Retro Sensei

Introducing: OldGameHermit

Today, I’d like to announce a major change to the site. Effective 9/11/2019,  retrosensei.com has officially become oldgamehermit.com! This is something I’ve been kicking around for quite some time. To explain the change, please allow...

RetroSensei

Hello. This is the very first “original” post on the new site: RetroSensei.com. Some of you may have been followers from the previous “8bit Wizard” blog hosted on Google’s blogger service, so please allow to explain...

October is coming…

Autumn is here! This is probably my favorite time of year. I love the crisp air, the falling leaves, the pumpkin spice everything… I also like spooky things. Creepy stories, scary movies and of course...

House Cleaning – Looking towards 2014

As the year rapidly comes to a close, I’ve taken a little time to do some major housekeeping on this blog. First, I’ve eliminated some of the silly review designations (Retro review, catch-up review) –...

Distant Worlds

As many of my readers might know, I am a rabid Final Fantasy fan. I’ve played nearly every title in the main series as well as several of the offshoots. One of my favorite aspects...

Castlevania Playthrough Update

Well, it’s Halloween. I think now its obvious that I’m not going to meet my goal of playing through every legacy Castlevania title before the end of the day. But, I gave it a good...

Big Update Coming

I always hate starting something only to get distracted shortly after. There has been some big stuff going on lately. I’ll be making a big announcement here on the blog this weeked. Several posts incoming...

Final Fantasy

If Wizardry is considered the grandfather of western-style fantasy games. Than Final Fantasy is its far-eastern cousin. While Wizardry was rooted in classic Tolkien-style swords and sorcery, Final Fantasy can be summed up as more exotic...

Wizardry

One fateful summer night in 1989, my friend James suggested we play a computer game on his dad’s old black and white Macintosh. After a few rounds of Chess, I spotted an interesting looking icon...

Japan

As I’ve mentioned previously on this blog, I grew up as a military brat. As a result, my family relocated numerous times during my youth. Shortly after starting my 4th grade year, my family moved...