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About Grimsie42

Scott “Grimsie42” Zientek has been playing, and collecting games ever since he was a child. A few years back he decided to chronicle his journeys in collecting video games on his YouTube channel Grimsie42. In addition to pickup videos, he also offers exclusive interviews from popular YouTube personalities such as the Game Chasers, and he also offers various tips including, tips on how to find deals out in the wild, tips on how to collect/manage/and organize your collection. Tips on cleaning, and restoring your games, and tips on how to save you money, and collect on a budget.

Favorite Systems: NES, SNES, PS1

Favorite Games: Suikoden series, TMNT IV, Mega Man series, Final Fantasy VI.

The Quest for NES Episode 8 Featuring Jay of the Game Chasers Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 is back with Part 8 of his continuing Quest for NES series! As he gets closer, and closer to a complete NES set find out what NES gems did he add to his collection this time? For …

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The Quest for NES Episode 7 Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 is back with Part 7 of his continuing Quest for NES series! As he gets closer, and closer to a complete NES set find out what NES gems did he add to his collection this time? For …

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Game Room Tour 2015 3000+ Games Grimsie42

  In this video Grimsie42 unveils his long awaited game room tour! With over 3000 games from over a dozen systems, this is truly a gamers paradise! With a vast selection of NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, Sega Saturn, Grimsie42 will …

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The Quest for a Nintendo World Championships Gold Cart Grimsie42

  In this video Grimsie42 takes the ultimate risk, and attempts to trade HIS ENTIRE SNES COLLECTION for one of the most coveted, and sought after video games of all time… The Nintendo World Championships Gold Cart! For more from Grimsie42:  Click …

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The Quest for NES Episode 6 Year End Special Part 2 Grimsie42

In this the EPIC conclusion to a special 2 part Quest for NES, Grimsie42 shows his most EPIC NES pickup ever! He adds one of the rarest titles in NES history to his growing collection! For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join …

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the Quest for NES Episode 5 Year End Special Part 1 Grimsie42

  In this video Grimsie42 rings in the new year with a special 2 part Quest for NES, In this Part 1 he shows a TON of new NES additions to his collection. Stay tuned for Part 2! For more from Grimsie42: …

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Grimsie O’ Game Sellers Episode 42 Video Game Sellers Parody

  Join the wacky cast of the Youtube show “Video Game Sellers”  as they ponder some of life’s important questions such as “Why does Aaron suck, and What do you hate about Scottsquatch? For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the …

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Amiibo Should U? Grimsie42 G42 Review

  In this video Grimsie42 shows the new Amiibo figures recently released by Nintendo.  He also shows previews of future Amiibo’s to come, and offers tips on where you can find Amiibo’s for less than market price! For more from Grimsie42:  Click …

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How to Unlock ALL Hidden Characters In Super Smash Brothers for the Wii U Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 shows the fastest, and easiest way to unlock all 8 hidden characters in the new Smash Brothers game for the Wii U.  Using this technique you should be able to unlock them all in under an hour. …

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Toys R Us giving away free Amiibo figures Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 shares a hot tip with you on how you can get a FREE AMIIBO! For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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The Rarest Retail Release by Nintendo EVER Hyrule Warriors Limited Edition NTSC Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 shows the rarest item in his collection! The NTSC Hyrule Warriors Limited Edition exclusive to the Nintendo World Store in NYC. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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Zelda Hyrule Warriors Limited Edition Adventure at Nintendo World NYC Grimsie42

  In this video Grimsie42, and some friends take an adventure to New York City for the Hyrule Warriors Limited Edition release at the Nintendo World Store! For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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the Quest for NES Pickups 4 Grimsie42

In this the 4th installment of the Quest for NES pickups Grimsie42 gets an epic package from a land far far away… Inside are games he’s been wanting to add to his collection for a long time! For more from Grimsie42:  Click …

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The Quest for NES Episode 3 Featuring Wood, and Chris of Beat Em Ups Grimsie42

  In this the 3rd episode of the Quest for NES Grimsie42 shows some games he’s recently added to his collection, including gifts from some awesome friends, and even a few from across the globe.  He also has some very special …

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Con Bravo Video Game Pickups Part 1 Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 shows part 1 of his trip to Canada for Con Bravo 2014.  He gets some seriously epic, and rare additions to his growing collection. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum  

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the Quest for NES Episode 2 feat bizzNES17

  In this the second episode of the Quest for NES Grimsie42 focuses on quality, over quantity, showing a small handful of hard to find titles.  He also has 2 very special quests, and another quest for his Protips segment. For …

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Garage Sale Video Game Pickups Week 4 Part 1 Grimsie42

  In this video Grimsie42 shows week 4 in his continuing garage sale chronicles.  In this Part 1 he scores some pretty awesome items, and even “Kompletes” another series. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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My Rarest Current Gen Game Pickup EVER! Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 shows his rarest current gen game off, this game is so rare that it was only released at one place in the whole country. This item now takes it’s place as one of the rarest games in …

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Too Many Games Video Game Pickups Grimsie42

  In this video Grimsie42 shows off his haul from the Too Many Games Expo this past weekend in The Greater Philadelphia area.  He scores a few solid titles, catches a fellow YouTuber slipping, and even adds a nice piece of …

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Garage Sale Video Game Pickups Week 3 Part 2 Grimsie42

In this video Grimsie42 shows the second half of week 3’s Garage Sale Video Game Pickups.  That’s right part 2, this week was so epic it had to be shown in 2 videos. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 …

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Grimsie42 Garage Sale Video Game Pickups Week 3 Part 1

In this video Grimsie42 shows the first half of week 3’s Garage Sale Video Game Pickups.  That’s right part 1, this week was so epic it had to be shown in 2 videos. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 …

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Grimsie42 Garage Sale Pickups Season 2 Week 2

In this video, Grimsie42 continues his Garage Sale finds.  He finds a decent sized lot of toys for a friend, and also some cheap game finds. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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G42 Review Retron 5

In this video Grimsie42 does a G42 review on a new console he’s been eagerly anticipating, the Retron5.  Grimsie42 will give his thoughts on the console, and also show some video footage of the system in action.  In addition he will …

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Grimsie42 Garage Sale Pickups Season 2 Week 1

In this video, the long awaited garage sale season is finally upon us.  This week Grimsie42 scores a nice NES lot, and even a sealed game from the past. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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Toys R Us Video Game Sale Up to 70% off Games Pickups

In this video Grimsie42 shares his recent pickups from an amazing Toys R Us promotion. He also shares some tips on how you can take advantage of this EPIC SALE! Link to a master list of games: (also I’m told there’s …

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Grimsie42 Quest for NES Pickups #2

In this video Grimsie42 shows the rest of his first pickups from the Midwest Gaming Classic trip, he scores some key titles that get him 1 step closer to his goal of complete NES. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the …

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Boomstick229 Visit Video Game Pickups

In this video Grimsie42 shows the spoils he got from a recent trip to visit his buddy, fellow Youtuber Boomstick229. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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Grimsie42 Video Game Pickups 05/08/2014

In this video Grimsie42 shows his pickups from the first week in May, and these were the few goodies he was able to come up with.  Hopefully this slow start to Garage Sale season is not an indication of things to come. …

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Quest for NES Pickups #1

In this video Grimsie42 shows his first pickups for his new Quest for NES series, he scores some key titles that get him 1 step closer to his goal of complete NES. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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The Quest for NES Episode 1 feat. Retro Liberty

In this premier episode of the Quest for NES Grimsie42 explains the format going forward for this new series. He also features some tips, and some special guests. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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Midwest Gaming Classic Video Game Pickups Part 2

In this video Grimsie42 recaps part 2 of his trek to Wisconsin for the Midwest Gaming Classic.  He shows the second half of his epic game haul, and even has an interview with 2 other You Tubers. For more from Grimsie42:  Click …

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Midwest Gaming Classic pickups Part 1

    In this video Grimsie42 recaps part 1 of his trek to Wisconsin for the Midwest Gaming Classic. He shows the first half of his epic game haul, and even has an interview, and lastly a look at the show …

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Grimsie 42 Video Game Pickups Part 2 of 2 New Camera

  In this video Grimsie42 adds some key manuals to his collection, and snags a Limited Edition 3DS game he’s had his eye on. Also grabs a few more Wii titles. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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Grimsie42 Video Game Pickups Part 1 of 2 now in 1080p :)

In this video Grimsie42 gets a wide variety of pickups, both retro, and new.  And one that’s both old, and new… For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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Cleaning House at the Local Video Game Stores (Grimsie42)

In this video Grimsie42 treks out to some of his local game stores, and in one case, and one store these are the last deals he will ever get. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://dev2017.gamester81.com/forum

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Nintendo Wii Haul (Grimsie42)

In this video Grimsie42 does some serious beefing up to his Wii collection.  He adds some affordable, and common games, but also finds a few potential gems to really add some shine to his Wii collection. For more from Grimsie42:  Click here …

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Stadium Events Being Donated for a Great Cause

  In this video Grimsie42 talks about something truly amazing, an awesome fellow Youtuber decided to donate his copy of Stadium Events for a great cause. Stadium Events eBay listing: Here The go fund me page: Here ORTPRO Gaming: Here For more …

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Nintendo Themed Haul (Grimsie42) Pokemon, Gamestop, Craigslist etc.

  In this video Grimsie42 shows some pickups, and they all have a Nintendo theme to them. Much to his delight he grabs a sealed game that he has been looking for. In addition he scores a special edition console. Lastly …

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Video Game Gifts from Friends (Grimsie42 Video Game Pickups).

  When collecting video games, it’s almost impossible to meet your goals without the help of friends.  In this video Grimsie42 shows some awesome gifts he got from friends to help his collection along. For more videos from Grimsie42:  Click here …

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How to clean an NES cart

In this video, Grimsie42 shows you some of the tricks that he uses to clean his NES games. Hopefully after watching this you can give some of those dirty old games some new life, and help ensure they play like …

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Grimsie42 NES Collection Part 2 BOXED GAMES

In the 2nd and final part of Grimsie42’s NES Collection we take a look at his boxed NES games.    This will serve as the prelude to his “Quest for NES” series, which will be starting soon. For more videos …

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Grimsie42’s NES Collection Part 1

  This is part 1 of Grimsie42‘s NES Collection, and will serve as a prelude to his new Quest for NES series.  In this part Grimsie42 shows his loose carts off. Check back next week when he will reveal his boxed NES games. …

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Huge Sega CD pickup, plus trade, and TG16 find

  Although he’s known for his Nintendo collecting, Grimsie42 also loves Sega.  In this video he picks up a nice Sega CD lot, and even snags a new TG16 game to add to his growing collection. For more videos from Grimsie42: …

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Wii U should U?

  Been thinking of buying a Wii U?  Has Nintendo’s recent plunge on the stock market, or lack of quality 1st party titles scared you away from this once un-challenged brand?  Well let Grimsie42 show you his opinion on the Wii U. …

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