[RetroPicks] A bit of Mega Drive and a bit of Master System


Hello guys, It’s been a while since I’ve tried (unsuccesfully) to buy a SEGA Master System (obviously the first model) which is one of the the old home consoles still missing in my collection among the major ones, namely NES, SNES, N64, Gamecube on Nintendo side, Master System, Mega Drive, Saturn and Dreamcast on SEGA side…

[RetroPicks] Gifts from London!


Hello guys, As you may know a couple of weeks ago I’ve been to London with my girlfriend. Finally we had the possibility to visit the city and luckily we had five sunny and hot days and I had the possibility to attend the London Gaming Market that was exactly in the same hotel where…

[RetroPicks] Little but good


Hello guys, Following my purchase of a great Atari 2600 I started to wander around the internet and second hands shop looking for some good game to add to my collection. I wasn’t looking for something specific, but something that was at least nice to see and with a good story or, in alternative, a real…

[RetroPicks] An orange touch: Game Boy Advance!


Hello guys! You may think from my blog that, being an old games and old consoles lover, I own (or I owned) a huge collection. Unfortunately I haven’t been so lucky, but I fuelled my passion playing a lot of games on a lot of different consoles mainly with friends. This make me always willing…

[RetroPicks] An unexpected deal: N64!


As I told you some time ago, my dream to enter the world of consoles and games collecting went real when I found in my basement my old NES. This was the kick in the ass I needed to start to look online, in flea markets, in thrift stores, so everywhere to find some good stuff…

[RetroPicks] Straight from the basement: my original NES!


NES made me happy a lot of times: the first one was when I fist got it as a Christmas present in 1991, the second one, the third one, the fourth one and the trillionth one were all the times I turned it on and, watching that small red light, I started playing. NES made me…

[RetroPicks] It’s time to start a collection!


Finally the time has come. After reading about a lot of people and their faboulous games and consoles collections, I decided to start myself a small one. With a lot of stuff to do during the weekdays (you know, my job, the thing that fill my fridge with a lot of good things to eat…)…