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Excuse me, I'm full of dog poison
Picked up a few good ones today:

Banjo-Kazooie
Jet Force Gemini
Dr. Mario 64
Spider-Man
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M.
NBA Hangtime

Delighted about getting Banjo. Jet Force Gemini is apparently quite good, too.

102/296

Jet force Gemini is a fantastic game, you get around to playing it?


 
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xmas gifts:

Paper Mario 64
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
Perfect Dark
Conker's Bad Fur Day
Superman 64
Mario Tennis 64
Buck Bumble
Bomberman Hero
Paperboy 64
Body Harvest

bringing my total to 123/296

i'm really happy with these

as far as "must-have" games for the system go, i pretty much just need banjo-tooie, turok 1, and idk blast corps or some shit


 
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Jet force Gemini is a fantastic game, you get around to playing it?
i've had my hands full lately, so nah, but i'll be sure to check it out eventually


 
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Went out for the first time in months today and picked up some cool stuff:

Final Fantasy IX (the only one I need now is IV)
Metal Gear Solid soundtrack on disc

N64 games
- Space Station Silicon Valley (been finna cop this for a minute)
- Rocket: Robot on Wheels (one of the more rare and valuable games for the system, I think)
- Scooby-Doo: Classic Creep Capers (one of the last games made for the system)
- LEGO Racers
- Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits: Volume 1 (Defender, Sinistar, Robotron: 2084, Joust, Spy Hunter, Root Beer Tapper)
- South Park: Chef's Luv Shack
- Nagano Winter Olympics '98
Brings my total to 134, or about 45% of the total library; I just need 14 more to own half.

NES games
- King's Quest V
- The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner
- Desert Commander
Brings my total to 328, or about 48% of the total library; I just need 11 more to own half.

SNES games
- Just cheap sportsball stuff; I'm not even close to completing this collection


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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
Recent pick ups:

PS1:
-Spider-man
-Tonka Space Station
-Toy Story 2

N64:
-The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (CE)
-Pokemon Snap
-Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

PS3:
-Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle (reaquired)

Lately I've been trying to pick up small, fun games more than heavy hitters. Sometimes I forget that licensed stuff can actually be pretty good.


 
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-The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (CE)
would CE be with or without the holographic label?


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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

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The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
-The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (CE)
would CE be with or without the holographic label?
With! The box also says "collector's edition". I believe it's the least "collectory" ce I've ever owned.
Last Edit: June 03, 2020, 05:45:39 PM by 🍁 Aria 🔮


 
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-The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (CE)
would CE be with or without the holographic label?
With! The box also says "collector's edition". I believe it's the least "collectory" ce I've ever owned.
cool, that's the one i have too, then

do you think you'll actually play it this time? 🤔


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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
-The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (CE)
would CE be with or without the holographic label?
With! The box also says "collector's edition". I believe it's the least "collectory" ce I've ever owned.
cool, that's the one i have too, then

do you think you'll actually play it this time? 🤔
It's on the backburner for now. I have a lot of shorter games I'm rotating through right now, trying to get some completions under my belt before I jump into something more taxing.

While I find the time limit mechanic to be a novel idea to incentivize players to action, it also frustrates me for those same reasons. It's not really a criticism or anything, it's just a personal barrier to truly getting into the gameplay loop for any longer period of time.
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-The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (CE)
would CE be with or without the holographic label?
With! The box also says "collector's edition". I believe it's the least "collectory" ce I've ever owned.
cool, that's the one i have too, then

do you think you'll actually play it this time? 🤔
It's on the backburner for now. I have a lot of shorter games I'm rotating through right now, trying to get some completions under my belt before I jump into something more taxing.

While I find the time limit mechanic to be a novel idea to incentivize players to action, it also frustrates me for those same reasons. It's not really a criticism or anything, it's just a personal barrier to truly getting into the gameplay loop for any longer period of time.
yeah, that's understandable—although the mechanic becomes significantly more manageable once you learn the inverted song of time, you still can't really afford to dick around too much, which can be stressful (exclusively eustress for me, though)

what else are you playing
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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
-The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (CE)
would CE be with or without the holographic label?
With! The box also says "collector's edition". I believe it's the least "collectory" ce I've ever owned.
cool, that's the one i have too, then

do you think you'll actually play it this time? 🤔
It's on the backburner for now. I have a lot of shorter games I'm rotating through right now, trying to get some completions under my belt before I jump into something more taxing.

While I find the time limit mechanic to be a novel idea to incentivize players to action, it also frustrates me for those same reasons. It's not really a criticism or anything, it's just a personal barrier to truly getting into the gameplay loop for any longer period of time.
yeah, that's understandable—although the mechanic becomes significantly more manageable once you learn the inverted song of time, you still can't really afford to dick around too much, which can be stressful (exclusively eustress for me, though)

what else are you playing
Celeste, Ori and the Blind Forest, and I'm attempting to finish up the content in Pokemon Shield before the expansion comes out. Valorant is finally out now though so I've been putting a lot of hours into that recently.
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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
Ended up grabbing a few more titles:

NES:
-Castlevania (seems like a good entry to speed running, only real tech is damage boosting)

-SNES
-F-Zero (I can play it on Switch, but it's a nice title to have in my physical collection)

N64:
-Jet Force Gemini

GBA
‐LTTP + 4 Swords Adventure (cib)

I'll be grabbing Eternal Darkness and a couple of Ogre Battle titles later today. I wish more of these were CIB, but I've decided that I should fill out the collection then upgrade later when I have the money to do so.
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NES:
-Castlevania (seems like a good entry to speed running, only real tech is damage boosting)
critical hits can be tricky, since i think you only have one frame to do it—but yeah, CV1 is extremely satisfying to blaze through once you learn how

Four Swords has been a bug up my ass for a while—it's the only canon zelda i haven't played, since there's no single player option for the GBA version
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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
NES:
-Castlevania (seems like a good entry to speed running, only real tech is damage boosting)
critical hits can be tricky, since i think you only have one frame to do it—but yeah, CV1 is extremely satisfying to blaze through once you learn how

Four Swords has been a bug up my ass for a while—it's the only canon zelda i haven't played, since there's no single player option for the GBA version
Oh don't get me wrong, it's going to take practice to build the muscle memory and consistently execute on 1f windows. There's just not a lot to remember, and the runs are pretty short. Just takes practice.


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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
More titles:

N64:
-Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber

PS1:
-Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen (mint condition, still has original receipt and class chart)

GC:
-Eternal Darkness (mint, with mint strategy guide)


 
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N64:
-Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber
ugh jelly, i think this one goes for a lot


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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
N64:
-Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber
ugh jelly, i think this one goes for a lot
I nabbed the cart for $65. CIB is so hard to find recently that I don't find it to be worth the cost hike.


 
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N64:
-Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber
ugh jelly, i think this one goes for a lot
I nabbed the cart for $65. CIB is so hard to find recently that I don't find it to be worth the cost hike.
yeah, i feel like N64 carts in particular are only just now becoming cool to collect, or something, because none of them were that pricey a year ago

i'm glad to have gotten a pretty good headstart, at least, even if i don't have anything super valuable in my collection

kinda sad that the "dream" right now is getting some random fucking bowling game for less than $300


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His eyebrows sparkling, his white beard hangs down to his chest. The thatched mats, spread outside his chise, spread softly, his splendid attos. He polishes, cross-legged, his makiri, with his eyes completely absorbed.

He is Ainu.

The god of Ainu Mosir, Ae-Oine Kamuy, descendant of Okiku-Rumi, He perishes, a living corpse. The summers day, the white sunlight, unabrushed, ends simply through his breath alone.
N64:
-Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber
ugh jelly, i think this one goes for a lot
I nabbed the cart for $65. CIB is so hard to find recently that I don't find it to be worth the cost hike.
yeah, i feel like N64 carts in particular are only just now becoming cool to collect, or something, because none of them were that pricey a year ago

i'm glad to have gotten a pretty good headstart, at least, even if i don't have anything super valuable in my collection

kinda sad that the "dream" right now is getting some random fucking bowling game for less than $300
F-Zero was a $25ish game before April. It's now over $40. It's insane how much worse most N64 hits are. Super Mario 64 shouldn't be $50 cart only.


 
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N64 pick-ups:

Blast Corps (finally)
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
Dark Rift
War Gods
Shadow Man
Razor Freestyle Scooter (the antepenultimate game released for the system)
Micro Machines 64 Turbo
WinBack: Covert Operations

They also had AeroGauge, Mickey's Speedway USA, Mike Piazza's Strike Zone, MRC: Multi-Racing Championship, Off Road Challenge, Ridge Racer 64, Rugrats: Scavenger Hunt, and Wheel of Fortune, but I had to pass these up for now, since I was going over-budget and didn't wanna starve today. Had I caved in, though, I'd officially have over 50% of the N64 library.

If I get Mickey's Speedway USA next time around, the only Rare game that I'll be missing for the system is Banjo-Tooie.

I also got Devil May Cry 3 for like $5, so I own the PS2 trilogy now. Not sure when I'll actually play them, but at least I have the ability to.
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This is not the greatest sig in the world, no. This is just a tribute.
If I get Mickey's Speedway USA next time around
you know

I feel like I have this somewhere in my house

cartridge only but like...


 
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If I get Mickey's Speedway USA next time around
you know

I feel like I have this somewhere in my house

cartridge only but like...
neat, you could make a quick $20 with that


 
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This is not the greatest sig in the world, no. This is just a tribute.
lmao finna put it up on CL for trade for a case of beer


 
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Goodness gracious, great balls of lightning!
Thanks to this fucking virus the local shop that sells old games and consoles went out of business. It's going to be even harder to find older games now should I begin to collect them.