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.
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.
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!
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.
Needed an AC adapter for the SNES find last weekend, which led to this $20 total haul from a local game store. PTO qualifies as a great find for a measly $1 (and it’s complete) while I’ve been hunting for an original box for Arnold Palmer Golf for some time. Weird coincidence/timing I found it the same week he died.
Also, ESPN Speedworld isn’t worth much but it’s not easy to come by if you’re going for a compete set.