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Over the years and decades respectively many a collectible arrived in my games collection. Consider original first editions, special editions or significant devotional objects beyond the games themselves – I'm presenting continously selected pieces here for dreaming, adoring and eyeballing!
It is also important to me to document the unboxing experience at the same time, i.e. I'm showcasing the contents as they have originally been delivered.

Packaging knowledge!

To get an idea of the proportions, here is quick overview of the typically used formats (width x height x depth):

Eurobox (18.5cm x 23.5cm x 4cm)
This cardboard box was until the end of 2000 the default packaging in terms of PC games. Next to the jewel case with CD-ROM it came mostly with lush manuals induced by the big volume, often supplemented with further additions like postcards for feedback and product registration.
Megabox (37cm x 23.5cm x 4cm)
The width being twice as much compared to a eurobox this cardboard box was used for some more special editions, while still being a standardized form factor. It came then mostly with a double jewel case having even more space for further additions. It became also extinct together with the elimination of the eurobox.
Small format (13.5cm x 19cm x 3.2cm)
Predominantly used cardboard box in the USA, which was also superseded by (almost same sized) DVD cases. Smaller than a eurobox, but quite the same in terms of contents.
DVD case (13.5cm x 19cm x 1.4cm)
Also known as keep case the already well-known plastic case from the movie sector superseded the eurobox. It contained the data medium next to a booklet only caused by the drastically reduced space, which felt like a step backwards in terms of valuation.
Jewel case (14.2cm x 12.5cm x 1cm)
CDs, rarely DVDs, were kept in CD cases made out of plastic being already well-known from the music sector. Depending on the configuration a whole little book could be fitted inside the front lid. Variations span 2 CD cases with a hinged tray as well as the extra thin slim case featuring 0.5 cm thickness.
Double jewel case (14.2cm x 12.5cm x 2.5cm)
Up to 4 CDs fit into this chubby plastic case, which works like two put together jewel cases. Depending on the configuration mounts for CDs or compartments for booklets were assembled quite flexible.
SteelBook (13.5cm x 17.2cm x 1.5cm)
Having brushed metal on the outside and being a little smaller than a DVD case is this a superior keeping for DVDs typically used for special editions. The inside is usually identically compared to the DVD case.
Also known as digibook there are one or more plastic trays assembled on paperboard and paired with a compartment for booklets – this is also a typical form of packaging for superior editions having roughly the same dimensions like a DVD case and are offering large design surface.
Big Box
This term is not exactly defined and is mostly used for euroboxes retroactively. I'm using it only for boxes, which were bigger compared to the prevailing standard format at that time when they have been released and not to be known to follow any common dimensions.
8-Bit Armies (Limited Edition) Age of Empires (Collector's Edition) Alan Wake (Collector's Edition) Aliens: Colonial Marines (Limited Edition) Alien: Isolation (Ripley-Edition) Aquanox Deep Descent (Kickstarter Edition) Battle Isle Platinum BioShock BioShock 2 (Special Edition) BioShock Infinite (Premium Edition) C&C Teil 1: Der Tiberiumkonflikt (Megabox) C&C Teil 2: Alarmstufe Rot (Megabox) C&C 2: Tiberian Sun (Platinum Edition) C&C: Alarmstufe Rot 2 C+C: Generals C&C: The First Decade C&C 3: Tiberium Wars (Kane Edition) C&C: Alarmstufe Rot 3 (Premier Edition) C&C: Alarmstufe Rot 3 Orden C&C: Remastered Collection (25th Anniversary Edition) Call of Duty (Deluxe Edition) Call of Duty 2 (Deluxe Edition) Carmageddon: Reincarnation Crysis (Special Edition) Crysis 2 (Limited Edition) Deus Ex Deus Ex: Invisible War (Demo) Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Limited Edition) Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Collector's Edition) Dishonored 2: Das Vermächtnis der Maske (D1 Edition) Doom Doom 3 Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil Doom 3 BFG Edition Doom (Collector's Edition) Doom (Special Limited Edition X4 Vinyl Boxset) Doom Limited Edition Coin (Silver Edition) Doom Eternal (Collector's Edition) Duke Nukem Forever (Balls of Steel Edition) Dungeon Siege III (Limited Edition) Earth 2150 (Collectors Edition) Enemy Territory: Quake Wars (Limited Collector's Edition) Far Cry Far Cry 2 (Collector Edition) Far Cry 3 (Insane Edition) Far Cry 4 (Kyrat Edition) Far Cry: Primal (Collector's Edition) Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Grey Goo (Limited Steelbook Edition) GRIP: Combat Racing (Collector's Edition) Half-Life Generation (v1) Homeworld Universe (2 in 1) Indiana Jones und der Turm von Babel Indiana Jones und die Legende der Kaisergruft Killing Floor 2 (Limited Edition) Lara Croft und der Tempel des Osiris (Gold Edition) Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (Special Edition) Mafia II (Collector's Edition) Mafia III (Collector's Edition) Max Payne Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne Medal of Honor (10th Anniversary) Outcast (Limitierte Sonderausgabe) Postal X (10th Anniversary Edition) Postal III (RWS Edition) Postal XX (20th Anniversary Edition) Psychotoxic Quake III: Gold Rage (Anarchy Edition) Rage 2 (Deluxe Edition) Red Faction: Armageddon (Commando & Recon Edition) S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (Limited Edition) S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky (Limited Collector's Edition) S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat (Limited Edition) Sanctum Serious Sam 4 (Signature Edition) Shadow Warrior 2 (Collector's Edition) SIGIL (Beast Box Edition) SpellForce 3 (Collector's Edition) Star Trek: Voyager – Elite Force (Special Edition) Star Trek: Elite Force II Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six (Collector's Edition) Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (Trilogie) Tomb Raider III: Director's Cut (Premier Collection) Tomb Raider: Die Chronik (Premier Collection) Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness (Limited Edition) Tomb Raider: The Dark Angel Symphony (Complete Collection) Tomb Raider: Legend (Premier Collection) Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Collectors Edition) Tomb Raider (Survival Edition) Totally Unreal Unreal Tournament 2003 Unreal Tournament 3 (Limited Collector's Edition) Wolfenstein: The New Order (Deluxe Double Vinyl) Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Collector's Edition) Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Deluxe Triple Vinyl) Wolfenstein: Youngblood (Deluxe Edition) Wolfenstein: The Board Game (3D Edition)