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!

January 31, 2023

Finds 1719: Maxplay Famiclone, External DVD Writer, and Wii Sports

Here is an awesome Famiclone I got from eBay. Yes, I got really lucky and was able to snag one for cheap. It is probably one of the best Famiclones with the exception of the controller ports as it uses its own controllers which sucks because you can't use the NES ones. The pins are just different. Nevertheless, it's as awesome clone. I also ended up picking up an external DVD drive and Wii sports, The external DVD burner drive will be helpful for future projects even though I already have one but it requires two USB connections to work while this one only uses one. LOOT! 


January 30, 2023

Finds 1718: Rockman Super Famicom Collection

Here is the set of Rockman Games for the Super Famicom. I definitely love the cover art of these games which is just awesome front and back. I have enclosed more photos so you can appreciate the awesomeness of these games. 


January 29, 2023

Finds 1717: Cotton 100 Percent & Panorama Cotton

Here is more Cotton! Cotton 100% and Panorama Cotton. Have you seen enough Cotton? I believe this is the last of the games I pre-ordered. Each of them come packed with goodies and their usual tea cups. Amazing loot! 


January 28, 2023

Finds 1716: Import Galore Famicom Jump, Parodius, Bonk, and Super Castlevania IV

Here are new additions to the collection. Famicom Jump I saw on a convention but they wanted a ridiculous amount of money so I just went on eBay for it. Parodius is just another classic silly shoot 'em up game. Bonk is another awesome classic game. Finally, I got Super Castlevania IV for the Super Famicom mainly because it has blood on a certain stage and I love it! 


Finds 1715: TMNT Shredder's Revenge, Raiden 30th Anniversary, and Dragon Lapis

Here are various titles for various consoles. Limited Run Games finally came through with the release of TMNT Shredder's Revenge which is an amazing arcade style game. Raiden 30th Anniversary is just awesome and Dragon Lapis is just another one of those classic games. 


Finds 1714: Rockman IV is Here!

Here is Rockman IV also known as Mega Man IV for the Famicom. I gotta say, the artwork is just so much more appealing than the American release in every way possible. Mega Man IV was the first ever Mega Man game I played so this one holds a special place in my gaming history. 


January 27, 2023

Finds 1713: Goemon Super Famicom Collection!

It's time to get the Super Famicom Collection going. How do you do that? By starting with getting an awesome collection of an awesome series. Goemon for the Super Famicom also known as Legend of the Mystical Ninja had a bunch of games released in Japan but we only got one for the SNES. I was able to tackle down all of them in one shot. They are all unique and playable for non-Japanese speakers like myself, Either way, I think I can translate a bit of text to help me with the storyline. 


January 26, 2023

Finds 1712: Sword of the Necromancer & Unsighted

Here are some Limited Run Games arrivals! Sword of the Necromancer and Unsighted. As usual, great quality work from LRG. 
Have you played these?


January 25, 2023

Finds 1711: Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze

A couple of monkey games! Here is Donkey Kong for the NES which is a classic as well as Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for the Wiiu which believe it or not, I don't have in the collection.  A couple of nice additions for sure! 


January 24, 2023

Finds 1710: Bootlegs and more Bootlegs!

Bootlegs from a friend, this is a very nice set of bootleg stuff and it's just too much to mention in one photo so please check it out yourself. The most interesting stuff from this lot is the Dreamcast bootleg games as they were made in a factory as they aren't burnt. Now that's interesting because I've encountered Playstation 1 games like that. Gotta love bootlegs! 


Finds 1709: PC Games and Naughty VHS Tapes

Here are some interesting findings. I always love finding vintage Playboy VHS tapes. I also found a classic Scsi cable and some PC games. Good times <3


January 23, 2023

Finds 1708: TMNT Final Loot Crate!

The final loot crate for the TMNT loot crate set is finally here. This one really took its sweet time but it was worth the wait. Believe it or not my favorite item from this crate is the Krang figure. It just looks awesome! Have you gotten your loot crate?


January 22, 2023

Finds 1707: Cotton Games!

Another set of Cotton games have arrived to the collection. Each of these sets from Strictly Limited games come with a tea cup which is a really nice bonus. Gotta love it! 


January 21, 2023

Finds 1706: Pokemon Violet is Mine!

I jumped into the crazy poke craze once again and picked up Pokemon Violet for the Nintendo Switch. I am currently in the third gym and loving it. I am catching so many different Pokemon, it's a lot of fun! I highly recommend it. 


January 20, 2023

Finds 1705: Blaster Master Zero 3 and Double Dragon Neon

It's finally here! Blaster Master Zero 3 to complete the trilogy as well as Double Dragon Neon which was an only digital game released years ago that actually plays good. Blaster Master doesn't need much introduction as it's the revival of a beautiful series. 


January 19, 2023

Finds 1704: Old Game Games, Video Games, and Applause 2 for Mac

Here are some new old games for the collection. There is also a very interesting program called Applause 2 which comes with floppies and it's sealed! I also picked up some PSP goodies , XBox goodies, and a Wii game. 


January 18, 2023

Finds 1703: Xbox One Games

Here are some additions to my Xbox One collection. There really aren't that many exclusives I want for the console as there are very few far in between but I've managed to add these to the collection as they are definitely important ones for the console itself. 


Finds 1702: Recently Moded Legends Gamer Mini

This is a real treat. I was at the thrift store and ran into this big arcade joystick with 100 games on it. I came to find out that you can actually mod it and add console games as well as arcade games. 5000 games added to it and it's the ultimate entertainment center! I will add as much as I can. The consoles I've added are NES, SNES, Genesis, and some Turbo Grafx. This thing is amazing! Not only that, but I've added a bunch of arcade games including the classic fighting games and beat 'em ups. I highly recommend this arcade joystick with mini console. 


January 01, 2023

Finds 1701: SNES and Xbox One

An interesting trip looking for old computers turned out in finding a SNES and an Xbox one. I never had an Xbox one so I ended up cleaning it up and booting it. It works well and got a controller for it as well. the SNES is so minty it feels like it hasn't been used at all! Amazing stuff you can still find nowadays. 


Happy New Year 2023!

Happy New Year!!! A new has started with another chapter to this blog. There will be the usual posts coming up as I've gotten behind on them, I didn't even had a post in December! I have been going on and off on here so please be patient. Here is to a fresh start and more loot than ever before! 

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