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Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:08 pm
by samhain81
Lovely Collection Laird! Love the amount of PAL Saturn games you have

Here's my tiny collection in comparison :cry:

Retro in one room

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Current in other room (The Wii and GC collections are double packed :) )

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Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:42 pm
by dste
^^What is that Zelda picture?

Is it something you've made or a proper poster?

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:57 pm
by Bambi
nakamura wrote:I love it Bambi. Very neat and tidy and nicely laid out. Some great games too. Value is not what a collection is about.
Combo-Breaker wrote:That looks so sweet, mate. Love how tidy it is. :wink:
Thanks!
Combo-Breaker wrote:I'd like to see the other side or more of Bambi's collection. :D
The other side of the room is still a work in progress but I've taken some more pictures of my games.

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This is my best attempt at fitting everything into one shot.

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Shot from the other side of the room.

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My PAL Dreamcast games and various collectibles.

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Some of my imports and Dreamcast peripherals .

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Original Playstation games, I haven't organised these properly yet.

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Sega Mega Drive games.

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My Sega Saturn games, the Saturn is a very underrated console in my opinion.

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All my current gen stuff fits onto this one shelf, below are my NES/SNES games.

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I would love to buy more NES/SNES/N64 games but I only really like them complete in box and I'm on a budget. Gamecube and some Master System/PSP games.

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I love World of Warcraft, don't play it anymore but I had a blast when I did.

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Original XBOX, some demos that were included with the magazine and the start of my PS2 collection.

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I wasn't a huge fan of the PS2 but the catalogue is amazing and for the most part very cheap.

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More PS2 and miscellaneous PC games. These are also unorganised.

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Various console boxes, I don't really want to buy any more of these as they take up a lot of room.

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:29 pm
by Combo-Breaker
That's some collection. Fair play mate, love it. :wink: :D

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:30 pm
by ironmonger
This room is a work in progress at the moment, I don't currently have any furniture in here yet or any consoles set up.

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How the room looked when we moved in last October.

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Having the walls skimmed.

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Walls painted and ready for shelves...

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Shelves hung and ready for some stuff...

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Some stuff!

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Didn't anticipate filling all the shelves as soon as they went up.

Still lots to do!

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:01 pm
by Megamixer
Um...is it bad that I'm more interested in what the pictures hanging on the wall are? :lol:

I do like the healthy 32X and Mega CD collections on your shelves though :D

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:10 pm
by nakamura
Some lovely stuff in here from Laird, Samhain and Ironmonger. Really nice setups of cabinets and shelving, something I unfortunately cannot do myself.

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:18 pm
by Megamixer
nakamura wrote:Some lovely stuff in here from Laird, Samhain and Ironmonger. Really nice setups of cabinets and shelving, something I unfortunately cannot do myself.
Same here. I'm reduced to shoving it all in cupboards and constantly selling stuff off to make room :( . Ah well, keeps me from over-hoarding I suppose.

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:03 pm
by DoraemonTheCat
@Bambi -

Without doubt the nicest looking layout for a videogame collection. Guessing you have a bit of OCD - love the way the PS games are seperated between original Black label and the re-released Platinum versions. A man (Bambi?) after my heart

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:00 pm
by TwoHeadedBoy
Ironmonger...

Are you REALLY tall? Or do you just plan on not playing any SMS or Xbox games any time soon?

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:48 pm
by nakamura
TwoHeadedBoy wrote:Ironmonger...

Are you REALLY tall? Or do you just plan on not playing any SMS or Xbox games any time soon?
Are you really short? I'm 5' 10 and could easily reach those!

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:00 pm
by ironmonger
Nah I can't reach the top shelf, but I will get a stepping stool thing to resolve that. Ijust wanted to use the maximum space available on that wall. I'm planning on putting 1 more shelf in at the bottom perhaps this weekend, just to allow a bit of growth. :shock:

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:31 pm
by TwoHeadedBoy
nakamura wrote:
TwoHeadedBoy wrote:Ironmonger...

Are you REALLY tall? Or do you just plan on not playing any SMS or Xbox games any time soon?
Are you really short? I'm 5' 10 and could easily reach those!
I'm 5'11" :P

Just "experimented" and I can't reach my ceiling, and from that picture there's a bigger distance between the top of the door and the ceiling than there is in my place.

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:35 pm
by maartenkoster
I forgot that I have an new gain and that is an japanese sega mega drive for my collection on the retro games fair

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this is on my old appartement Im moved with an big appartement but the first time he is broken but I am lucky but rklok have an working japanese megadrive and I got them free

Re: Photo's of your retro collection.

Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 10:46 pm
by Xtincthed
It's been a while since I've updated my collection video
I moved house last year and now have a dedicated room for my retro video game collection :)

The video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QewR-y6Kc9s