Gemini-Phoenix's Sealed 'Treasure'

Discussion in 'Member Game Collections' started by Gemini-Phoenix, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. Treamcaster

    Treamcaster Intrepid Member

    Sep 8, 2007
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  2. Gemini-Phoenix

    Gemini-Phoenix Rising Member

    Jan 14, 2009
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    I knew before I started to create this room that I wanted glass-fronted cabinets. This was mainly to prevent the games inside from getting too dusty, and also to prevent them from being damaged by accident. I think it also makes the room look cleaner and more streamlined, as all game spines are different - These doors help make everything look more or less uniformal

    Yea, I was originally aiming for a complete sealed PAL set, but then all of a sudden games started to dry up and get much harder to locate. I managed to get many of the rarer and sought after ones early though, before they disappeared and before they started to rise in value again, so i'm quite happy about that, as they would be a pain in the arse to get hold of nowadays in the same condition!
  3. drakon

    drakon Gutsy Member

    Dec 28, 2008
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    dusty? My more rare carts are behind a glass door and I never had any dust problems. Oh well.
  4. Gemini-Phoenix

    Gemini-Phoenix Rising Member

    Jan 14, 2009
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    I meant that before I had these glass-fronted cabinets, my games would get very dusty out in the open, whereas they don't now they are behind the doors
  5. The Awoken One

    The Awoken One Peppy Member

    Mar 26, 2007
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    I just got the AT-ST and its amazing ! pictures just dont show how big it is.
    Nice to see more Lego fans here. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
  6. N64gamer

    N64gamer Robust Member

    Jun 13, 2009
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    i happen to have the same lego ferrari f1 car :O
  7. Gemini-Phoenix

    Gemini-Phoenix Rising Member

    Jan 14, 2009
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    The AT-ST is indeed a behemoth, especially next to other models which you expect to be much larger, such as the AT-AT! The one I have is the original un-mechanised version, and it's clear to see from the picture that Lego have since changed the shades of grey used (With the newer AT-ST being more of a blueish-grey compared to the older AT-AT) - It makes the AT-AT look somewhat sun-faded or smoke-stained when it isn't.

    I only wish I had the room for one of the huge Imperial Destroyer's or the Death Star, but alas I would have nowhere suitable for them to be displayed in such a small room. I do have the second standard sized Millennium Falcon though, as well as the Slave I, B-Wing, and an ARC-170, which take up far too much room as it is! I would like to add more to the collection, although space is a premium as it is now with games and Dvd's taking priority, and there are very few sets I would actually have anyway (I'm not so keen on many of the expanded universe models anyway, and that Sandcrawler just looks tacky) - I wouldn't mind adding an AT-TE, and an X-Wing would be very nice too. I would also love to have the CE Millennium Falcon, but at that price that's a bit of a luxury!

    As for the Ferrari stuff, I started collecting intending to obtain a complete set, but then lost interest in it once they started to release all sorts of miniture and Duplo sets, and the larger sets (FXX and new F1) were quite pricey too. I think I have the entire first and second wave though, including Schumacher and Barrichello MiniFig's which are very sought after!

    Anyway, back on topic, I will have to redo the collection pictures at some point to show off all the new aquisitions I have bought since October 2008, including my ever expanding Dvd SteelBook collection and various other collection's!
  8. captainr

    captainr Member

    Feb 13, 2008
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    And I have that Batmobile!

    It took me quite a while to build it, and I'm fairly good with Legos.

    Also, great collection. I still can't decide if I want to collect or eat. Ramen isn't very healthy. :-(
  9. DiamondDave

    DiamondDave Spirited Member

    Jul 20, 2009
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    Lol, an impressive sealed game collection in a glass case, with no UV film....

    Don't just put UV film on your windows, put it on the display cases themselves. Otherwise 5 years down the road you may be a proud collector of sealed games all with faded spines. :crying:

    My friend put UV film on his windows, and all his stuff faded within the past 10 years anyway. Now he has curtains over his cases, which pretty much negates the point of having glass cases in the first place IMO.
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  10. Gemini-Phoenix

    Gemini-Phoenix Rising Member

    Jan 14, 2009
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    Well I used to keep the games in foldable crates stacked up against the wall covered in a sheet or duvet cover. Now I have thick curtains whicch are never opened, so UV is not an issue for me as I never intend on having the curtains open in this room. It's also North facing, so they would never be in direct sunlight anyway
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  11. Dark_Majora

    Dark_Majora Member

    Jan 20, 2009
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    Me like your playsation and playstation 2 collection muahahahahahaha! :D What games are there in those collections?(you don't have to mention every single one of them, just maybe those who you feel worthy to mention).
  12. Gemini-Phoenix

    Gemini-Phoenix Rising Member

    Jan 14, 2009
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    Well, here's a list of all the sealed PS2 games I have:

    Sealed PlayStation 2 Games (PAL)

    • Age Of Empires II: The Age Of Kings
    • Alter Echo
    • Amplitude
    • Arc: Twilight Of The Spirits
    • Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana
    • Atelier Iris II: The Azoth Of Destiny (Bonus soundtrack Cd edition)
    • Battle Engine Aquila
    • Bloodrayne
    • Breath Of Fire: Dragon Quarter
    • Brothers In Arms: Road To Hill 30
    • Brothers In Arms II: Earned In Blood
    • Castlevania: Lament Of Innocence
    • Dark Chronicle
    • Dark Cloud
    • Devil May Cry III (Special Edition)
    • Dirge Of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII
    • Disgaea: Hour Of Darkness
    • Disgaea II: Cursed Memories (Bonus soundtrack Cd edition)
    • Dot.Hack Part I: Infection
    • Dot.Hack Part II: Mutation
    • Dot.Hack Part III: Outbreak
    • Dot.Hack Part IV: Quarantine
    • Dragon Quest VIII: Journey Of The Cursed King
    • Drakengard
    • Drakengard II
    • Ephemeral Fantasia
    • Final Fantasy X
    • Final Fantasy X2
    • Final Fantasy XII
    • Firefighter FD 18
    • Fur Fighters: Viggo’s Revenge
    • Galarians: Ash
    • Goldeneye: Rogue Agent
    • Gradius V
    • Gran Turismo III: A-Spec (Pack-in version ~ Red case with “Not to be sold separately”)
    • Gran Turismo IV
    • Gran Turismo IV: “Prologue”
    • Gran Turismo: Concept 2002 Tokyo-Geneva
    • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (European release ~ No BBFC logo)
    • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
    • Grandia II
    • GrimGrimoire
    • Guitar Hero: Rocks The 80’s
    • Gunbird: Special Edition
    • Gungrave
    • Gungrave Overdose
    • Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life (Special Edition)
    • Jade Cocoon II
    • Jak II: Renegade
    • Jak X
    • James Bond 007 In... Agent Under Fire
    • Killzone
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • Kingdom Hearts II
    • Kings Field IV
    • Klonoa II: Lunatea’s Veil
    • La Pucelle Tactics
    • Legacy Of Kain: Defiance
    • Lumines Plus
    • Makai Kingdom: Chronicles Of The Sacred Tome
    • Max Payne II
    • Maximo Vs Army Of Zin
    • Medal Of Honor: Frontline
    • Medal Of Honor: Rising Sun
    • Metal Gear Solid II: Son’s Of Liberty (Pack-in version ~ Dark blue case with “Not to be sold separately”)
    • Metal Gear Solid III: Snake Eater
    • Metal Slug III
    • Metal Slug IV
    • Metal Slug V
    • Metal Slug Anthology
    • Micro Machines V4
    • Musashi: Samurai Legend
    • Music 3000
    • Nanobreaker
    • Phantom Brave
    • Primal
    • Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time (Pack-in Version with “Not to be sold separately”)
    • Prince Of Persia: The Two Thrones
    • Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within
    • Pro Evolution Soccer III
    • Pro Evolution Soccer Management
    • Quake III: Revolution
    • R Type Final
    • Rayman III: Hoodlum Havoc
    • Red Faction II
    • Resident Evil: Code Veronica X
    • Resident Evil Outbreak
    • Resident Evil Outbreak: File II
    • Ridge Racer V
    • Romance Of The Three Kingdoms VIII
    • Rumble Roses
    • Saint Seiya: The Hades
    • Samurai Shodown V
    • Sega Superstars Tennis
    • Shadow Man: 2econd Coming
    • Shin Megami Tensai: Digital Devil Saga
    • Shin Megami Tensai: Lucifer’s Call
    • Silent Hill III
    • Sonic Gems Collection
    • Sonic Mega Collection Plus
    • Space Channel 5: Part II
    • Star Ocean: Till The End Of Time
    • State Of Emergency
    • Stella Deus
    • Steambot Chronicles
    • Suikoden IV
    • Suikoden Tactics
    • Summoner II
    • Super Bust A Move
    • The Getaway
    • The Getaway
    • The King Of Fighters 2000 / 2001: The Saga Continues
    • The King Of Fighters 2002: Be The Fighter!
    • The Sword Of Etheria
    • Tokyo Xtreme Racer
    • Tony Hawk’s Underground
    • Twisted Metal: Black Online
    • Under The Skin
    • Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria
    • Viewtiful Joe
    • Wild Arms IV
    • Y’s: The Ark Of Napishtim
    • Zone Of The Enders

    Sealed PlayStation 2 LE / CE Games (PAL)

    • Shadow Of The Colossus (CE) [/color]~ (DigiPak case)
    • Silent Hill II (CE) ~ (DigiPak case)
    • Tomb Raider: Anniversary ~ (DigiPak case) (GAME exclusive)
    • Unlimited SaGa ~ (DigiPak case)
    • Xenosaga II ~ (DigiPak case)
    • Devil May Cry III ~ (Cardboard outer sleeve) (GAME exclusive)
    • Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex ~ (Cardboard outer sleeve)
    • Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure (CE) ~ (Cardboard outer sleeve)
    • The King Of Fighters: Maximum Impact ~ (Cardboard outer sleeve)
    • Ultimate Spider-Man ~ (Cardboard outer sleeve)
    • Driver IV: Parallel Lines (CE) ~ (Steel case, plastic cover) (HMV exclusive)
    • King Kong (CE) ~ (Steel case, plastic cover)
    • Scarface (CE) ~ (Steel case, plastic cover)
    • 24: The Game (CE) ~ (Steel case)
    • Area 51 (CE) ~ (Steel case)
    • Killzone (CE) ~ (Steel case)
    • Metal Gear Solid III: Snake Eater (CE) ~ (Steel case)
    • Resident Evil IV (CE) ~ (Steel case)
    • The Godfather (CE) ~ (Steel case)
    • Brothers In Arms: The Road To Hill 30 ~ (Promotional pre-order tin)
    • Crash Of The Titans ~ (Monster Edition) (GAME exclusive)
    • The Godfather (CE) ~ (Pre-order satin-lined case) GAME exclusive)
    • Call Of Duty: Trilogy ~ (Call Of Duty: Finest Hour; Call Of Duty: Big Red One; Call Of Duty III)
    • Metal Gear Solid III: Subsistence
    • Silent Hill Collection ~ (Silent Hill II; Silent Hill III; Silent Hill IV)
    • The Prince Of Persia: Trilogy ~ (Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time; Prince Of Persia: The Warrior Within; Prince Of Persia: The Two Thrones)
    • Call Of Duty II: Big Red One (CE)
    • Shin Megami Tensai: Digital Devil Saga II (CE) (Bonus soundtrack Cd edition)
    • The Getaway (LE) ~ (Limited 100 Million Discs edition ~ Limited to 1000)

    And here's a pic of some of the rarer, more interesting sealed PlayStation games I have:

    Last edited: Aug 9, 2009

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