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Retrogaming Meets Street Wear / Fashion: A Quick Look

Presented by Tom Bordelon with Racketboy Clothing and fashion is natural way for humans to express their personality and interests to the world.  However, up until this last decade or so, options for showing off your retro gaming interests have been quite limited, especially for something outside of promotional t-shirts and indie designs.   As many […]

Compact & Protective Console Game Storage from RetroEscape

One of my online buddies, Xavier, known on Instagram as RetroEscape, has a strong arcade focus in his home gaming collection, but console games are still quite important to him.  But all that requires a lot of storage and he has a non-typical approach to storage.   Even if you like more of a “display” […]

Enjoying the Portable Collecting Niche & Adjusting to Life Changes

RB Retro Collecting Interview 004 Check out Interviews #1 , #2, and #3 A dedicated collector that came over to the US from Russia with his family as a six-year old with an NES to accompany him right before the fall of the Soviet Union. Much like myself, he always found himself a generation or two behind […]

Re-Building A Custom Game Room with Display as a Focus

RB Retro Collecting Interview 003 Check out Interviews #1 and #2. Continuing my series of interviews of retro game collectors, I wanted to explore one of the personalities behind one of the most mesmerizing game rooms I constantly see on Instagram. Daniel Marques, also known as Veddermandenis on Instagram and Youtube started on his journey […]

Combining Home Videos & Classic Games to Strengthen Family Relationships & History

RB Retro Collecting Interview 002 I first discovered Tyler’s Youtube Channel, iretrogamer, when I stumbled on his visit to the Sega feature at Disney’s Epcot Center. I was fascinated by all this original footage from somebody’s childhood that felt like going into a time machine and re-living the Golden Age of Sega and Nintendo’s console […]

Game Cart Contact Cleaning Guide (The Right Way)

With all of our classic game cartridges being 20 to 40 years old now (let THAT sink in), you are bound to have some pretty grubby items in your collection — even if you casually clean them from time to time (and blowing in them doesn’t really count) Personally, as I dig into my cartridge […]

How to Build Your Dream Retro Collection Without Killing Your Budget

RB Retro Collecting Interview 001 With the recently growth in the retro game collecting world, I have been wanting to start a series of interviews with collectors to not only highlight the diversity in collecting, but try to share ideas and strategies that can be incorporated into our own retro gaming lifestyles.  To get things […]

Retro Console Hardware Price Guide

In our retro game collecting guides, we often focus primarily on the games themselves, but I wanted to start monitoring the values of common variations of console hardware as well. My goal with this price guide is to give everyone an easily-accessible price listing of mainstream retro consoles so that it is easy to survey […]

Veddermandenis Game Room and Collection History / Progression

Daniel Marques, also known as Veddermandenis on Instagram and Youtube started on his journey to revamp his ambitious retro game room a couple years ago with the intention of properly displaying both his great hardware collection and his enthusiasm for complete-in-box collecting.  I did a full interview with him about his collecting and game room […]

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