Look here for tips about budgeting and saving money on gaming.

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. Other aspects of life seemed to catch up with me and work and other projects outside of Tightwad Gamer took precedent. So, without a moment’s notice, I wanted to share ...
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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 an expensive endeavor. This can be exacerbated if you want to stack up to other players. CCG’s often have a valid criticism that the games can be pay to win; ...
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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 displaying them? Some gamers proudly display their expansive collection of games in their library. There’s something charming about perusing shelves and reading the titles on the spines. Others go for a ...
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Spend $0 of Your Money on Gaming

Embrace the Flip, Master the Trade Hobbies are expensive. Or at least they can be. What do you think the average gamer spends on their hobbies a month? $50? $100? What if I told you that I have spent nothing out of pocket this year on gaming? This has been ...
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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 type of articles. Gaming is often a joyful, relaxing hobby. We love the fun that comes with gaming. However, on our site we are going to examine spending norms that ...
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Tightwad Gamer’s Introductory Guide to Budgeting

Every gamer needs a budget. Every wise gamer lives by one. As gamers, we often excel at stockpiling in-game currency and managing it carefully, so why don’t we adhere to the same logic in real life? Have you ever felt like your spending on games, consoles, or packs went a ...
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