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^ There's nothin' quite like killing 20 minutes with dusting and blowing off old cartridges! LOL
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I picked up 3 NES games at the flea market: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, DuckTales, and Tecmo Bowl.  TMNT works fine, but the other 2 are still battling dust problems so I'll have to clean them.
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Originally posted by Time Signature Time Signature wrote:

I tend to dislike a lot of newer games. I think that, while the graphics and other aesthetic dimensions are impressive, the gameplays are often weak and boring. I guess I'm old school when it comes to computer games.


How old-school are you? Are just an 8-bit guy, or do you also like N64/PSX era as well? Smile
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I tend to dislike a lot of newer games. I think that, while the graphics and other aesthetic dimensions are impressive, the gameplays are often weak and boring. I guess I'm old school when it comes to computer games.
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Originally posted by J-Man J-Man wrote:

Originally posted by Stooge Stooge wrote:

I didn't know that you could still rent games for Game Cube. 

I remember the first video game i rented was Jungle Book for GameBoy.  It was at the grand opening of a video game store (which has since closed down).  It was really packed that day, but every other time I went in there it was pretty much just my brother and me.  The store, from the chain Microplay, lasted a lot longer than I thought it would (I'd guess 12 years).


It was from my library. Big smile That place has a HUGE selection of games for free 1-week rentals. I've literally played dozens of games that way.


From what I remember, my local library only has a handful of games, all of which are from the latest generation of consoles.  They have an annual library sale that is often used to get rid of some of the older or neglected material.  It's coming up in the beginning of November, but they either never sell old video games or they are bought very early on.  I still look forward to going for the books and music. There's always a nice buy to be had. Big smile
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Originally posted by Stooge Stooge wrote:

I didn't know that you could still rent games for Game Cube. 

I remember the first video game i rented was Jungle Book for GameBoy.  It was at the grand opening of a video game store (which has since closed down).  It was really packed that day, but every other time I went in there it was pretty much just my brother and me.  The store, from the chain Microplay, lasted a lot longer than I thought it would (I'd guess 12 years).


It was from my library. Big smile That place has a HUGE selection of games for free 1-week rentals. I've literally played dozens of games that way.
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I didn't know that you could still rent games for Game Cube. 

I remember the first video game i rented was Jungle Book for GameBoy.  It was at the grand opening of a video game store (which has since closed down).  It was really packed that day, but every other time I went in there it was pretty much just my brother and me.  The store, from the chain Microplay, lasted a lot longer than I thought it would (I'd guess 12 years).
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Today I picked this up as a rental:

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Originally posted by Stooge Stooge wrote:

I never played that game, but I used to have a Turok comic book in my collection.


I've played through a bit of it last night, and it seems pretty good!

The controls take some getting used to, and the save/checkpoint system is pretty frustrating though...
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I never played that game, but I used to have a Turok comic book in my collection.
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I just bought this one for only $5:

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Yesterday I bought:

Condemned 2: Bloodshot
Gears of War

And I pre-ordered Call of Duty: Black Ops. Smile
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I can't believe Ocarina of Time slipped my mind as well.  It's commonly considered the top game of the system, and even the top Zelda game ever.  I haven't even played half the Zelda games, so I can't say it's the best.  The only ones I've played off the top of my head are Ocarina, Link To The Past, and Wind Waker.  Plus I'm pretty familiar with Majora's Mask since my sister owns it.
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I forgot about this one... I'm beginning a replay later tonight. Smile


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Originally posted by Stooge Stooge wrote:

I'm honestly struggling to remember some of the N64 games I once had in my collection.  I recall playing Donkey Kong 64, Mario Kart 64 and the ones you mentioned.  I don't have much experience with the system myself.


DK64 is great! I remember really loving that game when I was about 11 years old...

I also used to really like Mario Kart 64, but it's pretty shallow overall.
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I'm honestly struggling to remember some of the N64 games I once had in my collection.  I recall playing Donkey Kong 64, Mario Kart 64 and the ones you mentioned.  I don't have much experience with the system myself.
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I'm thinking about dusting off my N64 once I finish up Red Dead Redemption and Condemned. I can't wait to revisit some classics like Goldeneye 007, Super Mario 64, and Super Smash Bros. Smile

Any other N64 games you guys would recommend picking up before then?
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Speaking of football games, I've got to get myself a copy of Tecmo Bowl (or Tecmo Super Bowl) for Nintendo.  I've only played it on emulators, but they're fun!
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Originally posted by Stooge Stooge wrote:

Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

I had an Intellivision when I was a kid.  That is the only gaming system that I have ever owned.  I've considered getting a newer system so that I could play some of the newer sports games that I see the commercials for and such but I doubt that I will actually ever get around to it. 


I own an X-Box game that compiles a ton of the old Intellivision games on it.  Many of the games I honestly have no idea how to play.  LOL  The game "Shark, Shark" is cute.

I'm also big into sports games, but have always been behind the times.  The only time I actually had some current sports games was when they still released games for the original Playstation and X-Box, so the newest ones I own are NHL 07, NHL 2K7, and NBA 2K7.  I love playing NBA-Jam (regular and tournament edition) and the EA Sports NHL games (I believe my brother and I have all of them combined for the Genesis).  The best part of the old ones is that the Leafs actually had some pretty great teams (particularly on NHL 94 with Gilmour, Clark, Andreychuk, and Potvin among others).


I've never been a huge fan of sports games... I enjoy some the Madden games from time to time, but most of the major sports franchises rehash the same formula each year. Not to mention that I don't care a whole lot for sports either.
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Originally posted by rushfan4 rushfan4 wrote:

I had an Intellivision when I was a kid.  That is the only gaming system that I have ever owned.  I've considered getting a newer system so that I could play some of the newer sports games that I see the commercials for and such but I doubt that I will actually ever get around to it. 


I own an X-Box game that compiles a ton of the old Intellivision games on it.  Many of the games I honestly have no idea how to play.  LOL  The game "Shark, Shark" is cute.

I'm also big into sports games, but have always been behind the times.  The only time I actually had some current sports games was when they still released games for the original Playstation and X-Box, so the newest ones I own are NHL 07, NHL 2K7, and NBA 2K7.  I love playing NBA-Jam (regular and tournament edition) and the EA Sports NHL games (I believe my brother and I have all of them combined for the Genesis).  The best part of the old ones is that the Leafs actually had some pretty great teams (particularly on NHL 94 with Gilmour, Clark, Andreychuk, and Potvin among others).
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