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Go West: The Story of the Oregon Trail

The Pet Shop Boys, and to a lesser extent Horace Greeley, once advised us all to GO WEST, and as a general rule I do what the Pet Shop Boys tell me to do.  After all, life is peaceful there in the open air. Sadly, I was born roughly a century and half too late to take...

Sealed Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells for over $US100K

If you had a windfall of cash – let’s say, in the hundreds of thousands, what would you purchase? A home? A Mercedes? Or a copy of Super Mario Bros.? I know it’s a hard decision. Think carefully now. No matter what your spending preferences, a tremendous amount of...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – William ‘SnowFlake’ Rosa

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features William 'SnowFlake' Rosa, who is displayed on card number 2468, from the Superstars of 2016 Collection.  On February 2nd, 2019, Bill broke a new world record on “Tapper” Arcade, pending verification.  Streaming live on Twitch,...

Go West: The Story of the Oregon Trail

The Pet Shop Boys, and to a lesser extent Horace Greeley, once advised us all to GO WEST, and as a general rule I do what the Pet Shop Boys tell me to do.  After all, life is peaceful there in the open air. Sadly, I was born roughly a century and half too late to take...

Sealed Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells for over $US100K

If you had a windfall of cash – let’s say, in the hundreds of thousands, what would you purchase? A home? A Mercedes? Or a copy of Super Mario Bros.? I know it’s a hard decision. Think carefully now. No matter what your spending preferences, a tremendous amount of...

Dino Eggs for the Commodore 64

Everyone knows that if you travel to the past and tinker with historical events, nothing can possibly go wrong. It certainly won’t alter the course of history forever. There’s simply no risk associated with messing with the space-time continuum and anyone who tries to...

PlayStation Gear Review

PlayStation’s current slogan may be called, “For The Players”, but does it really live up to what it promises to its consumers and the fan community? This doesn’t seem to be the case for the PlayStation Gear online store. Not only that, but there is a silver lining or...

They don’t make them like they used to!

The saying "they don't make them like they used to" is getting a whole new meaning when it comes to video games. Back in the day, games lacked all the flashy effects and graphics they have today so, in order to be successful, they had to offer their players something...

Where In the World is Carmen Sandiego?

Last month, Carmen Sandiego debuted on Netflix. My kids, 11 and 5 respectively, both love the show and have already watched the entire first season. It’s a fantastic reimagining of the franchise, and it sent me on something of a journey back in time. It is the early...