So I have a bit of a story behind this thread. When I was a teen I had a subscription to Nintendo Power, and they had a quarterly catalog that would have all kinds of Nintendo merchandise, and of all of it one thing I liked and bought was a Fulgore Tshirt…the one in my avatar. And for the longest time it was my favorite shirt. I wore that thing until it was so threadbare that it wouldn’t hang on me anymore.
Then for the longest time there was nothing.
Awhile back I decided to casually look it up, but I honestly could find no trace of it online. Not the tshirt by itself anyway. I eventually found an image of the catalog, but the detail was poor.
And then I stumbled across a single ebay listing for that very shirt. It’s too small for me, but I was able to snag the image and upgrage my avatar image, and I thought that was going to be that, but ebay being as it is it kept me up with it without my say-so, and odd thing was it kept getting relisted, and relisted, and relisted…as if it were just sitting there waiting for me to get it. So, I finally pulled the trigger, and I just bought it.
The DK soundtrack was my first CD ever. I actually got it quite a while before I even had a CD player. I used it to tell my parents "See? I have a CD here that I can’t play. So can I get a CD player now? "
…and it actually worked. It was a pretty nice CD player too, not too terribly expensive, but it had some thump to it.
For KI 2, no. I do have the issues of Nintendo Power that cover KI2, and at one point I had the NP KI 1 strategy guide, but never that one. My parents grew up before video games, or “modern” computers for that matter, so they looked at stuff like this as a silly waste of time. I was fortunate to get a NP subscription, nut there was no way I was going to get any sort of random magazine on top of that.