[Editor's note: Jackal27 takes a look at one of the first console games that had a level editor for his Monthly Musing piece. -- CTZ]
I really didn't think I was going to have anything write about for this month's topic. For whatever reason, I couldn't think of a creative game or experience that I felt was worthy of writing about. That is until today when I began trying to figure out what the first game I ever played was and it hit me like a ton of bricks. Excitebike.
Scott's family wasn't too well off. So even though it was 1996, the only system Scott owned was an NES. The only games of his that I remember were Super Mario Bros. 2, Batman, Metroid, Ms. Pac Man, and Excitebike. Out of all these the one we played the most was definitely Excitebike. However, it wasn't the thought of racing dirt bikes or jumping off of huge ramps that kept us coming back. No, almost always, the default mode of gameplay that we chose was the third option sitting directly below "Selection B".
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