Every kid has that one gift they want more than anything for Christmas. This is the story of mine.Gifts & Presents8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
Sometimes during Christmas, just when you think all hope is lost, something magical happens.Christmas8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
Jake: "This is bigger than Christmas! This is our Vietnam."
Tammy: "I don't think that means what you think it means."
Annie: "Did you wear a helmet?"
Jake: "Yeah, we always wore helmets in the 80s!"
Nintendo. A maze of rubber wiring and electronic intelligence so advanced it was deemed not a video game but an 8-Bit entertainment system.Nintendo8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
Neighbor: "What do you want?"
Jake: "Want to buy a wreath?"
Neighbor: "Ma! This kid thinks your wreath sucks!"
Sold out in 20 minutes. Suddenly, one woman punched a grandma right in the throat. Same family, too.8-Bit Christmas
Mikey was tough, tenacious, and was allowed to watch R-rated movies, and it showed.8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
John: "No Nintendo in my house!"
Kathy: "I second that."
Lizzy: "Looks like a no-go on the Nin-ten-do."
And there she was, glistening in all her plastic glory.8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
Annie: "Are you making all this up?"
Jake: "No. No way!"
A kid who thinks, how refreshing.8-Bit Christmas
Video games have been doing all kinds of strange things to children.8-Bit Christmas, by Kathy Doyle
Jake: "The year was 1987... or was it '88? Super Bowl was '86...-"
Annie: "Okay, does it really matter, dad?"
Jake: "Oh, okay. The year was the late 80s."
You know how you meet someone and you have no idea they have money? Timmy Keen is the opposite of that.8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
This is Millennium-Falcon-super-cool!8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
That Nintendo's mine!8-Bit Christmas, by Jake Doyle
First prize is a brand new Nintendo entertainment system!8-Bit Christmas