Best Retro Games to Play on a Snow Day

Baby, it’s cold outside. With the Northeast being plummeted with snow and hundreds of schools closed, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a retro classic. From the NES to the Dreamcast, Old School Gamer gives you some great picks to warm you up.

NHL 94…18?: The guys at do awesome work. For years, they’ve been updating the rosters of NHL 94 and throwing it up on the web. If you’ve got an Everdrive for the Genesis or one of those nifty handheld consoles that run on SD cards, this is a perfect way to kill a few hours.

Earthbound: One of the best RPGs on the SNES, its story is immersive and the best way to forget about what’s going on outside.

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Patrick Hickey Jr. is the Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Master Jedi and Grand Pooh-bah of and is the author of the upcoming book, "The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers," from leading academic and non-fiction publisher McFarland and Company. He is currently the Assistant Director of the Journalism Program at Kingsborough Community College and is a former News Editor at NBC Local Integrated Media and a National Video Games Writer at the late He has also had articles and photos published in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Complex and The Syracuse Post-Standard. Love him. Read him.

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