THE BITS OF YESTERDAY is a documentary film that uncovers the super niche culture of the retro video game collector.
Written and directed by new comer Darrin Peloquin, this panoptic look into what the modern and digital society considers obsolete. To others, they thrive to relive the days of analog. Pieces of metal and plastic, video games of the past live on in a digital world through those nostalgic memories.
Filmed over the course of 2 years, Darrin Peloquin trekked across the country; from video game convention to personal collections to find out why this group of individuals is so infatuated with preserving and “hoarding” discarded video games from a bygone era in home video game entertainment.
Many topics concerning the past, present, and future of video game collecting are covered in this quintessential documentary film. So, if you are a video game collector, or just want a peek into a underground world where the past lives on, join in on the journey!