I’ve set up a new Tumblr to document my retro gaming finds! If you’re keen on such things, check out: https://games.roundhill.blog/ Ciao!
Lately I’ve been into refurbishing GameCube controllers I pick up from thrift stores. You know, for the Smash!
This past summer I came across a listing for a Donkey Kong Arcade cocktail table that I couldn’t resist. The seller was moving and getting rid of some Arcade machines he had in his garage. He said that it “should work”, but was disassembled. He at least knew that the board was tested and wasContinue reading “Restoring a Donkey Kong Arcade Cocktail Table”
I have my famicom disk system hooked up to my top loader NES via a famicom adapter. Works great, although it doesn’t have the enhanced audio unless you connect it through a Japanese famicom. Hoping to add one of those to the collection someday 😜 p.s. Thanks to Nick for the copy of Super MarioContinue reading ““Stack Up””
Send your thoughts and prayers…
I collect retro video games and often pick up cartridges that have price stickers and marker on them. I think a lot of collectors avoid them because they don’t look appealing, but it’s actually pretty easy to clean up a cartridge as long as there isn’t too much gunk on the actual label. Sharpie canContinue reading “Clean Up Those Carts!”
Team Fortress 2 just keeps getting better. Now that you can save replays and edit them to your liking, it’s tempting to not play any other game (which is probably what Valve wants I suppose). Here’s me as a pyro returning a rocket at the bad guys!
I’ve been packing up the garage today as we’ve got a renter coming in early June. Found this while rummaging through some boxes of old stuff. Ah, memories. I loved the tennis game.
I don’t have a ton of time to play games these days, but in my spare moments I’ve been working on the Half-Life 2: Episode 2 achievement ‘Little Rocket Man’. You basically have to carry a garden gnome through the whole episode and place him in a rocket: This can be quite challening, especially duringContinue reading “Little Rocket Man”