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Hot Deals for 4/17
Hot Deals for 4/17

Let’s not waste any time and go straight to the deals! Toys R Us: Over at the Big R, all games are “buy one, get one 40% off.” This isn’t a great deal for full-priced stuff, but there’s a few clearance games which make this potentially worthwhile. I personally picked up Chibi-Robo (3DS) and Shovel […]

I Didn’t Choose the Thrift Life, the Thrift Life Chose Me
I Didn't Choose the Thrift Life, the Thrift Life Chose Me

My favorite way to spend a weekend morning has always been the same: driving around to random thrift stores and flea markets in search of weird stuff. I’ll try not to get too wistful about it, but I’ve always found there to be something beautiful in these places. Old yellowing shelving units piled high with the […]

Tools of the Trade | Invaluable Items for Game Collectors
Tools of the Trade | Invaluable Items for Game Collectors

One thing I wish I’d had when I first started collecting, is a guide to all the various little tools that can help keep a collection in good condition… as well as a warning of which tools to be avoided! For instance, did you know that the industrial cleaner Goof Off will completely melt through […]

$40 Nintendo 2DS and Other Deals (4/1)
$40 Nintendo 2DS and Other Deals (4/1)

Not an April Fool’s post, I swear! Randomly stopped by a Toys R Us while I was out and found a 2DS for less than half of retail? Any time you can get a console for the same price as a game, its probably a good deal! Wow what? Why? pic.twitter.com/s5ccFxVs7S — Vito Gesualdi (@VitoGesualdi) […]

2016: First quarter collecting update
2016: First quarter collecting update

Part of the reason this blog got so off track is that I spent two weeks in Massachusetts, where all my Earthly priorities kind of went out the window. I spent a lot of that time cataloging my East Coast game collection, since my records of what exactly I had were a bit spotty. I […]

Amazon / GameStop Deal Speculation for 3/18/2016
Amazon / GameStop Deal Speculation for 3/18/2016

Been awhile since I did one of these posts (or any kind of post for that matter). Trying to get back on the wagon! I will say, that if you’ve been checking in on these deals posts, I’ve had a decent record of calling when the time is right to bite on a price. Persona […]

Slowing my Roll on Collector’s Editions
Slowing my Roll on Collector's Editions

Hey guys, not sure how many people have been reading this little blog experiment of mine, but I feel bad for not updating in two months! Thing is, funds were running low in early 2016 so I was forced to slow my purchasing considerably. I think things are a bit more stable now… but we’ll […]

Invest in Success | Wii U: Platform of Champions!
Invest in Success | Wii U: Platform of Champions!

If you’ve some of my recent posts, you know Devil’s Third for the Wii U is on my HOT BUYS list, for more than a few reasons. Perhaps most importantly though, is that it’s a Wii U game, the least beloved console of this generation, and one which is already seeing moderate hits soar beyond their […]

Flea Market Adventures #001
Flea Market Adventures #001

I figure this is an important piece of information for new collectors: you can rummage through eBay listings and GameStop bargain bins all you want, but if you ever hope to get those “big scores,” you’ve got to be willing to brave the wild frontier. If you’ve got a decent flea market close to your […]

Various Video Game Deals / Restocks (12/19)
Various Video Game Deals / Restocks (12/19)

Deal Updates: Price Drops: I bit on Tears to Tiara II today at $14.88, which is down $2.28 from it’s price as of our 12/17 deal posting. Dengeki Bunko and Lost Dimension continue to trend down, waiting on a sub $20 price for both Vita and PS3 versions. Price Increases: Arcana Heart 3 and Conception II both leaped in […]