Re: Finding Lost Treasures

Re: Finding Lost Treasures – RE-Bought And Un-RE-Turned

Re-Finding Lost Treasures

Some people collect coins, others stamps. I collect video games.

If you have been reading this ongoing series, first thank you, second it’s no secret that I like horror games. And it should also be apparent that the Resident Evil franchise is one that holds a special place in my gaming memories. After all, it was Resident Evil 2, and my love of zombies, that brought me back into gaming after being off it some years ago. RE2 still remains one of my personal favorite games of all time. But as I had been on a retro-gaming mood, I had been collecting Nintendo GameCube games as of lately as I had discovered earlier that the system did have a few games of interest to me. This being that I only owned this system earlier for a small amount of time for a particular reason. A reason I will return to later.
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Re: Finding Lost Treasures – Rats and Nostalgia Trip’s


Some people collect coins, other stamps. I collect video games.

At the time of this writing, I can say that have really become bored with a majority of the newer games being released right now. And while playing video games on my PlayStation 3 and PC are great, there’s something about the games now coming out lately that just don’t grab my attention. While most are excited with the newest HD/3D graphics this or motion controlled that, I feel like something is just missing from them sometimes. I’ve actually cancelled a majority of the pre-orders I had for some newly released games, and with the reception some have received, it seems I might have saved a couple a good amount of money. So lately, I’ve been going back to my past. Way further than before.
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Re: Finding Lost Treasures – Ninja’s and Dangerous Girls Edition

Some people collect coins, others stamps. I collect video games.

PlayStation One games are probably the easiest thing for me to collect right now. While I would love to begin buying old 8 and 16-bit cartridge games such as Mario and the Seven Stars, Star Tropics or the original Streets of Rage collection, I sadly wouldn’t have anything to play them on. The back connection where you insert the power adapter for my SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System) broke about a year and a half after I originally had it and my original Nintendo was lost years ago. I have heard of third party systems that play multiple series, or generations of games in one machine, but I am always cautious about them. For the relatively somewhat cheap prices they sell for sometimes, I wonder exactly how much of that money is actually put towards quality. But I’ve been really wanting to play some of those old classics again.
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Re: Finding Lost Treasures – JRPG Overload Edition

Some people collect stamps, others coins. I collect video games.

In my last entry I mentioned that I picked up a Sony PlayStation 2 that I had to make a bit of a special trip for. Still sealed and unopened, which some people were selling close to over two-hundred dollars and more on eBay, I purchased it at the retailers price of $99.99. And this would actually come in handy because it seems that now according to my brother, the opened slim PS2 is now experiencing, shall we say “technical difficulties”. Plus it’ll also help me play a few games I picked up earlier in the year. So for this next entry, I’m going to need to go into the past. Not that far, but to the beginning of 2012 at least.
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