Super Mario Bros. 3

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    tell me after he was finished. My feet would dig into the old leather clad cushions as I kneaded the dough around. The sticky mixture clinging more and more to as my small hands. I would rub them together and watched the dough curl up and fall off. Dad would add more flour. This was a repeated cycle. While I played with the dough, dad would be peel the potatoes and add more flour when needed. By the time the dough was ready the potatoes were already in the pot boiling. Dad would give it one final mix just to make sure everything was incorporated then place a wet bath towel over it to let it rise. He would stir the gumbo pot, check the potatoes, and put on a pot of rice for my brother before sitting on the living room floor and put on Super Mario 3 on the NES. I would sit on his lap and we would switch turns every time one of us died. The spices in the gumbo would waft around the room drawing my attention away from the game when my stomach would start growling. My father would laugh a big belly laugh and say something about “how there was a monster in there.” I would laugh just continue with the game. He would let me stay in the living room while he would check on everything. If it was ready he would call me to the kitchen when it was time to mash the eggs. I would pull my chair back and climb up the side. My dad would place the potatoes and the pealed eggs in front of me. “Mash the eggs and the potatoes around it but leave some potato chucks.” He would tell me. While I…

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    Sexism In Videogames

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    Anita Sarkeesian, feminist media critic, blogger, and public speaker, was once sent into hiding by a death threat because of her views on women in video games. She created videos called Tropes vs. Women. In her videos, she explains how women are portrayed in video games. She says in one of her videos that most damsel in distress based games follow the Subject-Object Dichotomy. Saying that the subject, or main character that is usually a male, must find the object, or the girl. A great example of…

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    Video games help children excel in today 's world. Children are introduced to technology at a young age; whether that technology is a full sized computer or Leapfrog, a child has interacted with it. Leapfrog is a great introduction for adolescents, it teaches kids the bare necessities that are needed when they start school (basic math and English). Technology is always changing, there is always something new out to help children progress further. Playing video games is a great way to improve an…

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    Positive Impact Of The NES

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    or cooperation with Atari led to a game market flooded with shovelware and to clearance bins filled with unsellable junk. This in turn led to gun-shy retailers and consumers.” (Cunningham). Everybody thought the home console gaming industry was long gone, but then the savior of the gaming industry arrived, the NES. When Nintendo released the NES in America they didn’t try to sell it as a console, they tried to sell it as a toy. So they made a super bundle which came with not just the…

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    Nic does not change throughout the novel. Discuss The character Nicasylus does change significantly throughout the novel Pankration. In the beginning of the story Nic was a spoilt boy but as Nic forges friendships with people of all kinds, his attitude to others and to his life changed drastically. He meets slaves and slave-masters, the poor and the rich. As he sees both sides of the spectrum, he realises how hard life can be and slowly changes his attitude towards others as well as his…

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    Top 4 secrets behind Nintendo Games: Learn about Mario Kart and Pokemon Nintendo is the greatest video game company of all-time. That should be considered a fact, and not an opinion. Some of their most famous games, like Pokemon and Mario Kart, have some unknown secrets, though. If you are curious on what they are, then stop wondering and continue reading. SECRET 1: MARIO KART 64 Many still consider Mario Kart 64 as the greatest Mario Kart game of all time. However, did you know about the…

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    The Super Mario Brothers and Pokémon titles belong to two of the most successful gaming franchises of all time. Both of these games have had a unique influence on the world from inspiring kids to be the very best or showing people what it truly means to be a plumber. Though their main series games are very different, they share many similarities in their audience. These similarities are what make these games loved by many people, but the differences help them stand out from each other. With…

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    Chris Roberts Essay

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    Commander and later released as Wing Commander I and Super Wing Commander. On the later years, he also developed games like Starlancer, Star citizen. He has also produced several movies like Wing Commander, basing on the same game he developed. The Punisher, The Jacket, Outlander, are some other movies he produced. Overall, he was able to balance two different work lives, one working as a game developer and the other working as a movie producer. Currently, he is working on the most awaited game…

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    Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Switch, commonly shorthanded to Smash Switch, (スーパースマッシュブラザーズアルティメット, Great Fray Smash Brothers ∞) is the 5th (6th if you count Super Smash Bros For Wii U) installment in the Super Smash Brothers series. Released for the Nintendo Switch, this game was developed with the goal of being the most expansive Smash Bros. game in years, celebrating Nintendo's, Super Smash Bros.', and gaming as a whole. Sora Ltd. and Namco Bandai both are credited as developers for the…

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    Jovan Lucas-Chamberlain is my full name, but most people call me Jay-voe. Not sure where the nickname originated, but I love it. Before I get into the meat and potatoes, lets dive into my past. In 2010, I attended Georgia Southern University with my best friend. No one made us go to class nor clean our rooms. Eventually, we developed a routine. Our routine was to skip class, get high or drunk, and last but most importantly, get laid. Honestly, I do not think I attended one class my entire tenure…

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