YouTube has a channel titled "Factual Game Facts About Facts" with short animated skits/sketches, with cussings and not for young/sensitive viewers -- "...
This amusing Dorkly comic strip shows "Gaming Then & Now".
This totally fits your old overlord's gaming history. ;)
This three pages Dorkly article shows "The 15 Most Frustrating Situations in Videogames".
Blue's News share a Flash flowing control game titled "Symphony" on Free Web Arcade -- "... a soothing puzzle game inspired by Auditorium. In each stage, you are presented with tools, colored circles and continuous streams of particles. Use the tools to guide the particles to circles of the same color until each circle is fully charged. The circles must receive a steady stream of particles simultaneously or they will lose their charge. The game is divided into three movements, and a new tool is introduced in each movement."