Merry Christmas to all!

Merry Christmas to all!

May God bless you and your family richly this day and this season. As we gather together, spend time with family, and exchange gifts, may we never forget the true meaning behind the holiday and the greatest gift of all: Jesus the Christ, sent to the world as a baby to redeem us.

First wave of Black Friday purchases arrive

I just got the Logitech V450 Nano Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks (Black) and the Western Digital WDML5000TN My Passport Elite Portable 500 GB USB 2.0 Hard Disk Drive (Titanium) I ordered during Black Friday sales today.

I bought the Logitech V450 Nano to use when I travel with my notebook. I still prefer my corded Logitech MX518 for playing games (especially first-person shooters), but the V450 Nano will be much more convenient for browsing, e-mail, and other “every day” use when not at home.

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New Super Mario Bros. Wii game + lunchbox + T-shirt for $59.99 USD

Since New Super Mario Bros. Wii reads like a love letter to 20-something gamers who’ve played every 2D Mario title over the last two and a half decades, it seems appropriate that Amazon is selling a bundle with the game, a T-shirt, and–best of all–a New Super Mario Bros. Wii-themed lunch box for $59.99 USD: New Super Mario Bros Wii Amazon Exclusive Limited-Edition Bundle

Remember, New Super Mario Bros. Wii by itself regularly sells for $49.99 USD, so this is a pretty sweet deal. If you’re planning on buying the game anyway and have an extra 10 bucks to spare, please use the link above to help support Brainstorm Warning.

And yes, it’s been 24 years since I first played the original Super Mario Bros. and I’ve since (allegedly) outgrown lunch boxes, but my inner child lit up with innocent glee when I saw this bundle.