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Buying Back Your Childhood: The Rising Cost of Retro Games

Tim Allen, GIZORAMA - "A cursory glance anywhere on the internet, really, will indicate one thing to you about buying old video games: it’s getting expensive. People everywhere are becoming savvy to the concept that “those old Nintendo tapes have some value!” and it doesn’t look like it’s going away or reversing course anytime soon. There’s been countless articles written on the subject, on whether not it’s here to stay or just a ‘speculation bubble’ not unlike what comics suffered through in the 1990′s. However, in my time spent in a few different collector’s hobbies and my online discussions with fellow retro game enthusiasts, one common thread of thought appeared (and this is grossly simplified for ease of reading): maybe people just enjoy collecting stuff they enjoy?"

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