Tag Archives: game collecting

Some Humble Acquisitions

In my winter downtime from game hunting, I’ve been working on other projects like streaming, creating reviews for my YT channel, and getting back into the swing of making some Super Mario Maker music levels.  Here and there though, I’ve … Continue reading

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Nintendo Goodies

It has been some time since I’ve been able to find anything even remotely interesting at a thrift store, but that all changed the other day. After coming up empty for months, I found a few NES games huddled together … Continue reading

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Classifieds: It’s Raining Atari

I’d have to say that my boyfriend and I have been pretty lucky when meeting up with people from online classifieds ads.  Sure, we’ve run into the occasional smooth-talking reseller, but we’ve always had our wits about us.  I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Buying a Large Collection: A Retrospective

Back in April, I spent a fairly large sum of money (in the thousands) buying up one of my old friend’s entire game collection.  Having had about six months to ponder the decision and to weigh the pros and cons … Continue reading

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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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Sega and Playstation walk into a bar…

After many prayers and fist-shakes, the gods of the classifieds ads have finally given me their blessing again.  Along with scouring the poorly-worded posts of people parting with their beloved games, I’ve also had some luck with finding a few … Continue reading

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