Well, well, well. It's been almost one year since my last proper game haul. Can't believe it has taken me this long to start haul blogging again. I blame the slew of awesome games that released throughout 2011 and early 2012, because of them I was too busy playing and not busy enough blogging.
Yea, that's it.
Since it's been almost a year I have a ton of stuff to post, from classic 70's gaming all the way up to current releases. In order to keep these blogs somewhat manageable I have decided to break the 100+ pictures up in to smaller groups, this installment will be mainly Nintendo
, then I'll more than likely move on to Sony
stuff, with some swag thrown in here and there.
Oh, I've also decided to change the name of my haul blogs, "ChillyBilly's Emporium of Curious Collectibles
" was entirely too long of a title, "Another ChillyBilly Haul
" is much shorter and more to the point.
Anywho..how's bout we take a look as some games and stuff.
Now I know I said that this was gonna be all Nintendo but I have a few things that just didn't fit anywhere specific, kinda like this!
Here we have Coleco's Alien Attack
handheld LCD game, and a boxed Merlin
handheld memory game. My only complain about either of these is that the Alien Attack
is missing the box and the box for Merlin
is kinda bonked. Other than that both of these games are super fun and super retro. Love 'em.
Here's some old school Nintendo stuff:
First up we have this:
This is the plastic screen that went over the monitor for the Mario Bros
. arcade game. One of these days I'm gonna get it framed and hang it up.
And here we have:
A handheld electronic Super Mario Bros
. pinball machine. The big round top portion spins around as the balls fall, it's quite loud and pretty damned heavy for a handheld toy.
I know this next piece isn't Nintendo, but it still fits with the theme:
for the Sega Genesis
. Believe it or not this is a pretty tough game to find, in the box anyway. I scored on this one, walked in to a shop that I frequent and saw it with no price, I figured they would want an arm and leg for it, nope..got it for a measly 10 bucks. Can't beat that.
Next is something not so special, but I had to have it nonetheless:
in the box for the N64
. Sometimes it's hard to pass up a boxed game if the price is right, even if the game isn't on your wish list.
Here's something for all the Pokemon fans out there:
Pocket Monster Stadium 1 & 2
imports. The guy that was selling these had no idea what to charge, I threw a number at him and he bit. This is one of my more favorite finds as of late, simply because I love finding stuff from overseas.
Picked up this next item for my daughter, because she's a huge Princess Peach
It's just a Gameboy Advance
with a Princess Peach
sticker thing over it.
Anyone here a Zelda fan? Yea me too:
I found all four of these games (well my girlfriend did) at Goodwill, they were all rubber-banded together, when I saw the price tag I flipped. $10 bucks for all four.
Speaking of Zelda:
collectors edition with gold Wiimote
Skyward Sword store display
(I have no idea where to put this thing, It's huge and I'm out of room)
Ocarina of Time OST
And a couple of Zelda manga's
with a Tanooki Suit Mario keychain
How's about we take a gander at some DS
Couple of Kirby
games, Ivy the Kiwi?
, Mario & Sonic at the Olympics
and Mushroom Men
(target clearance for 1.99, don't judge me!), Mystery Case Files
, True Swing Golf
and Picross 3D
(all first party Nintendo
Wario Ware Touched
, Contra 4
! Duh.), World Cup of Pool
, love em), America's Test Kitchen
first party title) and Nanostray 1 & 2
(both are awesome games by the way, seriously, if you enjoy SHMUPS
and have a DS
of some sort find these games)
Planet Puzzle League
first party games)
As of this post I am only 5 games away from hitting the 200 DS
games mark, I'm pretty sure I'll get there.
Moving on from the DS
here we have some Wii
games, and some random Nintendo
, Mario Sports Mix
and Wii Play Motion
with Wii Play Motion water bottle
. I actually won that Wii Play Motion
+ water bottle from a contest Nintendo of America
was holding via Twitter
Rhythm Heaven Fever
(such an amazing game), being guarded by the one eyebrowed Goomba
I don't know why I wanted this so bad, but I did, and I finally got one at Toys R Us on clearance!
Epic Mickey Wii Charging Station
. I mostly wanted it to go with my Epic Mickey Collectors Edition
and Paintbrush nunchuck
Anyone up for a game of checkers?
How's bout some Mario Checkers!
I'm a sucker for Nintendo
board game stuff.
Anyone else get the Club Nintendo Platinum
award this year?
I was a bit underwhelmed when I first heard of this, but then when I received mine and saw how awesome it was with my own eyes I quickly changed my tune. Awesome retro button collection.
Speaking of Club Nintendo
rewards, if you look closely you will see the other Club Nintendo Reward from last year:
It's on the left there, it's a 2012 calendar
. Obviously not as cool as the buttons, but still cool in it's own way.
? Dog tags
? Starfox dogtags
Yep, Starfox dogtags
was offering these via there rewards program. Can't remember how many points I spent for them, but whatever they cost, it was totally worth it.
And finally some miscellaneous swag:
preorder CD with DQ Slime
Mario 3DS holder
with signed Bastion OST
And a cool 8-bit Mega Man
Oh! Speaking if 8-bit, check out our new Christmas wreath!
The coins on the wreath light up and blink. Awesome.
Well, that's about it. I hope you enjoyed........wait a minute. Um, nope, not it. I totally forgot to add a couple of 3DS games..sorry about that.
Here ya go.
, because it looks so sexy in the sunlight.
(super fun game BTW), Bit.Trip Saga
(Um, amazing game), Brunswick Bowling
(shut up! My daughter wanted it! I swear), Bust a Move Universe (Target clearance aisle), Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion
and Cave Story 3D
(Quite fun actually), Cooking Mama 4
, Cubic Ninja
(target clearance aisle), Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D
, Dead or Alice Dimensions
& Dr. Lautrec
(very fun game)
, Frogger 3D
(with special 3DS case), Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove
, Green Lantern
(i'm a sucker for bad movie licensed games), Zelda Ocarina of Time
& Marvel SuperHero Squad
Mario Kart 7
(one for me, one for my daughter), Nano Assault
(simply amazing looking game for the 3DS
, really pushes the hardware), NFS: The Run
, Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions
& PES 2011
(Target clearance aisle)
Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection
(because I will buy anything pinball), Pokemon Rumble Blast
, Rabbids 3D
, RE: The Mercenaries
(tough, old school platforming) & Skylanders
Spider-Man Edge of Time
, StarFox 64 3D
, Super Mario 3D Land
(one for me, one for my daughter), Super Monkey Ball 3D
, Tetris Axis
(because once again, I'm a sucker for bad movie licensed games)
Tales of the Abyss
& Tekken 3D Prime Edition
Good lord! OK, I think that's it. Seriously this time. I had some other Nintendo
stuff but honestly, I didn't feel like digging it all out and taking pictures of it. Maybe one of these days I'll get around to it. Who knows.
So, anyone here sick of Nintendo
I'll probably get around to doing another blog sometime next weekend, more than likely it'll be all Sony
stuff, since I've been getting a ton of hard to find PS2
titles lately. We'll see.
Thanks for stopping by and taking a look at my goodies, hopefully we'll see some more haul blogs from some other people soon..............Funk
.......yea, I'm looking at you......
Have a great weekend everyone!
See ya next time!