Tag Archives: video games

The Defeated of the Summer

As some may remember, I worked at a summer camp this year.  My job was to run the indoor areas like the game room and the arcade.  Throughout the summer, I had some time to play a few video games … Continue reading

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Old Video Game Songs That Come Back to Me

Working in an arcade room with an old NES and Super NES has done one odd thing.  I’ve found some classic games and remember the songs.  There have been a few times that I’ve put a game on just to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Game of Books (The Tower in the Mist by Deby Fredericks)

The Tower in the Mist Mages vs. Amazons vs. Giant Badger vs. Tyranny Zathi’s job is to capture renegade mages, but Keilos isn’t like any other mage she’s dealt with. Her drive to bring him in only leads them deeper … Continue reading

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A Week of Fun, Chilly Weather, and Sleeping In

This was Winter Break for my son and myself, which meant it was time to set up daily adventures.  Preferably those that don’t require waking up before the sun.  The weather was chilly at parts . . . warm enough … Continue reading

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Ode to the Collecting Hero

A quest from long ago Search the world To find the weapons That will save the day And bring peace to all * Never that simple With pieces lost And monsters on the path Strength is gained From such a … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 73-100 + Bonus Level

Zee Finale! The Code Our secret weapon Giving us a needed edge Against unfair foes * The Olden Days of Blocky Limbs Razor edged pixels A step above stick figures Acknowledge your past * Striving for Beyond Realism I see … Continue reading

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100 Haiku for the Gamer’s Thumbs 17-44

Way back in 2013, I started posts under this title.  Originally, these Haiku were going to be part of a book with pictures, which hid letters for a final Haiku.  Played off the Easter Egg idea, but the artist couldn’t … Continue reading

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