When it comes to trading cards, too many stories begin with a similar preamble: “I had that as a kid, but my mom threw my cards away.” For the Kiser family of Mapleton, Utah, the passion of their late, (and, yes, definitely great) father is about to result in a life-altering windfall. And all because […]
The window for revisiting pop culture of the past seems to be set at around 20 years before you can look back with a combination of loving memory and irony. So for all you ’90s kids, here are a few collectibles that will make you feel nostalgic. 1. Tamagotchi 2. The Original Gameboy 3. Donkey […]
On February 27th, 2016, the first pair of Pokemon video games ever released will turn 20 years old. It’s hard to imagine now, but Pokemon Red and Pokemon Green almost never hit the market in Japan after an extremely troubled development cycle. Originally conceived in 1990 by Satoshi Tajiri, development studio Game Freak narrowly avoided bankruptcy during the 6-year development cycle […]
We can probably agree that for every collector a sense of achievement is a powerful motivator. However, the way we find that feeling of success can vary. Perhaps it’s when you save up enough money to buy that super rare Pikachu Illustrator Card or when you finally complete your collection of Disney movies on VHS. […]
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