Before flying kites in nasty weather to experiment with electricity, appearing in Scibblenauts Unlimited, Day of the Tentacle, or Assassin’s Creed III, Ben Franklin was a busy little guy, teaching himself to read Spanish, French, Italian, and Latin; opening the first fire house in the soon to be U.S., and many other public service projects in his residence of Philadelphia.
So how did he manage to …
Book three in the Dr. Seuss x Street Fighter series features Ryu‘s rival and best friend, Ken. This book would be lighthearted, fun, and filled with fiery Dragon Punches.
Did you ever axe kick a barrel in bed?
Did you ever balance ten oil drums on your head?
Did you ever throw a fireball?
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As an arcade game, Tempest was a bit of a freak.
Let’s figure out why.
A special shout out to Matt McKee- thanks for suggesting a lesson from Contra. Matt is an entrepreneur and has a passion for making a difference, marketing, technology, and sports – check out his blog and find out more at http://www.mattmckee.me/
The legendary Konami code – it is probably most famous for its use in the original Contra for the NES, when inputting Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, …
Translating video games from one language to another can present opportunity for all sorts of miscommunications. While not always essential information, mistranslation can lead to some humorous results – here are a few of the more memorable classic gaming mistranslations:
I feel asleep.
Final Fantasy VII
This guy are sick.
A Winner is You!
Violator and subject to severe penalties and will be prosecutedt …
Book two in the Dr. Seuss x Street Fighter series features everyone’s favorite barefoot wanderer: Ryu. This book would naturally talk about the path of life, and how the answer lies in the heart of battle.
You have fists in your gloves.
You have feet but no shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You’re on your own. And you know what you …
Maybe I have lost it, but as a father of a 3 year old, I would love to see Street Fighter Characters in Dr. Seuss Books. So I’m making it happen.
My Parody of “I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today” features Sagat, naturally.
This book would teach the important lesson of the dangers of hubris, as the proud Sagat would realize that he had bit off more …
A special shout out to Jon Acuff- thanks for suggesting a lesson from Galaga. Jon Acuff is a New York Times Best Selling Author of four books – check out his blog and find out more at: http://acuff.me/
A classic that has taken more of my quarters than I care to admit – Galaga embodies some of the very best things about gaming nostalgia – back in the day when arcades …
A special shout out to Catalyst John – thanks for requesting a lesson from Joust – this is for you. John is a Business coach & speaker – find out more at: http://catalystjohn.com/
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A determining factor in success in life, school, and work (as well as a strong determining factor in getting …