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One man is auctioning off 40 years of gaming history today

Bodnar’s Auction House

In this day and age, all but the rarest of rare classic video games are relatively easy to find with a simple eBay search. Still, the massive classic gaming collection being auctioned off in suburban New Jersey today deserves attention for the sheer volume of retro gaming pieces being sold off in one place.

The gargantuan collection, encompassing tens of thousands of items, has been gathered together over decades of work by 45-year-old Bill Loguidice, an author specializing in books about classic games. While there are thousands of boxed and unboxed games—ranging from common to one of a kind—the highlight of the collection is the hundreds of pieces of video game hardware and accessories covering pretty much every major console and gaming computer released since the Fairchild Channel F.

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