It was my birthday over the weekend, and I got myself a good amount of birthday money. I went out and got myself a lot of awesome gaming stuff. There’s some boring things that I needed like new jeans and shirts, but let’s talk about the good stuff!
Early in the morning, I went to my local carboot sale and found a Russian man selling a whole bunch of games including a Sega Saturn Virtua Gun. It was a bummer that House of the Dead wasn’t included with the gun, but I bought 10 games from the seller for £50. Typically I don’t spend more than £30 at a carboot sale, but I did get a WiiU Game, Nintendo Land, Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles on Wii, and Harvest Moon Magical Melody all boxed, complete and in great condition. The only unboxed games I got from the seller was Street Fighter 2 Turbo and FlashBack on the SNES. Even if I spent £50 on all this, it was originally going to be £65! But the seller was quite a pushover and haggled it down to £50; £15 off for all that isn’t bad at all! Continue reading →
Today’s carboot sale was a bit better than then last time I went about 2 or 3 weeks ago. Even better was that I took my dictaphone with me to record what went on at the scene. You’ll be hearing that on the next episode of Stalking the Retro.
Oh yeah! I got myself two GameBoy pockets for £15! One of them is an original silver GameBoy Pocket with the silver bevel and missing battery indicator. The rear is a bit scratched up because uses that silver paint that scratches easily. But for £7.50 it was a steal over the £50 GameBoy Light at Retro Revival! Continue reading →