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  1. Now that I have more apps than fit on the home screen, the only way to access the rest of them seems to be to scroll all the way right to open up a 6-across grid of all the software. I really hope Nintendo adds an option like the 3DS has where you can set how many rows you want displayed on your home screen. I've played about an hour of Skyrim in handheld/tabletop modes and it's really impressive. Even the motion controls are a fun addition (not sure I'd use them long-term at this point though). The text is kind of small in Skyrim for my old eyes. I wish there was a way to make it bigger.
  2. I bought a USB A to C cable to use with a battery pack or an extra Apple AC charger plug I had lying around. EDIT: When I want to travel light, I just bring the USB A to C cable since USB port access is pretty ubiquitous.
  3. I've played about 10 Rocket League local play matches with bots to get my feet wet before I play online with real people and it's been a lot of fun. I appreciate being able to play with bots offline for when I don't have a WiFi connection and also the fact that the local play matches unlock the different cars and whatnot. I can see why people are so into the game.
  4. I started playing WoW in it's first week of release and my interest kind of waned around Mists of Panderia. I have played some vanilla WoW on Elysium (non-Blizzard-run vanilla WoW servers) and the quality of life additions that Blizzard made over the years is really missed. It did run super fast on my Surface Pro 4 compared to current WoW so there's that.
  5. Doom is 21.3GB and NBA Playgrounds is 9.6GB. The rest range from 6.8GB to 905MB (excluding Hulu which is 37.5MB). Other than Skyrim, I probably won't get anything else this year. EDIT: FYI, the digital download of Breath of the Wild is 13.6GB.
  6. I have a 128GB micro SD card in my Switch with the following digital games/apps: Rocket League Hulu Super Mario Odyssey Doom Rayman Legends Arms Mario Kart 8 Minecraft NBA Playgrounds Fast RMX Splatoon 2 Snipperclips Ultra Street Fighter 2 And I still have 54.6GB free. The only physical game I've bought so far was Breath of the Wild and it has never left my Switch.
  7. It looks really good in handheld mode. On a TV, it looks like someone smeared Vaseline on the screen.
  8. There was a sale around Halloween but not on Nintendo first party titles. I imagine there will be a similar sale around Black Friday.
  9. Super Mario Odyssey [Switch] - 27th October 2017

    Downloaded it this morning and just played about an hour. Amazing fun so far! The cap throwing/capturing mechanic is so good!
  10. Someone gave me a SNES Classic last night for helping them with a project. Haven't had a chance to hook it up yet but I look forward to playing it and eventually adding more games to it!
  11. The 4.0 update also makes compatible the Nintendo GameCube Adapter for Wii U so you can now use GameCube controllers on the Switch: http://comicbook.com/gaming/2017/10/24/nintendo-switch-gamecube-controller/
  12. Don't give up hope! I won my Switch in an online contest by thrifter.com. Amazon had the set of gray joy-cons for $66 a few weeks ago so I picked those up to play some multiplayer games.
  13. With the Switch selling out, it's very unlikely there would be a price drop like the 3DS had in its first year. Nintendo first party games like Mario Kart and Zelda rarely go on sale. Controllers (joy-cons or pro) and micro SD cards may go on sale during Black Friday. So you could do something like buy the Switch/Mario Kart/Zelda now and pick up the rest later when you find a good deal. Before you buy pro controllers, I'd recommend playing some games with one joy-con (horizontally), with 2 joy-cons (one in each hand) and with 2 joy-cons in the included grip. If you're ok with playing in these configurations, you could save some cash by buying another set of joy-cons (and another grip if needed) and then you'd have controllers for 4 people (or 2 people with or without grips).
  14. I played a little of the demo last night. The text is really small for my old eyes (on the Switch's screen)! I couldn't even make it to battle.
  15. When I first got the Switch, I didn't even hook the dock up to my TV. The dock was just a glorified charging station. The Switch's screen is really nice (I recently tried to play a game on the New 3DS and it was painful to go back to such a low-res screen) and there was no need to interrupt someone already using the TV to play. Eventually I did hook up the dock to the TV in my bedroom and I found I much prefer games like BOTW on the bigger screen. When I'm away from the house, being able to play multiplayer games with the 2 joy-cons in tabletop mode has worked really well. The Switch's screen is just big enough where games are playable when in split-screen. I think my breakdown is something like 50%/35%/15% between handheld/docked/tabletop modes. The fact that the Switch seamlessly moves between modes while still playing the same game is a great feature that I never thought I'd use until I got a Switch. Maybe the usage isn't exactly like Nintendo touted in their launch trailer but it's close enough to me that I could see and experience what it was designed for. I've never sold any of my old games before so going digital had no impact for me there. Losing the 20% off physical games through things like Best Buy's Gamer's Club is tough but partially mitigated by the 9% off I get on digital purchases having no sales tax. I figure the difference is the cost of the convenience of having all my games with me. I really wish Nintendo would allow digital games to be regularly priced lower than physical games since there is no cost associated with cartridges, physical packaging, shipping, B&M middle-men, etc.) though (yeah right!).
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