Not quite dead yet.

I don’t remember exactly where I got this beat to hell Gameboy Advance SP.  Most likely at a garage sale, but I do remember not knowing if it worked since the battery was dead.  I took a chance on romance as this was a AGS-101, the very last revision of the GBA hardware.  This model is sought after for it’s superior quality backlit screen and sells for a premium over a regular run of the mill GBA SP. Surprisingly it worked, and worked well for looking like it was used by a 10 year old to go sledding down a highway overpass.  The case was cracked and had a small hole on top, but still worked just fine.  Recently I dug it back out to play Metroid Fusion and saw from the separating top part of the shell it was finally giving up the ghost.

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