I'd like to thank pookim21 for giving me this:
I'd like to thank i_hate_it_here for giving me this:
I'd like to thank Mike & Kelly for giving me this:
Finally, one more big thank you to jetblakkmane for getting me this:
Let it never be said that a community doesn't come together for it's members. Today was going to be a long one of me going all over town looking for a specific game. But, last night, over at a kinda-local forum site about games that I am a member of, I posted about my situation.
That post lead to a tip from one of the other guys on the forum and that lead to me cutting down my search to just one place.
That, folks, is considered to be one of the best puzzle games ever to be made and probably the most addictive. It's also one of the hardest to find. It was released in 1997 for the Playstation. Hell, even used copies of the game on Ebay still go for about $45 to $50. The copy I found was used and still cost me around $30. When I got there I was surprised to find the disc was in prestine condition for a 6 year old game.
Afterwards, it was a quick jump over to Circuit City to pick up this:
And you really can't play a flight sim without a good stick: