What Now?: How To Store and Display your Collection

So you bought a new action figure or a video game, or whatever it is you collect. At this point most collectors have to decide something, whether they will choose to display that item or put it in storage. It's very easy to get overrun by your collection when you try to display as much … Continue reading What Now?: How To Store and Display your Collection

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The Mad Dash: The Race for Snagging Pre-orders

For as long as I can remember, there was never any issues pre-ordering any video games. Now, finding them on launch day did prove to be difficult on occasion, but eventually there always be a couple copies floating around. But something changed a few years ago and now it's turned into a mad dash to … Continue reading The Mad Dash: The Race for Snagging Pre-orders

Operating A Small YouTube Channel: Advice to New YouTubers

  Running a YouTube channel can be an emotionally trying experience. Wondering why you have not been able to reach as many as you had hoped to, wondering where along the way you messed up. Sometimes sadly the answer is that you did everything right, but you haven't been able to create a voice loud … Continue reading Operating A Small YouTube Channel: Advice to New YouTubers

Catching a Scam: Knowing What to Look for When Purchasing Collectibles Online

As the old addage says "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is". This is something you will always want to keep in mind when shopping online. While some reputable online sellers will run regular promotions, most people online are just trying to get top dollar for their merchandise. The first thing … Continue reading Catching a Scam: Knowing What to Look for When Purchasing Collectibles Online

The Fate of Ala Mhigo: Anticipation for Stormblood

As a long time Final Fantasy XIV playerI've had a lot of love and hate for the game over the years. It has been very enjoyable and aggravating but still I come back to it like a person in an abusive relationship. That doesn't make the game sound enticing but for many it doesn't matter … Continue reading The Fate of Ala Mhigo: Anticipation for Stormblood

Great Finds in Strange Places: Hunting for Collectables in Peculiar Spaces

For those of us that have been long time collectors, finding new places to hunt for the stuff we collect becomes fairly easy. We learn to look for signs all over the place that might lead to more and more stuff. You have to keep your eyes and ears open when it comes to collecting … Continue reading Great Finds in Strange Places: Hunting for Collectables in Peculiar Spaces

Too Much of a Good Thing: When Collecting Becomes an Addiction

    I can admit it, I am addicted. But unlike the typical addict, my drug of choice is video games. I have become addicted to finding great games, amazing deals, and crazy stories to go along with the buzz of an amazing score. You might ask why video games, but you will then come … Continue reading Too Much of a Good Thing: When Collecting Becomes an Addiction