Issue 29: Gather ‘Round

Evan provides a warm-up for our week of round tables and a table of contents.

By Evan Campbell. Posted 12/20/2010 11:00 Comment on this     ShareThis

Issue 29: Gather 'Round

Gather ’round, everyone. Cozy up to the fireplace with your favorite Dojo staffers to discuss your favorite holiday memories, Christmas lists and what you want under the tree this year.

We’re also going to look at our favorite snowy levels in video games. You know, the places where Mario throws on a penguin suit so he doesn’t slide across the ice. Or, like in Super Mario 64, maybe you’re just sledding competitively against a penguin for the best race time. Come to think of it, Nintendo characters really love frolicking around in the snow. Link even snowboarded a bit in Twilight Princess. Oh, memories.

Speaking of memories, here’s to many more in the coming weeks. And please join in the conversation and share your thoughts with us as the year comes to a close.


Issue 29: Gather ‘Round

Round Table: Our Best Holiday Gifts by Nintendojo Staff
The staff sits around the Christmas tree and talks about the best presents they’ve received or given during the most magical time of year.

Round Table: Wishlist 2010 by Nintendojo Staff
Only Santa knows if we’ve been naughty or nice, but we’re sharing our lists with you anyway.

Tidman’s Take: Christmas Reflections by Matthew Tidman
As we wrap up last minute Christmas shopping, Tidman has a few Mario anecdotes for us to keep in mind.

Round Table: The Best Snow/Ice Levels by Nintendojo Staff
We discuss our favorite levels containing snowflakes, snowballs, slippery slopes and chilly weather.

Hot Air: Iced by Aaron Roberts
Mr. Roberts explores the role of ice in numerous titles, like Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes.

Additional features in this issue…


  • Nightly News Roundup by Evan Campbell


  • Nightly News Roundup by Andrew Hsieh


  • Dojo-Show-Go! Episode 122 by M. Noah Ward
  • Nightly News Roundup by Francisco Naranjo

Coming Up Next Week…

Issue 30: Best of Nintendojo 2010
We give ourselves a pat on the back by highlighting the site’s best stories and features of the year.

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