I just wanted to pay a little homage to the die-hards of the gaming industry. I'm not talking about people, though. I'm talking about the little reminders we see of days long gone. I remember my friend's Nintendo pen. It was always by the NES so he would be able to grab it and jot down whatever string of digits the game would use as a "save spot". I also remember going to my cousin's house where he was one of five kids who all played the family Intellivision. With that much competition in the house, the back pages of every instruction booklet contained a list of names and high scores. I'm pretty sure I made it on one of the lists for a game called Stampede. Well, for some reason the tradition lives on. The pages still show up in the back of manuals, and I smile whenever I see them.