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#4291 tooshorty6432168

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 01:42 PM

Absolutely awesome collection OrangeArmy.

#4292 OrangeArmy

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:26 PM

Thanks guys:D

I love all the collections on here. Even the ones full of shovelware and covered in gamestop stickers! (I finally goo-gone'd the GS stickers off those two DS games I had. Yay!)

Edited by OrangeArmy, 19 March 2013 - 03:44 PM.


#4293 Vinny

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:24 PM

The force is strong with this one.

For some reason, I have much less desire to keep current gen games as opposed to older gens. For example, I'll trade in games I finish and can't see myself ever playing again, ie. AC1 & 2, but I keep games I think I'll crack open again in 5 years, ie. Red Dead, Mass Effects, etc.

However if I were to find a CIB Madden 95 for N64 or Genesis, I'd probably get the thing hermetically sealed.


Me too... I'm buying fewer current gen games these days and have passed on a lot of high profile releases. My Wii/360/PS3 collection is so much smaller than my PS2/GC/XB collection... I have almost as many PS2 games as I do Wii, PS3, and 360 combined.:lol:

It looks like I'm moving and will have to start packing all this up. It could be a while before I have everything set up again so here are some pictures.



Nice collection, as always. And yeah, that stuff is gonna be a PITA to move.. which is something I'll be going through as well.:-s

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#4294 skiizim

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:34 PM

Toss the magazines, great collection otherwise!

#4295 blindinglights

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:50 PM

I have tons of old mags back to SNES/Genesis. I've kept them because I want to cover something in a collage of cutouts one day. I haven't decided what yet, either a table top for my future man cave or a MAME/emu cabinet are the front runners.
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#4296 OrangeArmy

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 06:19 PM

Toss the magazines, great collection otherwise!


Toss the archives? Never! I love my 300+lbs of paper!
It's so awesome to look back in time and see mullets and neon and power gloves and ads for games from Enterbrain, Taito, Acclaim, Tradewest and Sunsoft.

A history of a simpler time with simple graphics when ninjas were boss and shooting game previews showed all the powerups and stage walk throughs and cheat codes and art mail...back to a time when EGM didn't utterly suck donkey taint and gamepro did. There is so much history and nostalgia in those old pages...

#4297 skiizim

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 06:28 PM

I kept mine for a long time, they just take too much space and weigh a lot in bundles, I just didn't want to deal with them anymore.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 06:32 PM

I kept mine for a long time, they just take too much space and weigh a lot in bundles, I just didn't want to deal with them anymore.


If you're moving around a lot, I can understand but I definitely regret not keeping/getting more mags from the 80s/90s. Some of the early NPs and Next Generations are so hard to find now, and cost quite a bit.

I love going back every now and then and reading how the Ultra 64 will change everything or the upcoming Final Fantasy VII.

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:ps3: Zone of the Enders HD - :)

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#4299 skiizim

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 06:39 PM

I'm not sure if this is allowed here but this serves me well for nostalgia.

http://community.ret...nintendo-power/

#4300 OrangeArmy

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 06:48 PM

They are a huge pain in the ass to move for sure. I've lugged them accross the country to 13 different homes in 3 different cities (soon to be 4) but it never even crossed my mind to get rid of them. Every poster that ever came with an EGM is in there as well as cool random stuff like the Conker BFD preorder whoopie cushion and the alternate gamecube box art inserts...

#4301 junkie88

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:13 PM

What is the Bayonetta vs Skeletor game? Don't think I've seen that one before

#4302 needler420

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:31 PM

I'm not sure if this is allowed here but this serves me well for nostalgia.

http://community.ret...nintendo-power/



That is piracy. No different then when someone tried passing around a download link for a PDF file of Ni no kuni wizard edition book untill they got shut down.

It says this on the home page of the site you linked.
This site is set up to digitally preserve video game magazines from 1999 and earlier for current magazines. The rules for defunct magazines vary on a case-by-case basis. We do this because issues of these magazines are not readily available from publishers/content owners. While we don’t have legal permission, we operate in a way where we do not release anything that will reduce any potential income for you, or magazines that are available from you, nor do we release scans that are of a quality that may reflect poorly on you. So far this has worked, with several publishers/content owners basically ignoring our existence. However, if you wish that we do not make content that you legally have ownership available on this site, just let us know and we will remove it. While we would prefer permission, we will fully oblige with your wishes concerning your content. This is a hobby we do out of passion and love for the video game magazines of yesterday, and not worth legal battles of any kind




Disagree with what? The fact that there are a lot of great DS games, or that I can't imagine something?

All jokes aside, I know it's subjective based on how many games you play and what you like, but still... I can't image saying to myself that there are 200 DS games that I absolutely must have. But I'm with Square, I wanna see your collection.


I agree. I know like 2 people who have complete N64 collections all US releases of 296 games. I tell them all them time 50/296 are worth owning or playing. Every other game is pretty much shovelware. Not as subjective as you make it to be. General consensus will agree the shovelware is crap. There is always someone out there who's going to like a video game and enjoys the shovelware. Like Zumba and Disney kids games etc.

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#4303 wiggyx

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:29 PM

First day back and you're already crapping the thread up. Great.

#4304 OrangeArmy

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:36 PM

What is the Bayonetta vs Skeletor game? Don't think I've seen that one before

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#4305 skiizim

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 10:54 PM

Soul Calibur V


lol.... I had to google it to find out what it was.

#4306 Vinny

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:15 AM

Soul Calibur V


I used to love SC because it was so accessible to people who suck at fighters (like me). I remember how much fun it was making characters in SCIV... I remember making Iron Man, Shantae, Crono, Luna (Lunar) and a few other obscure ones. I was so looking forward to SVC because of the more in depth character creator but I just couldn't play the game and quit after 10 minutes.

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:ps3: Zone of the Enders HD - :)

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#4307 guinaevere

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:27 AM

for those who wanted to see my ds games...
Spoiler


And if you want to see the list:
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Fun thing in organizing them, I found about six duplicates. Yay, trade in time.

Pay no attention to the random stuff behind the bottom row of games; that's just older stuff i forgot i had and was too lazy to find the right place for them... so they got tossed on the rack for the meantime.
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#4308 skiizim

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:44 AM

Holy Hello Kitty! Were those your dupes? 8-) Nice Collection, looking through the list I can still see some holes in mine.

#4309 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:53 AM

for those who wanted to see my ds games...

Spoiler


And if you want to see the list:
Spoiler


Fun thing in organizing them, I found about six duplicates. Yay, trade in time.

Pay no attention to the random stuff behind the bottom row of games; that's just older stuff i forgot i had and was too lazy to find the right place for them... so they got tossed on the rack for the meantime.


Dang, all these DS collections really make me wish I had a Lite

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#4310 guinaevere

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:17 AM

Holy Hello Kitty! Were those your dupes?

Unfortunately, i meant literal dupes. As in there's a windy x windham on the rack correct? Well, there's a second windy x windham sitting next to me right now. Along with 100 Classic Books, Garfield's Nightmare and Theatrhythm. And a loose WordJong with no case. How I wound up with that, I have NO idea. I never buy something without a case. And the WordJong case on the rack has... yes, a WordJong cart inside. I triple checked.

So that's five dupes. I thought I had six when I was upstairs. Either I was mistaken or the brother person stole the sixth for himself.

8-) Nice Collection, looking through the list I can still see some holes in mine.

thank you muchly. Though I'm not quite sure I need that many ds games. I have a problem when i collect something, it gets a little out of control.
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#4311 whoknows

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:20 AM

How many of your DS games have you played?

you are a pillar of the video game/gaming community. 

 

 

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#4312 Pookymeister

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:22 AM

for those who wanted to see my ... rack for the meantime.


Thanks!


#4313 Squarehard

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:35 AM

That's a swell DS collection you has there Gwen. I like your rack. : )

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#4314 guinaevere

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:39 AM

How many of your DS games have you played?

Oh, I don't want to brag...

Thanks!

Still trying to those shower pics from that night chat with cheapyD years ago, I see?
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#4315 Pookymeister

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:44 AM

Still trying to those shower pics from that night chat with cheapy years ago, I see?


I edited your photo - I don't think everyone here wants to see that....


I'm offline!!! I can't edit nuthin!!

Edited by guinaevere, 20 March 2013 - 03:06 AM.
gwen is awesome and I can't touch how awesome she is.



#4316 Squarehard

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:49 AM

Pooky is a censor tyrant! Communist!

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#4317 guinaevere

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:54 AM

LAME. It was a super nice rack, too. Pooky is an old fart.


But I suppose we should get back to collections.
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#4318 whoknows

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:54 AM

I edited your photo - I don't think everyone here wants to see that....


Glad I saved it before you did that.

you are a pillar of the video game/gaming community. 

 

 

Thanks you are truly a pillar of the community!

 

#4319 Vinny

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:56 AM

I have a problem when i collect something, it gets a little out of control.


Welcome to the club.:lol: Great collection! Now, post the rest of your stuff.:D

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Damn, I missed out!

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#4320 elessar123

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 03:01 AM

That's a swell DS collection you has there Gwen. I like your rack. : )


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