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Re: Whats your favorite local gaming store? (no chain stores

Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:32 am
by tinypoem
CD AGES wrote:Game Dude. Super Video Game Bros.


+1 for Super Video Game Bros. They have a pretty new retail location in Diamondbar CA. and frequently have a booth at Frank and Sons every Wed and Saturday in Hacienda Heights, CA. Visited them for the first time 2 weeks ago...also im a noob here but been collecting off and on for 30 years.

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:25 am
by the7k
Seems kinda silly to merge all those "Whats your favorite store" posts into the Retro Game Store Directory. I thought this thread was just for pure information.

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:34 am
by prfsnl_gmr
I'm adding a few for Noth Carolina:

2nd & Charles
5331 South Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28217

Retro Reboot
315 Main Street, Suite 4
Pineville, NC 28134

Video Game World
105 S Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

All three of these stores are solid.

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:29 pm
by marurun
the7k wrote:Seems kinda silly to merge all those "Whats your favorite store" posts into the Retro Game Store Directory. I thought this thread was just for pure information.


Just as silly to leave those threads sitting around when there's a game store directory thread right here.

Basically, it's all a judgment call.

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 10:34 pm
by samsonlonghair
It is my sad duty to report that Pixel Nation on Mercer Street in Princeton, WV has closed. There are presently no plans to reopen. I will let you know if that changes.

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:01 am
by Markies
I guess I should update/add some of the Missouri listings as I am frequent visitor to most of them!

The Game Trader closed up. Another person came in, bought the store and the name and the store is now called Game Trader II. It is still very recommended as he caters to retro gamers. In fact, I've bought reproduction carts from him, so he is highly recommended.

Vintage Stock has come into town within the past two years or so. They have two locations, one in South County Mall and the other in Chesterfield. They are very much like Slackers. Slackers is a bit more pricier, but they have a far better selection.

Vintage Stock
25 South County Center Way
St. Louis, MO 63129
http://www.vintagestock.com/

Prestige Electronics opened in the past two years or so. They started as a cell phone shop with some repairs on the side. Most of their business is console and cell phone repairs, but they have a decent selection of games. They are slightly high, but nothing too bad. Really nice guys.

Prestige Electronics
11977 St Charles Rock Road, Suite #125
Bridgeton, MO 63044
http://www.prestige-electronics.com/

Arch City Gaming Company is a bit older and very under the radar. Their selection is pretty minimal, but he does have some rare stuff. He has a Jetson's NES cart sitting in his case for months. He's very nice and his prices are reasonable, but it's either really good or really bad. No in between here.

Arch City Gaming
12272 St. Charles Rock Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044
http://www.archcitygaming.com/

There is also a store called Animeggroll, but they are mostly an Anime store. They do have some games, but not a ton. It's hard to call them a game store, but they have some strange titles that you don't see often.

I'm happy and lucky to be around 10 Vintage Gaming Stores all about 30 minutes apart from each other.

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 1:34 pm
by awesomenick
All Michigan updates:

American Treasures
24359 Red Arrow Hwy
Mattawan, MI 49071
(269) 389-9875
*new listing*

The Game Plaze:
4026 S Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 341-4380
*moved to*
Game Plaze
301 W Michigan Ave
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6284

Game Hits [Lansing]:
4324 W Saginaw Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917
(517) 323-0797
Hours: Mon-Sat 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday Noon - 5 p.m.
*moved to*
Game Hits [Lansing]:
4800 W Saginaw Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917
(517) 323-0797
Hours: Mon-Sat 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday Noon - 5 p.m.

Gibraltar Trade Center [Taylor]:
15525 Racho Blvd
Taylor, MI 48180
(734) 287-2000
http://www.gibraltartrade.com/Taylor1.html
*The trade center has closed, vendors may have moved to the other one*

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:22 am
by optmusprimenumber
Hope I'm not too late with this info, but FYE Games in Waterbury CT, the only FYE Games in the country is going out of business. Not a whole lot left, but everything is on sale and they wheeled and dealt with retro goodies. Bins full of random cables and whatnot.

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:59 am
by ExedExes
The listing for J & W Video Games will need updating for the 4th time. They changed their location within the USA Fleamarket again.

J&W Video Games:
Booths 67 & 69 on 3rd Ave.
USA Fleamarket
11721 US Highway 19
Port Richey, FL 34668
(727) 645-7005
Note: Open Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm
https://www.facebook.com/pages/JW-Video ... 1081028174

Also, the Facebook link to the 2 GameTraders locations in FL is now
http://www.facebook.com/GameTraders1

Re: Retro Game Store Directory

Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:04 am
by andrea_har
Retro Games in GA has moved a few miles down the road and changed phone numbers. Here is the new info:

tank trouble swf
clicker games
http://zombocalypse2.com/zombocalypse-2
Kristoff Games

http://tanktrouble.ru