Let’s Play The Pirate Bay Bundle #1 - 45 guys 1 brain
In this game, you control 45 little men with a single set of arrow keys. Your goal is to guide as many to the exit as you can without killing them. There are only 4 levels, and I got a ranking of “Superior Brain” in the first two and “Deficient Brain” in the last two.
If you want to go for “Superior Brain” in all 4 levels, I suppose it’s good for killing 10 minutes, max.
Random NES ROM #23 - Urusei Yatsura - Lum no Wedding Bell
Maybe I just really suck at this game, but I couldn’t even get to the third floor while trying to escape the rising fires of hell in the first level, “Infant School”. There’s a bikini babe on the title screen, so it’s not all bad. :P
Random NES ROM #22 - Clu Clu Land
Here’s one I’ve played before. In Clu Clu Land, the gameplay involves swinging around pegs to change direction as you guide your bubbly character to reveal rupee-like objects which ultimately form a picture. When the entire picture is revealed, the level is complete! Meanwhile, Octorok-esque monsters try to stop you, but you can use your stun attack with A to stop them in their tracks, then shove them into the walls!
It’s a good deal of fun, and saw a re-release back in the GBA era on the e-Reader, as well as inclusion in Animal Crossing.
Random NES ROM #21 - Duck Tales 2
In this game, you play Scrooge McDuck as he explores the world, bouncing around on a pogo stick to defeat enemies, destroy blocks, and more! You can use a golf club swing to push and pull certain objects, and as you progress, you gain new upgrades, such as an iron-tipped pogo stick which can break different types of blocks.
In fact, it was that upgrade I needed when I got stuck in a level with seemingly unbreakable blocks and decided to stop playing.
Random NES ROM #20 - Gimmi a Break - Shijou Saikyou no Quiz Ou Ketteisen
A Japanese quiz show game. I can’t exactly play this.
Random NES ROM #19 - Golf ‘92
I can hardly be bothered to play the official game “Golf”, nevermind some other company’s take on it. But the animations in this game are pretty neat.
Random NES ROM #18 - Princess Tomato in Salad Kingdom
This is a pretty fun adventure game in which you play as a vegetable in a kingdom full of them. I ended up blowing all my money entering a club repeatedly, and I’m not sure if there’s a way to make progress after that. Might try it again sometime.
Random NES ROM #17 - Kyatto Ninja Teyandee
This sidescrolling platformer is a decent amount of fun. You play a ninja dressed in a cat suit, or one of four other characters, and have to slash and punch your way through each level’s enemies and obstacles, with a boss at the end of each stage.
It kind of reminds me of what Mega Man would be like, if you used melee weapons instead of an arm cannon. Not quite as difficult, though.
Unfortunately, I got stuck about halfway through level 3.