RØB Severson (jabberwocky) wrote,
RØB Severson

  • Location:
  • Mood:
  • Music:

Awesome Video Game

Guys my friend regentag showed me this awesome computer game called Cave Story. You'll need to download the English translation patch if (like me) you don't know Japanese. It's good to go on Macintosh AND Windows platforms; I'd recommend downloading the Macintosh version here (it's all in Japanese, just click on the link on the light blue background that says "1.6MB," then either wait five seconds or click on the only link on the screen, then at the new screen, click the link directly below the first screenshot on the page; that'll download the DMG file and ya know what to do from there).

I think of it as kind of a Metroid/Castlevania/Super Mario Bros. 2/Mega Man hybrid. If you know those games are as awesome as I know they are, you'd do best to download this bad boy post-haste. It's freeware and is super-tight. I have been playing it tons lately and am almost finished. This game was made like two years ago as kind of a throwback to earlier, simpler video games that didn't require controllers with 18 directional pads on them, so if you fear PS2 or XBox or whatever-the-hell because they have 92 buttons per controller, this is the kind of game that coulda easily been played with good ol' A, B, Select, Start, and the ONE directional pad.

  • Sweet Vermouth On The Rocks With A Twist

    Punxatawney Phil did NOT see his shadow today. When I read that, I thought "it seems like he ALWAYS sees his shadow," and sure enough, he only…

  • Shovelin' Snow

    So it looks like we'll have a White Xmas Round II. I wonder if that has ever happened before? It seems like maybe it hasn't? Maybe I should prepare…

  • Wild Summer Nights! I Mean, Fall Nights.

    It has been raining more or less non-stop since almost 24 hours ago, with only brief interludes of non-rain. It has been great. Maybe it will put a…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.