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Rockin New Years

Who’s excited to bring in the new year with me by playing Sargon Chess and Laser Lords on CD-i? Hello? Anyone? Why did you all leave? This was a great $40 find, and none of you appreciate the awesome evident here.

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King Pond

Small out of town game store find for $20. Finally completed the Mega Man Battle Network series collection. At some point, I should actually try playing them.

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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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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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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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Lynx-ed Up

The Lynx games are not the best part of this $80 game store haul, but the pun was too delicious (note the games stacked on the left are boxes only). This find ends the search for a Nintendo Power #1. There’s a stain on the cover but the inside is pure and complete. Plus, an additional 50 or mags were included:

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Dancing the Night Away

Small local game store fine during a Black Friday sale. Nothing special, but that’s another down on the Dreamcast side. Should only have 18 games to go. 

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A Better Starting Five

Local store find, only $14 after a trade-in of unsold garage sale fodder. This is the first time I’ve seen a copy of Widget locally. Captain America is a tough find on the Game Gear too. All in all, a fine selection of games and a great deal. 

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NESting

A rare NES find, at least these days. $20 for this whole lot at a Napoleon, OH flea market, which includes controllers and all cables, plus the games. It’s definitely a rescue though – heavy smoke odor and dirt will need some work to remove. 

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Out Spied

A basic game store haul totalling $12. But what’s that “spying” from the back? A $7 copy of Super Spy Hunter which was only $2.50 after a store rewards discount? Yup. Win. 

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