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#3901 OrangeArmy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

OrangeArmy

Posted 01 February 2013 - 06:33 PM

Wiggy, you're a genius. I've got to ask, have you ever built any fight sticks before?

dedgeme, nice collection! Would love to see closeups of some of your older sega collections sometime. I couldn't help but notice the lonely little TG16 pad nestled in with the Genesis controllers...this thread needed more TG16. Considering the riduculous collections a lot of us have, I'm surprised and sad to not see more.

To all the other people posting collections, especially the new guys and Zombie - awesome! I love looking at your stuff. This thread kicks so much ass...

#3902 dodgeme   Shadow the Hedgehog CAGiversary!   2736 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 01 February 2013 - 06:44 PM

Wiggy, you're a genius. I've got to ask, have you ever built any fight sticks before?

dedgeme, nice collection! Would love to see closeups of some of your older sega collections sometime. I couldn't help but notice the lonely little TG16 pad nestled in with the Genesis controllers...this thread needed more TG16. Considering the riduculous collections a lot of us have, I'm surprised and sad to not see more.

To all the other people posting collections, especially the new guys and Zombie - awesome! I love looking at your stuff. This thread kicks so much ass...


I had a console too but unfortunately games were either too hard to come across or too expensive for me to really enjoy it so I sold it off and forgot I had a controller left over so there it sits. If I get around to it tonight I can give some close-ups of my Sega Games.
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#3903 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   21040 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:22 PM

Alright, so I thought I'd go ahead and share some pictures of our redecoration process. This is going to be a big post, by the way. Just keep in mind that this is very much a work in progress, so the house is currently a huge mess and our walls are pretty bare. As of last week, here's what my gaming section and the surrounding area looked like (sorry about the blurriness):


I didn't comment on this before but nice collection. I really like the figure display, even though I'm not much on figures.

So easy. Totally plug-n-play. I literally used the SNES composite cable to hook up the audio (and hard-wired S-vid in). It's just lopped up and zip-tied it down inside. I took some pics while making it. I posted a few in my mod thread and I'll post the rest soon.

http://www.cheapassg...=314401&page=20


Easy for you... maybe. When I make money, I'm gonna have to order one of these from you... assuming you start selling them.;)

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#3904 cgxcswim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   595 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:31 PM

Indianapolis!


I'm in Greenwood.

Also I need to clean up my room and post some pics.

#3905 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1419 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:50 PM

Wiggy, you're a genius. I've got to ask, have you ever built any fight sticks before?

dedgeme, nice collection! Would love to see closeups of some of your older sega collections sometime. I couldn't help but notice the lonely little TG16 pad nestled in with the Genesis controllers...this thread needed more TG16. Considering the riduculous collections a lot of us have, I'm surprised and sad to not see more.

To all the other people posting collections, especially the new guys and Zombie - awesome! I love looking at your stuff. This thread kicks so much ass...


I haven't. Never been a fight stick guy, but I won't lie and say I haven't ever thought about it. Something about custom fight sticks is just so cooooool.

Easy for you... maybe. When I make money, I'm gonna have to order one of these from you... assuming you start selling them.;)


I think I just might. I have templates for the panels now and the rest isn't too bad at all. I was thinking I might do a group buy for a few. That way I could crank 'em out assembly line style ;)

@Zombie - So good to finally see your goodies!

@dodgeme - nice stuff! My house was like 90% covered in paneling when we moved in, including my current man cave/basement. I both love it for nostalgia's sake and hate it because, well, because it's wood paneling LOL! You ever plan on shelving the loose carts or are the drawers working out for ya?

#3906 Squarehard   Nyaa~ CAGiversary!   18414 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 12:25 AM

I think I just might. I have templates for the panels now and the rest isn't too bad at all. I was thinking I might do a group buy for a few. That way I could crank 'em out assembly line style ;)


If I wanted one I even have the screen you can use for mine so cut down on parts cost! :D
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And maybe you can even make a super tiny one with this screen, although I'm still rather attached to this controller since it's awesome, ~_~
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#3907 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   21040 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:02 AM

I think I just might. I have templates for the panels now and the rest isn't too bad at all. I was thinking I might do a group buy for a few. That way I could crank 'em out assembly line style ;)



Maybe plan the units to be un-assembled too, like the cheapo shelves and bookcases we buy from Walmart and stuff, which would probably save on shipping? I'm sure most people can probably screw in a few screws if the holes are there... and maybe offer the option for pre-assembled units (additional fees and shipping costs will apply of course) for those who can't.

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#3908 ZombieToast   He wears a disguise to look like human guys. CAGiversary!   3068 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

ZombieToast

Posted 02 February 2013 - 03:36 AM

Need to find (i.e. make) a shelf for this guy :)

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Off to shelf-making land with me...

That's fantastic. I saw you talking about this in the other thread and I'm happy to see that it turned out so well. I wish I could be as crafty as you are. You and your shelves are partially responsible for inspiring me to undertake my current redecorating/remodeling plans.


To all the other people posting collections, especially the new guys and Zombie - awesome! I love looking at your stuff. This thread kicks so much ass...

In that case, keep your eyes peeled because there is more to come in the near future!


I didn't comment on this before but nice collection. I really like the figure display, even though I'm not much on figures.

Thanks! Action figures were my first real collection (I collected games at the time but did not yet think of it as a collection). I don't know when I first started buying them (probably when I was 5), but I became serious about it back in 1994 when McFarlane entered the scene. I already had a bunch of Ninja Turtles and whatnot, but when I saw that first Spawn line, I knew they were something special. Not long after the commercials started airing, I was lucky enough to find all of the figures sealed at a yard sale for about $12 total. When I was 10, my estranged father took me to K-Mart, Walmart, and KB Toys and bought me every Ninja Turtle they had...which was pretty much the best birthday ever.

McFarlane toys were definitely my most sought-after for years, though. I don't collect them anymore (aside from a few scarce ones I missed) because of what has happened with both the man and the company, but I've bought hundreds of their products over the years. I also made a lot of friends in the process, including his brother-in-law and a few employees of the company. It as a good run, but now I mostly just collect cheap abstract toys like Mighty Muggs, Mez-Itz, and Funkeys (basically an older version of Skylanders). Unfortunately, these things don't do well in the market so they don't really get produced anymore. But it's just as well because it saves me money...and although my toy collection easily surpasses my game collection, 98% is boxed up and stored away because I simply don't have room to display most of it now that I have a kid. Someday...


@Zombie - So good to finally see your goodies!

Well, that just sounds wrong. Ha ha. I actually showed off my collection once several months ago, but it wasn't nearly as noteworthy because everything was broken up and a lot of stuff was stuck in a drawer.

#3909 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1419 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 03:59 AM

Man, McFarlane really did fall off :/

Were such cool toys, it's a shame :(

#3910 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   2157 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

kayne2000

Posted 02 February 2013 - 04:22 AM

oh man dont get me started on my ninja turtle love back in the day. who knows how many i collected. who knows how many are still stashed away somewhere. they were by far my favorite cartoon as a child. to say i was OCD about them would be an understatement. my favorite comic was garfield i own all of them except the more recent ones in the past 5-6 years.

yes garfield and ninja turtles don't ask how that unholy union formed lol.

#3911 Bumslie   Have you ever seen the Boognish? CAGiversary!   5553 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 04:22 AM

Man, McFarlane really did fall off :/

Were such cool toys, it's a shame :(

I loved the Spawn series of McFarlane toys. The music series was a good one since it has Jerry Garcia in the initial lineup. The detail on the figures is what I loved about McFarlane toys. Hell they even got Jerrys missing middle finger on right hand.

I haven't seen what McFarlane has done recently. I take it they make all kinds of figures and throw their name on it?

#3912 dodgeme   Shadow the Hedgehog CAGiversary!   2736 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 05:02 AM

I haven't. Never been a fight stick guy, but I won't lie and say I haven't ever thought about it. Something about custom fight sticks is just so cooooool.



I think I just might. I have templates for the panels now and the rest isn't too bad at all. I was thinking I might do a group buy for a few. That way I could crank 'em out assembly line style ;)

@Zombie - So good to finally see your goodies!

@dodgeme - nice stuff! My house was like 90% covered in paneling when we moved in, including my current man cave/basement. I both love it for nostalgia's sake and hate it because, well, because it's wood paneling LOL! You ever plan on shelving the loose carts or are the drawers working out for ya?


I'd like to but don't really have the space where I am now for another shelve. I may get rid of the one I have the Xbox/PS3 games on right now and get two more like my Blu-Ray shelves but that is for down the road. For now the drawers are working ok.
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#3913 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   21040 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 05:34 AM

Thanks! Action figures were my first real collection (I collected games at the time but did not yet think of it as a collection). I don't know when I first started buying them (probably when I was 5), but I became serious about it back in 1994 when McFarlane entered the scene. I already had a bunch of Ninja Turtles and whatnot, but when I saw that first Spawn line, I knew they were something special. Not long after the commercials started airing, I was lucky enough to find all of the figures sealed at a yard sale for about $12 total. When I was 10, my estranged father took me to K-Mart, Walmart, and KB Toys and bought me every Ninja Turtle they had...which was pretty much the best birthday ever.

McFarlane toys were definitely my most sought-after for years, though. I don't collect them anymore (aside from a few scarce ones I missed) because of what has happened with both the man and the company, but I've bought hundreds of their products over the years. I also made a lot of friends in the process, including his brother-in-law and a few employees of the company. It as a good run, but now I mostly just collect cheap abstract toys like Mighty Muggs, Mez-Itz, and Funkeys (basically an older version of Skylanders). Unfortunately, these things don't do well in the market so they don't really get produced anymore. But it's just as well because it saves me money...and although my toy collection easily surpasses my game collection, 98% is boxed up and stored away because I simply don't have room to display most of it now that I have a kid. Someday...


I hear ya... I have 170-180 packaged TFs, mostly stuff from Robots in Disguise (the cartoon series, not from numerous RiD tags Hasbro plastered on pretty much everything) and Armada, in random boxes in my closet. Most of them aren't worth jack squat either... of course, the series after I quit collection ended up being rather valuable from what I've gathered.

I actually have a few that I have to find more room for and will probably end up sticking in the basement and hoping they don't get damaged due to condensation.

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:pc: The Witcher - :) 

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#3914 salishan   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   36 Posts   Joined 7.9 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 05:53 AM

I will post some pix soon. I feel bad because I love to browse and look at everyone else pix.

#3915 Drclaw411   I miss Cartoon Orbit CAGiversary!   3271 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 02 February 2013 - 06:14 AM

Zombie, judging by your pictures you may be the one to as about Pop vinyl figures. Do you know when their planned Mighty Morphin Power Ranger figures are supposed to be released? Iirc they were releasing a Red, White, and Pink ranger but I haven't seen the figures or heads much else about them.

#3916 TheMightySlinky   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   68 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

TheMightySlinky

Posted 03 February 2013 - 02:40 AM

shelf broke today...almost all of my collection came crashing down.

#3917 Drclaw411   I miss Cartoon Orbit CAGiversary!   3271 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:26 AM

shelf broke today...almost all of my collection came crashing down.


Did everything survive?

#3918 aptanor   Yes CAGiversary!   2019 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:11 AM

shelf broke today...almost all of my collection came crashing down.

Ouch. I'm really worried about the shelf my consoles are on doing that, it's bowing way past what's acceptable.

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#3919 Animal7390   Something Clever CAGiversary!   2147 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:17 AM

Ouch. I'm really worried about the shelf my consoles are on doing that, it's bowing way past what's acceptable.


that would bother the hell outta me.
my trade list doesnt have anything in it right now, but it will someday. soon. hopefully. maybe.

Games List (60% complete)

DVD List (75% complete)


A game store here was running a tournament and a guy I know went to the restroom and got some fabreeze and totally fabreezed some fat smelly guy, It was awsome!!


#3920 Squarehard   Nyaa~ CAGiversary!   18414 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:57 AM

shelf broke today...almost all of my collection came crashing down.


My worst nightmare...:hot:

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#3921 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   2157 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

kayne2000

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:22 AM

shelf broke today...almost all of my collection came crashing down.


i expected wiggy to be the one saying this

#3922 Squarehard   Nyaa~ CAGiversary!   18414 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:31 AM

I'll post an update to teh collection tomorree.

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#3923 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   21040 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:49 AM

shelf broke today...almost all of my collection came crashing down.


I hate to ask, but do you have pics? I kinda wanna see what happened... and learn from it.

I've overloaded all of my shelves but never feared they would break. Now, my bookcases full of guides though, I'm almost certain that's going to happen sooner or later.

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#3924 elessar123  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:53 AM

i expected wiggy to be the one saying this


Eh, his are solid wood, I'd assume. Less likely than say, Sauer.

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#3925 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1419 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:14 PM

i expected wiggy to be the one saying this


Why?! :(

#3926 ZombieToast   He wears a disguise to look like human guys. CAGiversary!   3068 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

ZombieToast

Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:26 PM

I loved the Spawn series of McFarlane toys. The music series was a good one since it has Jerry Garcia in the initial lineup. The detail on the figures is what I loved about McFarlane toys. Hell they even got Jerrys missing middle finger on right hand.

I haven't seen what McFarlane has done recently. I take it they make all kinds of figures and throw their name on it?

Oh no, it hasn't been like that in years. For a while, they were making everything, but their best sculptors left, Todd McFarlane kept making stupid and greedy decisions, and most people lost interest. They came out with some really shitty Walking Dead toys not too long ago, but now their toys consist mainly of sports and Halo. It's really sad.

Zombie, judging by your pictures you may be the one to as about Pop vinyl figures. Do you know when their planned Mighty Morphin Power Ranger figures are supposed to be released? Iirc they were releasing a Red, White, and Pink ranger but I haven't seen the figures or heads much else about them.

Actually, I couldn't tell you the first thing about them, unfortunately. I never got into those toys because the faces bug me and I think they're too pricey. I think the only Funko products I have are Scribblenauts toys. I can try looking into for you, though, if you want. One of my buddies might know something. It'll just have to wait a bit because I'm limited to my phone right now and it's hard to communicate effectively.

#3927 ghostsong   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   343 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:15 AM

I know everything looks a mess, but I'm just out of room.

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#3928 KtMack23   Retired from CAGing CAGiversary!   2482 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:50 AM

That's a nice looking set of games even if it is a lil messy

#3929 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   21040 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:21 AM

I know everything looks a mess, but I'm just out of room.


I don't think it's messy at all, I think it looks fantastic. I'm super jealous of that Batman TAS complete series box set, too.

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#3930 skiizim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9099 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:42 AM

I was tempted on picking up the LoTR Pez dispensers, at least I know you have good taste. :)