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5 Recent PickUps on Super Nintendo

I buy games pretty much every week, they’re often a random mix that I come across in yard sales, thrift stores, game stores, new releases or random ebay purchases after I discover a new game. I have a lot of purchases over the past few months to go through, but I thought it would be fun to break them down into posts showing them off. Here are 5 Super Nintendo games I got for a total of $8, I have never played any of these before (Previous Play). I didn’t include photos of the actual game cartridges I picked up, but maybe in future posts I’ll do that.

Robocop 3

Price: Free ($10 Off Promotion)
Previous Play: No
Why I Got It: I can’t recall ever playing a Robocop game and this looked fun. The local retro game store had a promotion that gave me a $10 credit with my other purchases, so I used it on this $10 game.


Price: $2
Previous Play: No
Why I Got It: The local store had a promotion where all retro games normally priced $8 were on sale for $2. I scooped this up because I had previously sought it out to to have a bit of a SuperFX collection.

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How I Define Retro Gaming

It’s easy to figure out where “Retro Gaming” begins, but where does it end?  Where do we draw the line that defines retro gaming, and gaming outside of the current generation? The definition of “retro” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it in relation to fashion, but says “relating to, reviving, or being the styles and especially the fashions of the past fashionably nostalgic or old-fashioned“.  All this leaves us with is a very vague “of the past” or “nostalgic” to apply towards Retro Gaming.

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