Metal Jesus & John Riggs talk about why they do …or don’t… own a Nintendo Wii U. Is it time to get one now?
I share 30+ years of game collecting SECRETS that will help YOU achieve your collecting goals. However these tips & tricks are not just for game collecting but they will be useful for other hobbies as well!
TOP 10 TIPS:
1 Network – Let People Know you are Collecting. Get on social media.
2 Be Knowledgeable – Learn to spot fakes!
3 Know how to Advance Search Online
4 Everybody going Right? Go LEFT!
5 Buy in Bulk – Sell off the Excess
6 Go to Expos – They can often be worth the flight & hotel
7 Buy in Parts – loose carts + manuals + boxes = CIB
8 Collect Imports when possible
9 Get to know store owners – They can be your allies
10 Be Patient have fun – You don’t have to be rich to build a collection
What is your ratio between NEW and RETRO games? Do you play newer games more or is it the other way around?
Kinsey (@KinsZilla) & Metal Jesus discuss some of the video game Collector’s Editions they either missed out on or didn’t buy…and maybe now regret!
There are tons of Playstation 1 (PS1) games North America never got, but Reggie is here to help with his recommendations on which ones you should buy!
Advanced V.G. 1 & 2
The Firemen 2
Hot Blooded Family
The Last Blade
Hell night (Dark Messiah)
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Buying Guide and game recommendations for new console collectors!
Super Mario Bros. 3
The Legend of Zelda
Super Dodge Ball
Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse
Mike Tyson’s Punch Out
TMNT II: The Arcade Game
Metal Jesus: Metal Jesus here, and I’m back again with John Riggs.
John Riggs: How you feeling?
Metal: Dude, how’s it going, man?
John: Thanks for having me back. Appreciate it.
Metal: You are here for a very special episode I’ve been wanting to do for a while.
John: Special episode?
Metal: Special episode!
John: Wow. Oh my goodness.
Metal: This is going to be a buyer’s guide for the original Nintendo.
John: Oh, the old NES. It’s my favorite system of all time.
Metal: Yeah, and the reason why I want do this is because this is for people who are just starting out to collect and get into the NES. What do you look out for as far as the hardware goes, as far as the controllers, everything.
John: What are you looking for, what kind of games are you looking for? If you start out with zero games, we’re going to show you ten solid titles, not necessarily my favorite games of all time, just 10 great games that will get you going in the right direction.
Metal: This is going to be an awesome episode. Let’s take a look!
Metal: So I’m going to start off with, this is the NES that I had as a kid.
Continue reading Nintendo NES Buying Guide & Best Games
What motivates big game collectors? Is it nostalgia? Appreciate for the medium? Metal Jesus & Reggie attempt to answer the question we get a lot.
Mountain Dew soda meets pepper jam when Drunken Master Paul creates a tasty Gamer snack that is super easy and anybody can make!
Mountain Dew Pepper Jam RECIPE:
16 oz. bottle of Mountain Dew
1/2 to 3/4 cup finely chopped Habanero peppers (10-12)
1/2 cup finely diced onion
3 cloves finely diced garlic
1 cup sugar
2 1/2 tbsp Classic fruit pectin
Dump all ingredients except sugar into saucepan, including pectin.
Bring to boil over medium high heat, stirring a lot
When foamy remove from heat and add sugar.
Return to boil for 30 seconds.
Remove from heat for about 5 minutes, then transfer to jars.
when cooled, put jars in fridge. Eat after a couple days with cream cheese on cracker or just with a spoon in the shower.
Don’t eat the pepper just because you are an attention whore.
Getting started in game collecting and want some recommendations? Or perhaps you would like to know what Metal Jesus thinks is one of the best consoles to collect for?
Take a rare look at our favorite vintage Atari 2600 boxes and cover art with The Immortal John Hancock & Metal Jesus Rocks.
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