Parachute for DOS

A port of Parachute for DOS was released! Really neat work!

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!

July 15, 2021

ID’s Super Mario Bros 3 PC Port Donated to Museum!

These are some pretty awesome news that involves preservation of something unique. The story goes like this, ID software created a demo of Super Mario Bros 3 for the PC and pitched it to Nintendo. Even though Nintendo was quite impressed, they declined the project. The demo was lost forever until some old ID programmers dug it out and showed it off for people to see. I am not sure if there is anything on any video game magazines, as it was in the beginning states of it. There are videos of the gameplay online but no files for us to try it ourselves. However, the demo has been donated to the Strong National Museum of Play which will be preserved in for future generations to learn about of what could have been.

I honestly would’ve loved to seen this come to fruition as you can see the charm of this port of Mario 3. it has a very Commander Keen style graphics as well as gameplay. it’s just a joy to look at. 

For a demo, this has a lot of stuff going in it. If you are in the Rochester, New York area, be sure to visit the Strong National Museum of Play and check it out! It’s really something else! 


July 14, 2021

Finds 1479: Some Software! Resident Evil Director's Cut and PC stuff!

Here is a new set of findings! I have been really slow with my loot additions but trying to get back on track! This time around, I got a Resident Evil DC for the PS1 which was actually quite surprising to find in the clearance aisle at the local thrift. I also found some software although some of them will go to my friend that's a fanatic of this kind of stuff. I like picking stuff for friends! More to come! 


July 10, 2021

New Gameboy Bootlegs Coming to the Shoppe!

Here are some new releases that took me months to finish! The games will be added later today to the shoppe. They are Super Mario Bros 3 Special, Super Mario 4, Rockman 8, and Sonic Adventure 8! 
Beautiful bootlegs coming today! 


June 09, 2021

Clean Juice Gameboy Mod, No More Need for Double A Batteries!

Ever wanted to use a rechargeable battery on your original Gameboy? Look no further! This mod will turn the back of your gameboy into a USB powered Gameboy! Be sure to check out here for more info. It should be easy enough for any gamer to install. The price is also really good so be sure to pick one up while there are still available!  


May 31, 2021

Mocha Gamer Cat

Mocha Gamer Cat wants to wish all of you a safe Memorial Day. She will be resting and hunting as well as gaming in this relaxing day. Gamer cats are the best cats! 


TMNT Turtle in Time Baxter Stockman! Terminate the Turtles!

This figure is finally here. I am so happy they are making these for the classic games. This is one of the most memorable ones as I remember playing this game in the arcade and always dying to him. He was the first boss after all! Those were some good memories! Lets check out this beautiful action figure!

As you can see, an awesome photo on the left showing him in the level of its respective game while you will see the figure itself on the right! The figure does come some accessories and are really awesome. They really got the pixel look which is the usual in this line. 

The back shows the rest of the figures including the upcoming Rocksteady and Bebop which I already preordered. I love this series! 


Finds 1478: Monty Python, Toy Story, Ghostbusters, Panzer Paladin, and Others

Here are some new additions! Monthy Python is a graphical story which is actually really cool. I know a lot of you probably seen this movie so this might be as funny. As usual, got some software for the PC, some of it is going to my friend. Some new Switch games with Panzer Paladin and Labyrinth of Refrain. I also picked up a collector's edition Ghostbusters VHS tapes. It's actually really cool! 


Finds 1477: Gifts from a friend, Entombed Enhanced & Einhander

You gotta love friends as they come to you in your most difficult moments and give you a little bit of happiness in these times. I got these two games as gifts from one of them. I never heard of Entombed Enhanced but by the look of the box, it looks like a very interesting game. The other one on the other hand is one game I was hunting down for the collection and now I have a copy of my own. I do need to get the manual but I'm so happy just having the disc! He actually found this at Goodwill years ago for 4.99! Those were the good old days alright. Thanks again my friend!


Finds 1476: PS4 Games Trials of Mana, Cloudpunk, VOID Bastards, Tokyo Xanadu and PC Software such as NCAA 98, Home Design 3D, and Lego Island.

Lots of new additions such as Trials of Mana which was a steal on clearance, VOID Bastards, Cloud Punk, and Tokyo Xanada for PS4. Then, for PC I got Lego Island, Home Design 3D, and NCAA Football 98. Lots of goodies overall. 

The PS4 arrivals! VOID Bastards looks to be the more interesting one of the bunch as it reminds me of Thirteen for PS2. 

PC stuff as always. The Expert software releases have become one of my favorite finds lately. 


Finds 1475: Dead Tomb for NES

Another wonderful release by Limited Run Games! This one is called Dead Tomb and it's an unreleased game for the NES. Some savvy collectors in the community gathered together in order to release this in beautiful NES style. Love these kind of releases! 


Finds 1474: Dragon Quest XI, Minecraft, River City Tokyo Rumble, and Art of Fighting Anthology

Here are some new things! Dragon Quest XI was a really good deal online. I got tired of seeing it for 59.99 or 49.99! Also, River City Tokyo Rumble has evaded me for a while but I finally got one! Another Limited Run release with Art of Fighting Anthology which comes in the sexy big box. Finally, Minecraft for 360 was an unusual find on thrift store adventures. More loot to come!


Finds 1473: Naruto Clash of Ninja, Medevil, Sega Smash Pack 2, and Die Hard Trilogy

Here are some new findings! Sega Smash Pack 2 is actually really cool. It's for the PC and it even comes with Shining Force. I wish they continue these series but oh well. I also got Medevil remake by using a coupon at Gamestop. Die Hard and Naruto were thrift store finds. More loot to come!


Finds 1472: The Pagemaster

This is an odd find. It's the Pagemaster for the PC. The game was developed by 7th Level so it's more of a interactive story which is actually really cool. 


Finds 1471: Fatal Fury Battle Archives Vol 2

Here is a really awesome addition to the collection. Fatal Fury Battle Archives Vol 2 for the PS4 by Limited Run Games. I highly recommend you check them out as they release retro releases as well as remastered in limited amounts. Once they are gone, you will have to hi eBay and overpay for them so be sure to take advantage!


May 28, 2021

Finds 1470: Vintage Retro Magazines lot EGM 2 Number 1!

These are so awesome! I don't usually get magazines anymore but these appeared locally and I had to get them especially because I was able to get issue number 1 of EGM2! Total nostalgia over all. 

This one is a magazine I wasn't really into or knew its existence but hey it has TMNT on the cover, that's enough reason for me to get it. The artwork is okay, I really wonder who drew this up. It's really cool nonetheless. 

I remember Batman Returns as I rented it for the SNES years ago. I also went to see the movie and it was pretty awesome! Uff those were the days. 

Here it is, EGM2 number 1! I loved this magazine as it was always packed with strategy guides and tips and tricks. It was more of a guide to the newest games of the time. It's kind of sad that magazines went the way of the dinosaur, but I will always cherish these. 


May 27, 2021

Finds 1469: Some 3DS Gems, VHS Tapes, and Other Stuff

This was an epic day of findings! I was able to find a lot of cool stuff for once! At least stuff I really needed for the collection which is great. As many of you might have seen, I've been collecting VHS tapes lately and I actually found some beautiful tapes! A lot of other things so lets check it out!

I got some PC software as usual and a nice sound track for Pulpfiction. Love the Simpsons? Here it is!
Also, a sound blaster drivers cd and card shop plus deluxe or older Windows OS. 

That Viva Piñata for the 360 had a very cool case so I picked it up. The PGA Tour 96 I only got for one reason.

This is the reason! the original receipt of the purchase, what nostalgia! 

Here are some portable games that I found. Shockingly, I found the Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga for the 3DS which I've been looking for a while. I was happy I got it for a decent price. 

Here are some VHS tapes. The Sailor Moon ones were just beautiful to look at. I currently display them on one of my many shelves. What great additions!


Finds 1468: Magic the Gathering Cards, and Others

Some new findings from thrifting. I always seem to find PC software and I'm always willing to pick it up. There is nothing crazy on here or is there? I got some Magic the Gathering cards but I have no idea if they are worth anything, I will keep them till I can find someone that can check the prices for me. Lets see what else I got. 

Here is the PC software I found. Some of them are going to my friend. I also found a PS1 game that's nothing crazy, but one I didn't have for my collection. I got the Naruto game for the 360 which is always a good addition as those fighting games are always a lot of fun!

Gundam action figure are always a good pick up. This is a really awesome figure and have added it to the collection. I love how these are and reminds me of my childhood. 

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