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Chris Collects Dreamcast: Week 2 (Next Level Video Games)

One SEGA Nerds' journey to collect 'em all

March 25, 2018

 

Dear Journal,

This week I didn’t have a lot of time to go Dreamcast hunting as I did last week, but I did find the time to stop by a small retro store called Next Level Video Games in Blackwood, New Jersey.

They didn’t have a really large selection of Dreamcast games, especially compared to Jay Street Video Games, but they were fairly reasonably priced. I ended up picking up Tennis 2K2, Sports Jam, Tee Off and Dave Mirra for about $37. Sports Jam is one of those games I rarely see in the wild, not that it’s necessarily a rare game, but it just doesn’t seem to be sold at most places, so I’m really happy to add that to my collection.

I have a lot of fond memories playing the Virtua Tennis games back in the day. The gameplay in those games are so smooth, and they have the best mini-games of any sports game that I can think of.

I decided to pass on a Confidential Mission bundle that came with a StarFire LightBlaster for $59.99 and instead purchased a CIB copy off eBay for about $23, which is a lot kinder on my wallet.

This upcoming week, I’m planning to attend the South Jersey Geek Fest, where I hope to score some good deals on Dreamcast games and keep chipping away at the huge list of games I still need to collect.

With Week 2 in the books, my collection is now 70 games!

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Chris is the editor-in-chief of Mega Visions Magazine and the co-creator of SEGA Nerds. Over the years, he's written for publications like Joystiq, PSP Fanboy, RETRO magazine, among others. He's also an avid pro wrestling fan, and it's still real to him, dammit.
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