I spent a little while today entering my games collection into GCstar, a great open-source personal collections manager.
Using GCstar is easy. You just start a video game collection and then enter games by typing in their names. It searches a range of websites to find details on the games (including box/case images and screenshots). You can also add a list of borrowers and set it to automagically send reminder emails; neato!
There’s even a cute “game shelf” view with all your games displayed on a virtual shelf. Here’s a screenshot (resized to fit in a blog post):
It’s much better than that Gnumeric spreadsheet I was maintaining by hand…
Conclusion: Highly Recommended… but I wish there was a decent open-source web-based collections manager (that I could run on onetwenty.org).