Saturday, June 9, 2012

Exed Exes on Waikiki Beach

I was in Hawaii for a few days earlier this week. Unfortunately it was not a pleasure trip, but rather for business so I didn`t have much time to myself. I did manage to sneak in a few hours on Waikiki beach though.

Before leaving Japan I thought it would be nice to bring one of my Famicom carts along for the trip. I wandered over to my Famicom cart shelf and for some reason Exed Exes just looked like the right cart to bring. Must be the yellow - reminds me of pineapples.

Anyway, if any of you were wondering what a used Famicom cart would look like on Waikiki Beach, you now have your answer!

Also, just as a matter of blog-related news, I should be getting back into regular posting in a couple of weeks. The end of my insanely busy time is coming into view...

14 comments:

  1. BR here.
    Welcome back!
    That game is kind of... terrible.
    I wouldn't mind if you forgot it there.

    You should make a post on NES games that are so bad it's good someday.

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  2. Thanks!

    I agree a bit about Exed Exes. I wouldn`t put it on any of my `worst of` lists but it certainly isn`t a favorite either. It is one of those games that I want to like but can`t because it just isn`t challenging enough.

    I like the whole `so bad its good` idea....

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  3. Yay, more posts in the near future! I think I speak for everyone when I say I'm REALLY looking forward to that! Glad to hear you're almost done with that mountain of work, too. That's must've been a pain...

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  4. Glad to hear you are almost back! I want to see more Famicom related posts pretty please!!!

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  5. Welcome back!

    Exed Eyes in Hawaii hey? Definitely not the first post I was expecting on your return. :D

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  6. Thanks Skyrunner, Famicom Freak and Holly! I hope to get back to my regular 3-4 posts per week real soon!

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  7. It's just that top-down shooters evolved so much in recent years it's hard to look back and still feel excited.
    I heard Space Invaders was the very first arcade game, right? Correct me if I'm wrong.

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    1. Wrong space invaders wasn't even close to be the first arcade game. For more information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcade_game. I hope the Blog will be fully back soon i enjoy it and bought a famicom because of it.

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  8. Good to see you posting again.

    Just a heads up though, all the Exes* I've known would get cranky when they had sand in their slot, better clean that before it goes back into the collection! ;)



    *Sorry, couldn't resist a terrible joke opportunity...

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  9. Welcome back, Sean! Hawaii, eh? Hope you were able to have a little fun while you were there, or at least got to enjoy a bit of sun.

    As for bringing Exed Exes (huh, I always thought it was Exed EYES) with you: I hope sticking it in the sand like that didn't ruin it! Or don't you case because you have like 12 copies of it?

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  10. rgallant - thanks! And as the Japanese would say to such a joke `samui`! ;)

    Bryan - thanks! I got a few hours on the beach in, which was nice (but nowhere near enough)! I do have a few copies of that one so I`m not too worried, even if it gets ruined the 100-300 yen I would have to pay for a replacement is worth it for the photo:)

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  11. Welcome back, good to see the new post!

    By the way, did you get the chance to hit any gaming shops at all? I haven't been to Hawaii, but I would imagine with a population and the density of people, there might be some Famicom stuffs floating around.

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  12. Thanks Kevin. I stopped briefly at a Game Stop, it was the first time I had ever been into one of those. Spent about 10 seconds in what was my first and last time visiting a Game Stop. Unfortunately I didn`t have any time to visit or find any other places in Honolulu, though I`m sure there must be some.

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  13. exed exes... terrible game if I remember, choppy framerate, and your default shots don't go all the way

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