Cross stitch pattern of the skier and Yeti from SkiFree. Thanks to Wing Wang Wao for the sprites. Download the PDF here: Ski Free Pattern
Grid Size: 57W x 44H
Design Area: 3.93″ x 3.00″ (55 x 42 stitches)
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I don’t know if you remember the Best of Entertainment pack that came bundled with a lot of Windows 95 PCs back in the day, but I sure do, and the nostalgia hit’s me so hard whenever I see something that reminds me of Chip’s Challenge or Rodent’s Revenge. I played these games relentlessly as a kid, and it is the only reason I know how to play some classic games like Majong or Blackjack. I remember being confused as to why a game called Golf had nothing to do with golf and resolved never to learn how to play it in protest. Ski Free was a go to time waster, though it took me longer than I’d like to admit to get down the controls. I always thought I was bad at the game because I kept getting eaten, but that’s just part of the game. The Abominable Snowman will always eat you, just like the inevitable heat death of the universe.
[…] only remember playing the version that came with the Best of Microsoft Entertainment Pack that had SkiFree and a bunch of other games. Now that I think of it, I don’t think I ever beat Chip’s […]