Dreaming of a Finish

Another one down as I inch toward a complete Dreamcast set. Total haul was $13 total after some trade-ins. I’ve never seen Touring Car locally before, so that was a nice grab I think.

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He’s On Fire!

Between the CD-i controller, the Godzilla 2 score, and this for only $2 (!) from a local thrift store, I’d say that’s cause for a celebration.

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Grail Acquired

It only took 20+ years of collecting, but I finally snagged a copy of Godzilla 2 on NES. This came in a Facebook deal that included the games here, Zelda II, Metroid, Thunder & Lightning, and Temple of Doom. The latter four will be headed to ebay to offset some of (the more than fair) $120 investment.

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CD-I Don’t Know Why I Bother

$22 for this haul is a damned good price from an always helpful local game store, and when I get the urge to play CD-I stuff (which is never), I can use something better than the awful wireless remote.

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3D(BelOw)

Out of town stuff to take care of means an out of town hunt for game stores, leading to this $20 grab. Marvel at my ability to balance Game Boy games on a crushed 3DO box on the rounded arm of a chair.

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Tetrimino, Left Pocket

Small NES find at a local game store. $30 for the lot, a bit more than I’d usually spend but aside from Tetris 2, these are unusually hard to find games around here.

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Lynx the Cat

A Facebook find. $60 for the lot and while the boxes don’t scream high grade, these fill some uncommon holes in my Lynx set. Plus, these four take me over 5100 total games.

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You Down with OPM?

A $30 local game store buy, which includes the first issue of OPM after its name change (from PSX). No demo disc, but that’s okay. The mag is in great shape. The LaRussa Baseball is a wee bit special as it is totally complete, including the team cards. Genesis sports games are the most common thing in collecting, but finding them complete like that? No so easy.

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Cleaving Land

Yes, it’s been slow around these parts. Blame an abysmally bad garage sale season. But, today was different as this birthday haul from various game stores in Cleveland shows. Not often do I get to use the TurboGrafx tag, and two more Dreamcast games inch me ever closer to that complete set.

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Freebie Day

Did your local game store celebrate free video game day? This one did and Ghost Recon was my choice. The other two ran $35 but since I’ve never seen Dragonheart locally before and Jimmy Connor’s was sealed. Not a bad haul.

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