, 2015

I added "Last Resort" for the Neo Geo.

Dec 3, 2014

I added "Ghost Pilots" for the Neo Geo.

Nov 12, 2014

I added Google Ads to the site.

Oct 13, 2014

I added "Blazing Star" for the Neo Geo.

Sep 28, 2014

I added "Kizuna Encounter" for the Neo Geo.

Sep 8, 2014

I added "King of Fighters 99" for the Neo Geo.

Sep 4, 2014

I changed the colors of the website slightly. I also added three more pictures to the front page to entice visitors to check out the site. Finally, I started adding Neo Geo games, beginning with "King of Fighters 97".

Aug 31, 2014

I added "Sengoku Blade" for the Saturn.

Jul 21, 2014

I added "Soukyugurentai" for the Saturn.

Jun 3, 2014

I added the Activision games "Stampede" and "Tennis" for the Atari 2600.

May 12, 2014

I added the game "ToeJam & Earl" for the Genesis.

Mar 27, 2014

I fixed some minor formatting problems present throughout the site.

Mar 12, 2014

I completely redid the website using HTML5. I got rid of the frames and tables I was using for layout. I turned the Flash animation of goddess Althena into an HTML animation, so it's visible on mobile devices. I added a new section for Neo Geo games, although it doesn't have any screen captures or links to mini reviews. I also used CSS more extensively. The site looks a little different although its content is the same. I also added a new editorial, "Open Source Portable Consoles."

Aug 19, 2013

I added "DoDonPachi" to the Saturn section.

Aug 8, 2013

I added a new castle to the "Exin Castles" section.

Jun 22, 2013

I added "Albert Odyssey" to the Saturn section.

May 20, 2013

I added "Battle Garegga" to the Saturn section.

Apr 12, 2013

I added "Elevator Action Returns" to the Saturn section.

Apr 8, 2013

I added the game "X-Men vs Street Fighter" to the Saturn section and a new editorial, "When You No Longer Buy New Games" to the editorial section.

Nov 3, 2012

"Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge" is now in the Saturn section.

Oct 28, 2012

"Super Puzzle Fighter" is now in the Saturn section.

Sep 9, 2012

I added the Beat'em Up "Guardian Heroes" to the Saturn section.

Sep 2, 2012

I added "D" to the Saturn section.

Aug 29, 2012

The shooter "In The Hunt" is now in the Saturn section.

Aug 17, 2012

Two more Saturn games! "Darius Gaiden" and "Street Fighter Alpha" are now in the Saturn section.

Aug 16, 2012

I added the Action RPG "Dark Savior" to the the Saturn section.

Aug 11, 2012

I added "High Velocity" to the the Saturn section.

Jan 21, 2012

I added "Wipeout" to the the Saturn section.

Jan 15, 2012

I added "Nights" to the the Saturn section.

Dec 1, 2011

I added "Christmas Nights" to the the Sega Saturn section. Merry Christmas!

Nov 29, 2011

I added one of best games for the Saturn, "Panzer Dragoon II Zwei."

Nov 1, 2011

"Sega Rally" is now in the Saturn section.

Oct 26, 2011

I continue adding Saturn games to this website with "Tempest 2000."

Oct 23, 2011

I added "Die Hard Arcade" and "Virtua Fighter 2" to the Saturn section. Two more games!

Jun 29, 2011

I added "Last Gladiators" to the the Saturn section.

Jun 25, 2011

I added "PowerSlave" to the the Saturn section.

Jun 19, 2011

"Virtua Cop" is now in the Saturn section.

Jun 13, 2011

I wrote a new editorial, "Vay for the Sega CD."

Jun 4, 2011

"Daytona USA" is now in the Saturn section.

Jun 3, 2011

"Astal" is now in the Saturn section.

Apr 27, 2011

A mini review of Phantasy Star Online is now in the Dreamcast section.

Nov 25, 2010

I am now taking screen captures of and reviewing Dreamcast games. I started with Space Channel 5.

Jun 12, 2010

I finally finished the Sega CD section with two games: Shining Force CD and Jurassic Park.

Apr 24, 2010

The review of the game "Rise of the Dragon" is now on the Sega CD section.

Mar 8, 2009

I added a new editorial, "My Memories and Experiences With the Neo Geo."

Aug 1, 2008

I added the game "Revenge of the Ninja" to the Sega CD section.

Jul 15, 2008

I added two new things today. "Sonic CD" was added to the Sega CD section, and a new editorial, "The New Retro System," was added.

Jul 13, 2008

I'm still reviewing Genesis games. I added "Beyond Oasis" to the Genesis section. I also added a "favorite icon" file to the site.

Dec 11, 2007

I added the game "Popful Mail" to the Sega CD section.

Nov 14, 2007

I added the game "Ground Zero Texas" to the Sega CD section.

Nov 12, 2007

The games "Dungeon Explorer" and "Flink" are now in the Sega CD section.

Sep 10, 2007

There is a new castle in the "Exin Castles" section.

May 24, 2007

I added the game "Eternal Champions" to the Sega CD section.

May 12, 2007

I added the game "SoulStar" to the Sega CD section.

April 30, 2007

I added the game "Wonder Dog" to the Sega CD section.

Dec 23, 2006

Major update! I created a new section, "Atari 2600." It has 55 games.

June 13, 2006

I started updating my website again. I wrote a new editorial, "I Heard That Before." I also added two new games to the Genesis section: "Alisia Dragoon" and "Gain Ground."

July 16, 2004

I added a third castle to the "Exin Castles" section. I also added a picture of me with one of my castles from when I was little.

October 2, 2003

I added a new castle to the "Exin Castles" section.

June 10, 2003

I created a new section, "Exin Castles", about one of my favorite toys from my childhood.

October 20, 2002

I added the game "Time Gal" to the Sega CD section and the game "Magic Knight Rayearth" to the Saturn section.

July 17, 2002

After a lot of work, I totally remade my website. It is now HTML 4 compliant, uses Cascade Sheets, and it has a new look. It is also less modal than before, since you can access all the sections from the menu at the top. Finally, I removed the "RPG/Shooter Combo" section, since it was going nowhere. I placed the reviews of Saturn games which used to be in the Combo section in the new "Saturn" section.

June 21, 2002

As you may have noticed, I made a Flash animation of the goddess Althena and I placed it on the main page.

February 27, 2002

Finally! After a long break, I wrote the editorial, "Skipping a Generation".

October 31, 2000

instead of getting candy, I wrote another editorial, "The Forklift".

October 6, 2000

After a long absence, I wrote a new editorial, "The Saturn 2".

July 3, 2000

There is now a new editorial, "RPG Masterpieces."

May 18, 2000

After a long absence, I added another editorial, "Sega, the Master of Narrowband."

January 15, 2000

I added two more games to the Sega CD section of "Classic Sega Games." The games are "Vay" and "Ecco the Dolphin."

January 8, 2000

I added even another editorial, "Shenmue - Big Deal."

December 6, 1999

I added a new editorial, "The System That's Dying."

November 15, 1999

I added a new editorial, "Something is Lost."

October 23, 1999

I added a new game to the Genesis section of "Classic Sega Games." It is called "Raiden Trad."

October 3, 1999

I added a new editorial, "The Dreamcast Launch: Good and Bad."

September 8, 1999

I added a new game, "Snatcher," to the Sega CD section of "Classic Sega Games."

September 1, 1999

I added a new editorial, "The Next Genesis."

August 1, 1999

It's great to be back, again. I added a new editorial, "Waiting for the Dreamcast," and added a new Sega CD game to the "Classic Sega Games" section, "Lunar: The Silver Star." Finally, added the lyrics of the opening song to the Sega CD game "Road Avenger."

May 15, 1999

I added a new game, "Road Avenger," to the Sega CD section of "Classic Sega Games."

May 2, 1999

I added a new editorial, "I Don't Deserve a Mother As Good as Mine."

April 25, 1999

I added a new game, "Silpheed," to the Sega CD section of "Classic Sega Games."

April 4, 1999

I added a new editorial, "Shen Mue at the Game Developers Conference."

March 7, 1999

The role-playing game Landstalker was added to the Genesis section of "Classic Sega Games."

March 1, 1999

A new editorial was added, "Saturn, The King of 2D."

February 6, 1999

A new game, Lords of Thunder, was added to the Sega CD section of "Classic Sega Games."

January 31, 1999

I added a few more thoughts to my previous editorial, "The Disadvantages of Being a Working Designs Fan." I also added another new editorial, "Fade Away." Another game, Columns, was added to the Genesis section of "Classic Sega Games."

January 1, 1999

I wrote a new editorial, "The Disadvantages of Being a Working Designs Fan." I also added a review of Shining Force III to the "Saturn Previews" section. Removed the pictures of Rayearth from the "Saturn Previews" since there are no more games to be released for the U.S. Saturn. Finally, I added the first "mini-review" to the Sega CD section of the "Classic Sega Games." It is Lunar: Eternal Blue.

November 29, 1998

I wrote a new editorial, "Change the Camera Angles!"

November 1, 1998

I wrote a new editorial, "Be Careful With What You Wish For."

October 1, 1998

There's a new editorial, called "The Second Time I Play an RPG."

August 31, 1998

I'm glad to be back. I added a new editorial, "Tons of Crap." I also updated the"Saturn Previews," "PlayStation Previews," and "RPG and Shooter News" sections.

July 2, 1998

I added a new editorial, "The PlayStation from a Sega fan's perspective." Let the flames begin! I also updated the "PlayStation Previews" and "RPG and Shooter News" section.

June 25, 1998

A few more games were added to the "PlayStation Previews".

June 22, 1998

The release dates for the last few Saturn RPGs have been updated on the "RPG and Shooter News".

June 19, 1998

I added a review of the Saturn RPG "Shinning in the Darkness." Also, I updated the "RPG and Shooter News" and the "PlayStation Previews" section.

May 31, 1998

A new editorial, "Thoughts about the Genesis Nomad" was added. Information and screenshots about ThunderForce V have been added to the "PlayStation Previews" section of the "RPG/Shooter Combo." I also added a review of the Saturn game "Dragon Force" to the "RPG/Shooter Combo" section.

May 21, 1998

I added a review of the Saturn game "Galactic Attack" to the "RPG/Shooter Combo" section.

May 19, 1998

I added a review of the Saturn game "Panzer Dragoon Saga" to the "RPG/Shooter Combo" section.

May 17, 1998

Removed the preview of "Breath of Fire III" because it has been released already.

May 15, 1998

Updated the section "RPG and Shooter News". Removed the preview of "Panzer Dragoon Saga" because it has been released already.

May 4, 1998

I added a new editorial, called "Mainstream."

Apr 28, 1998

The "RPG and Shooter News" section has been updated, again.

Apr 15, 1998

The "RPG and Shooter News" section has been updated.

Apr 14, 1998

The games Crüe Ball and Road Rash II now have four images each, like the other games in the "Classic Sega Games" section.

Apr 9, 1998

A new game, Shining Force II, was added to the "Classic Sega Games" section.

Apr 1, 1998

A new editorial was added. Two new games, Comix Zone and Viewpoint, were added to the "Classic Sega Games" section. The RPG and Shooter news section was updated.

Mar 18, 1998

A new game, "Hellfire", was added to the "Classic Sega Games" section. The "RPG and Shooter News" section was updated.

Mar 14, 1998

The "RPG and Shooter News" section was updated. The preview and release date of "Shinning Force III" were removed (see the "RPG and Shooter News" section for the reason behind this).

Mar 11, 1998

Screenshots of "Shining Force III" were added to the "Saturn Previews" of the "RPG/Shooter Combo" section. Information and screenshots about "Battle Garegga" were added to the "RPG and Shooter News" section. The release date of "Rayearth" was aldo updated there. Minor changes at the "PlayStation Previews" section.

Mar 10, 1998

The game "Elemental Master" was added to the "Classic Sega Games" section.

Mar 6, 1998

The game "Bio Hazard Battle" was added to the "Classic Sega Games" section.

Mar 4, 1998

A new section, "Editorial," has been added. It will be updated approximately once a month.

Mar 1, 1998

The site now has a new logo.

Feb 28, 1998

The colors of the links in the "RPG/Shooter Combo" were changed, to go better with the color of the new logo. Titles were also added to the pages, so people know where they are. Broken links were fixed. The "News" section of the "RPG/Shooter Combo" was updated.

Feb 27, 1998

The "Saturn Previews," "PlayStation Previews," and "News" in the "RPG/Shooter Combo" were updated.

Feb 26, 1998

Two new games have been added to the "Classic Sega Games" section: Lightening Force and Steel Empire.

Feb 23, 1998

The "RPG/Shooter Combo" section is now less modal (requires less clicks to travel through it). It now uses frames and also has a new logo.

Feb 21, 1998

The site is finally online and the links work. There is still a lot of work to be done. The "Classic Sega Games" section has almost all the Genesis games.