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A vintage gaming reminiscence

I wanted to make this post to simply reiterate my thanks for the kindness of both Angelus and Crusader who have financially supported me in my bid for what was my holy grail of vintage video games. Obtaining the Palmtex Super Micro would have been impossible without their help. One of the recent listings on eBay for the Super Micro was sold at more than twice the price I bought it, after all:

Granted, this was with all three games, but still ... the price is no joke.

Thanks a lot for both the trust and the financial assistance. 🙂

(By the way, I watched the first episode of Madoka. I’ll finish it in two weeks’ time, probably. :P)

What’s the first handheld console with color? It’s not what you think.

So, what’s the first color handheld console?

This is my Palmtex Super Micro.

This is my Palmtex Super Micro.

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Tatami Galaxy (Yojo-han Shinwa Taikei) – 06: the battle of virtue against vice

Every single one of us, single or otherwise, has faced a crossroads on love. The forking paths may not be as iridescent as what one can see in TV dramas; they may not be as much of a struggle, but they remain to be a struggle within everyone who calls himself human. I do not brag of my conquests in love: to summarize, I may have failed more than succeeded for the most part. But I have been there despite myself and my shortcomings, and I have been in love. It may not have been a romance with a raven-haired maiden, but I can say I have had my share of loving my family and (abnormally,) vintage video games as what my previous readers have seen. With my luck (or misfortune, perhaps, however one looks at it), I have never the problem of loving more than one woman: I have not even experienced the querities of loving a woman yet, and while I will cross the bridge when I get there, I am in no rush.

He is my friend and my enemy.

He is my friend and my enemy.

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