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23 October 2010 @ 02:19 pm
Day 4: Your guilty pleasure game  


What is it with me, mazes, impossibly hidden shit, and fascinating 8-bit atmosphere? Beats me, but I had an unnatural affection for Deadly Towers although it was an unforgiving pain the ass. I was more about wasting time in its hypnotic world rather than making any focused effort to beat it fair and square. My time spent with the game involved lots of aimless wandering, with or without the password cheat god mod that gave you all the best equipment with two simple letter changes. I went after the bosses a couple of times with that equipment set, but the big guy always squished me flat.

Check out this thread of fond nostalgia for this game, including homemade maps, and a tool-assisted speed run showing off some of the music, environments, and hidden areas I never managed to find.



Day 1 - Very first video game.
Day 2 - Your favorite character.
Day 3 - A game that is underrated.
Day 4 - Your guilty pleasure game.

Day 5 - Game character you feel you are most like (or wish you were).
Day 6 - Most annoying character.
Day 7 - Favorite game couple.
Day 8 - Best soundtrack.
Day 9 - Saddest game scene.
Day 10 - Best gameplay.
Day 11 - Gaming system of choice.
Day 12 - A game everyone should play.
Day 13 - A game you’ve played more than five times.
Day 14 - Current (or most recent) gaming wallpaper.
Day 15 - Post a screenshot from the game you’re playing right now.
Day 16 - Game with the best cut scenes.
Day 17 - Favorite antagonist.
Day 18 - Favorite protagonist.
Day 19 - Picture of a game setting you wish you lived in.
Day 20 - Favorite genre.
Day 21 - Game with the best story.
Day 22 - A game sequel which disappointed you.
Day 23 - Game you think had the best graphics or art style.
Day 24 - Favorite classic game.
Day 25 - A game you plan on playing.
Day 26 - Best voice acting.
Day 27 - Most epic scene ever.
Day 28 - Favorite game developer.
Day 29 - A game you thought you wouldn’t like, but ended up loving.
Day 30 - Your favorite game of all time.