Retro Gamers Rejoice
Video Games ETC, what can I say. This place is awesome. I could not believe the selection of games they had. Atari, Coleco, Jaguar, 3DO, Neo Geo, and my personal favorite: Turbo Grafx 16. I think their inventory is just as good as People Play Games. The prices in my eyes are reasonable, especially for those hard to find systems. The Jaguar systems were priced at $50 which I think is a solid deal. However, if you are going there to buy nintendo games, you might be better off going to your local flea market or thrift store as better bargains might be found there. They have a boatload of accesories as well. And if that weren't enough, they have the old Nintendo Powers and EGMs from the late 80's and early 90's in great condition. This place definitely takes me back to the good old days of Babbages and Funcoland.
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I do have some complaints though. I feel that the store is a bit unorganized if you are looking for a specific game. I understand it might be hard to keep an online inventory of everything they have, but they could have at least alphabetized what they have. I also feel that the location is VERY hidden. It shares the building with Lee Auto Parts, so use that as a guide.
I have mixed feelings about the owner. I know a lot of people have been criticizing him, and to a certain extent, they are right. This guy has absolutely no sales skills whatsoever. He always seems to be in a bad mood, not to mention he's always hacking up mucus in front of customers!! Gross!! Whenever you ask him a question, he seems to be annoyed. It almost seems like he doesn't even want you in the store. He lacks the courtesy to say hello when you enter. But folks, try to look past his flaws. This guy does a great job of maintaining a great selection of games for us. He is VERY knowledgeable, and he has done many repairs for me in the past. He has fixed about half a dozen snes games with dead batteries.
So if you call yourself a retro gamer, I recommend you visit this store. It might be a notch below People Play Games, but it still rocks. Lets try to support these small retro gaming stores before they are taken over by corporate giant Gamestop.