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 27, 2020

Ads from the Past 449: Top Gear (SNES)

This is a pretty awesome game that is incredibly popular where I'm from to this day. This is the game everyone would play! You pick your car and race in endless tracks throughout the world. It's a lot of fun and totally worth a playthrough. It's simple, and lots of fun! Play it with two players to get even more amazing fun ! 




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Finds 1314: MONDO Turtles Set! COMPLETE!

I got super lucky when a seller on this facebook group asked for anyone that was interested in this set of turtles. I always wanted the MONDO tmnt set and it finally became a reality. I never imagined they would be so big~! I will have to wait to display them. The action figures look amazing nonetheless. I highly recommend you pick up a set for yourself although they can be quite pricey so I suggest to just get your favorite turtle. 
A more deep look at the turltes. They came with all their accessories! Totally beautiful sculpts! 
Interchangeable heads and lots of different way to pose them! 
Donatello is my favorite. He comes with some Krang looking creature. 
Raphael is the only one that comes with a head without bandana. He's pretty rad after all! 





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Retro Game of the Week 171: Bubble Bobble (NES)


This is probably one of the best multiplayer games for the NES. Why is that? Well, it's just lots of fun. Bubble Bobble mimics the arcade game in many ways. It's a very faithful port of the arcade original which brings the fun home! Back then, these kind of ports were quite welcomed due to the hardware limitations which are not a problem nowadays. The game has a lot of replayablity which is quite welcomed for gamers with limited libraries. 

Why is this a pick of the Week?
It's a no brainer to pick this one as a pick of the week as it contains a lot of good features. Lets start with the multiplayer, believe it or not, you need to beat the game with your friend or else you won't get the real ending. You will need to work as a team with your sibling or a friend, god even your girlfriend or boyfriend! Overall, it's a very enjoyable title. One of the many classics for the original Nintendo. 



How does it play?
The gameplay plays great. The controller is very responsive and the music keeps you entertained. It challenges you as you go level through level. You will also deal with boss fights so be sure to very ready to battle big monsters. The best part is that it contains a password system in order to continue your quest. Multiplayer is where this game excels the most! It's just a lot of fun! 
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Finds 1313: Mystery Game is Incantation!

The mystery game that I bought on eBay was none other than Incantation. I played it a bit and I gotta say, it's a solid side scroller with some challenges. I gotta say, it's really awesome! 

I made a label for it to give it some life! The board is legit and the game works great! It's already installed on my Retro Freak. 



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Finds 1312: Gate World for DOS


This is a game I played that was totally awesome but really tough! It plays like games such as Commander Keen and Duke Nukem. It's a challenge alright! 

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So I know I've been out for over a month but things have been a little hectic on my side especially with life and work and professional career. I do have good news! I will be able to work on here and update more often! I am glad, so glad for this. I want to make this blog updated even more and more. Be sure to also check my shoppe!


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