Finds 1676: A CD Case Book Shelf

It's got to be the cutest most awesome design for a CD case ever!

Pokemon Black is added to the shoppe

Be sure to check this and all the newest releases on the Retro Gaming Life Shoppe!

Ads from the Past 461: Sega Game Gear

Classic ad for the handheld that rivaled the Gameboy.

Yu-gi-oh! Custom Deck Box: Toon World

Stop by and check out my custom Toon World Deck Box!

Kitsune Zero: Adorable Fox Girl

Play as a cute fox girl in a world filled with Japanese Folklore!

December 31, 2020

Finds 1423: Final Loot of 2020! TMNT Neca, Bolo Adventure 3, Fire Emblem 30th Anniversary, Grandia 1 and 2, and Turbo Grafx Mini

This is it! The final post of the year and it's of course , some amazing new additions! Lets go down below and see these final additions for the year. 

This is a classic game for DOS that caught my attention. I will obviously make a floppy repro of this artwork and add it to my shoppe. 

I've been wanting this for quite some time and they are always sold out on amazon so I picked it up when it finally showed up. 

Another game that sold out quite fast and had to pick it up when it was available again. I just love the Famicom retro style NES box it comes with. 

These have eluded me for years! Not anymore! I always wanted this set and I'm happy to get an original 2016 set of the arcade turtles from comic con. I just love these and yeah I am not opening them. 

The Turtles in Time figure was needed to continue the Turtles in Time line. I love it. Also, last but not least, one of my favorite RPGs of all time! I wonder why they didn't included part 3...might as well had remastered it. 

What a way to finish the year! Totally loved it and even though it wasn't the easiest year for everyone around the world, I'm glad we are almost done with it. With a new year, we start with new hopes and projects. I have so many projects to come it's ridiculous! I'll be so busy but it's the good busy. I can't wait. See ya next year guys....


Finds 1422: Christmas Loot! Enjoy!

I usually go all out for Christmas on getting loot but gonna slim it down this year because I went crazy with the Black Friday Sale last month. Overall, I am very happy with these additions. Maybe I should start to moderate what I get as I always seem to pick up more stuff than what I need. Let me know if you enjoyed it as much as I did. 


Finds 1421: Garou Mark of the Wolves Limited Run Games

Another wonderful release of the Neo Geo Line from Limited Run Games. Garou Mark of the Wolves doesn't need any introduction! 


Finds 1420: Mini Arcade Cabs, Pacman, Dig Dug, and Galaxian

More Mini Cabs for the collection! Totally loving these ones. It'll go great with the TMNT diorama that I'm working on. 


Finds 1419: King of Fighers 98 Ultimate Match

Here is another one from the Neo Geo line of Limited Run Games! A must have! 


Finds 1418: Torneko The Last Hope for Playstation

Here is a rare gem I found online. I paid a little less for what it's going for but I'm a big fan of the Dragon Warrior/Quest series so it was a must have. Definitely one to check out for old school RPG fans. 


Finds 1417: Voodoo 3 Found in the Wild! VHS Collection Started and Others

A lot of thrift store finds right here. The best find was the Voodoo 3 card which was found at this church garage sale. I immediately recognized the 3dfx logo and picked it up for a couple of bucks. I also started my VHS collection! 


Finds 1416: The Mighty MetalHead and Raph + Casey Pack

I am so happy these finally arrived. I have been waiting months for them! Months! They are totally worth the wait! Definitely check these out. 


Finds 1415: Contra for NES, Monster Rancher Explorer, Dungeon Maker 2, Fisherman's Bass Club, and Musya!

Here are some random things I found in the thrift store although Musya was the only online purchase I made. 


December 25, 2020

Merry Christmas 2020

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Be sure to eat a lot, get lots of good loot, and spend it with your loved ones. Lets finish this year in style!


December 24, 2020

Finds 1414: Epic Deals! Persona 5 Royal, Resident Evil 2 and 3, 13 Sentinels, The Last of Us 2, Catherine, Shovel Knight, New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe

Here is an amazing lot of games. I had to wait for the deals to get them. Everything was either half off or 60 percent off and brand new. Why wouldn't I take such a deal? As you can see, there are a lot of great titles. See more photos below...

Come over and game <3


Finds 1413: Cross Code is Amazing!

This game was recommended by a friend of mine and I gotta say, it's really good. It has grown on me mainly because it has a lot of elements that reminds me of the old games from years ago. It has the retro look, but it also makes me feel like it's a new game. It comes with puzzles and overhead action like in the Zelda games. This one is going to be a challenging one. I will definitely try to finish it all the way. 


Finds 1412: Replicade Dragons Lair Mini Cab

This is one mini arcade cab that I had been waiting for a while. It's Dragon's Lair! What's Dragon's Lair? Well, it's a pretty amazing arcade game that made a lot of us waste our money back in the day. I played this so many times and lost badly, it's just a tough one. It was made to take your money that's for sure. This is a replica of the arcade game that comes with lots of nice extras such as tokens and even a mini Laserdisc player with the disc and remote. It's so amazing. The cab will go nicely with my other mini cabs even though it's a little bigger but that works. I have another phot below of the opened product. 

The graphics on the box are amazing. I am impressed, really impressed. The game plays great and you can even plug it into your tv via-hdmi to play it. What an amazing mini cab, I'll keep my eyes out for another one of these...maybe another memorable game is coming...


Finds 1411: Massive PS3 lot with others!

Here is another set of goodies. I had a chance to get these games for a great price especially the PS3 games. I was able to add a lot into my library of PS3 which is actually not the best out there. I also found some other goodies for Nintendo DS, PSP, Wii, Xbox, and PS2. A little bit of everything that's for sure. Photos below....

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon, Elite Beat Agents, and Mario Kart Wii. 

The first Red Dead game! Some PSP oddballs, and a racing game for Xbox. 

The PS3 massive lot! A little bit of everything. 

A little more! 

And more! 


Finds 1410: Office 07 Pro, Gameboy Games, and PC Goodies!

Some more thrifting and visiting the local places and was able to find some pretty neat finds. Lets take a look below. 

Can you believe this was 499.99 when it was first released? It is complete and only paid 1.99 for it, now that's a bargain. 

I got a bunch of PC goodies. There is one that's for my friend and I know he's going to love it. I always love to pick up PC software, you never know how obscure they might be. Anything Windows 3.11 on the case is am automatic buy for me. 

Went by the wonderful CD Trader and got a couple of Gameboy games, one Sword of Hope that I was looking for a while as I have the second one in the series, while the other one Rolan's Curse was one that I had never seen ever. I guess I keep discovering stuff I never knew that existed. So happy for these additions. 

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