At Christmas in 1987, I got an NES for Christmas and have been playing it on and off (mostly on) ever  since. I’ve always had a console hooked up in my living  room, bedroom, or game room, depending on where I  was living at the time. It’s one of the greatest consoles  of all time and includes some pretty nifty (and not-so nifty) adventure titles.

Since my next book, The NES Omnibus Vol. 2 (M-Z), is  coming out later this year (October 28, to be precise),  I thought I’d share some excerpts with Old School  Gamer readers related to the adventure theme of the  issue.

The book features synopses/reviews of each game, box  art and screenshots, and quotes from other sources,  such as vintage magazines and respected websites.

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Brett Weiss Brett Weiss (44 Posts)

A full-time freelance writer, Brett Weiss is the author of the Classic Home Video Games series, The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987, Encyclopedia of KISS, and various other books, including the forthcoming The SNES Omnibus: The Super Nintendo and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A–M). He’s had articles published in numerous magazines and newspapers, including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Game Informer, Classic Gamer Magazine, Video Game Trader, Video Game Collector, Filmfax, Fangoria, and AntiqueWeek, among others.  Check him out at