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What made Lode Runner truly groundbreaking for its time was the fact that it came with a built-in, easy to use, level editor. Level editors are common place in today's games, but in 1983 that was an almost unheard of concept that extended this game's replay value infinitely. continue

In the early 80's, there were few electronic toys cooler than the remote controlled wonder known as the Omnibot. More than 20 years ago, the Omnibot reigned supreme robotic tech-toy and was on every nerdy kid's Christmas list. continue

The image is displayed on a 20" TV screen with my vintage Atari 2600 hooked up to it. Take a close look at that image. Look at those beautiful little red, green, and blue rectangles working together to bring the illusion of colorful objects when viewed at a normal distance. continue

(Flash*Bert) Use the arrow keys to move Q*Bert around. Jump on squares to change them to the target color. Use the spinning discs to lure the snake to his death. continue

Use the mouse to move the paddles back and forth. Try to eliminate all of the bricks. continue

Use the the mouse to move the crosshairs and left-click to fire. Defend the cities - shoot all falling hazards. continue

Use the arrow keys. Move frog vertically or horizontally using the arrow keys. Object is to safely maneuver the frog within the allotted time. Cross highway without getting run over and cross river without falling in. Avoid traffic, deadly snakes, otters, crocodiles, and the diving turtles. continue

Use the the mouse to move around and space bar to fire. Shoot anything that moves! continue

On July 30, 2005, I published the most challenging video I've produced to date: On the Cutting Room Floor of Oblivion. It all started when I got the song "Everybody Have Fun Tonight" by Wang Chung stuck in my head.... continue

Another retro-gaming Lode Runner custom level by yours truly. This time in the style of the classic arcade game that pretty much started the modern video game craze - Space Invaders. There's an additional custom animated sequence at the end. :-) continue

Transformers and Lode Runner were two popular forms of entertainment born in the 80's. One was a half-hour cartoon, the other, an addicting 8-bit video game. This is the two of them blended together - Decepticon version. continue

Transformers and Lode Runner were two popular forms of entertainment born in the 80's. One was a half-hour cartoon, the other, an addicting 8-bit video game. This is the two of them blended together. continue

It was a year ago this month that I attempted to rid my yard of the vicious, giant weeds that were taking over. Round one went pretty well. I used a weed killer that effectively killed all weeds sprayed. Unfortunately,... continue

Digital 8-bit geek "Weed" is back with an upgraded look, a cool new intro sequence, and some rather interesting material on his mind. Length: 02 minutes, 46 seconds. continue

Told in a style reminiscent of Max Headroom, this is the true story of weed killing gone wrong. The wife brought home some weed killer. The husband used it. Something went wrong and now the husband and wife are at odds. Length: 02 minutes, 18 seconds. continue

I hope you enjoy this trippy animated short music video to the 1986 pop-hit Everybody Have Fun Tonight by the popular 80's band Wang Chung. Length: 2 minutes, 31 seconds. continue

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