Friday, October 31, 2014
In the span of time it took us to complete this couch co-op mission, there were a handful of weeks we were unable to get together. Finally toward the end, my co-op bro, Brian, decided that once-per-week just wasn't going to cut it so we started turning our lunch breaks into gaming breaks. Why didn't we think of this years ago?.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
I like collecting N64 because...it's easy. Yeah, I mean I loved the N64 growing up but the 300 game library is so much more attainable than the 700+ libraries of NES and SNES. Here's what my stuff looks like so far. (Just realizing during upload that my phone camera sucks nuts, but bear with me).
Sunday, October 5, 2014
The Sega Genesis was my second console growing up. I started with the original Nintendo and didn't get the Super Nintendo for whatever reason. Probably because I was 8 and didn't have my own income. My parents got my Sega Genesis used from a local trading post like Craigslist except it was in print. I didn't complain. It came with two games: NBA Jam and Sonic 2.
Some folks can be snobby about the Genesis and much prefer the Super Nintendo but I had fun with my Genesis. That said, I collect SNES a little more nowadays because the games are worth a little more. But the one cool thing about Genesis is that the boxes held up. Because the boxes were plastic with actual notched placeholders for the Genesis games to snap into, people held onto them so you can still find them today pretty easily. I'll occasionally pick up a Genesis cart without the box but if I do, it's because the game is pretty rare. Genesis boxes are pretty fantastic in my opinion.
So, at my local game store I spotted these three guys. The store was having a ...