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Retro bargains

Post by nesmaster » Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:13 am

Last year i bought Zelda A Link To The Past,Secret Of Mana,Super Mario Kart,Donkey Kong Country and F-Zero all complete for £40 from gamestation :D

So has anyone else found any retro bargains over the years?
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Post by ShadowMan » Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:22 am

Kloana for the Playstation all complete for 50p from a car boot sale :D and Megaman the Wily Wars for £25 boxed (its worth at least double)
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Post by ismellicecream » Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:39 am

ShadowMan wrote:Kloana for the Playstation all complete for 50p from a car boot sale :D and Megaman the Wily Wars for £25 boxed (its worth at least double)
Ahh! I'm desperate for a copy of Klonoa - have you seen the rediculous prices people ask for it?

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Post by David » Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:43 am

not retro, but got Fifa 08 for the PS3 last year for £2.99 from Asda cause that's what it came up as when I scanned it through the self serice till, and the wee woman who authorises the dvd's/games you scan never said anything

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Post by ShadowMan » Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:01 am

ismellicecream wrote:
ShadowMan wrote:Kloana for the Playstation all complete for 50p from a car boot sale :D and Megaman the Wily Wars for £25 boxed (its worth at least double)
Ahh! I'm desperate for a copy of Klonoa - have you seen the rediculous prices people ask for it?
Yep, I've seen the prices which makes the fact that I got it for 50p all the sweeter :D . The semi good news is that Namco have announced that it is being ported/enhanced onto the Nintendo Wii.
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Post by Mootown » Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:21 am

I once bought Metal Slug 4 on AES for £365 which was a right barga...oh... :shock:

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Post by ismellicecream » Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:30 am

ShadowMan wrote:
ismellicecream wrote:
ShadowMan wrote:Kloana for the Playstation all complete for 50p from a car boot sale :D and Megaman the Wily Wars for £25 boxed (its worth at least double)
Ahh! I'm desperate for a copy of Klonoa - have you seen the rediculous prices people ask for it?
Yep, I've seen the prices which makes the fact that I got it for 50p all the sweeter :D . The semi good news is that Namco have announced that it is being ported/enhanced onto the Nintendo Wii.
Really? That should be cool - hope its not too long in the making. Tell me - is it as fun as I remember? (I remember it being really good fun)

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Post by ShadowMan » Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:19 am

ismellicecream wrote:
ShadowMan wrote:
ismellicecream wrote: Ahh! I'm desperate for a copy of Klonoa - have you seen the rediculous prices people ask for it?
Yep, I've seen the prices which makes the fact that I got it for 50p all the sweeter :D . The semi good news is that Namco have announced that it is being ported/enhanced onto the Nintendo Wii.
Really? That should be cool - hope its not too long in the making. Tell me - is it as fun as I remember? (I remember it being really good fun)
Its still great fun to play and still looks pretty good to, very addictive as well! Its very hard to put down once you start playing it. I really need to play the game through again soon!
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Post by Lorfarius » Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:26 am

I recently bought Darkwing Duck on the NES for just a few quid. On Ebay as a BIN but noone seemed to catch in time except me :) Usually sells for silly amounts too but I was really eager to play it.

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Post by nwosteve » Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:45 am

The Ottifants on the SNES for a quid. Knew it was fairly valuable, later found it was worth loads thanks to RG. Sweet as a nut!
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Post by boggyb68 » Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:23 pm

Got a big box of Amiga Games at the car boot for £4 and found it contained most of the Psygnosis back catalogue in "like new" condition...

Kept what I hadn't got and sold the rest on eBay to a chap from Italy for a tidy sum...

Not very often do I have luck like that.

Only other time was when the Intellivisions popularity was waning and Radio Rentals sold off all their ex rental stock and I got stacks of games for 50p / pound each... they weren't a retro bargain then but they sure are now!! :)

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Post by Spooky » Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:30 pm

ismellicecream wrote:
ShadowMan wrote:Kloana for the Playstation all complete for 50p from a car boot sale :D and Megaman the Wily Wars for £25 boxed (its worth at least double)
Ahh! I'm desperate for a copy of Klonoa - have you seen the rediculous prices people ask for it?
I'm ashamed to admit that I bought a cheap copy I saw at Cash Converters (£3) because I knew the game had a greater value, but I actually played it for 5 minutes and never touched it again... :roll: Someday, maybe?
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Post by firebreather » Fri Oct 03, 2008 1:23 pm

Most of my collection :oops:

Got Suikoden 1 & 2 & discworld for a fiver a few years back, sold them on without playing them as i as short of cash at the time.
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Post by oldtimer » Fri Oct 03, 2008 1:28 pm

Got vandal hearts for a quid a couple of months ago down the boot sale if thats a bargain...?

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Post by Nic Maminer » Sat Oct 04, 2008 3:11 pm

Got Game & Watch Zelda dual screen game mint condition complete at a car boot for £1
Never played it then several years ago needed money and sold it on ebay for £70
Was pleased at time but hindsight now wished I had kept it.

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