Participants are asked to share a favorite game. It can be a video game, card game, board game, party game, drinking game, whatever. It sounds simple, but it's been difficult to decide upon one game.
I like video games. I'm terrible at them, but I've always liked to play them. Growing up, my siblings and I had an Atari 2600. Some of our favorite games were Pitfall, Stampede, Outlaw, and Combat. We also had a completely
|A screen shot from Adventure|
That bat was a real bastard.
But the game was awesome, and I miss it. If it were possible to get it for my Wii, I totally would.
Me: See that key on the left? Go get it.
Kid: Where am I?
Me: See that yellow square?
Kid: Yeah. What's that?
Me: That's you.
Kid: I'm a square?
Needless to say, she wasn't impressed.
For the literary minded, this game also receives several shout outs in the novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. It delighted me to no end. Of course, the whole book is one big 80's reference, but this one delighted me the most.
That's going to do it for me today. Thanks to Jamie and Allison for creating a very cool blogfest. Can't wait to see what everyone else had come up with.