Clean Up Those Carts!

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 can come off by covering it with a dry erase marker, or by even applying a bit of hair spray to a paper towel and then gently wiping. Stickers can be quite tough to get off, but I can usually get one off by using a Clorox wipe. They have just enough grit to remove the sticker without scratching the cart.

Here’s some before and after shots with a copy of Super Mario 64:

Shiny!

Somebody at Hasbro had a great idea! Star Wars Transformers! It’s the perfect marriage of two great toys. However, they could improve on it by also adding in a GI Joe figure to pilot the spacecraft… and also make it lego compatible. Then it would be the ultimate toy. Check them out:

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Turning 60!

Got to level 60 last night with my WoW character Zacchaeus. Only took me 13 days, 9 hours, and 40 minutes of playing time! Crazy to think that I’ve played that game for almost two weeks. And there’s still lots to do, including getting the expansion pack that is coming out soon that will increase the level cap to 70. It never ends, but I’m cool with that! 😉