Classic Fridays

Classic Fridays! PC – Paperboy 2 (1991)

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Hello, Minions! I suppose this could be proof that I was originally a PC gamer. All those many years before this one dawned the “ThatLady” honor, my father and his friend worked together to build a computer. In the early 90’s computers were considerably shallow and barren compared to what we have today but it was still an amazing feat for a mostly inept alcoholic to put together a whole computer enough for his beautiful daughter to get in on some amazing early gaming. ‘Cause as we know, computers were only really expensive Super Nintendos. Here we have, Paperboy:

If you ever play this game, don’t go about it like this guy did. Although, I doubt anyone would subject themselves to this kind of crazy. Except maybe this guy here:

Ah, how the memories never fade away! I don’t think as a kid I figured out what the brakes were so I was speeding through there with all reckless abandon tossing papers at all mailboxes without prejudice! That’s how I toss, it’s all or nothin’. I’ll rain down a rainbow of color coated chao– Paperboy 2 has quite the many releases all throughout ’91 and ’92. On the PC, Atari, Gameboy, Sega Genesis, NES, SNES, Game Gear– JEEZ, that’s just the ones I know of!

Let’s see if I can try and remember a title from my past. Thanks again, Minions for tuning into another week of Classic Fridays! I hope you enjoyed this week’s game. Seriously, I played this game to death as a kid. Until next update!

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    drakulus23
    May 09, 2014 1:11 pm

    Awesome article. I’ve actually never heard of this game, but it looks fun :]

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      zombiemuffinarmy
      May 10, 2014 1:14 pm

      It was a very silly game but I remember trying to get past easy street. As a kid, I broke all the windows and was an overall menace to the neighborhood. It was pretty awesome xD

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    The Otaku Judge
    May 10, 2014 12:13 am

    This takes me back. I used to play the original Paperboy on the Amstrad CPC.

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      zombiemuffinarmy
      May 10, 2014 1:13 pm

      I’m not sure what that is, my father was the only one who threw money and whatever else he could to get new toys to play with. It was a good thing he was still a kid or else I’d be like all the other cool kids using their “imagination” or whatever they used to do to have fun back then.

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