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!

January 10, 2022

All in One Playstation Memory Card

Remember when we used to have our entire lives on a memory card? I sure do. Having those 15 blocks to save your games was something exciting and fun. Not only that, it was precious to us as all of our hard earned work was saved into this little accessory. I still have my other memory cards somewhere put away. As I pick this one up, I wonder what games it contains.... I will keep you updated! 


Finds 1578: Weekend Pick Ups! Windows 7 Pro, Dexxa Control Pad, Atari Flashback, and Arcade Legends

A very odd day where I had to go to different thrift stores to actually find something interesting turned out into a couple of interesting things. I don't usually go for plug n play consoles but I did a little research on these and thought these would be worth it especially since they were half off. One is the Atari Flashback 7800 which I thought had 7800 games but turned out that that's just the same of the model. It's kind of misleading but it's still a really cool little console. The other one is the Arcade Legends which comes with 50 built in games. The really cool thing about this one is that it has an SD card slot to upgrade the firmware which then enables you to play even more games including the entire Sega Genesis library. I have seen that the update makes other consoles playable as well so if you ever run into this little console, definitely check it out as it's totally worth a pick up. The controller I got CIB is called the Dexxa Control Pad and was made for IBM Computers. I always love picking these up even though they may not be the best options. A lot of times, you are just better off with the classic Gravis Ultrapad. It will make a really cool display piece. I also ended up getting some software including a Casino Game Pack for older OS such as Windows 3.11 and 95 as well as an installation disk for Windows 7 pro which I thought was really cool. Overall, random little things that make hunting a worthwhile time. 


Finds 1577: TMNT Ultimates Wave 4 is Finally Here! They are beautiful!

These beauties finally arrived and you know what? I'm really loving this line more and more as I get more of them. I am definitely getting each release as they are just so freaking amazing. The one that I won't be getting is probably the party wagon because it's out of my price range. Maybe if I have enough money for it, I will get it in the end. So far, no! Anyways, we have Casey Jones, Donatello, Muckman, and Mondo Gecko this time around. My favorite turtle Don is finally here to finish up the four turtles! Each of these just look amazing and the work this company is doing is just splendid! I look forward to all the new releases and the mousers which I already pre-ordered! Such beauty I tell ya! Below are more photos of the wave 4.  

The nerdy turtle Donatello! He's so fucking amazing!

Muckman is a big fella!

The always popular Casey Jones! 

Mondo Gecko is so freaking cool! 


January 09, 2022

Finds 1576: Xbox goodies & Two Mystery Hard Drives!

I visited the thrift store earlier this week and picked up a couple of things. The hard drives are really cool because one of them is 2TB while the other one is 750gb which is still pretty decent. I do regret not picking up the rest of the hard drives but there will be other chances. I am curious what the hard drives might come with, hopefully vintage hentai! That's the quest! Anyways, check out the loot! It's no the best, but it's great! 


Finds 1575: Limited Run Arrivals! Dangun Feveron and Doom Classics Collection

A shoot 'em up and a FPS, what a combination. These two came at the same time and I gotta say, they are really cool. I have been a fan of Doom since the DOS days so having this release is a must for any fan and it's for the Switch! The other one is one of those crazy shoot 'em up games in which you must do everything in your power to survive. Two very unique titles added to the collection. 


Finds 1574: Súper Mario Bros 3 German Edition CIB

The first pick up of the year! It's Súper Mario Bros 3 German Edition for the NES. I stumbled upon it on eBay and had to pick it up. The price was right and it was just very odd to see a green boxed Súper Mario Bros 3. I still don't know much about it other than it was released in Germany. Below is another photo of this wonderful gem. 

As you can see, the cart has something engraved on it and the manual is in German. I will probably do a Manual Monday post of this manual in the near future as there is very little information about this. If you know anything, let me know! 


January 01, 2022

The Story of Doom takes Place in 2022

In some interesting news, it has come to my attention that the story of Doom takes place this year. I guess we all better gear up to fight demons and survive the apocalypse! It's funny to see these kind of things so thought I would share this on here. Be safe out there!


Finds 1573: Last Loot of the Year! Famicom CIB Titles Ninja Cop Saizo and Radia Senki Reimei-Hen

To finish the year, these two games arrived in the mail. I've been meaning to get back into Famicom collecting as that's where it all started, I guess I will focus on that in the future. The first of the two is called Ninja Cop Saizo and it's a really cool side scroller that I've never heard of. I love the box art and I can't wait to try it out on my commodore monitor! I also got Radia which is a very interesting title. It plays like an action RPG with Zelda style gameplay. It's really cool and I remember seeing footage of this game when I first started collecting over 15 years ago. I was finally able to find a CIB copy and totally worth the purchase. I have one more little interesting gem that's on its way but it'll probably take a while to get here. I can't wait for it though! Happy New Year!


Finds 1572: Gamestop Deals for Days!

The deals at Gamestop continue and here are some more! They were having a Buy 2 get 1 on their used games and picked up some Switch titles. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Digimon, and Alex Kidd. I really liked that Alex Kidd came with a little manual and pin, now those are the kind of extras I enjoy. I'm also shocked they actually came with it as you know Gamestop tend to send you generic boxed games at times and I did ordered them online so it's a gamble. I also got Blasphemous which was at an amazing price and it's a highly recommended game. My friend posted about that one and I jumped on the deal. Gamestop loot!

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