This is my vintage / retro computer and games collection and has been keeping me fascinated for the past 13 years. The collection covers systems from various manufacturers over a period of more than 35 years and ranges from machines, consoles, games, software, magazines and books to just about any other retro or vintage computing related items.
My primary area of focus is IBM and IBM Compatible machines starting from the 8088 up to the early Pentium II systems (last of the DOS days) but the Commodore Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari 520ST, Creativision, Apple II, Machintosh and Sinclair ZX Spectrum also make an appearance as many of the games from the IBM DOS days also appeared on these systems and it's awesome to see how the versions differ over the various platforms.
Some games were ported to and from Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), Sega Master System, Sega Megadrive, Atari 2600, and Sony PS2 so these also make an appearance in my collection.
I was never into the console game scene when I was
younger and only really got interested in it later in life with the Sony PS2 so for me IBM PC games from the DOS era with
a sprinkle of Windows 9x have the most prominent place
in my collection.
If you don't see items for a specific system on the website it may mean that I have not had time to capture them or it's something that I don't have in the collection.
This month started off well with some deals arranged in February only coming through in March. Hopefully the next few months will be the same. Below is a list of all the items that came into the collection with the real gem among them being the Amiga 1200. This is an amazing system and since I was lucky enough to get one along with the Blizzard 1230IV accelerator card and high density external diskette drive, my first exposure to the A1200 has been epic. Many of the games which I consider to be absolute classics, and a must for my collection at some point, were also available on the A1200. A serious thanks goes out to all the people who were involved in the items below.
As with any collection there are always items that the collector is on the look out for. In my case this would be the following ...
I am also always on the look out for IBM PC software and games. A more complete list can be viewed here.
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