Collectors take things to extreme measures, such is the nature of their interest. Videogame enthusiasts have a similar mentality. Therefore, imagine what happens when the two combine. While in Valencia last week, I ran into 'Sergiokillo' - as mentioned in my Campus Party roundup - a bloke who has spent a long time building up a …
Tomytronic 3D handheld games
Couldn't see any or do single game devices not count.
Still it is a very impressive collection.
Have a few he doesn't
My "collection" is not even a small bit compared to his, but I do have some old V-Tech talking games (baseball and football,) and a Sega Nomad. And, yeah, no CD32 :P
Paris, missing a few, too.
Magnavox Odyssey-2 and Amiga CD32 are missing, at least.
ColecoVision, Vectrex...... (c. 1983)?
I wondered the same, but he has a CBS (boxed), follow the link and see under '2ª GENERACION'.
One which he doesn't seem to have, and which took me months and months of eBay scouting to get hold of (back in my retrogaming days, long since sold on) is a GameBoy Pocket Light. See http://www.studio42.info/GameBoy/light.shtml.
Disappointed to see lack of Vectrex and original (white) PC-E. No collection, however extensive, can be said to be even 'near complete' without these.
A valiant effort, all the same. Boy am I glad I shook off the compulsive obsessive disorder a long time ago :D
Very comprehensive collection, but missing a Binatone 1970s games console.....
Here is something he's missing
http://retrothing.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/pacman_coleco.jpg mini pack man arcade machine
They also made a mini donkey kong that I know of.
I'm sure there's others missing too...
So many consoles, but only one controller each.
I only remember it as for some reason unknown to me now I really wanted one. Kinda glad I avoided that round of chrushig dissapointment from a duke nukem game though.
I'm not a gamer ...
... and haven't been since the likes of Wumpus & Adventure. In fact, I think that computer based gaming is a horrible waste of productive hours ... but THAT collection makes the geek in me smile. Well done, that man! :-)
Can't see a Sega 32x in there with his Mega CD II. Also, he has the Jaguar, but not the Jaguar CD. Kinda hard to blame him for that.
I was impressed to see a Gizmondo in there. I didn't realise any of them had actually been sold.
I still have my developer one in a drawer somewhere
Vectrex, god I loved that machine and it's coloured overlays....
He doesn't seem to have the R.O.B for the NES
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08VrKFl6vJ8 I have had one of these in storage since I was about a kid.
I remember "Simon" being a big saucer like thing with the obvious coloured buttons. I've only had a quick look, but I couldn't see it.
There was also a red multi-player game that I had in school, over 25 years ago. It was long and had a 3x3 control/light panel on it. It played multiple games. Split in to three "sections," the top section was the loudspeaker, teh middle was teh 3x3 section (consisting of plastic squares, inside each was a circle decal and inside that was a red LED) and the main control, which selected which game you wanted to play, was at the bottom. I think it took either 4 or 6 AA.
almost complete list of his many missing systems
The red 3x3 was Merlin. It's already in the list of missing ones in an earlier comment.
Here' s a not qutie complete list of things missing from his complete list.
Besides the Atari 5200 that someone else mentioned, I noticed an even more egregious Atari omission. He has the 2600 but what about the original VCS from before it was sold by model number? There were six-switch and four-switch VCS models before the model number was ever prominent on the box.
Atari 2800 (Japanese only IIRC)?
I have an Intellivision. He doesn't. I don't have an Intellivision II, but neither does he.
I guess the Atari XL series, Atari Falcon, C64, C64c, C128, and Coleco Adam were too much general purpose computers to be on a list of consoles. Still, though, no Amiga CD32/Amiga CDTV? No C64gs? But he includes an MSX... Atari 400 was more console than computer, surely.
No Famicom or Super Famicom? No FC SuperTwin -- he has other clones, after all.
The standalone game consoles don't appear to include Pong, Atari StuntCycle, Coleco Telstar Combat... Atari Video Pinball?
Magnavox Odyssey s100 yes... Odyssey original? Odyssey 200? Odyssey 300? Odyssey 400? Odyssey 500? Odyssey 2000, 3000, 4000? Odyssey2?
Coleco Telstar? Coleco Telstar Classic? Telstar Alpha, Telster Colortron, Telstar Arcade, Telstar Gemini...?
Bally Professional Arcade?
Fairchild Channel F?
Zircon Channel F System II?
Vectrex has been widely mentioned...
NEC Turbo Duo?
NES Model 2? Really? It's complete without that?
Sega Genesis 2? Sega CD? Genesis 32x? Sega CDX? Did I miss the $30 Genesis 3?
Pong? Super Pong?
Wonder Wizard 7702?
RCA Studio 2?
I see the Flashback, but no Atari Flashback 2?
He hasn't got a Sega Pico, interesting as it was the first Sega 'thing' to have an official Nintendo title. It was a gutted Mega Drive and the carts were like books you changed games by turning the cardboard pages. I bought it 2nd hand for my neices years ago.
I'm going to contact my neices to see if they've looked after it... and get it off them sharpish!
That's teh one I couldn't remember - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merlin_%28game%29
I had one of those...
...played with it for hours. Happy days.
In the era of the Gameboy....
... there was also The Quickshot supervision (Try a google image search) - missing, but if he wants to buy one from me I still have mine...!
Has NOTHING on Steve Benway! (Look him up on YouTube if you don't believe me)...
defintly a few missing that I had when I was younger
Zaxxon table top
mario cement factory tabletop
cd expansion for TG-16
Hmm.. lots of early stuff missing..
There's lots of very early (late 70s) machines missing from there, most notably the "Grandstand" ones I remember in Dixons and Debenhams, and the early "Battle Chess" console.
These machines had a fixed set of games within them so I'm not sure if the collector would class them as consoles.
Atari 5200, Pong, Intellivision, and Famicom all missing. While MOST impressive and envy-inducing it is, as others point out, far from complete. Still, much props for amassing a collection like that.
And very nice MAME cabinet. Built one of those myself and use it often.
Where is the love?
Without the CD32, this collection is complete fail
Lies!!! He doesn't have a SNES CD, Sega Mega-CD 1, Sega 32X, nor the Gameboy adapter for the GameCube. More recently he's missing a PSP-1000, Nintendo DS XL and a 3DS.
.... maybe I'll let him off the SNES CD...
what a bunch
of sad gits we all are when we have nothing better to do than search through a picture or two and quote the missing consoles...
surely there is beer to be consumed or women to fondle....
Pah, not even!
Sega Teradrive, Dreamcast special editions (any of them), Famicom or any associated hardware such as the Disk system, Famicom Box Hotel edition, Super famicom (inc satellaview etc): 64DD, Gen 1 Neo Geo CD, MSX, most of the game and watch games, gameboy light... the list of missing consoles is rather exhaustive!
Not to say its not an impressive collection, but this guy is further away from a 'complete' collection than he is close to completing it!
Don't see the Tiger system in there either. That's the one that used CD and cards to "upgrade" abilites in the games.
No Atari 5200 SuperSystem? No Atari XEGS?
Looking through Sergiokillo's console collection, it looks like he is also missing an Atari 5200 SuperSystem, which was released by Atari in 1982. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_5200) I see that this person does have an Atari VCS/2600, a 2600, and a 7800, but I do not see a 5200 listed anywhere on the page. The Atari 5200 is probably one of the slightly more overlooked Atari consoles, but according to Wikipedia there were still over a million of them sold (and I almost bought one myself at a classic gaming convention that I went to last week), so they can't be very rare.
Another more rare Atari gaming console that is also missing from the collection is the Atari XEGS. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XEGS) The Atari XEGS was released by Atari in 1987 and based on the guts of the Atari 65XE personal computer. I can't quite remember, but I don't think that I have ever seen an Atari XEGS in person myself, but I know that they are out there. In any case, while this guy's gaming console collection is certainly impressive, as many others have already noted here it is by no means complete.
Wot no Vectrex .... again...
I know it's been mentioned, but when I saw the article, it was the first one that came to mind as a unique console. No I have never owned or seen one, but I did see the advertisements when I had a ZX81, and thought of it instead of the ZX Spectrum I ended up buying.
I would have thought a CD32 would be an obvious one to have. Even rarer was a CD32 I came across, on eBay I think, that looked like rack mount for an arcade machine apparently.