G4 Icons: Intellivision

13 04 2014

Hey folks, here is episode 23 of G4’s Icons show spotlighting the Mattel Intellivision. For anyone that doesn’t already know, the Intellivision was the Atari 2600’s main competitor an an over all more powerful machine. Not saying it was better (that’s not for me to say), just more powerful. Not sure how long the video link will last (I didn’t post it), but enjoy it while it lasts.

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$5 VIC 20 Garage Sale Haul!

28 11 2013

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The Incredible Wizard for the Bally Astrocade

11 05 2013

Hey people of Earth… Hope you are all well.

I just uploaded a little game play video that I recorded of the fantastic port of Wizard of Wor for the Bally Astrocade. This version is titled, The Incredible Wizard, but don’t let the name fool you: this is the best home port of Wizard of Wor.

Check out the video below:





Bought Two Astrocade Games – And Now I Find Myself With a Decision to Make

9 05 2013

So I find myself lucky enough to have acquired two more Bally Astrocade games,Bally Pin (Pinball) and The Incredible Wizard. I relly pumped to have these games, especially the incredible Wizard (my favourite home version of Wizard of War). The Incredible Wizard is basically the reason I got an Astrocade. There’s only one problem: both games are still factory sealed. They made it all the way from 1979 to today without being opened.

Damn.

I really want to play The Incredible Wizard on my own Astrocade.

I am so close to opening them up.

So close…

What would you do? Also, stay tuned to find out if I did or I didn’t.

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New Additions to my Collection

8 05 2013

Hey folks… Long time no see.

I just thought I would let you know about some more recent additions to my collection.

I’ve picked up an Intellivision II in the box but without a power supply (if you can help me out with a power supply I’d be much appreciative), at a Flea Market. Also, I was given, free of charge, a fantastic Nintendo Entertainment System, in a collectible Official Carrying bag and a CRAP load of games. AND… I picked up a Sega Genesis with a Sega CD unit in a cool carrying case. Pictures are below!

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Star Wars Games–A Video From the Angry Video Game Nerd

31 01 2013

So, there is an ever growing series of videos by the Angry Video Game NErd where he plays a game or games and suffers through it (or them) and explains why they suck.

Here is his take on “classic” Star Wars Games:





The History of Nintendo

8 09 2008

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Here is an interesting article on the complete history of Nintendo.

Spanning 119 years, it is quite comprehensive. I haven’t researched this myself so I cannot comment on the accuracy, but it is an interesting read none the less.

Read the article HERE

music note While writing this, I was listening to “Is It Real? Russian Bigfoot” by National Geographic Channel: Most Amazing