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Collectors needed

Post by Stuart@retrogamer » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:10 pm

Hi guys,

I’m looking for collectors to appear in gamesTM. So if anyone has anything especially rare or unique in their collection that they’d like to see showcased in the mag please drop me a line with the details via PM or email.

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Re: Collectors needed

Post by The Laird » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:00 pm

I have a few bits and pieces I will drop you a PM Stuart.

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Re: Collectors needed

Post by Stuart@retrogamer » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:05 pm

Cool, cheers man.

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Re: Collectors needed

Post by DPrinny » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:46 pm

I have the largest known collection of Action max "games"

Three tapes
Dont know if anyone else has more as they where probably used to tape episodes of <Insert TV program> on
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Re: Collectors needed

Post by Stuart@retrogamer » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:13 pm

Just sent you a PM.

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Post by mainvein » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:48 pm

DPrinny wrote:I have the largest known collection of Action max "games"

Three tapes
Dont know if anyone else has more as they where probably used to tape episodes of <Insert TV program> on
that actually made me burst out laughing :-)

i think Harvard Mills shop near me can beat that, they used to have a wall of them
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Re: Collectors needed

Post by DPrinny » Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:10 pm

mainvein wrote:
DPrinny wrote:I have the largest known collection of Action max "games"

Three tapes
Dont know if anyone else has more as they where probably used to tape episodes of <Insert TV program> on
that actually made me burst out laughing :-)

i think Harvard Mills shop near me can beat that, they used to have a wall of them
"Used to"
If they had any tapes still id want to go there and buy one of each
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Re: Collectors needed

Post by Dam » Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:01 pm

Can we not have collectors corner back in RG? I used to like that bit.

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Post by aztecca » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:18 pm

Dam wrote:Can we not have collectors corner back in RG? I used to like that bit.

That was the best bit in the mag and seeing as 90% + on here these days dont talk about playing retro games anymore just collecting them it seems a good idea.
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Post by sscott » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:32 pm

aztecca wrote:
Dam wrote:Can we not have collectors corner back in RG? I used to like that bit.

That was the best bit in the mag and seeing as 90% + on here these days dont talk about playing retro games anymore just collecting them it seems a good idea.
I featured in collectors corner, issue 77 I think but it was down to half a side then, still glad I got in but doesn't show your full collection though.
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Post by Evermore » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:40 pm

aztecca wrote:
Dam wrote:Can we not have collectors corner back in RG? I used to like that bit.

That was the best bit in the mag and seeing as 90% + on here these days dont talk about playing retro games anymore just collecting them it seems a good idea.
Interesting point that - there is a lack of discourse on actual retro gameplay round here, now that you mention it.

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Post by rossi46 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:11 pm

I'd like to see the return of Collector's Corner, but done a little differently.

Would it not be a little more interesting to profile collectors who don't necessarily have a complete or amazing 'R@RE' collection? Maybe angle the feature more towards the person, rather than how elite their amassed games are? I have 9 Saturns, 182 of the 240 PAL releases, all the official SSM mags and a few other non-official SS mags. I'm also a moderator over at SS:UK (click my sig). My enthusiasm for the machine is boundless, but I don't claim to be a Sega encyclopedia. None of this criteria would have qualified me for a spot in Collector's Corner as it used to be.
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Re: Collectors needed

Post by sscott » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:25 am

rossi46 wrote:I'd like to see the return of Collector's Corner, but done a little differently.

Would it not be a little more interesting to profile collectors who don't necessarily have a complete or amazing 'R@RE' collection? Maybe angle the feature more towards the person, rather than how elite their amassed games are? I have 9 Saturns, 182 of the 240 PAL releases, all the official SSM mags and a few other non-official SS mags. I'm also a moderator over at SS:UK (click my sig). My enthusiasm for the machine is boundless, but I don't claim to be a Sega encyclopedia. None of this criteria would have qualified me for a spot in Collector's Corner as it used to be.
I think it took all sorts on collectors corner, I had no full collection at the time and after nearly five years on the forum clearly have very little knowledge! :D Put your oar in rossi!
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Post by nakamura » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:40 am

Evermore wrote:
aztecca wrote:
Dam wrote:Can we not have collectors corner back in RG? I used to like that bit.

That was the best bit in the mag and seeing as 90% + on here these days dont talk about playing retro games anymore just collecting them it seems a good idea.
Interesting point that - there is a lack of discourse on actual retro gameplay round here, now that you mention it.
I agree. There are people that almost never seem to play retro games on here. That's fine of course but there is a lot more current discussion than there perhaps should be.
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Re: Collectors needed

Post by The Laird » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:46 am

Been saying that for a long time. Hence I why I got involved with RVG. Shame really because there are some great people here.

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