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Category Archives: Hauls & Pickups

all the things I purchase

Box for my Famicom Disk System

Just got my empty box for the Famicom Disk System in the mail today, already had the system for a while now and finally can re-unite it with it’s box. Still have a couple things to find to finish and make it complete in box but those should be easy-ish to find.



and as you can see in the following picture this is as close as I am to having it complete in box


Pickups Oct 05, 2016

Went to a GameStop in Grand Rapids, Michigan today and found a couple games I wanted. Also noticed that the not cleaning games and cases is universal at all GameStop stores.


Skylanders Giants (3DS)
March of the Penguins (DS) [No Manual]
Tony Hawk: Shred (Wii) [Disc Only]
Glacier 2 (Wii) [Disc Only]
Skylanders Swap Force (Wii) [Disc Only]
Emergency Heroes (Wii) [Disc Only]
G-Force (Wii) [Complete]
Cid The Dummy (Wii) [Complete]
Skylanders Giants (Wii) [Complete]
Dance Dance Reolution: Hottest Party 2 (Wii) [Complete]

Pickups Oct 01, 2016

decided to check out Disc Traders today and found a couple games I needed.


Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (GBC) [Game Only]
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64) [Players Choice] [Game Only]
Werewolf: The Last Warrior (NES) (Game Only)
Evil Dead: Regeneration (XBOX) [Complete]

Not pictured
Skyrim PS3 gave to friend

Neo Geo mvs Shockbox, mvs insert, and Atomiswave Insert

Ordered a MVS Shockbox, Art of Fighting 2 insert, and Extreme Hunting Atomiswave insert





I have to say these shockbox cases are amazing, but damn they are huge. The inserts are great quality and I am going to order all the inserts for these systems from them as I buy games.

Hauls – Sept 12, 2016

In honor of National Video Game day I present my recent arrival, another raffle type pickup. ZX Spectrum Plus with 75 Games, tape player, joystick interface, and joystick





I stopped into Disc Traders and found a bunch of 2600, 7800, and Intellivision games for $1 each. They also have a buy 5 get the 6th free so I managed to get 3 free ones tonight



Pickups – Sept 01, 2016

Todays Garage Sales and Thrift store findings

Cooler Master 500w Power Supply (RS-500-PCAR-D3) $5
Turbolink 500w Power Supply (ATX-XG500W) $5

PS Vita Media Stand Kit $2
Diablo Brady Guide $2
Bully Brady Guide $0.20

True Grit (BluRay) $1
Cop Land (BluRay) $2
The Bank Job (BluRay) $2
Wanted (BluRay) $2

Dance Dance Revolution Extreme 2 (PS2) $1.25
Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova 2(PS2) $1.25
Dance Dance Revolution DDRMax (PS2) $1.25
Dance Dance Revolution DDRMax 2 (PS2) $1.25

Geisters Volume 2 $0.50
Geisters Volume 3 $0.50
Magnos The Robot $0.50
Immigrants $0.50
Super Grand Prix $0.50
Fairy Tale Police Department $0.50
Choose Your Own Nightmare: How I Became A Freak $0.50
Choose Your Own Nightmare: Night of the Werewolf $0.50
Dungeons & Dragons: The Beginning $0.50
Diner $1

V3 Racing Wheel (PS1) $10
DVD Starter Kit (PS2) $3
San Francisco Rush Extreme Racing $1.16
Interactive CD Sampler Pack Volume 3 $1.16
Metal Gear Solid VR Missions DEMO $1.16
Driver Toys”R”us DEMO $1.16
Performance Memory Card Case $1.16
Sony PS1 Memory Card (Inside memory card case) $1.16

Nintendo NES Power Cable $0.75
Zip Disk Drive Power Cable $0.75
PC Power Cable $Free (was connected to power supply)

Pickups – Aug 20, 2016

Todays Garage Sale finds

Sony BetaMax SL-8200 $FREE

Leapster L-Max & Clifford The Big Red Dog Reading Game $3.00
Leapster & The Backyardigans Game $3.00

Nextar Digital Photo Keychain $0.50
Motorola Arris SB6121 Cable Modem $5.00

Bag of Computer Cables $1.00
Microsoft SideWinder Plug & Play USB Controller & Manual
Generic Cat5e Cable
Mini USB Cable x2
Generic USB Cable
Generic Phone Cable

Avery 18660 (Clear Easy Peel Address Labels) $2
Avery 8126 (White Internet Shipping Labels) $2

Vinyl Albums
The 4 Seasons – 2nd Vault of Golden Hits $1.00
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – 40 Original Songs $1.00
Eagles – Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 $1.00
Eagles – Hotel California $1.00
Jefferson Sarship – Red Octopus $1.00
Styx – The Grand Illusion $1.00
Rick Springfield – Working Glass Dog $1.00
Elvis – Christmas Album $1.00
Heart – Little Queen $1.00
Heart – Magazine $1.00
The Who – Quadrophenia $1.00
The Who – Tommy The Movie $1.00
Best of the Doobies $1.00
More of the Monkees $1.00
Montrose! $1.00
Red Foxx – The New Fudd $1.00
Red Foxx – At Jazzville, USA $1.00

LJN VideoArt, Atari controllers, and 162 7800 games in boxes

Today was a massive pickup of Atari goodness. Got 162 boxed 7800 games that now I have to test everyone one of them, about 40 controllers, and a near complete LJN VideoArt system

11 galaga
27 choplifters
11 centipede
9 asteroids
37 digdug
9 xevious
58 ms pacman






Skylanders: Spyro Adventure (Wii)

Today I found a used Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure starter set for the Wii for $5, and it had a few bonus figures in it 🙂

3-Character Sticker Sheet (Gill Grunt, Spyro, Trigger Happy)
Gill Grunt Code Card (Missing)
Gill Grunt Figure
Gill Grunt Stats Card
Trigger Happy Figure
Trigger Happy Code Card (Missing)
Trigger Happy Stats Card
Spyro Code card (Missing)
Spyro Figure
Spyro Stats Card (Missing)
Spyro’s Adventure Game (Wii)
Spyro’s Adventure Poster
Wireless Portal (Missing Battery Cover)
Wireless Portal USB reader (Missing)

Bonus Figures
Chop Chop
Ghost Swords
Hidden Treasure
Pirate Ship
Terra Fin

Pickups – July 1, 2016

Garage sale hunting finds for the day

Game Cube (DOL-001) $5
Whitman Walt Disney Donald Duck Puzzle 100 Piece $0.50
Whitman Walt Disney Donald Duck Puzzle 150 Piece $0.50

Nip/Tuck Season 3 [DVD] $1.00
The Exorcist (The Version You Never Seen Edition) [DVD] $1.00
Miramax Complete Collection – The Prophecy & Hellraiser [DVD] $1.00
Stephen King’s Silver Bullet [DVD] $2.00
Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood [DVD] $1.00

A Haunted House [BluRay] $3.00
A Haunted House 2 [BluRay] $3.00
Curse of Chucky (Unrated) [BluRay] $3.00
Ernest Scared Stupid [BluRay] $1.00 NEW
Dumb and Dumber/The Mask [BluRay] $3.00

Fruits Basket [Manga] $1.00
Spider-Man Special Edition [Comic Book] $0.50
Thor #1 (Lady Thor) [Comic Book] $0.50