Tagged With the 90s


Blood! Guts! Angry brothers! Screaming parents who just don't understand! While there's some tangible Kickstarter fatigue in video games right now, a good pitch is a good pitch, and Strafe's making an awfully strong argument for why it should have your attention.


Nowadays many video game ads are loud, in-your-face, and teeth-grittingly serious. Back in the day, though, developer id Software made the original Quake -- an unabashedly gore-spattered first-person shooter -- look like the perfect Christmas present for grandma and the whole (weirdly creepy) family.


Mining and trading with digital money in the early years of the internet would have been problematic if not catastrophic, as SquirrelMoney's video shows us, taking us back to the not-so-nostalgic dark side of the 90s web.