Store: EB Games
Location: Medina, OH on Route 42
Employee: Baldy McYellowTeeth
Submitted By: Nathan Smart

This is probably my favorite lie told by Baldy.

We were talking about all of the E3 news that was coming in and about what’s coming for the GameCube (this was around the time that Capcom had announced the exclusive 5). He was at work so he wasn’t able to see a lot of the news and I was giving him a rundown. He must’ve been getting jealous of me knowing something he didn’t know and that’s when he came out with this amazing tale.

He said that Retro Studios was coming out with a new version of Kid Icarus and that it was going to be a FPS just like Metroid Prime was. I asked him where he read this and he told me on IGN. I had been checking there all day so I knew that he was full of it.

I kept on questioning him and tell him that I hadn’t seen that news. He was certain of its existence so I just trailed off and moved into something else. He assured me that he would make sure it was on IGN and get back to me next time I was in (I would go there on my lunch break sometimes to kill time after lunch).

The next time I came in, he remembered where he got the info. It was on a super secret EB Games corporate website that he wouldn’t be able to let me see. He did say that he would try to talk to his manager to get me access.

Oh well.

Night Trap is so rare!

June 10, 2007

Store: EB Games
Location: Medina, OH on Route 42
Employee: Baldy McYellowTeeth
Submitted By: Nathan Smart

I was in the store playing a demo when I overheard the employee telling a customer about the Sega CD system. He was telling them about the game Night Trap and how it goes for thousands of dollars on eBay. I’m not sure why, because they weren’t in the market for it (it was a mother and child if I remember correctly).

I was intrigued so I got onto a computer later and looked it up. There were hundreds of copies and most of them were in the 5-10 dollar range.

I just did another search (because this was years ago) and even today they are going for $50 at the most.

Store: EB Games
Location: Medina, OH on Route 42
Employee: Baldy McYellowTeeth
Submitted By: Nathan Smart

This was debunked within two tries. I started naming some games that I played on an emulater and he was stumped. He actually admitted his mistake this time.

Store: EB Games
Location: Medina, OH on Route 42
Employee: Baldy McYellowTeeth
Submitted By: Nathan Smart

He was so sure of his own lie that he had to come up with another the next time I came in. He described the case as red and having a dragon on the cover of it (FFIII for his Super Famicom). “I think it was a limited edition.”

Store: EB Games
Location: Medina, OH on Route 42
Employee: Baldy McYellowTeeth
Submitted By: Nathan Smart

Okay, this lie is pretty thick.. He held on to this lie all the way until it was proven to be fake and he still holds on to this day.

We were going through a timeline of all the FF games and what system they came out for – I was on lunch from work and would frequently go down to this EB to play demos, buy games, talk shop and also to see what kind of lies this kid was going to tell me next. We go to FFIII and he mentioned that it came out for the Super Famicom. I questioned it a little bit and just continued waiting to come back to it. We finished the list and I mentioned that FFIII came out for the Famicom and not the Super Famicom and he said no. I told him that I had just got FFIII in the mail from eBay and that it was for my Famicom. He told me I was wrong and I decided that I was going to prove him wrong.

The next day, at lunch, I came back with the Famicom version of FFIII and showed it to him. He told me, “Yep, it’s Super Famicom.” I showed him that he was a f’in’ moron and pointed out the shape of the case and he was confused.

“That’s wierd. I have it for the Super Famicom.”