I woke up early Saturday morning and rolled my head towards the hotel alarm clock to check the time only to be greeted by the green glow of a StreetPass notification on my 3DS. I flipped open the 3DS, woot!, 10 new StreetPasses over night, my Midwest Gaming Classic had begun and I wasn’t even out of bed yet. I took a shower, ate some cereal I had brought from home, put on my “Flynn Lives” t shirt and headed downstairs. The next 8 hours would be only games and gamers. The first thing I did was head for the vendor
At the midnight launch for Smash last November, my friend who manages the local game shop jokingly asked if I wanted one of each Amiibo to go along with my copy of Smash for Wii U. Just to be funny I bought a Wii Fit trainer and a Fox Amiibo and called it good. Then my fiancee hooked me up with Mario, Peach, and Donkey Kong Amiibos for Christmas and all of the sudden I had five of the first wave of tweleve. From then a sickness developed in my head and I decided that I had to have them all.