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Very Impressive Nintendo focused Collection

Exile20

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Also includes Sega Game Gear and Sega 32x, Sega Master System.

It's not the biggest collection in the world, and the rarest game he has tops out at around $600, a far cry from the thousands of dollars some rare games are reported to be worth. So what makes his collection so special?

It's all about the aesthetics, dude. Norton's 5,200-game collection is meticulously alphabetized and displayed so everyone can enjoy it in all its spectacular glory.

"I suppose I’d have to consider myself a Nintendo fanboy. I grew up in the 1980s. Nintendo and Mario was everywhere, there was no escaping it," Norton recalled. "From Sunday morning cartoons, cereal, underwear, bed sheets and lunch boxes. Nintendo makes fantastic games and has enduring franchises. It is without a doubt my favorite company."

"I’ve acquired a ton of games, but I don’t feel like I’ve spent a ton. Most people don’t realize that many of these classic games can be found for $1 - $4 each," he dished. "It’s all about finding the right deal at the right time. Hunting out your local area. Finding extras games for cheap and trading online. To me collecting has become a fun game in and of itself."

"I’d say I have most of the rare games for most systems," he went on to say. "To be honest it may be easier to mention the hard-to-find games I don’t have. For the NES I own a complete licensed set, except for the very hard-to-find Stadium Events. My Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64 and Gamecube sets are complete as well, except for the two mail-order Super Nintendo competition carts. I also own a complete set for Virtual Boy, Sega Game Gear and Sega 32x. I’m working on finishing up my Sega Master System, Game Boy and Game Boy Color sets."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/18/beautiful-game-collection_n_4808710.html?ir=Technology
 

MYE

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Holy shit


edit: THOSE N64s!!! LIKE CANDY.....



Goddamn gorgeous console!!!
 

Jive Turkey

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Take note collectors: This is how you do a collection. Everything organized and in place, proper displays. Good stuff there.
 

SwiftDeath

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These kinds of people is the reason I just go digital.
I can't logically fathom a reason why another person's collecting habits would cause you to go digital?

Jealousy at the inability to match his collection or something?
 

Kriken

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It's not the biggest collection in the world, and the rarest game he has tops out at around $600, a far cry from the thousands of dollars some rare games are reported to be worth. So what makes his collection so special?
I wonder which game in particular that is. CIB Earthbound?
 

Exile20

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I can't logically fathom a reason why another person's collecting habits would cause you to go digital?

Jealousy at the inability to match his collection or something?
Yup, no way I can do this, atleast not even to this level.
 

one_kill

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Damn, I'm jealous. I've always wanted to have a room like this where my kids and I would play video games.
 

noobasuar

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While the rest of kids in the world are being brought up on the most garbage game design ever these kids have it so good.
 

Gouty

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These kids are gonna have a great childhood!
No they aren't. A collecter like that would never let those kids touch that stuff, photo ops aside. They'll just remember a father that forbade them from being in the fun room and for choosing to love games more than them.
 

system11

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No they aren't. A collecter like that would never let those kids touch that stuff, photo ops aside. They'll just remember a father that forbade them from being in the fun room and for choosing to love games more than them.
He probably beats them soundly for even going in there, and sends them to be without any gruel. Probably.

Or maybe he's just a dad with a hobby.
 

Gorilla Shark

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Wow, that is so fucking awesome.

I would gladly pay money to spend an afternoon there playing games like its some kind of amusement park.