Ep 39 - Uncharted, Stretch Panic, Retro Shopping Pet Peeves.

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RetroLogic - Episode 39

this week we've got a special guest Eston Huff with us to talk about…

  • Retro gaming pet peeves
  • Uncharted
  • and more!

RetroLogic isn’t just a podcast, It’s a retro game store! Visit Retrologic.games to check out our growing inventory of Cleaned, Tested, and 100% Authentic Retro Games! And now Merch!

Icebreaker - what did you buy? And what did you play?

Eston - NES and SNES hardware!

Sam: Bought: Stretch Panic (PS2) Played: Stretch Panic, Chrono Trigger, Terranigma, EarthBound, Mario Golf

John: Bought: Arctic Thunder PS2, Xenosaga PS2, Beyond Good and Evil PS2, FF XII PS2, Resident Evil Code Veronica X PS2, Metal Gear Solid 2 PS2, and Wild Arms 3 PS2.

Played Mario Golf, MHS2 demo, and DK Hockey

Dan: Metroid strategy guides, Metroid II on 3DS, Dark Samus Amiibo.

The price is RETRO

Dan’s list

John’s list

Sam’s list

Eston list

Flightsy list

Weekly Topics

Crossplay

Chrono Trigger LIVE community discussion is this thursday at 9:30pm CDT. Registration required in the #crossplay channel of the discord.

Old News

Zelda NES crazy price - $110,000

https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/07/this_ultra-rare_copy_of_the_original_nes_zelda_is_already_going_for_crazy_money

GB-Operator

https://www.epilogue.co/product/gb-operator

Game Highlight: Uncharted

SalesUncharted Drake’s Fortune: 4.8 M

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves: 6.5 M

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception: 6.6M

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End: 15M

Community Content

Retro Rewind

  • We’re playing Castlevania Bloodlines! Available on the Castlevania collection on Switch

Question of the week

16bitnomad —

Got a good question for everyone…what’s your biggest pet peeve about buying retro games?? (Other than the price!!!)

Mine has to be the placement of pricing stickers. They can be placed on the cartridge artwork, over another sticker on a case, not even be a sticker but a marker, and it just drives me up the wall. I will pick up some retro stuff and when I get home the first thing I do is break out a razer blade and the alcohol and go to cleaning.

twodollarhero —

if I can’t trust a store to authenticate their product, don’t gripe at ME for wanting to authenticate it before I buy.

I’ve straight up brought a triwing with me into a shop before to ask if I could authenticate a cart before buying. If you’re confident that you’re selling authentic games, what’s the problem?

SpiderShan —

It’s not a huge thing in the grand scheme of things but my pet peeve is buying a game or system online and receiving it really dusty/dirty. Like, can’t you at least drag a cloth across it to remove a little dust?!?Eric Plunk —

Outdated prices on games that they look prices up on once they’re brought up to the register. Nothing will make me walk out faster.InfiniteBlue —

I used to spend summer Saturdays biking to garage sales around my city to look for games, but in the last 4-5 years it's gotten insane with resellers, craigslist hawks, and ravenous collectors buying up anything worthwhile literally as soon as they open.

Outro

Thanks for listening to the RetroLogic Podcast! We are proudly part of the Nintendo Dads family of podcasts. If you like what you hear, check me out on Twitter and Instagram @RetrologicGames. You’re also welcome to jump into our friendly and 100% non-toxic Discord Community! The link to that is in my twitter bio.

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