Tag Archives: ps1

The Generosity of Friends

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been lucky to get to know quite a few people online that have similar interests in retro video games, and collecting especially. Once in a while, some folks have offered to send me … Continue reading

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The Quiet of Winter

Most of winter has come and gone without too much action on the collecting front. In-person meetups are still not safe given the state of the world at the moment, and store availability has been touch and go over the … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Others and Other Things

I very recently opened up a PO Box, and a few people kindly asked to send a few packages my way.  I was thrilled to be the recipient of some new games and I wanted to showcase them here.  I’ve … Continue reading

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2019 At a Glance

Somehow, 2019 has come and gone in a flash.  It’s astonishing to me that across these 365 days, I’ve managed to make my way through almost double the number of games I did last year, coming out to 46 games … Continue reading

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Game Swap Adventures

A couple of weeks ago, we got out to a smaller swap event, and I tell ya, I found some really great things I’ve been looking for there.  Just in time for the cooler weather to settle in, too.  That … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends

Things have been pretty busy gaming-wise for me the past little while.  Spending time playing through my games rather than collecting them has been an interesting shift in my life, but I’ve been happy doing it.  Thankfully I’ve still been … Continue reading

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Slower than Molasses Going Uphill in January…

That’s what my mom used to call me whenever I’d take too much time getting dressed in the morning, or when I was generally being slow at life.  This is the best way I can describe how game hunting has … Continue reading

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Hamsters, Penguins, and Sunlight: A Swap

I had the pleasure of going to another swap last weekend, and just for a bit of context, it was about double the size of the one that we went to late last month.  Not only are there more vendors … Continue reading

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So Much Paper! Guides, Guides, Guides.

An update: Mega Man V for Game Boy is gone. I went into the thrift store the other day to check up on it, and the price had been reduced to $79.99 + tax down from $114.99.  It was still … 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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