I love the Power Glove. It’s So Bad.

I was able to get my hands on this one finally. It’s the infamous Power Glove made famous by the movie The Wizard. Back in 89 my buddy Kurt had this thing and we never got it to work. I hooked it up last night and guess what? I still couldn’t get it to work right. It is a total fail but it looks cool in my collection.

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Look at what I found

Zelda - The Wand of Gamalon
Zelda - The Wand of Gamalon

A buddy of mine gave this to me years ago. Once upon a time Nintendo was going to make a CD player for the SNES but the deal fell through or something and it became the a stand-alone product aka the CD-I. Part of the deal was that Phillips could use some of the Nintendo characters in their games. There was a horrible Mario game called Hotel Mario, and three Zelda games. Continue reading “Look at what I found”

Changing the battery in a NES game

I have a couple of NES games that use a battery to save your game. The only problem is that after 20+ years the batteries are starting to die. I have decided to try and change the battery in a game. I ordered replacement parts from The Nintendo Repair Shop. On the way is the bit I need to open the games and the correct battery with the solder tabs. I have also purchased a couple copies of Ultima Exodus just in case I screw up. When all the parts come in I plan on documenting the whole process.

Wish me luck.