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!

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! 


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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! 

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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! 


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