Clearing out another bookmark folder: Lo, Maps for THE LEGEND OF ZELDA for the NES.
I've lost a few hours over the years to trying to catch that darn cat in Chat Noir.
Classic gaming portal.
The Emulator Zone, first stop for a copy of MAME and ROMNation is a great place for abandonware ROMs.
RogueSynapse puts all the other arcade-booth enthusiasts to shame, making absurdly accurate reproductions of the cabs and the games in TRON and THE LAST STARFIGHTER.
It's really a shame that Geoff Keighley has too full a work plate at the G4 channel to write long-form investigative pieces about the business of video games. He's at his best when he has a real clusterfuck to sink his teeth into, like the jaw-dropping prides that beget the epic falls that destroyed Ion Storm ["John Romero Wants To Make You His Bitch!"] and Trilobyte [THE 7TH GUEST].
I'm sure there are hundreds, maybe thousands, of people hand-crafting their own games, but Jason Rohrer is the only designer I've encountered who's making ones that can be considered real art.