Tag Archives: game boy

The Sleepiest Swap of All

The last swap of the year for me is always bittersweet.  There’s something so lonely about the prospect of a winter without game hunting in far away places, but the quiescence of the snowy months ahead are a welcome peaceful … Continue reading

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There once was a girl who drove a lot to find games.

In my last post, I mentioned that I had made it to a couple of swaps in the last little while, and boy oh boy were they a lot of fun!  Despite some less than pleasant hotel stays (why are … Continue reading

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Game Boy Games

The Game Boy was my childhood companion console alongside the NES and Sega Genesis, though I only had a handful of games for the system.  I had Super Mario Land, Super Mario Land 2, Tetris, and my most favourite game … Continue reading

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Hungry Goriya Used Acquire: Game Boy Advance

This is the sixteenth post in a series called “Hungry Goriya Used Acquire” that serves to highlight the contents of a large game collection I procured from an old high school friend of mine, Joe.  Read here for the backstory. … Continue reading

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Console Wars (But Not Really)

Contrary to my perception of normal thrifting trends for this time of year, this particular spring/early summer has been incredibly slow with respect to game hunting.  I’ve had pitiful luck at yard sales and haven’t seen hock shops turning over … Continue reading

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Playing on All the Teams: Sega, NES and Neo Geo

I haven’t been able to make it out to many swaps all summer because of conflicting scheduling with other life things, but we finally got to make a weekend trip out of one this past weekend.  I am really excited … Continue reading

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Hungry Goriya Used Acquire: Game Boy/Game Boy Colour

This is the eighth post in a series called “Hungry Goriya Used Acquire” that serves to highlight the contents of a large game collection I procured from an old high school friend of mine, Joe.  Read here for the backstory. … Continue reading

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