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!

December 04, 2021

Sega Saturday 014: Comix Zone (Genesis)


This is a game I actually loved playing at the local Sears when they used to sell video games. They had a kiosk and this was one of the games you could play. So the game is a side scroller, you play as if you're in a comic book hence the name. The idea is interesting but the game is quite tough. The cool thing about it is that the level is like a comic book so if you are moving to the next part of the level, it's just a comic book page. Isn't that' awesome? I have to say, this game is not for everyone, so be sure to test it out somewhere before purchasing a physical copy. I believe this game comes in the various Genesis compilations for newer consoles so be sure to check that out first. I still treasure this game regardless of its difficulty. Maybe it's just one of those games that require you to play it for a while to get to know how it works. 


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December 03, 2021

Famicom Fridays 015: Samurai Pizza Cats


Welcome back, it's Friday again and this time we have a real treat! It's Samurai Pizza Cats for the Famicom. Now, I remember watching this show back in the day, but very few of my friends remember it. This is one of the anime series that was released back in the day and I honestly didn't even knew I was watching anime. The game itself is a side scroller and a good one. You can also get a translated reproduction of it if you are interested in the story, but the game is playable even if you don't understand it. Lots of fun which is a shame we never saw this game released here, after all, we got the show. 



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December 02, 2021

DOS Thursday 014: Heretic


Ever wanted to play a midevil Doom style game? Well, look no further! Heretic is one of those magical FPS with all the enchantment you could ask for. Fight demons and monsters of all sorts. Use your weapons in order to fight them off. 


Explore vast dungeons and survive! This is what this game is all about. Highly recommended! Be sure to download it here, or check out the Downloads section in the DOS Games to download this one and more games. 


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December 01, 2021

Password Wednesdays 014: Demon's Crest (SNES)


Here is an awesome password for an awesome game. This password will unlock the hidden final boss and best ending. Also, you will have everything maxed out. 


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November 30, 2021

Finds 1558: VHS Anime Galore! Plus Michael Jackson's Moon Walker


These is one of the most awesome lots of VHS loot I've found in a while. What I like is that a lot of the VHS tapes are anime and that's always welcomed because they aren't that common anymore. Best of all, I got them all for a dollar! There is a lot of stuff I'm going to play on my old CRT tv. Do you see anything you like?

Here is a better view at these beautiful media. The best part is that the artwork on them is amazing!


More beautiful media. I want to watch that Michael Jackson Moon Walker first! It's been too long. 


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November 29, 2021

Finds 1557: 3D Design It! and Quake 2


A couple of new additions. Quake 2 for the PS1 is a decent port, I'm not sure it can beat the PC version but it's there. Design it! 3-D is actually really interesting mainly because it's for older OS which was very inspiring. I will try to find out more about it as it's very interesting to see what these early programs were capable of. 




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November 28, 2021

Finds 1556: Gamestop Black Friday Sales! Doki Doki Literature Club, Hades, Paper Mario Origami King, and Zelda Breath of the Wild


I jumped on the deals! The Gamestop pre-black Friday sale was pretty good and got some really good stuff I wanted to add to my collection. Hades has been recommended by a lot of my friends and unfortunately, it was only available for PS4 as the Switch version was still full price. These games were 60 percent off which made things even sweeter. I finally got Breath of the Wild and Origami King as those two are staples of the console. Doki Doki Literature club is one that has been recommended by a lot of people on IG so when I saw it on sale, I got it. I'm definitely liking these sales and have more stuff to come! Happy hunting! 



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Finds 1555: King of Fighters the Orochi Saga Limited Run Games!


Another one of the Neo Geo releases by Limited Run Games is here! This one is number 015 and it's called King of Fighters The Orochi Saga. I believe this one brings more than one game in it as it's a collection. I haven't seen them release anything new lately base on this Neo Geo series but I'm still waiting some of them. 



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Famicom Fridays 014: Double Dragon


I'm catching up with these posts but happy belated Friday! This week, we take a look at Double Dragon for the Famicom. I believe this version of the game is a little bit more playable and less difficult than the NES version so if you are looking for something that's easier on the hand, definitely check this one out. The game is the same as the NES counterpart and comes with all the classic Double Dragon beat 'em up action that made it so popular in the arcades. What a classic gem this is...


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Famicom Fridays 013: Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club


Ever want to combine the crazy Kunio beat 'em up style gameplay with soccer? Well, look no further! This one brings you a story mode in which you are a soccer team in the Kunio-kun universe in which you play against different teams of the district to become a champion. The game is a lot of fun mainly because you can beat up your opponents and score goals, no red cards here! The downfall is that they can beat you up too. The game increases in difficulty and it's quite challenging in later stages. Definitely give this one a shot and be sure to check out the NES release of this which was branded as Nintendo World Cup. 


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November 27, 2021

Sega Saturday 013: Sonic Jam (Saturn)


Here is a very interesting compilation of games. You get the classic games and why not right? Since we weren't getting a 3D Sonic game for this console, might as well get the classics back on this console. It was an OK move, but Sega knew we wanted something new. This compilation does play great, but we really wanted what the Saturn could do with a 3D Sonic. We wouldn't know that till the Dreamcast days as Sonic Adventure would debut in that console. 


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November 26, 2021

Finds 1554: Gijoes and Cobra Trooper


A little trip to Wally World aka Walmart and found some really cool stuff. I definitely want to get into army building with the Cobra Troopers even though they aren't from the original series but a trooper is a trooper. I will probably try to hunt them down, but I think it's just lucky to find them as I'm sure everyone else is army building them as well. I'll take whatever I can have and will be looking for them in every trip to different Wally Worlds. The vehicle is just awesome as I love how they use the classic designs for the cover of this vehicle. Makes me feel like I'm back in time. I hope they keep re-releasing these. 


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Finds 1553: Game & Watch Legend of Zelda Edition


I was finally able to pick up this awesome Game & Watch Zelda edition. Remember the Mario one from last year? Well, I hope they do this for all the classic franchises of Nintendo. It's a thing of beauty and I highly recommend it. This little peripheral brings Zelda, Zelda 2, and Link's Awakening! So much fun ahead!


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November 25, 2021

Finds 1552: PC Stuff Everywhere! Super Drive, Floppy Drive, and Games


Today was one of those days in which I didn't think I would find anything, but found so much! I went to my usual thrift store and it was pretty much cleaned out, at least for the stuff that I'm looking for which involved games and consoles. I usually don't pick up much of consoles anymore as I have what I need in my collection. I almost picked up a mini Space Invaders arcade but skipped on it after thinking about it. I just don't have the room for these kind of things. Anyways, I also saw a copy of Pokemon Diamond for 499.99! I can't believe we have gotten to this point in the hobby. It's becoming ridiculous that at times, I just want to call it quits. Things are just becoming more and more unattainable, it's sad. After leaving this thrift store, I went ahead and did my usual errands that I had to do and was close by to another thrift store and figured, what the heck! Well, thank goodness I went as I was able to find pretty much everything on the photos. Only a couple of the games were from the first spot, but the second one had some classic games, floppy disks, a floppy drive that I really needed, and even a Super Drive for Mac computers which can be quite helpful! The amount of games I got was massive and I was very happy to add a lot of them to my collection. Please be sure to check out the photos for the rest of the loot and close up of it. 

Here is some of the PC goodies. Never had Elder Scrolls 3 for the PC, and Lords collection is just so awesome! 


More PC goodies! Empire Earth an some programs as well as Frogger! 


A box of floppy disks which you don't see often but I'll take it! GUN for the PC was interesting and I know I've heard of it before. The drives are there too! A USB floppy, and a Superdrive for MAC. I did test them out and they work flawlessly. What a great day of hunting!


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DOS Thursday 013: God of Thunder


You ever wanted to play a Zelda-style game for DOS? Here is the perfect one for it. This is God of Thunder for DOS. This game has a top down view which resembles the original Zelda game for the NES. You do have a lot of puzzles to decipher so it contains a combination of both action and puzzler genres. 

You have a health and magic meter which you will have to keep an eye out a lot of times. You can recover by eating apples! Overall, this is a really fun game and you can download the full games here as it's freeware, or check out the DOS Games section for this download and many others. 


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November 24, 2021

Password Wednesdays 013: Castlevania Dracula X (SNES)


Here is the final password for Stage 7 for Dracula X for the SNES. This also will give you the good ending. The final boss is extremely tough!


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Finds 1551: Peru Loot! Famiclone Carts, Shirt, and Stickers!


Here is some cool stuff my brother brought from Peru to give to me. The shirt is really cool, I'm sure you can tell where it's from. The Famicom bootleg carts are pretty awesome. The Contra one says Contora and that's just awesome. There are also some stickers which I don't know where I'll place, I better find the right spot for them. Totally awesome stuff overall! 



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November 23, 2021

Finds 1550: Shin Megami Tensei V is Finally Mine!


I was lucky enough to find this locally as I totally forgot that this game was coming out. This is the fifth in the Shin Megami Tensei series. We already got part three released some months back which was actually very welcomed, but everyone was waiting for this one. I didn't wanted the regular version so after looking around I saw an add on Offer Up with it. The seller was selling it for practically retail which is great because I've seen this for sale online for twice the retail price. I finally met up with him and did the transaction. This is a big box that reminds me of Persona 5 for the PS4. I will eventually get to this game as I'm a big fan of the series, but for now, it'll be there looking pretty on my shelves. 



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November 22, 2021

Finds 1549: Xbox 360 Games and Others


Here are some additions that I should've posted earlier but here they are. I have been picking up a lot of Xbox 360 games lately and believe it or not, I don't have many of these. There was also a PS2 game called Driven that I thought had something to do with Driver, but I guess not. The top two on the left were actually from Walmart are they had games that were being put on clearance. Decent stuff overall. 


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November 21, 2021

Finds 1548: TMNT NECA Double Packs



These things came so fast it was actually shocking to me. As far as I know, I never really got into the universe of the TMNT in the later seasons. I may have seen the episodes with some of these characters but I couldn't remember for the life of me. Anyways, the TMNT cartoon line is definitely starting to hit the characters that are less known, but are still welcomed additions. 


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Finds 1547: Amazing Penguin and Spanky's Quest Limited Run Games!


These two finally arrived. These are re-releases of Gameboy games by Limited Run Games. They are decent games that can definitely give you something to do on a lazy afternoon. Limited Run Games has been releasing these kind of games recently, and I have to admit, I like this idea. Please release more Saturn games!



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