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System Saturdays – The Brief and Odd Life of the Sega 32x

The Sega 32x is one of the most unusual consoles to have ever been on the market. First of all the system wasn’t sole supportive like any other consoles, and required the Sega Genesis (Maga-Drive) to operate. As strange as… Continue Reading →

The Organized Gamer: Revisiting Runner Apps Video Game Collector App

Four years ago I wrote an article about a collector’s app I was using to keep track of my gaming collection, and since then I have used the app pretty extensively. In my 8-bit Friday’s and Backlog’s articles when I… Continue Reading →

Atari at 200

I’m always amazed at how quickly I have grown my Atari 2600 collection. A year ago I didn’t even own a 2600, but by New Years I had 90 games, and now 6 months later I have +/- 200. Of… Continue Reading →

Stop Collecting, Start Playing

“It’s a really great game, do you have it in your collection?” “Yes I do” he says with hesitation, “And from the 60 seconds of it I played, it does seem like a really great game!” “60 seconds?”, his friend… Continue Reading →

Collector, Hipster, or Legit?

This week on the No Quarter Podcast , the hosts Mike and Carrington got into an argument about whether or not someone who buys their games on eBay is an actual collector. I was inclined to agree with Carrington that collecting off… Continue Reading →

Return of the 5200: Part 1 – 5200 Memories

That’s right I’m going to be talking about the Atari 5200 again! If you read my Retro Gaming New Years Resolutions  you probably know that one of my resolutions for this year was to get both an Atari 5200 and… Continue Reading →

Journey's: Escape

Where were you in 82′? Have you ever seen Tron: Legacy? Probably one of the best scenes in the whole movie is when the main character Sam, walks into his fathers old video arcade, flips the breaker and all the… Continue Reading →

Unique “Records”

January 17, 2014 There are a lot of “unique” records out there, one that comes to my mind is a Transformers record I had as a kid. I remember conning my sister into buying it for me at Woolworth’s for… Continue Reading →

A Bare SNESessity

Back on November 11, I wrote an article called “Super Jipped N64 Degrees of Mad with Recent eBay Transactions” . But since then I got a great deal on an N64 (free) and just as my N64 article “Returning to… Continue Reading →

Returning to N64

About a month ago I wrote an article about how I was majorly pissed after two transactions on eBay; one for an SNES, and one for an N64 went bad. I am happy to report that I got my money… Continue Reading →

Sorting Out Your Game Collection

I have a pretty good memory, but there’s games in my collection I don’t always remember. This is particularly true in collecting Atari 2600 games, especially when you can pick up whole lots of 10+ each on e-bay fairly inexpensively…. Continue Reading →

"In the Beginning…..," Part 2

I left off part 1 with finding Sega Genesis systems trending for lower prices then normal on eBay, and finding a system with everything I wanted, for $1 plus shipping. As I mentioned this Genesis had 2 controllers, 6 sonic… Continue Reading →

Super Jipped N 64 Degrees of Mad with Recent eBay Transactions.

If you’ve read any of my past articles you will know that I buy most of my systems off eBay. Yeah I know, when it comes to retro gaming I should save a little dough and hit garage sales, resale… Continue Reading →

"In the Beginning…..," Part 1

When it comes to counsel gaming I pretty much dropped out of that world between 1994 and 1999. I outgrew my NES and got into the wonderful world of PC gaming. Of course had I known the pitfalls of constently… Continue Reading →

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