THE NEW 8-BIT HEROES
What began as an exploratory, novelty project about building a video game for a 30 year old console escalated into a ten-thousand-mile, multi-national journey into an esoteric subculture made up of devotees to this as an art form; those who thrive on the art of limitation . + LEARN MORE
A brand new adventure game for the original Nintendo Entertainment System. + LEARN MORE
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Los Angeles Magazine
"This guy built the 8-Bit game he dreamed of as a kid, and it’s glorious! Mystic Searches is the fantasy game every ’80s kid wished they could create." (more)
The Baltimore Sun
"Inspiringly frustrating and delightfully anachronistic...The movie should strike a chord with anyone who ever wrote a story, drew a comic strip or designed a whatchamacallit as a kid." (more)
The Bradenton Herald
"It's a compelling story, even for people who have no interest in video games." (more)
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