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VGS NES Weekly Contest - Holy Diver
Welcome, fiery warriors. I hope you all are ready and up for the challenge. The very last challenge of the 2021 VGS NES Weekly Contest will define the one who will bear the coveted crown of the Platformer genre!

For the platformer genre, Dr. Morbis leads with 28 points, but PII is right on his tail with 25 points. Krunch is not out of the race with 20 points.

Dr. Morbis cannot be beaten at the general contest and is the 2021 VGS NES Weekly Contest CHAMPION! CONGRATULATIONS!
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Extra Life 2021
Extra Life 2021 is starting at 9am EST today, November 6th! Join Gloves as he plays games on Twitch for as long as he can in support of children's hospitals, and donate #ForTheKids!
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Official Secret Santa Discussion Thread 2021! (Signups are closed)
Ho Ho Ho!   It's that time of the year once again! Join us for the 3rd annual VGS Secret Santa!

With long shipping times expected, get in quick so things can move smoothly and everyone can get their gifts; tis the season!
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009 Homebrews for Halloween
Homebrews to play for the Halloween season Is that even a thing?
Find out in the episode as we talk about that along with several games and off topic items, including Die Hard and James Bond.

Joining me in the episode are my fellow Homebrew Team Members on Video Game Sage, talking about Halloween 85/86, Scare Carts, Spook-o'-tron, Micro Mages, Curse of Illmoore Bay, Sacred Line, and more including games still in development (Project Borscht, Crypt of Dracula, and Bio Evil).
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VGS BINGO???
Another round of Bingo?  But this isn't a proper bingo card!  The idea here is you get a piece of "candy", aka a ballot, to be entered into a drawing for 2 eShop gift cards for Nintendo Switch Online.  These are for U.S., so if you are in a different country, then we will give you the cash equivalent.

The rules are simple, Simply do what is in the box and earn yourself 1 ballot, with a max of 10 ballots possible, to enter yourself into the drawing. 

Time to get Trick or Treating!
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VGS NES Weekly Contest - Adventure of Dino Riki
Welcome to the last round of the Action genre in the 2021 VGS NES Weekly Contest, which will define who will claim the title and bring it home!

For the Action genre run, we have @Dr. Morbis leading with 28 points, with @PII and @bertsampson tied in 2nd with 23 points. Finally @NESfiend and @mbd39are tied in 4th with 21 points. All of them have the chance to claim the title, despite the big lead Dr. Morbis sports.
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VGS NES Weekly Contest - P.O.W.
Be prepared, for this week you will have to rely on your fists, feet, knifes and machine guns to make it through P.O.W.!

This week will decide who will claim the crown to the Beat 'em up genre, proving they are the best bare hand fighter at VGS!
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Episode 18: Chumlee's Adventure: The Quest for Pinky
There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Modern icons of pop culture and homebrews, coming together. Commissioned. Official. Licensed. Where first, barely a year ago there was Jay & Silent Bob: Mall Brawl, another game pushes the floodgates open a little further, with the dev team announcing yet another licensed homebrew coming in its wake. No longer a one-off happenstance, we are witnessing a change in era within the homebrew world. Let the good times roll.
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008 Larry and the Long Look for a  Luscious Lover
Another long play episode with developer commentary and interview.  This episode is on Larry and the Long Look for a Luscious Lover, a NES homebrew, and joining me is @KHAN Games

 

 
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VGS NES Weekly Contest - KID NIKI
Welcome ninja warriors! After you dropped your sweat and blood at the wrestling rings seeking glory, it is now time to put on your ninja garb and be RAD!
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Episode 17: Roniu's Tale
A Homebrew Draws Near!

Episode 17: Roniu’s Tale

As kids, we dream of growing up to learn how to make our own version of those things that made our childhoods magical. For many of us, responsibility and practicality obscured those old ambitions. But for some the dream never faded...
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VGS NES Weekly Contest - M.U.S.C.L.E
Welcome to a week of epic, high level wrestling in our beloved contest!

Put on your ludicrous spandex costumes, pick your team and muscle up your way to victory!
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VGS NES Weekly Contest - Gradius 2
It is time for GRADIUS! And Gradius 2 at that.

Prepare your ships, pick your power up path, board your Vic Viper and go blow stuff up!
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VGS NES Weekly Contest - Elevator Action!
Be prepared, skilled players, for it is time for some SPYING action!

Put on your best tux, grab your gun, your gadgets and go steal super secrets from the bad guys' building!

This week we tackle another excellent Micronics port for the NES, Elevator Action!
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Happy Birthday!  VGS Contest!
Happy Birthday Canada and America! 

Celebrate Canada Day and Independence Day with us on VGS with another contest! We've got some Amazon gift cards available for prizes for the top 3 scores submitted!
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Homebrew in Focus #007: Lizard
A new installment of Homebrew in Focus is up, featuring Lizard on the NES! Deadeye plays through the full game with live commentary and an interview with the games creator!

 
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VGS NES Weekly Contest - Antarctic Adventure
The NES weekly contest is back with our next entry: Antarctic Adventure!

Join the fun, get that high score, and share in the banter! Penguin Adventure was originally released for the MSX in 1983 and was later ported to the Famicom, where we'll be playing.
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New Home Page!
We've released a new home page to introduce new users to VGS!
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Help VGS beat every N64 game in 2021!
Every year VGS members band together to beat games for a number of classic consoles. Today we're featuring everyone's favorite 64-bit beast, the Nintendo 64!
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006 Cowlitz Gamers Adventure Series
Another episode of Homebrew in Focus!

@M-Tee and I take a look at The Cowlitz Gamers' Series, a NES homebrew trilogy of games, in this long play and commentary video.
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