My dad is Zachary Comstock and it freaks me out.
Geocache includes a working game of Asteroids that you must score 5000 points on in order to access the log book. It’s in Sweden, tho.
Last October at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo, I participated in the Retrogaming Roadshow, an homage of Antique Roadshow, but with video games. I won’t spoil what I brought for evaluation, but listen closely for a women gasping, “OH MY GOD”, when I pull it out of my jacket. The panel is run by Wired‘s Chris Kohler, with Frank Cifaldi and Steven Lin. Pat the NES Punk is a guest host.
It isn’t a Beery Christmas unless I can score a couple bottles of Great Lakes Brewing Christmas Ale with the help from my friend Jess visiting family in NY. This stocking stuffer is brewed with honey, ginger, cinnamon and everything merry.
Randomly found this in a box today. A Sonic the Hedgehog Cracker Jack prize, from ‘94. (Temporary tattoo - hence the backwardness.) I loved CJ prizes as a kid, but you didn’t often see them tied to such superstar characters.
Ruination IPA by the Stone Brewing Company is truly “a liquid poem to the glory of the hop!” Stone brews a ton of great beers but this one is my go-to beer from them. An IPA staple in my mind.
Atari games, Seattle Retro Gaming Expo, Seattle, WA, 7/13/13.