Tag Archives: nintendo

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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Ninfundo (I have a feeling I’ve used this title before…)

Older games from Nintendo are definitely some of my favourites, and it seems that whenever I think I’ve found all that I could ever want to play for those systems, I find out about something new and exciting.  That’s what … Continue reading

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Tradeshow Triumphs

I found myself at another swap a few weekends ago, and what a sight it was to behold!  After not getting out to any since May-ish, it was a welcome change of pace from the slow-as-molasses-going-uphill-in-January pace of game hunting … Continue reading

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It’s Raining NES!

I was quietly complaining stating a few posts ago about how slim the pickings have been for retro game collecting in my community.  Apparently grumbling frustrations out into the world has pleased the thrifting gods because I was blessed in … 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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Hungry Goriya Used Acquire: Virtual Boy

This is the tenth 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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