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Break the Con Down: Southeast Game Exchange

Break the Con Down: Southeast Game Exchange   With Covid-19 on the ropes and a return to normalcy seemingly over the horizon, I feel safe to say: Convention season is back! If you’re like me, you go to a few conventions a year and are always on the lookout toRead More …

Challenge & Cheating in Wizards & Warriors

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Wizards & Warriors has a weird relationship with game difficulty. The first game is a fun, light-hearted adventure game that has difficult-level designs which are made trivially easy via unlimited lives and in-place restarts. But while this causes the game to be so easy that literally, anybody can complete itRead More …

Retro Trades: Trading, Buying, And Selling Made Easy

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Introducing Retro Trades! The world’s newest gaming community that was built by, and for, retro gamers and collectors. Retro Trades set out to build a website where retro gaming fans could come together to trade or even buy and sell their games. This isn’t your average Offer-Up, Let-Go, or FacebookRead More …

Break the Con Down : SouthEast Game Exchange

Break the Con Down: SouthEast Game Exchange Convention season is upon us! If you’re like me, you go to a few conventions a year and are always on the lookout to add more to the rotation and want to know which ones to avoid. It’s always the worst to travelRead More …

Break the Con Down: GalaxyCon – Raleigh

Break the Con Down: GalaxyCon Convention season is upon us! If you’re like me, you go to a few conventions a year and are always on the lookout to add more to the rotation and want to know which ones to avoid. It’s always the worst to travel out ofRead More …

Nintendo Gameplay Counselor Basketball Team

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Nintendo Game Play Counselors had an internal basketball team!  An NES insider @archon1981 shared his story with us. Stephan Reese, aka @archon1981 an avid NES collector, and NES historian has recreated a GPC (Game Play Counselor) desk as it was in 1992 for an exhibit he’s doing at the famousRead More …