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.
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.
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.
Never seen this before, but it definitely has some cool factor. For $30 at a local game store, that seemed fair. Also acquired were a bunch of Sega Genesis loose boxes (all sports games) to fill in some collection holes.
A $50 haul from a local game store. That’s way more than I’d usually pay for this much stuff, but to knock two games off the Dreamcast list (leaving me with 15 or so to go for a complete set) is worth it.
Not a spectacular find but this is certainly an oddball. For $2, why not? It’s a weird collection of games like Checkers, dominoes, and Go Fish, all with a weakly animated Mario guiding you.
Except for Cosmic Spacehead, everything here was just $1 each (Spacehead was $5). Not bad for a random visit to a random game store when I was out of town for a day. It always helps to Google “game stores near me” if you’re somewhere new!
You’re reading the only blog on Earth (at least, I’d guess so) where someone shows off their Christmas wares, and it’s a Watara Supervision. Yeah, there’s a Dreamcast game in there too, but a SUPERVISION! I’ve never seen A game let alone a lot of this size.
Plus, with this lot, there’s a new milestone: This brings me to over 5000 games owned.
Cleared out a Family Video of their DS games. $80 for the whole lot is a pretty good deal, especially considering a number of them still have manuals and the cases look great. Should be able to recoup the cost with the games I’m not interested in.
One of my best finds of 2017.
“Uh, it’s a Madden.”
Not any Madden, but Championship Edition. This was only available to rental stores in 1992 in small numbers. The manual – although separated from the staples – is exceedingly hard to find. The local game store selling this didn’t know what they had, and it was 20% off the marked price, making it $19.99. That’s ironic since the orignal sales reciept was inside. What did they pay back then? $19.99.