Finds 1522: Castle of the Winds, Limited Run Releases, Mobile Light Force 1 and 2

All of these arrived at the same time so lets put them all together in one post. You will definitely like what you see!

Finds 1436 PC Galore! Phantasmagoria 2 and Others!

A trip to thrifting brings a bunch of PC gems!

Ads from the Past 454: Zelda for Disk System(The First one)

Classic artwork for a legendary game, the Legend of Zelda ad is here.

Smarty and the Nasty Gluttons Getting a Physical Release

A Game from the past will be getting a physical release in the coming future. What kind of game is this though?

Retro Game of the Week 173: Gradius 3(SNES)

Shoot 'em all up, get all the power ups and try to survive this legendary game!

August 15, 2022

Finds 1660: Commodore 64 coding book!



This is a really cool bonus I forgot to post about when I got the monitor a couple of weeks ago. It’s a Commodore 64 book which helps you program stuff on your own Commodore 64! The previous owner said he used it when he was a kid. Now it’s been handed down to me. Maybe I should scan it and share it with everyone on here. Scans coming soon! 


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Finds 1659: Creative CS46 Speakers, Story of Seasons, Metroid Dread, and Foot Soldier!


Here are a couple of arrivals from various forms. The Foot Soldier was from an online purchase, I actually want to get more of these because this one has a hat and a bunch of accessories so will take care of that soon enough. Story of Seasons and Metroid Dread were from a GameStop purchase which took longer than I expected to arrive but hey, it’s here! Also, the PC Speakers were a little nice bonus. I’m not sure how they actually work, but, they don’t require power to work. Just plug them and you are good to go. I am trying to find out how they work. Maybe they have a battery compartment somewhere? I can’t find it!
Interesting loot nonetheless. 



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August 07, 2022

Finds 1658: Five Graphics Cards, Gameboy Color Organizer, and Other Goodies

Today was a very odd day of finding loot! I definitely didn’t expected this! It was some unique loot. The bag of graphics cards were such a mystery but I was able to identity them all! Below are the results! Also, that Gameboy color organizer is sure odd! I also got some PC loot and another accessory. Unique indeed. Check below for photos!!!











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August 05, 2022

Finds 1657: Commodore 64 Monitor Addition! Plays Famicom Quite Well…


So I was doing my usual search for Commodore 64 on Offer Up and this came up. It was a listing for a Commodore 64 with monitor for 600 bucks which was way out of my budget so I offered to get the monitor only for a very low and more favorable amount. I ended up paying 125 for the monitor and the seller ended up including the Commodore 64 console with it! I was happy with the monitor and the console was a nice added bonus even though the seller said the console doesn’t work. I have a monitor in my office and my room now! They make retro games look freaking amazing! A forever home for this monitor that will live on as long as it possibly can! This is one of the best findings I had recently. 


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Finds 1656: TMNT 2 Bootleg Cart! Pirate Still Lives


This is a really cool cart that I saw on eBay. it’s a bootleg TMNT 2 cart which I already have many of but this one starts you off on different stages which is really cool. Another addition to my never ending pirate Famicom cart collection. 


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Finds 1655: Cotton Reboot and Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World


These two beauties are finally here. I believe I waited almost two years for them. No offense to strictly Limited Games, but the wait for these and other games I’ve pre-ordered is way too long. I understand they are a small business but it also makes me think twice about ordering from them again. 


The games came in amazing packaging. They are just beautiful and full of extras. 


I will be opening them when I get around to them. Maybe I’ll make a video of them. 



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Finds 1654: Wild Guns Reloaded, Vectorman, Mini Mac, Sonic Adventure, and More!


A week full of different hunting leads to multiple games additions. There is a little bit of everything so lets take a look! 

Here is Sonic Adventure for Dreamcast, Wild Guns Reloaded, and a blue PlayStation 4 controller. I already have Wild Guns Reloaded for PS4, but I wanted the Switch version. The controller was tested and works! The Sonic Adventure is a little scratch but I’m sure it works alright. 


Here is some PC software. Flight Simulator 98 is part of the series which was shockingly really popular, so popular that it had a yearly release like a sports title. The other two are sealed goodies. I think I already have them but I don’t know yet. 


Here is Vectorman for the Sega Genesis, Final Fantasy VI disc only for PS1, and a Mac Mini. I just found out that you need a proprietary monitor for the Mac Mini so I’m kind of bummed out for that. I will look for one, but I don’t really have the room for much!! 

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August 01, 2022

Finds 1653: Sakuna, Axiom Verge 1 & 2, Mushihimesama, and King of Dragons


Here is a bunch of awesome goodies from the past week. Two of them are from Limited Run Games and one from GameStop. Guess which is which? Also, a huge addition with King of Dragons for the SNES. Now, the cart is beat up a little bit but works amazingly. 


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Welcome to August!


So here we are, at month number 8 of the year. We are coming to the final quarter of the year and things are definitely looking up. I will be taking another trip for looting purposes soon enough and I’m really excited for it! I won’t say many details about it, but I actually do have two trips coming up! I totally forgot to mention about the other trip but then again I don’t really talk much about it on here. Life has been a rollercoaster ride and things definitely need to start falling into place and making more sense. I will just leave this photo of my Famiclone controllers which are really awesome if you ask me! I hope to have more Famiclone stuff in the coming months as I’ll be real close to it! Game on!



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July 31, 2022

Finds 1652: Peru Trip 2022 Haul! Amazing clones and games! Boxed Clones!!

Here is all the amazing loot I got from my trip to Peru. this time around, after seven years since my last trip, a lot has changed. You can’t find good loot that easy anymore or at least what I’m looking for to add to my collection but I did get lucky with a couple of things. Let’s take a look at t all this amazing loot!

SNES games are still around so here are some that I got. The ISS Deluxe is legit but beat up. The rest are bootlegs with the circuit boards which means they are higher quality. 

Here are some Famicom games. Some legit and some are bootleg which are my specialty.  

Here are some Spanish Yu-gi-oh! cards! I am going to open them soon! 

Here are some new items! Epic! 

Max Play is a clone which was really popular in Latin America, this console is also known as the Micro Genius in other regions. It’s a really awesome well built console. 


 Here are some Wolfenstein 3D stickers! They are really awesome but I don’t know where to put them yet. I’ll find a spot! 





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Finds 1651: Sound Blaster Pro Box! it’s just beautiful!


A close friend of mine sent me this as a surprise! It’s a beautiful Sound Blaster Pro box with the inserts inside! All I gotta do is find the board to complete it. Already have my eyes on some of them. Thank you eBay. 


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Finds 1650: Intelligent Qube, an Awesome Addition for the PS1!


Here is an awesome new addition to the collection. Intelligent Qube for the PlayStation. it’s a really neat puzzle game that is always getting overlooked but it’s a classic overall. 


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Finds 1649: TMNT Lego Set!


My brother got me these for my birthday! It’s the whole set of TMNT action figures. Each one came with all their weapons and of course, pizza! They are really cool. They also came with skateboards! Tubular! 



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Finds 1648: Mexico Trip 2022 More Loot!


Here are some more findings in Mexico City. I found a nice NES bootleg that gives more questions than answers. Also, another bootleg TMNT figure and some Spanish Yu-gi-oh! Trading cards. A nice haul! 


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July 29, 2022

Finds 1647: Mexico Trip Loot! TMNT, Spanish Gamepro, and ISS Deluxe


After hitting this open fair in Mexico City, I was able to find some really cool things. I always wanted the bootleg TMNT action figures but a lot of vendors had them quite beat up until I found this one that looks really cool and in great shape. The Gamepro magazine is in Spanish and that's really amazing. The ISS Deluxe game was a little beat up but the price was freaking amazing I had to say yes! It's totally awesome! I have more loot coming! 


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Finds 1646: Mouser Packs!!! NECA TMNT



Got my two packs of mousers! I definitely need to make my display bigger in order to get more stuff together. I think I have an idea and will move forward with it! I'm excited! Will have photos of this project once it's complete. 

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