Back in September last year, Megan over at A Geeky Gal received a Sunshine Blogger Award and extended an open invitation to everyone who wanted to answer her questions! They seemed like fun questions, so I decided to give them a go!
1. What game are you currently playing?
I’m playing through a few different games right now, trying to clear some of my monstrous backlog! The main ones I’m playing are Pokemon Blue for the Game Boy, Animal Crossing: City Folk for the Wii, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Switch!
2. What game are you most looking forward to?
I know it’s already out, but I’m really looking forward to playing Luigi’s Mansion 3 for the Switch! The original Luigi’s Mansion for the GameCube is one of my favorite games of all time, and I can’t wait to play this one and see what kind of spooky surprises are in store 😉
3. What is your favorite game of last year?
Um… I really stink at playing games when they came out, so I’m just going to go with a game I beat last year that I really loved- Super Mario Odyssey for the Switch! I had such a blast with that game, and I still have so many more Power Moons to find!
4. What would you change about your favorite franchise?
It’s hard for me to even pick a favorite franchise, because I have several of them! Let’s just pick… hmm… Animal Crossing! There’s not much I would change about this delightful series… but I wish they would expand the world a bit. Like, maybe have different areas we could go to that have villagers indigenous only to that area. For instance, there could be a whole underwater area where whale, seal, and fish villagers live… or a spooky area where bats live! I think that would be a lot of fun.
5. What game has influenced you creatively? Writing, drawing, etc.
Definitely Donkey Kong Country (well, the series as a whole)! When I was a kid, I would write stories based off the games. I had one pretty bad ass story that was based off of Donkey Kong 64 that was epic, haha. I should try my hand at creative writing like that now…
6. What games do you have multiple copies of?
Donkey Kong Country 1, 2 and 3. I still have all my original SNES carts, but I also have the Game Boy Color version of DKC (they never made Game Boy Color versions of the other two), repurchased them all as enhanced Game Boy Advance ports, and downloaded them all on both the Wii and Nintendo 3DS Virtual Consoles. I also have an SNES mini, which has the first DKC on it. Yeah… I’m a bit obsessed with those games.
7. How do you usually spend a lazy evening?
Typically watching TV with my husband, reading, or playing a game!
8. How many countries have you been to?
Sadly, none aside from my own! Boo! I need to get out more.
9. What was your favorite TV show when you were a child?
Hmm… I loved to come home from school and watch The Animaniacs! I also loved The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Saved By The Bell. Still love The Animaniacs and Fresh Prince. As for Saved By The Bell, I haven’t seen it in forever, so I’m not sure if it’s something I still like or not. I did buy the DVD set for $18 a couple years back, so at some point I’ll check it out again!
10. What was the first game you ever beat?
Does Tetris count? Haha! I mean, I beat my high score over and over. Aside from that, probably Kirby’s Dream Land for the Game Boy!
There you have it! Thanks for the fun questions, Megan! 🙂