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#1 Rowsdower70

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Posted 03 March 2016 - 08:50 PM

 

Some neat stuff from the Great White North!


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#2 RickR

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Posted 03 March 2016 - 08:52 PM

Those giant light gun game boxes are cool looking!


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Posted 03 March 2016 - 11:59 PM

Canada eh! I was thinking that it would be in a Molson box. Great trade hoser! Some great titles to play and have some fun with. Dragon quest 8 was a favorite for me, reminded me of dragon warrior or the early final fantasy games.

#4 RickR

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Posted 04 March 2016 - 12:13 AM

I'd say you are unboxing your video making talent.  Keep it up!


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#5 nosweargamer

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Posted 04 March 2016 - 12:42 AM

Nice Video! Nice Haul!

Dig the TG-16 stuff!!!

I think the volleyball game is related to the Kunio Kun/River City Ransom family of games.


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#6 MaximumRD

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Posted 04 March 2016 - 02:12 AM

Well that is awesome! Thanks for sharing.

 

Unboxing's are such fun, never know what you're gonna get !


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#7 Rowsdower70

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Posted 04 March 2016 - 08:13 PM

Nice Video! Nice Haul!

Dig the TG-16 stuff!!!

I think the volleyball game is related to the Kunio Kun/River City Ransom family of games.

It is actually Dodgeball, so that would make sense!


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Posted 05 March 2016 - 12:08 PM



Garage Sale pickups!   March has been pretty good to me so far!

 


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Posted 05 March 2016 - 12:27 PM

Nice stuff!  There must be a secret to finding garage sales with games, as I've never had any luck. 



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Posted 05 March 2016 - 12:59 PM

The secret for me is just to hit as many as I can.   On a GOOD weekend, if we hit 12 garage sales, maybe 3-4 will have stuff.   Today we went to 6 sales, and 2 had video game stuff.  (Technically 3, one had 3 Original XBox Racing games I didn't pick up)


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Posted 05 March 2016 - 01:01 PM

Do you just randomly drive around and find them?



#12 Rowsdower70

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Posted 05 March 2016 - 01:13 PM

No, I get the local paper and hit up the local garage sale facebook groups, and there's another site people advertise on around here.    I get a list together with times, directions, etc.   I like to have a plan of attack, be at x garage sale at 7am, work my way back through more until 8 when I can hit y garage sale.   I do see signs when Im out sometimes to and I always follow them if I can.  If they aren't advertised well, they won't be picked through as much.


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Posted 05 March 2016 - 09:21 PM



A friend of mine made me an intro/outro for my videos.   I would love feedback! :)


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#14 MaximumRD

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Posted 05 March 2016 - 10:45 PM

I think it is great personally but if I may share some advice I myself was given early on just maybe tighten it up a bit perhaps? You are going to get people whining it's too long! Now of course my attitude was always "well you are free to skip ahead!" but then really what is the point of an intro most people will skip? Just my experience, something uniquely you (which I think works here) but also something quick. I have a couple intros I alternate or sometimes I don't bother with either, it is good to have something people identify with you but these days, especially on youtube the majority of viewers are looking for that quick fix, they don't like ads and they don't like long intros, even 30 seconds is pushing it these days apparently. Think of it like BOOM It's the Rowsdower  show! Drop it like a bomb that is just long enough to grab attention but not so long that today's viewer who can barely focus on something for more than a few seconds will get bored with. You have to consider that even someone who LOVES your content is going to be sitting through that intro every time so in that regard consider the viewers perspective. 

 

So I guess I would say after the opening logo (which is great) all the live video stuff I think each clip could just have a bit shaved off which would decrease the overall intro by quite a bit, like going through the discs, one or two is fine then cut to something else, just enough to get the idea across for each clip and nothing more. 


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Posted 05 March 2016 - 10:58 PM

Great advice MRD!  Maybe I'll leave this for a trailer and make a shortened one for my actual videos.


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Posted 05 March 2016 - 11:54 PM

Great advice MRD!  Maybe I'll leave this for a trailer and make a shortened one for my actual videos.

Hey THAT is a great idea actually, would be great as your channel trailer for sure! 


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Posted 07 March 2016 - 03:02 AM

Great advice MRD!  Maybe I'll leave this for a trailer and make a shortened one for my actual videos.

 

That would be perfect! Love this idea  :vulcan_salute:


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Posted 09 March 2016 - 02:35 PM

Nice Finds!

Nice Videos!

Nice Trailer!

 

The only advice I might give is as you grow, find a stand or tripod for you camera to eliminate the shaky cam effect.


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#19 Rowsdower70

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Posted 09 March 2016 - 08:35 PM

Nice Finds!

Nice Videos!

Nice Trailer!

 

The only advice I might give is as you grow, find a stand or tripod for you camera to eliminate the shaky cam effect.

This is a must!
 


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Posted 09 April 2016 - 02:45 PM

Still haven't gotten a tripot yet, but I'm having fun playing with video editing.   One day I'll figure it out!


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