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Changing Save Batteries in Video Game Cartridges

How to Change Video Game Cartridge Save Batteries

By Trevor Harley | December 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

In gaming, there is nothing more devastating than losing a save file you worked hard on. In retro cartridge based gaming, save files are generally stored on the cartridge and a small amount of power is supplied to the cartridge by an on board battery to retain the data. Today, some of these batteries are 30 years old and a lot of them are at the end of their life cycle. Once that battery dies, your save files die with it. I have had this…

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Nintendo Game Boy Color

Complete Game Boy Color Library List

By Trevor Harley | May 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Complete Game Boy Color Library List

  A complete list of all games released for the Nintendo Game Boy Color in North America. This list includes GBC exclusives and non exclusives. The list can be sorted, searched and easily copied into a spreadsheet to help you when hunting for games in the wild. If you find any errors in any of our console library lists please let us know through our contact page.

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Wallpapers

By Trevor Harley | April 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Wallpapers

NES Games Super Famicom Games Snail Tooth Gaming Chrono Trigger NES Games Virtual Boy Games The Power Glove Nintendo Games SNES Games AV Famicom Nintendo Power

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Cleaning NES Game Pins with Alcohol

How to Clean Video Game Cartridges

By Trevor Harley | February 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

Everybody who grew up on cartridge based video games remembers having trouble getting them to work, especially those who had a Nintendo Entertainment System. With the growing popularity of retro gaming a lot of gamers have decided to pull out their old systems again only to find that they don’t work. They plug the cartridge in and get a jumbled mess of graphics or a blank screen and think something is broken, especially when blowing in the cartridge doesn’t fix the issue. What these people…

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Retro Game Shops Map

By Trevor Harley | February 12, 2017 | 15 Comments

Have you ever been travelling somewhere and wondered if there are any good retro video game shops in the area to check out? I sure have. I have spent hours searching google for game shops in different areas and writing down addresses when travelling for whatever reason. I thought it would save time and help gamers and collectors everywhere to just have one map with all known retro game shops on it so that we could quickly check whatever city we are in. The map…

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Nintendo DS Lite

Complete Nintendo DS Library List

By Trevor Harley | January 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Complete Nintendo DS Library List

  A complete list of all games released on disc for the Nintendo DS in North America. This list does not include digital games or re-releases. The list can be sorted, searched and easily copied into a spreadsheet to help you when hunting for games in the wild. If you find any errors in any of our console library lists please let us know through our contact page.

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New Nintendo 3DS XL

Complete Nintendo 3DS Library List

By Trevor Harley | January 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Complete Nintendo 3DS Library List

  A complete (we think) list of all games released on cartridge for the Nintendo 3DS in North America. Games are still being released for the 3DS and this list is being updated periodically. This list does not include digital games or re-releases. The list can be sorted, searched and easily copied into a spreadsheet to help you when hunting for games in the wild. If you find any errors in any of our console library lists please let us know through our contact page.

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Review Rating Scale

By Trevor Harley | October 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Review Rating Scale

When rating things it helps to know what the numbers actually mean. I feel it is important to have a scale and for it to be available to the reader, so here it is. This scale and the reviews that pull ratings from it are entirely my opinion. You are entitled to your own and I love to debate differing view points on games. If I don’t like a game that doesn’t mean I think everyone should feel the same way and there are games…

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Nintendo Virtual Boy

Complete Virtual Boy Library List

By Trevor Harley | October 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Complete Virtual Boy Library List

  A complete list of all games released for the Nintendo Virtual Boy in North America. The list can be sorted, searched and easily copied into a spreadsheet to help you when hunting for games in the wild. If you find any errors in any of our console library lists please let us know through our contact page.

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Nintendo Consoles

Console Library Lists

By Trevor Harley | October 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Console Library Lists

When collecting video games, having a lists to guide you is essential. Click the logo of your console of choice to take you to a complete library list for that console. Having these to cross games off of and remind you of what you already own is a must. These lists only apply to North America and some are still being worked on. If you find any errors in any of our lists please let us know through our contact page. Nintendo Home Consoles Nintendo…

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