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Vintage Buffalo: Sega Game Gear

by Emily Price | July 27, 2011July 27, 2011 9:15 pm PST

Vintage Buffalo is a weekly feature here at TechnoBuffalo where we take a look at our old gadgets, why we bought them, and what made us replace them.  Are you like us and hanging on to some gadget relics of the past? Submit your story to be featured in a future Vintage Buffalo!

Gadget: Sega Game Gear
Owner: Blake
Purchase Date: 1994
Price: $150
Why I bought it: Was only three at the time but my mom got it for me after a hospital visit
Best feature: Color Screen
Still working?: Absolutely!
What made me replace it: I got a Blue Color GameBoy, not a GameBoy Color.
Why I’m still hanging on: I have kept every videogame console/handheld I have ever owned.

Have a gadget story of your own to tell? Send us answers to the following questions and a picture or video of your gadget (even an old one) to vintagebuffalo [at] We’ll pick one person each week to have his or her story featured on the site!

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Emily Price

Emily has been obsessed with computers since the early 80s when she discovered she could play Ghostbusters on her father's Commodore 64. She...