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General / Re: Secret Santa 2022!
« on: December 05, 2022, 12:14:19 am »
Got mine too!

General / Re: Secret Santa 2022!
« on: November 15, 2022, 12:14:10 am »
I am waiting on one more item for my recipient and then I will be able to ship- planning to send by this weekend. 

Hardware and Tech / Re: ANALOGUE POCKET IS SHIPPING!!!!!
« on: October 25, 2022, 01:43:52 am »
I got a shipping notification- maybe I will get mine by 2023!

General / Re: Secret Santa 2022!
« on: October 19, 2022, 12:57:52 am »
List sent! Apologies for the delay!

General / Re: Secret Santa 2022!
« on: September 28, 2022, 03:24:57 am »
Yay! I'm definitely in again.  $60 sounds good to me!

General / Re: Game Awards 2022 early predictions?
« on: September 26, 2022, 11:31:23 pm »
I would be shocked if any game surpasses Elden Ring for GOTY- it's been kind of a quiet year for games generally. 

I thought a CIB Trouble Shooter for Genesis would forever elude me, but I just got it in a trade today that I only had $55 invested in total (look out for those black label ps1 variants, a lot are worth $$$) It's hard to really say never...

Honestly very few games that I actually still want and are on my current wishlist are "priced out" for me- I do plan to one day drop the 5k on a CIB Dino Park Tycoon so I can complete my 3DO Longbox set. But that's about the only game I would spend that much on besides perhaps a Daytona Netlink to "fully" complete my NA Saturn set.  Keio will likely be spendy too once I bite the bullet on that one.

I'm probably priced out of ever owning a stadium events or nintendo world championship cart.  probably a cib sculptor's cut too if it remains 10k or higher and a lot of the nes super-heavies cib- if I cared more about nes maybe I would change my mind.  I'm also priced out of some of the super-heavies on original gameboy- I'm not going to be dropping 3-4k on a kid dracula or amazing tater anytime soon. 

General / Re: What happened to this site?
« on: June 22, 2022, 01:37:45 am »
I still really enjoy this site and actively use it to track my collection. My problem is that if I'm looking for quick engagement- I can find that in my local fb collecting groups. The forum here is just a very old school communication format. If I want to share a picture in a fb group it takes 20 second- here it takes much longer. I can also easily buy/sell in fb groups- here it is more complicated.

General / Re: You guys ever get stuck in like a gaming rut?
« on: March 20, 2022, 03:49:57 am »
Sure- there are definitely occasional periods during the year where I can't seem to get into any game.

Not having that problem right now though- Elden Ring is so good...

General / Re: Will you be sad when Gamestop goes out of business?
« on: February 19, 2022, 06:50:50 pm »
The company is abhorrent but these days you can get some ridiculous deals from gamestop- trade in credit bumps and crazy discounts- I would miss those.

I honestly don't remember the last time I saw a discount at GameStop that made me want to pick up something.  At least not in store.

When they run their promotion- buy a certain number of titles, get 50% off you can get some pretty wild deals- Gamestop this past winter was crazy- so many good deals- I cleaned up. They did buy 2 get 1 free with new games too for the first time- 50% off 1st party nintendo switch and so much more. In store and online. And when you combine that with some of the trade-in specials they run- they are so poorly optimized- people were buying titles like back 4 blood and no man's sky and getting $15-$20 more a game by trading them into a different location. Literally free money.

It is possible to get some absolutely insane deals at gamestop if you pay close attention.  But usually only in the holiday season-  otherwise I ignore Gamestop for the first 9 months of the year usually.

General / Re: Will you be sad when Gamestop goes out of business?
« on: February 18, 2022, 02:14:02 pm »
The company is abhorrent but these days you can get some ridiculous deals from gamestop- trade in credit bumps and crazy discounts- I would miss those.  But the actual company can fuck off into the sun.

Classic Video Games / Re: What game are you acquiring next?
« on: February 18, 2022, 01:57:40 am »
Have quite a few packages on the way- so depends on what arrives first. Hoping it's the CIB copy of Castlevania Aria of Sorrow that I finally snagged for a great price.

Also waiting on a lot of about 20 boxed NES, SNES and 64 titles that's coming in a few days. So that might be next.

Site Feedback / Re: moving games from wish list
« on: February 16, 2022, 11:09:23 pm »
Yeah same here. I can click on the game- add to collection and then go back and delete the wishlist item- but I preferred the old method. Thanks for looking into it.

Site Feedback / Re: Collection View Settings
« on: February 11, 2022, 01:51:03 am »
So this is now happening to me- but when I log out and back in- it still shows shelf view, even when I have normal view selected. Anyway to switch it back to normal? Shelf view is cool but I prefer the normal view.

General / Re: 52 Games Challenge 2021
« on: January 04, 2022, 10:09:19 pm »
I was able to beat 29 games in 2021. That's a lot more than usual. Hoping I can keep it up next year and beat more retro games too.

1.Bugsnax 1/1/21
2.Last of Us Part II 1/5/2021
3.Mafia Definitive Edition 1/6/21
4. 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim 1/12/21
5. Katamari Damacy Reroll 1/12/21
6. Transistor 1/15/21
7. Days Gone 1/20/21
8. Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition 1/23/21
9. The Pathless 1/25/21
10. Detroit Become Human 1/25/21
11. Infamous First Light 1/26/21
12. Rise of the Tomb Raider 1/30/21
13. Ori and the Blind Forest 2/5/21
14. Ys IX Monstrum Nox 2/20/21
15. SMT Nocturne 7/27/21
16. Scarlet Nexus 9/24/21
17. Demon's Souls 9/25/21
18. Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart
19. Lost Judgment 10/28/21
20. Deathloop 11/5/21
21. Artful Escape 11/9/21
22. Psychonauts 11/16/21
23. It Takes Two 11/18/21
24. Morkredd 11/18/21
25. Boyfriend Dungeon 11/19/21
26. GTASA Definitive Edition 11/26/21
27. Psychonauts 2 11/29/21
28. Returnal 12/4/21
29. The Gunk 12/31/21

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