Well the Royal Mail has certainly delivered this time if you are a fan of retro gaming. Available for pre-order on 21st January 2020, the Video Games Presentation Pack features a selection of stamps featuring screenshots from some of the most beloved games of the 1980s and 90s including Sensible Soccer, Lemmings, Worms, Wipeout, Tomb Raider and more.

Seasoned gamers, young players and collectors will enjoy exploring the stamps, stories and images featured in this colourful celebration of classic video games. This action-packed collectible contains all eight Special Stamps and the Tomb Raider Miniature Sheet.

Video Games Presentation Pack – Royal Mail website

The complete collection includes:

Special Stamps

  • Elite | 1984| BBC Micro and Acorn Electron
  • Dizzy | 1987| ZX Spectrum
  • Populous | 1989| Commodore Amiga
  • Lemmings | 1991| Commodore Amiga
  • Micro Machines | 1991| Sega Mega Drive
  • Sensible Soccer | 1992| Commodore Amiga
  • Wipeout | 1995| Sony Playstation
  • Worms | 1995| Commodore Amiga

Miniature Sheet

  • Atlantean Scion | Tomb Raider | 1996
  • Ora Dagger | Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft | 1998
  • Philosopher’s Stone | Tomb Raider Chronicles| 2000
  • Ceremonial Dagger | Tomb Raider | 2013

I am not a collector of stamps, although even I am finding it hard to resist this particular purchase!

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James Woodcock

James is a Freelance Journalist, Copywriter, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology, both retro and modern. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles, including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, whilst also interviewing well-known industry figures for popular online publications. Creator of the ScummVM Music Enhancement Project and host of the Game & Gadget Podcast. View his portfolio for more information.

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