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    It is that time again. This time I won't put any year on it and hopefully people can start posting from now on. Here is my past week pickup

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    whats the game in the upper lefthand corner that looks like Freddy Krueger got ahold of

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbpxl View Post
    whats the game in the upper lefthand corner that looks like Freddy Krueger got ahold of
    It is Super Mario world 2: Yoshi Island.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScourDX View Post
    It is Super Mario world 2: Yoshi Island.
    Are you playing your SNES games on Retron or on an original SNES?
    The recent increase in market availability of original SNES cartridges has made me consider picking up a Retron. I've got SNES copies of Marvel Superheroes: War of the Gems and Captain America and the Avengers lingering around I'm getting antsy to play on the original carts again...

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMJ View Post
    Are you playing your SNES games on Retron or on an original SNES?
    The recent increase in market availability of original SNES cartridges has made me consider picking up a Retron. I've got SNES copies of Marvel Superheroes: War of the Gems and Captain America and the Avengers lingering around I'm getting antsy to play on the original carts again...
    The build quality on the 2-in-1 Retrons are decent but avoid the Retron 5 like the plague. same for the Supa Boy. I cant speak to the quality ofbthe Retro Bit clones but I havent heard any complainte

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    Nothing on the game front so far. I did pick up a MacBook power supply with the long cord attachment for $3. I haven't tested it yet as the MB it'd work with is at work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbpxl View Post
    The build quality on the 2-in-1 Retrons are decent but avoid the Retron 5 like the plague. same for the Supa Boy. I cant speak to the quality ofbthe Retro Bit clones but I havent heard any complainte
    I'll keep that in mind, thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbpxl View Post
    The build quality on the 2-in-1 Retrons are decent but avoid the Retron 5 like the plague. same for the Supa Boy. I cant speak to the quality ofbthe Retro Bit clones but I havent heard any complainte
    i actually really like the Retron 5. Are you referring to an earlier model of it? I bought mine from gamestop in 2017 i believe and it seems to work great and the plastic is solid ...now the controller is horrible but i use originals for that

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMJ View Post
    Are you playing your SNES games on Retron or on an original SNES?
    The recent increase in market availability of original SNES cartridges has made me consider picking up a Retron. I've got SNES copies of Marvel Superheroes: War of the Gems and Captain America and the Avengers lingering around I'm getting antsy to play on the original carts again...
    I am thinking about picking up Super NT. I tried Yoshi Island on Supaboy and it won't play it because it has a special chip.

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    I have not posted in quite a whileader here but this past weekend I bought some gi joe figures and the guy gave me a loose vertical force for the virtual boy. I dont currently own a virtual boy but do plan on getting one soon

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    Got the PS4's HDMI port fixed and it works now. Against my better judgement and all my morals, I stopped at a GameStop yesterday. Since I own a current game console, I thought I'd check them out to see if they still suck. And of course they do. But I ended up buying Trine Ultimate Collection, Galak-Z/Skulls of the Shogun for $4.99 each, and Trover Saves The Universe. It doesn't require VR but it can use it, so I'm hoping maybe tomorrow I can go into Shreveport (it's a 40 minute drive from where I'm staying this week) and pick up the PS4 VR helmet. I've been dreaming about a decent VR experience since the early '90s, it's about time the technology has caught up.

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    The local Wal-Mart was clearing out a bunch of 3DS titles at rock bottom prices:

    $2.50 Yo Kai Watch (quantity 5)
    $7 Mario Kart 7 (Player's Choice)

    I think I got enough YKW titles for the kids that want to play it but don't have saves on their brother's copy. I might even dip my toes into this to see what it's all about.

    I pulled the trigger on getting a refurb New 2DS XL from Nintendo, which just arrived today. I got to play some Animal Crossing last weekend and had a blast trying to pay off my mortgage and catching up with the residents. With the local price of 2/3DS systems going up ($120 used at my favorite haunt for a New 2DS XL, $70 for a 2DS), I decided to get something that was already fixed up and with a warranty. The 2DS I got from Nintendo was $49 before shipping and my 2DS XL was $99. Now that I had a chance to hold one, I think the D-Pad is going to be easier on my thumb than on my New 3DS. So today I'll be transferring my files and such.

    I also, if Best Buy is to believed, scored the Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Game and Watch from Best Buy. Amazon was out so fast I never got a notification. Best Buy was trickling these out bit by bit to give people a chance to get one. It took about ten minutes but I was able to secure one and pay for it. It's sitting at the store for pick up, which I'll get on my way back from an appointment and a work errand.

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    Picked this up earlier in the week. Lucky Goodwill find. It was in a bin next to about 20 copies of Toy Story

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    Yesterday I hit a couple GameXChange stores along with the 2nd & Charles store picking up interesting and cheap PS4 games to build up my library, and driving home from my vacation week I stopped at the Marshall, TX location and bought even more. Nearly everything was between $4.99 to $8.99, buy 2 get one free.


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