mgc2015
At the Midwest Gaming Classic 2015, the Event has gotten so big that the Vendors area has migrated into it’s own large space, outside of the hotel inside a “temporary structure” (don’t call it a tent!). Bands, air hockey tables, board games, and more converged upon lots of different vendors. items, and deals to be found and had, so much so that a special April Collection: MGC Edition Recap was warranted. Onward, we traverse, into the marketplace.
 
 
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More things need to be purple. This month we take a look at the Grape64, which probably our favorite N64 portable to date. Stiff competition, to be sure, as there has been a lot of amazing builds over the years. Finished in 2011 inside a clear tackle box and has features usually omitted from N64 portables like the dpad and L trigger, and even has an Instructables post to help you build your own. It’s very great, and it’s very grape.
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The internet is an ever evolving beast. Interests shift, communities die. Digg, Yahoo, YTMND, Myspace, any successful website can fall from favor in an instant. Such an environment is especially tumultuous for modders, hobbyists, and content creators as helpful tutorials, worklogs, projects and even friends can fall by the wayside. What is there to do when sites close and information lost? There is of course The Internet Wayback Machine, but it only saves snapshots of certain pages and not every forum thread, so Google Cache is an alternative worth a try.
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Not a 2spooky4u branded featured this month, but one of remembrance. Back in 2011, Bacman forum modder Monkeynaut created the N-terprise 64, a Tabletop Arcade style console mod using a Bambino Space Laser Fight toy as a base. Most of the information on this portable has been lost to time, so we have pieced together what we can find to give recognition to this unique Nintendo 64 mod.
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