Tag Archives: retro games

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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Hungry Goriya Used Acquire: Art Books, Game Guides, and Posters

This is the nineteenth 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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Moving Sale

Once in a while, great shops come and go.  One of my favourite local shops was at risk of picking up and skipping town, but I was very grateful to hear that they found a new home for their storefront … 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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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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