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Inside a Super FX SNES Cart (Another Opening Up)

Back when I was 12 years old I was completly blown away by the Graphics from a certain game by the name of Starwing (Starfox to the rest of the world).  3D Graphics from a 16-bit console? Witchcraft I say! … Continue reading

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So, What’s Inside a SNES Cartridge (Opening and Poking About)

As part of my attempt to clean up and get working my SNES from the dawnm of time  I thought I’d take a look inside the game cart I have.  Not for any reason… I’m just curious and happened to … Continue reading

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The Konami Laser Scope: WHY!?

I picked up an odd NES peripheral in a bundle. It’s terrible. Continue reading

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The Collecting Off-Season

It’s that time of the year again!  The time when, myself, I get to pay a load of games and relax for a little.  It’s also the time when the forums and ebay seem to go totally deadwith regards to … Continue reading

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The Frustration Of A Quiet eBay

I’ve generally been buying my arcade / JAMMA games through eBay for a number of years but, recently, there seems to have been a very dry period for anything interesting.  It’s all still out there being listed BUT it’s all … Continue reading

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Novus is Amazing (Removing Plastic Bezel Scratches)

When I got the Blast City cab there was an annoyingly large scrape mark on the top left of the monitor bezel.  Annoying but not exactly detrimental to the performance of the cab, so I lived with it. However, it … Continue reading

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The Original Control Panel Rescue (Part 1)

So, when I got the Blast City, the control panel it came with was “OK”.  Quite dirty but overall fine from the outside.  However, when it came to fully populating the CP with 6 buttons (instead of 4) and switching … Continue reading

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