8-Bit Christmas by Kevin Jakubowski

By Kevin Jakubowski

It’s 1980-something and all nine-year-old Jake Doyle wishes for Christmas is a Nintendo leisure procedure. No Jose Canseco rookie card, no GI Joe hovercraft, no Teddy friggin’ Ruxpin—just Nintendo. but if a hyperactive Shih Tzu is unintentionally overwhelmed to demise by means of a forty-two- inch tv set and each guardian on the town blames Nintendo, it’s as much as Jake to take issues into his personal arms. the result's a Christmas quest of great Mario Bros. proportions, packed with flaming wreaths, rushing minivans, misplaced retainers, faux Santas, sizzling lecturers, snotty sisters, “Super Bowl Shuffles” and one very bare Cabbage Patch child. informed from a nostalgic grownup point of view, 8-Bit Christmas is a hilarious and heartfelt glance again on the child popular culture of the Nineteen Eighties.

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As you walk to the Naboo starfighter in the next alcove, you are attacked by a large group of battle droids and droidekas. Chop them into little pieces, but keep your lightsaber ready to deflect the laser blasts from the droids along the wall. After the lasers stop coming, explore the area and pick up loot on the ground behind the second craft. As a Jedi, stand on one of the crates to the second craft's right. Use the Force to lift the second craft after the other Jedi is on it, and he automatically does the same for you.

At the walkway's end are some large white containers. Smash the containers on both sides of the gate to get the lifts rising again. Both Queen Amidala and Captain Panaka must shoot a target on each side of the gate to continue on. Ride the lifts up so you can shoot the targets. After Freeplay Area There is a small ledge above the left lift littered with valuable LEGO studs. Use Jar Jar with his super jumping ability to jump off the left lift after it rises up to reach the ledge above. In the next area, smash the flower pots and collect the studs on the ground nearby.

Run down the line toward the screen, stepping on all the buttons; your partner does the same. After all the buttons have been stepped on and have turned white, a LEGO canister appears in the back. Grab the canister and return to the hangar you came from. After you clean out the area, fall to the ground and head down the hallway to the next area; Darth Maul awaits you here. As you charge at him, he jumps to a higher walkway and runs off. Instead of chasing after him, follow the bottom walkway and jump over the gaps as it Follow the bottom walkway as it wraps around the central core to get a hidden wraps around the area.

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