Opening a Pack of Nintendo Trading Cards from 1989

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On a whim last week I began searching online for some puffy stickers of NES characters I loved as a kid. I couldn’t find the stickers, but I did find an Amazon seller who was selling these Nintendo “GamePacks,” so I decided to order one. Well, the pack arrived yesterday, and after a (brief) moment of hesitation, I opened it up.

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Episode 102 – Swish

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News:

Detective Pikachu!! // NintenDaan’s first look

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens coming to Wii U and 3DS

7th Dragon heads to America

Miitomo – rollout schedule and registration detailed

My Nintendo – launch plans detailed

Investor Briefing English slides

Legends of Localization Book 2: EarthBound on the way

Legends of Localization book + Passport to The Legend of Zelda

Games:

Final Fantasy Explorers, Super Smash Bros., Bravely Default

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Splatoon – Friend List (Shiho Fuji)

Good Riddance – Last Believer

Episode 101 – More Interesting

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News:

Pokemon 20th Anniversary site launches, tons of stuff planned for 2016

Twilight Princess HD features rumors // Confirmation // More

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – amiibo trailer

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – Wolf Link transformation sped up, gyroscopic aiming

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – Wii Vs. Wii U loading time comparison (25% faster on average)

Sega 3D Classics Collection Hitting In April

Nintendo Further Explains Fire Emblem Fates Localisation, With Same-Sex Marriages In Each Version (P.S. I was totally wrong about same-sex marriages in the Japanese version of Fates! Now I totally remember ahhhh ooops sorry! -Ryan)

Games: Metroid: Zero Mission, Super Mario Advance 4, Wii Party U, Hyrule Warriors Legends, Shovel Knight

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Fire Emblem Awakening – Duty

Discount – Am I Missing Something

Episode 100 – The SPAWNCAST

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Games: Spawn (GBC), Spawn (SNES), Spawn: Armageddon (GCN)

Music:

Filter & The Crystal Method – (Can’t You) Trip Like I Do

Atari Teenage Riot & Slayer – No Remorse (I Wanna Die)

Marilyn Manson & The Sneaker Pimps – Long Hard Road Out of Hell

All music from Spawn: The Album

Episode 99 – Walk Away

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News:

Official PR – New Video Spotlights Three Upcoming Super Smash Bros. Fighters

Games: Xenoblade Chronicles X, Rodea The Sky Soldier, Super Mario Maker, FAST Racing NEO, Metal Slug XX (7)

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Cleveland Bound Death Sentence – Drain

See You in 2016 (sorry)

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Ryan here. Yeah so we were really gonna try to get episode 99 out before the holidays, but with plans and travel, that doesn’t look like it’s gonna happen. Sorry! Anyway, have a great holiday and we’ll see you in 2016 (or maaaaaybe sooner? idk)!

P.S. if you are as amped on Star Wars as we are right now, check out the Star Wars blog/podcast/video thing John started, Blockade Runner!

Episode 98 – Feels Like the 90s

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News:

6th Annual NWR Live Podcast Telethon for Child’s Play!

Time Interview with Tatsumi Kimishima

Nintendo Account registration opens in Japan

Japan – Nintendo launches official blog

Games: Xenoblade Chronicles X, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, Nintendo Super System

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Buck O Nine – Teenagers From Mars (The Misfits)

Nintendo Super System cabinet in Manitou Springs, Colorado:

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