[RetroPicks] Master System, Master Race


Hello guys, Some times ago I stumbled upon some interesting auctions on Sega Master System games. It were some of these 1$ auction with no reserve price and with cheap shipping costs so I tried to get as many games as I could. After four days of bidding, as you can imagine I’ve lost many…

[RetroPicks] It’s wedNESday!


Hello guys, Maybe you remember two weeks ago I posted an article regarding my last purchase of Nintendo games, some for NES, some for SNES and some for N64. Well Nintendo got me again and I managed to find other cartridges, this time only for NES, all in good shape and at rather good prices….

[RetroPicks] Finally, finally, FINALLY I have a Speccy!!!


Hello guys, I can’t contain my joy since eventually now I’m in the club of the proud owners of a ZX Spectrum! 😀 😀 😀 Finally Sir Clive’s computer now have his own space in my collection. It was a long, relentless and sometimes exhausting research, something whose roots go back when I was 5…

[RetroPicks] Nintendo stuff


Hi guys! A few days ago I decided to expand a bit my collection of Nintendo games and I’ve bought some cartridges I’ve found at a good price sold by a fistful of trusted eBay sellers. Since I’m lacking NES games, apart from the few I still have bought by my parents like 17-or-so years…

[RetroPicks] The newcomers!


Hello guys, Some times ago I had the opportunity to fatten my game collection with some successful auction on eBay from one of my trusted seller. Differently from the last times I haven’t focused on Atari (even because there weren’t games on auction 🙂 ) but, since I’ve just bought a Mega Drive and a…

[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…