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Super Mario: Clouds Released!

Ever since I first started talking about videogame hacking – back during my undergraduate degree at Ryerson University – the first question folks have asked me about my practice is invariably “have you played Super Mario Clouds?” Super Mario Clouds is, of course, Cory Arcangel’s famous art installation, which ostensibly strips away every single element from the NES...

Unearthed Update: Shadowy Morg on a Shadowy Planet

Following a short winter hiatus, I have resumed production on Unearthed. I was forced to take some time off during the holidays (and an ill-timed move), but I’m now fully entrenched in the “actual game build” portion of development. As seen above, I’ve been having a lot of fun with NPC movement and script-writing. The first two areas of the game (Glensborough and Rocky Slalom) are both...

Halloween Twitch Stream: Now Online

On Wednesday October 26 at 8:00pm(EST), I was joined by the Starmen.net community on Twitch to play Toby Fox’s Halloween Hack! It was all part of the 2016 Halloween Funfest, and we had a great time playing through the fun (although extremely morbid) EarthBound mod. You can watch the full stream on YouTube, below. As an added bonus, I showed off the first 20-30 minutes of my EarthBound game hack...

Halloween Twitch Stream: October 27 @ 8:00pm

On Wednesday October 26 at 8:00pm(EST), join me and the Starmen.net community on Twitch as we play Toby Fox’s Halloween Hack! It’s all part of the 2016 Halloween Funfest. Also known as Press the B Button, Stupid!, this game is an award-winning ROM hack fan sequel of the 1995 cult-classic-role-playing-video-game EarthBound. In addition to being one of the most famous EarthBound hacks...

Unearthed Twitch Stream: July 23 @ 9:00pm

After shying away from it for months, I’m finally putting together a Twitch stream for Unearthed! Tune into my channel on Thursday June 23 at 9:00pm(EST) to see new game features, ask questions about the hack’s development, and see my cats be general nuisances. The stream will put the spotlight on new game elements, including: New overworld and battle music. New enemies, abilities, and battle...