Now that that's out of the way, my name is Jon and I'm from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I'm currently going to University studying Business. I have probably one of the BIGGEST collections of video games that most people will ever see, and my collection of "swag/promos/standees/collectables/soundtracks" is MASSIVE. I'm currently at around 1,500 games, of which I truly enjoy or have bought for collector's value. I also own some of the rarest collectables around.
Some of my favorite games are: Final Fantasy X, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, Jet Grind Radio, Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence, Goldeneye, Okami, Shenmue II, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Kingdom Hearts II, The World Ends With You, Breath of Fire III, Final Fantasy VI, Perfect Dark, Bubble Bobble, Chrono Trigger, and Beyond Good & Evil.
Welcome to another edition of A Compulsive Collector’s Haul! This time, witness EPIC SNES games, my 700th game, Atlus showing fans some love, and some super sweet Swag!
To start things off though, if you’re familiar with my hauls, you’ll know that I frequent Cash Converters (I guess you could say it's almost the Canadian equivalent of Goodwill/an upscale pawn shop) quite often. As some of you have asked who this "Diamond Dave" friend of mine is, he agreed to allow me to post a picture of him, so you can see the awesomeness of a man who calls me whenever EPIC stuff comes in.
He’s so awesome, he can summon flames, while playing guitar, have George Foreman endorse him, AND vomit diamonds! That is how hardcore kickass he is!
With that out of the way, let’s see what I got from Cash Converters over the past couple of weeks . . .
Some typical fair and all. Legacy of Kain: Defiance, Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light, Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel, Zone of the Enders (WITH the Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty demo disc!), Jade Empire – Limited Edition, and Sonic Riders.
Nothing overly special here either. Gyromite, DuckTales, Shadowgate, Super Team Games (only cause it’s a Power Pad exclusive), and Mario’s Picross!
YOUR EYES DO NOT DECEIVE YOU! This is why Dave = more AWESOME than AWESOMEsauce! ^_^ So in reality, I only got one copy of Chrono Trigger, Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, and Super Metroid from him and Cash Converters. The top row I already owned, I just wanted to show that I now have 2 copies of 3 of the BEST games for SNES! And they were all a good deal too! Throw in Blackthorne and Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island too, and you have kickass SNES haul! Thanks Dave! d(‘-‘d)
TA DA! Presenting my 700th (yes, SEVEN FREAKING HUNDREDTH) game in my collection! And none other than a SUPERBLY awesome title in Ninjatown!
Some stuff I got from EB Games and eBay! Advance Wars, Call of Duty: World at War – Limited Collector’s Edition (Modern Warfare is still far superior), World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King – Collector’s Edition, Chrono Trigger (no promo soundtrack still . . . -_-‘), Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, and Metal Slug 7.
I can’t think of any other game company that actually treats its fans with this kind of awesome! GO ATLUS! Eternal Poison with Atlus Spoils Art Book (soundtrack as well), Luminous Arc 2 with Atlus Spoils Art Book (yet another soundtrack again), and reprinted Persona 2: Eternal Punishment! ^_^
Operation Darkness and Donkey Kong Country (SNES version) guides!
God I love swag! Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 Scarf, Bella Sara Plus Horse (don’t ask about this one), Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party Beanie, Gears of War 2 Lancer Keychain, Gears of War 2 Bottle Opener Keychain, Little Big Planet T-Shirt, Kirby Super Star Ultra Promo Sign!
I may have some extra swag to give away for Christmas, so keep an eye for a contest closer to Christmas time! Gears of War 2 T-Shirt, de Blob Hat, Wii Hat, Mirror’s Edge Runner’s Bag, Mercenaries 2: World in Flames Beanie, and Castlevania: Judgment Limited Edition Laser Cel.
That does it for another edition of A Compulsive Collector’s Haul! I hope you enjoyed it. Also, since the day is fast approaching, if you want to learn the history of CLUB NINTENDO, click to read my blog about that! Latez!