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« on: December 19, 2017, 10:29:03 AM »

I know 2017 isn't quite done yet, but since my collecting goals were pretty much a bust, I want to get started on 2018:

1) Get two games I haven't played on the Atari VCS

2) Get two games I haven't played on the Intellivision (boxed if possible)

3) Increase my NES col. by exactly two (The Guardian Legend and Wizards & Warriors)

4) Console Upkeep 2018!
     a) New PS3 drive
     b) Fix SNES (or replace with Super Retro Trio, as the Multi-Out port might be dead)
     c) Fix Sega CD
     d) Fix Turbo CD
     e) New PSU for C64?
     f) Mod my sad looking PS2 Phat

5) Blinking Light Win?

6) (Inspired by Addicted's post below) Clean up and better organize my gaming area:
     a) Streamline main PC area (put gaming PC on projector?)
     b) Create satellite area for C64 and Apple II GS
     c) Get new AV switch for JVC?
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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2017, 10:44:29 AM »

1. Buy the last of the unique console hardware I want. (There are 10 left.)

2. Buy two more Everdrives

3. Work on completing series of games. I've already started on Geomon for the Super Famicom.

4. Work on organizing game room and playing games.
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2017, 03:18:00 PM »

well 2017 was a bust for collection goals, i didn't finish any. too many things going on. I did manage to get partway through updating my WTB list though, so i think finishing that will be my only goal for 2018. if i manage that relatively early i might add other goals, but for now i'll keep it simple.
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« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2017, 12:18:11 PM »

Complete CIB Virtual Boy Collection
Complete CIB Dreamcast Collection

Get final North American Console on wishlist [NEO GEO CD]
600+ SNES Games
Get Hardware all added to rfgen collection

Get PC systems setup and playable
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« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2017, 01:08:40 PM »

Some of my collecting goals for 2017 are carrying over to 2018 (*)

1. Obtain at least 5 CIB SMS titles. (15 remain for full set)
2. Obtain at least 3 more Colecovision titles for 100 total
3. Obtain authentic copy of Texas Chainsaw Massacre for 2600*
4. Obtain Crusader of Centy for Genesis.
5. Obtain last two DC shmups: Giga Wing 2 and Mars Matrix
6. Finish Starpath Supercharger CIB subset (Party Mix - IB, Survival Island - C)*
7. Obtain Brazilain CCE Atari 2600 titles: Sea Monster & Robot Attack*
8. Obtain remaining "blue label" 2600 Activision/iMagic variants: Skiing, Demon Attack, Freeway, Ghostbusters, Keystone Kapers.*

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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2017, 01:26:38 PM »

My goals for 2018:

1. Get the last two licensed PAL A NES games (galaga, p.o.w.) in at least cart form
2. Upgrade more NES carts to CiB. I doubt Iíll ever get the complete set but the more the merrier. 20 or so more in 2018 would be nice
3. Thereís 10 HES NES games I donít have. It would be good to get at least 3 more in 2018
4. Get the last Pokťmon mini game (tetris). If I complete this goal I can maybe then start the next micro complete set
5. After almost completing the NES set Iíve moved on to my childhood console the N64. Would be good to pick up another 50 (arbitrary number) and it would be good to have at least half of those CiB. Starting the year on 112 games

Iím also still umming and ahhing a complete Wii u set (though all the dance games etc are a bit off putting). So Iíll probably be getting more of these games throughout the year
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« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2017, 06:56:00 AM »

Carrying some goals over from 2017, and adding a few more.

NES: 500 games total (Currently 467)
SNES: 200 games (Currently 182)
Famicom: 50 games (Currently 38)
Super Famicom: 50 games (Currently 23)
Nintendo Switch: 50 games (Currently 35)
TG16: Going to shoot for a total of 50 (Currently 26)
TGCD: 25 games (Currently 17)
PS1: 100 games (Currently 52)
PS2: 150 games (Currently 113)
PS4: 200 games (Currently 153)
SMS: 100 games total (including PAL) (Currently 82)
Sega Genesis: 100 CIB (Currently 50)
Sega 32X: 5 CIB (Zero)
Sega CD: 25 games (Currently 11)
Sega Saturn: 25 games (Currently 15)
Sega Dreamcast: 35 games (Currently 24)
Atari Jaguar: 20 games (Currently 16)

I would like to acquire an Atari Lynx. I will shoot for a total collection number of 1850, by the end of 2018.

Never got me a Little Samson or Flintstones 2 for NES, in 2016 or 2017. Those are still on my list for 2018, Along with some other expensive NES titles, like: Cowboy Kid, Swamp Thing, Power Blade 2, and Panic Restaurant.
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« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2018, 01:58:14 PM »

I actually finished a goal last year so let's try again this year. 
255 N64 games total
Get another Sega Master System
Aquire and frame the rest if the Zelda Nintendo Power issues.
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« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2018, 09:50:09 PM »

Get to 620 NES Games

598. Crystalis
599. Arkista's Ring
600. Darkwing Duck
601. Last Action Hero
602. M.U.L.E.
603. Raid on bungeling bay
604. Rampart
605. Romance of the three kingdoms
606.The empire strikes back
607. Toobin'

Get to 80 SMS Games

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SMS complete collection - 60% complete.
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« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2018, 10:55:04 PM »

Hey now,

I'm afraid my collecting goals for 2018 aren't particularly ambitious. None the less, here they are:

- Attain a Nintendo Switch console after its first price drop, which I anticipate will happen some time this year.

- CIB copies of Shadow the Hedgehog for XBox and GameCube, so I'll be able to play my favorite guilty-pleasure game on all three Gen-6 home consoles.

- CIB Arena Football for XBox, which will complete my collection of Arena Football console games... all four of them.

- Complete my collection of Skylanders Imaginators figures, which I anticipate will be going on deep-discount clearance later this year.

- Complete my CIB collection of generically-titled A1/AgeTec PlayStation-1 games.

- Radio Shack Plane & Tank LCD handheld game: a fond memory from my middle-school years.

- Hudson Hawk for Game Boy: Don't ask.

« Last Edit: January 14, 2018, 10:35:19 PM by Zagnorch » Logged
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« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2018, 01:32:54 AM »

I honestly haven't put any thought into collecting in some time now. But I do have a lot I need to do, and since I want to be more involved this year, let's do this.

-Play more games. I really haven't made time to play much of anything in the last couple years, so that is top priority. Buy less, play more.

-Organize what I do have. I have hit a point where buying more games and collecting anything I can turn into profit has overcome my ability to actually keep track of what I have. I need to put more time into clearing out everything I have bought in the last couple years that I have always intended to flip, document everything I am keeping, and properly and effectively store or display it all.

Let's round all of my major systems up to the next major milestone:

-500 Gamecube

-400 Xbox 360

-350 DS

-300 PS2

-200 Wii

-150 SNES

-150 NES

-150 Xbox

-125 N64

-100 3DS

-100 Xbox One

-75 SEGA Genesis

-75 Wii U (Kind of a tall order given the state of this system currently)

-50 PSP

-50 Dreamcast

-One or two more games for each of the Jaguar, Master System, 32X, Saturn, and SEGA CD.

-Find a/v cables for my Atari Jaguar so I can play it for the first time

-Find power supply and a/v cables for my SEGA CDX

-Amiibos: Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, finish LoZ series, finish Splatoon series.

-(Long standing, kind of extreme goal) Find a TG16 and at least one of the games I had for it growing up for nostalgia. (Keith Courage in Alpha Zones, Yo Bro, Bonk's Adventure, Magical Chase, TV Sports Basketball, Bomberman '93, or Splatterhouse)
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« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2018, 01:50:20 PM »

My first goal is to finish adding my collection on here. I still have Ps1, SNES, and Genesis to go through. (Done)

Second, I would like to add my PlayStation collection to a total of 500 between the first 3 consoles.

Third, I want to find my two favorite games I played growing up CIB.
  Gunstar Heroes (Genesis)
  Goof Troop (SNES)
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