Time for another fun Flashback Friday without the effects of taking acid…wait stare at that picture long enough and you may have one of your own. Just kidding of course (or am I)?
This week’s flashback is featuring the original Nintendo Entertainment Systems! What I mean by that is the first NES and the Super Nintendo (SNES).
I remember getting the original when I was in kindergarten. I think I got it for Christmas. It was either that or my birthday. Okay, maybe I don’t remember it that well after all. Anyways, I loved it. I played the Mario Bro games and went down sewers, beat the bosses and saved the princess. I shot ducks with a special orange gun. I thought it was the coolest thing ever. I remember my parents playing Duck Hunt too on it. They weren’t as into the Mario Brother games. Shooting things was much cooler. I’m sure we had other games too (like Tetris), but honestly I don’t remember.
Then came the Super Nintendo! I was uber excited to get this for Christmas. I remember it was Christmas I opened this beauty on. It was by far the present highlight of the year where parents say “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Birthday” and all those good holidays you get presents on because this cost more than a few shirts and a CD and they want you to feel bad it cost that much and therefore appreciate it more. It works. Good ruse I’ll have to remember for the future.
I loved the Super Mario games on here too and the ones with Yoshi – so cute! I also had a Mario Cart where I gained some serious road rage issues. My favorite though was Donkey Kong Country (all of them). I played these all the time. Great game!
Sadly, I don’t have a Wii or a Nintendo DS Lite. So for now, I’ll reminisce on my fond memories of Nintendo from childhood.
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