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ROMchip – See You Next Mission: An Analysis of the Super Metroid VARIA Randomizer

I’m excited to announce that my journal article See You Next Mission: An Analysis of the Super Metroid VARIA Randomizer has just been published in ROMchip. I have long been fascinated with videogame randomizers, and this piece conducts an in-depth analysis of the popular VARIA Super Metroid randomizer – an online application that  remixes the game. “In order to play games in new...

A Letter from Nintendo

There are major milestones common to every boy’s childhood. Learning how to ride a bike. Finding out Santa Claus isn’t real. Kissing a girl for the first time. For those of us who spent our cherubic years playing video games, one additional milestone belongs on this itinerary: writing a letter to Nintendo. Nintendo practically raised me. I dragged my Super Mario backpack everywhere with me when I...