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This Is The World’s Largest Collection Of Video Game Memorabilia

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I think there are a lot of people out there who love calling themselves the ultimate collector. Even the title “ultimate gamer” would carry most people through the day. But when it comes to video game memorabilia, there are few people who can boast about having the largest collection. As a matter of fact, there’s only one such person in the world. You might have a few boxes of cool and old retro games scattered around your basement, but I doubt you will have a chance at beating the world’s largest collection which was recently entered into the Guinness Book of World Records. If you ever decide you want to beat this record, you would have to add more than 8,030 unique video game items to your collection.

Just to give you a little scope of what it will take to accumulate such an incredible load of memorabilia, here are a few numbers. First of all, it will most likely take you the better part of your life to collect all this. On top of that, in order to purchase enough items to build the world’s largest collection, expect to spend at least $100,000 before you’ll even come close to beating this record. Your kids will most likely love you for it, but that wife of yours might not feel the same excitement.

The current world record holder is Brett Martin from Colorado, USA. His collection is not only massive, but eye-popping as well. Boasting 8,030 items, this collection takes up the better part of his house. It seemingly consists of mostly Super Mario items, and it almost makes your head start spinning. The world’s largest collection of video game memorabilia is definitely a feat. Just keeping track of everything must be a full time job. Oh, and it helps to start early. Brett started collecting his video game memorabilia when he was just 8 years old back in 1989. If you haven’t even started yet, it’s about time to get going.

World’s Largest Collection Of Video Game Memorabilia

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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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