As I mentioned in the last blog, the NES is a fun system to explore for it's cheap and readily available catalog. When you've exhausted pawn and game store hopping another option is the non-prostitution section of craigslist. Case in point, within the past two weeks I've had luck landing some game lots. It also should be noted I've periodically checked Craigs all summer with mixed results, in all three of these cases it was families clearing out storage areas before winter (Fall is a decent time
A bow to GohanXís NES thread, itís been a great summer free of one hour tutorials and being reacquainted with the most fucking indestructible game controller on the planet.
In recent years game hunting has become stagnant. Anymore when I wander into a shop itís with a definite purchase in mind or exploring the wonderful DS/PSP catalog. Retro collecting has been compromised more and more as private game stores, pawns, and thrift shops veer to the online auction/Amazon model. About
It was April 20XX barreling toward Chicago on a tour bus. The workplace was sponsoring a trip to see the Cubs/Cards play and given it was 9 AM and limited lavatory space I opted for a game of Zero Mission instead of Edward Forty-hands like most of my co-workers. The guy sitting next to me took note and proudly pulled out his new DS. Nice guy, early adopter type though. Always had the new system, got the prerequisite Madden/Resident Evil/ Tekken etc and was trading the whole mess in to repeat