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MythForce: Video games’ love letter to 1980s cartoons says the sweetest things

The lesson of MythForce, if Beamdog’s zany roguelite has one, is that parody is easy; homage is hard. It’s simple enough to snicker at the 12-frames-per-second animation of the 1980s, and the cynical narratives that the decade’s syndicated cartoons spun to sell Jem and the Holograms dolls or Centurions playsets to kids coming home from …

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