Group Lobbies for French Retro Gaming Museum

September 23, 2009 -

An association comprised of fans of classic video games and systems is lobbying the French government to establish a retro video game museum.

The group, dubbed MO5, seeks a National Institute of Digital Sciences where visitors could not only view, but play, the vintage collectibles.

According to the BBC, MO5 currently posses 30,000 games and 1,500 different game systems. The group is reaching out to the French National Library, a Paris Science Museum and Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, the French Minister of State in charge of developing the digital economy, in a bid to realize its museum dream.

The M05 website details the group's awesome collection of vintage machines and video game systems and titles.

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Re: Group Lobbies for French Retro Gaming Museum

So long as it has interactvie displays so people can actually appreciate it, instead ofit all being behind glass cases.

Re: Group Lobbies for French Retro Gaming Museum

And if the government refuses...

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Re: Group Lobbies for French Retro Gaming Museum

Boom...headshot *flicks bobble head*

Re: Group Lobbies for French Retro Gaming Museum

They are making a request, not issuing demands/an ultimatum.

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I LIKE the fence. I get 2 groups to laugh at then.

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Re: Group Lobbies for French Retro Gaming Museum

Still funny though.

 

 
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