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Together Retro Special Weekend Edition: Diablo II

Presented by: Mozgus, Ivo, and Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club What’s The Deal With This “Special Weekend Edition”? Motivated by Blizzard’s announcement of Diablo 3 (and the rather enticing gameplay video), forum regular Mozgus suggested a revival of playing Diablo 2 on Battle.net (most likely, playing with the expansion, Lord of Destruction which noticeably improves the original). Also, Blizzard recently released patch 1.12, which conveniently lets you play without the CDs (you obviously [...]

Together Retro: Marble Madness

Presented by: Fastbilly1, Marurun, & Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club Welcome to a fresh installment of the Together Retro Game Club. After a full month with the classic RPG, Lunar Silver Star Story, we’re going back in time to a game that is essentially a genre in itself — Marble Madness. History “I designed a game that I’d want to play so you’d want to play it.” Mark Cerny – Designer/Programmer When a [...]

Together Retro: Lunar: Silver Star

Presented by: Fastbilly1, Marurun, & Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club After much debate we came down to a handful of options for the next game. We knew that many were thirsty for an RPG and we wanted to continue into the 32/64bit generation. We did not, however, want to settle for what some might see as an obvious choice. Sure, it would be easy to choose something like a Final Fantasy or Dragon [...]

Together Retro: Samurai Shodown

Presented by: Fastbilly1, Marurun, & Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club For the fourth entry in the Together Retro Game Club, we will be shifting gears and trying out one of SNK’s classic 2D fighters, Samurai Shodown.  Thats right boys and girls we are going back to the arcade and going to one of the best weapon based fighting games ever created.  Now we know many of you want an RPG soon, but based [...]

Together Retro Game Club: Ristar

Presented by: Fastbilly1, Marurun, & Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club Welcome to the second entry in the Together Retro Game Club. After the challenge of the first two club installments of Defender and Kid Icarus, we thought we would have something a bit more lighthearted but still full of fun. And now that we are progressing to the 16-bit era, we thought that Ristar would be a worth candidate that not everyone has [...]

Together Retro Game Club: Kid Icarus

Presented by: Fastbilly1, Marurun, & Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club Welcome to the second entry in the Together Retro Game Club. For our first entry we featured the arcade hit Defender, one of the most challenging arcade titles around. We know we hit hard but we’re not quite ready to grant mercy just yet. This time around we’re offering up a much-neglected, oft-overlooked Nintendo classic, Kid Icarus. History Kid Icarus is the paternal [...]

Together Retro Game Club: Defender

Presented by: Fastbilly1, Marurun, & Racketboy New To Together Retro? Check out the introduction to the club We have a special treat for you this opening week. We’re going to be looking at the arcade classic Defender and the home port for the Atari 2600. Read on to find out more about Defender and what our plan is for the next 2 weeks. History Williams Electronics threw the gaming world a curveball when they released Defender in 1980. The game [...]