I haz a blog nowhttp://1001videogameschallenge.blogspot.com/I haz a blog now1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Basically, instead of complaining about the 1001 Video Games book thing, I decided to go through every entry in the book and decide which games belong in a book like this and which don't. Basically, I'll give the information about each game (and put an asterik where the actual book has given misinformation), and a brief blurb about the game. Then I'll give it my verdict. Besides the yes, or no verdict, there's also the "replaced" verdict where a game should be replaced with another entry in the franchise or something that did that specific thing the book chose better. And in cases like Animal Crossing, Guitar Hero, or Mario Kart where each entry in the franchise is largely similar I'll tackle them all in the same blog post because in most cases only one of them should suffice. It's a fun way of getting my rage against this book out, and who knows, I might play some great games I've never played before. Also, if you'
Simpsons Scoreboard - Season 1Episode 1: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire: AdmirableSimpsons Scoreboard - Season 19 months ago in Other More Like This
This is probably the best way you can do a first episode. Since it is a Christmas episode, it's able to easily involve all of the characters and tell a heartwarming story without coming across as sappy or cliche.
Episode 2: Bart the Genius: Okay
At this point, the Simpsons writing was still trying to find itself. I feel very certain that they've reused this plot in the future and did it better.
Episode 3: Homer's Odyssey: Okay
Like the above episode, I think they've done this one better later on, so it's hard to look at this objectively when there are better alternatives. Homer feels like a failure so he tries to commit suicide and finds his place demanding more warning signs, which like the next episode seems very weird with Homer's character.
Episode 4: There's No Disgrace Like Home: ....okay?
This episode is really weird in hindsight. The plot is that Homer Simpson is embarrassed about his family so