Collecting video games can be fun and exciting, and it can be difficult to have to let a collection go. One challenge many new to the hobby face is high prices. Even the less-expensive Japanese versions aren’t immune, as one collector found in the latest installment of our Stories from the Book of Genesis series.
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Not everyone buys the perfect console on the first try. Sometimes, you have to try things out before you find the right one for you. Contributor James Villone shares his experience of trying out some great hardware before finally keeping the best of them all, the Sega Genesis. Read on and hear his tale!
Many who grew up with Sega’s consoles used its 1-800-USA-SEGA customer service number to call about upcoming games and for tips and secrets. It was a great and personal way to speak to our favorite company. Sega has now disconnected the number, ending a grand part of its history. In tribute, Ken shares his experiences calling Sega over the years.
Not everyone was fortunate enough to get a Sega Genesis at launch or even for Christmas or a birthday. Some had to wait months, if not years, until an opportunity arose. But once it did, oh boy! There was nothing like it, and the euphoria of finally getting that new game system is something that never, ever leaves you.
Game addiction is a serious issue, and while many people tend to associate the problem with modern, online games, it’s been around for quite some time. Author Kevin Roberts gives an excerpt from his book about game addiction, where he chronicles his indulgence of Centurion: Defender of Rome.