Collecting video games isn't much of a hobby, it's more of an obsession 😂
@fribbledom Whoa. That's an impressive collection you've got there. When did you start it?
The oldest stuff in there is from the early 80s, but my "obsession" probably started some 15 years ago.
@fribbledom Wow. My oldest stuff is from the mid 80's I think, for the Commodore 64.
@fribbledom cries in Steam Library
USB DVD (or BD) drives are available, and don't need replaced frequently.
That said, I didn't buy any commercial games until I started getting Humble Bundles.
Some game developers, like Electronic Arts, require you to use their DRM-based system regardless of whether you purchase media or not. Even owning media only gives you a revocable usage license. (This is how Windows 10 now works, too.)
Maybe I run the screen over USB-c and only have that connected to the PC. But that would still leave the speaker cables. Not sure I would want to switch those to wireless. And I’m not sure there’s a way to connect those to the screen.
@fribbledom I used to have a collection kinda like that, if you drop most of the disc based games in favor of more cartridge ones. I miss it a bit
I did save a few of my favorite pieces though, like an NES GBA SP!
Your collection looks pretty rad
@fribbledom Collecting recorded music on plastic is a devastating addiction.
There is only one game on the study shelf...
It's *sort of* a video game.
Just very low resolution 😜
Liking the collection. 👍 😀
We enjoyed many, but donated all but the oddities we still play long since.
And you've played all of that?
Mostly. I'm old 😂
Yeah, I am too.
I just kinda don't feel like playing games like I used to.
Kinda wish I did sometimes.
@fribbledom I collect Matrix stuff. Ive got it on almost every format from VHS to UHD. it's odd the stuff we collect.
@fribbledom also A+ for front-facing Far Cry 2, that game is great
@fribbledom My physical collections have had to be shrunken and rebuilt over the years, so not nearly as impressive.
I tend to buy digital for convenience/use and in addition physical for those special ones.
I do still have a shelf for fallout :D
@fribbledom 😱 A GameGear!! So already freed a space for the Nintendo PlayStation? 😉
@fribbledom What do you use for your shelving, because, uh, I need.
@fribbledom a great hobby. I wish I still had my collection and box art. Surprised to see Combat in there since most people only had it as a VCS/2600 system include.
@fribbledom very impressive but why two copies of NES California Games? 🧐
It happens if you buy an entire stack of games on eBay. You'll inevitably end up with dupes.
@fribbledom ahhh well I have four sealed copies of Ice Hockey so I shouldn’t judge
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!