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Sega’s 60th Anniversary

Rumors regarding Sega's big celebration. If you’re not aware, Sega's 60th anniversary happens on June 3rd. This a monumental event ...
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Some (More) Shockingly Simple Math

Use Future Value to Pave Your Way to Financial Independence. The easiest way to make money is to not spend ...
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Minimalism and Hobbies

This One’s For the Games. Today, I want to talk about gaming and minimalism. To do this, I'm going to ...
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Tightwad Gamer’s Favorite Resources

The purpose of this site is to help you play more and pay less. Additionally, if financial independence is something ...
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30 Day Minimalism Challenge

Hello! Note: This series comes from a previous blog I wrote in the beginning of 2017. I've recently been revisiting ...
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A New Decade of Aspirations.

Financial Independence, Minimalism, and Gaming in the 2020’s. It's one of my rare Saturdays off. I’m waiting to see the ...
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Shenmue 3: Continuing the Journey

It’s no secret that the Sega Dreamcast is one of my favorite consoles of all time. I remember getting mine ...
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Pursuing Financial Independence as a Gamer.

The Intersection between Hobbies and Financial Freedom. One of the biggest goals my wife and I have is to be ...
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Being a Parent and Gamer: Part 3.

Reflections from a New Father. Note, this is a continuation of parts one and two. You can read part one ...
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Pokemon Paid For Our Couch.

Buy Cards. Sell Cards. Acquire Comfortable Furniture. When I first saw SÖDERHAMN, it was love at first sight. We had ...
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Being a Parent and a Gamer: Part 2.

Making the most of your precious (little) free time. As a continuation from my last post, I wanted to keep ...
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Being a Parent and a Gamer.

How to be a tightwad with your (little) free time. Part 1! Photo Credit: Mrs. Tightwad Gamer. It has been ...
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Sizzling Summer Special – Traveling Tightwad

Summer Travels? Check out an arcade! Hey Everyone! I must apologize for the lapse in content over the past months ...
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Tightwad Gamer Reviews – Star Wars Destiny: RIvals.

Draft play is on the way. We gave it a spin! Today, we’d like to review an exciting new addition ...
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Enjoy Star Wars Destiny (or any CCG) on a Budget

A not so long time ago, in a local game story nearby... Jumping into a Customizable Card Game can be ...
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The Do-It-Yourself Solution for Storing and Displaying Video Games.

Storage and display should not cost a fortune. You've spent hard-earned money on games. Now how will you go about ...
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PlayStation+ vs. Xbox Live Gold. A 2017 Tightwad Year in Review

Which Online Service Offered the Most Value? 2018 brings a new year for gaming, and for many of us, a ...
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5 Affordable (and Awesome) Card Games Worth Your Time!

You won’t pay a lot, but you’ll get a lot out of these games. You might say we’re in a ...
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Free Yourself From Gaming Debt, Slash Your Backlog!

Cut the backlog. Play games. Save money. Through many years of enjoying video games, one issue has quietly and slowly ...
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Spend $0 of Your Money on Gaming

Embrace the Flip, Master the Trade. (Updated April 4, 2020) Hobbies are expensive. Rather, they can be. What do you ...
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Skip Release Day!

Delay the urge for instant gratification, and spare your wallet. On this site, we offer you some pretty common sense ...
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Tightwad Gamer’s Intro Guide to Budgeting

Every gamer needs a budget. Every wise gamer lives by one. As gamers, we excel at stockpiling in-game currency and ...
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