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NOT ANYMORE kay / なんでもない なんでもない なんでもない

Posted June 3rd, 2009 at 11:02 PM by Hiroshi Sotomura (Sotomura Blog)
Updated February 5th, 2010 at 05:55 AM by Hiroshi Sotomura

なんでもない なんでもない なんでもない

Hey guys, I'm in need of someone living in Japan to help me out. You'll need a PayPal account for this task. Basically, I want to get the blue Wii Sports Resort Wii remote and nunchuk, but I don't live in Japan, so I can't redeem my Club Nintendo points. I need a person who can register (or is registered) to redeem my points and send me the goods. I can pay for the relevant shipping costs to get it sent to Australia, which...
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Let's see now…

Posted March 6th, 2009 at 03:13 AM by Hiroshi Sotomura (Sotomura Blog)

Today I read an article from GoNintendo: GoNintendo ‘End of day’ thoughts - The Game Boy…you can take it anywhere you want to go! (a look at Nintendo’s marketing)

I admit, I've probably mellowed a lot in the past year when it comes to typing a lot. Have I gotten lazy, or have I gotten too busy? Probably both. But I've been looking at opinions about Nintendo in general here and there; I've always loathed their policy towards region-locking from the very start. (Though, because
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I wish I could do stuff like this…

Posted March 1st, 2009 at 08:16 PM by Hiroshi Sotomura (Sotomura Blog)

http://www.wiifolder.com/animalcrossing/wp-trackback.php?p=83

But first I need a (non-PAL) version of this game. And I'd need to spend a lot of time. And that probably won't justify the cost of the actual game.

'kay, maybe I won't. :(
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A bright white DSi enters!

Posted February 3rd, 2009 at 01:37 PM by Hiroshi Sotomura (Sotomura Blog)
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I imported this expensive beast. (Because my DS Lite isn't quite working right.)

And so, I took it out as straight as the courier gave it to me. Excitement filled me then, because for the entire day I'd been waiting at the lounge room for the van to come by. Then it did.


So here's the shiny box.

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Sorry, no Australians allowed in _my city_~

Posted December 6th, 2008 at 05:29 AM by Hiroshi Sotomura (Sotomura Blog)
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A lot of the DS games Nintendo Australia distributes here are relabelled from the American versions. Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, etc. Animal Crossing: Wild World, too, was released in Australia as relabelled version of the American game.

Nintendo's been touting a feature of Animal Crossing: City Folk ("Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City" is a horrible name) - the game allows you to connect to your DS and import your character into
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