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You Can Buy Your Own Video Game Museum for Only $550k

Do you love retro video games, or video games in general?  Ever wanted to visit a museum dedicated to such things?  Well let's take that even further and see if you've ever wanted to own your own video game museum.  Now you've got you chance as a man on eBay is selling his astonishingly massive video game collection (from over 30 years of collecting). 

The seller on eBay even calls himself *videogame.museum* and it's for a good reason.  He's parting with a massive 30 year collection of games that consist of pretty much everything a gamer could ever hope to want.  Consisting of over 7,000 pieces, it's a drool worthy sight to see.  Just check out some of these pics:

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Personally, all that Metal Gear and Mother stuff gets me to salivating, but unfortunately he's only selling it in one shot.  But why on Earth would someone part with it?  Here's his explanation:

    I just have too much things and the space to store them is finished long ago... also I realized that if I want to play at least half of my games, I should live two or three entire human life...

    Games, Consoles, Controllers, Accessories, Promotional and various items.
    -The games count over 6850 pcs. with about 6780 boxed and 70 loose, and are in various format NTSC Japan or Usa and also PAL.
    -The consoles are over 330, with 307 system boxed and 24 loose, and even in this case we have all the different standards.
    -The controllers are about 220 with 167 boxed and 52 loose. I included all the kind of controller, from the simple joypad to the special controller like all the konami bemani to the densha de go train controller, and the arcade joystick as well.
    -The accessories are about 185, and in this category I put the ac adapters, the various av cables, the rumble packs, the memory cards, battery packs, the converters for the region locked games, and various other items like screens, printers etc.
    -The promo and various items are composed by promotional items like soudtracks or gadgets relate to a specific game or console, demo disc not for sale, limited edition item like the resident evil umbrella box or the Kratos twin blades, various action figures, strategy guides etc.etc.

Be sure to check out the auction, if only to look at some more images, and if you're insanely rich feel free to bid!

-Jordan

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