Rare Scares: Spinal from Killer Instinct Gold

This month on Virtual Bastion, we’re celebrating “Rare Scares!” Each week, Hatm0nster, The Duck, and I will be featuring our favorite spooky characters and eerie moments from classic, and not-so-classic Rare games. In my first post for the event, I discussed my favorite Killer Instinct character, who just happens to be a skeleton. It’s…SPINAL!

VIRTUAL BASTION

With spooky times on my mind, I’m thrilled to offer up my first “Rare Scares” post of the month! And I’m going to start things off by featuring a fearful figure from Rare’s frenetically fun fighting game, Killer Instinct. My time with this fantastic franchise began back in the mid-1990s with Killer Instinct Gold on the Nintendo 64. It was a mildly odd but incredibly enjoyable fighting game, one at which I excelled with one character in particular:

SPINAL!

View original post 345 more words

3 Comments

  1. Spinal is one of my favorite fighters in Killer Instinct :). I find him more funny than spooky. I love the way he runs! I can’t think of anyone I think is spooky at the moment because I haven’t had my morning coffee yet.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I think it’s his glowing, red eyes that creep me out the most. But you’re right, he is a very amusing to watch in action, kind of gangly, yet somehow also very coordinated, for a skeleton. 😀

      Liked by 1 person

Comments and Queries

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.