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Re: Charity Shops

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:33 am

Today I got a brand new sealed copy of Destiny for the 360 for pop and a red DS Lite with charger and what looked like a game inserted but turned out to be an R4 with a 4gb micro sd! £5.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by gunbladelad » Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:02 pm

That's a result for the R4 card alone - especially since it's been illegal to buy or sell them for quite a few years now.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:08 pm

gunbladelad wrote:That's a result for the R4 card alone - especially since it's been illegal to buy or sell them for quite a few years now.
I have tried it out and it has played everything I have chucked on it apart from Konami Arcade Classics. It has a GBA folder on it but it won't let me load the ROMS. I assume I need a R4/everdrive for the GBA slot.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Megamixer » Sat Apr 23, 2016 2:25 pm

The Hardest of All Freds wrote:Today I got a brand new sealed copy of Destiny for the 360 for pop and a red DS Lite with charger and what looked like a game inserted but turned out to be an R4 with a 4gb micro sd! £5.
Amazes how often people seem to report finding sealed copies of fairly recent games in charity shops! I wonder how they end up there in the first place? Must be relatives and such clearing out somebody else's stuff.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MadManDan79 » Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:16 pm

Megamixer wrote:
The Hardest of All Freds wrote:Today I got a brand new sealed copy of Destiny for the 360 for pop and a red DS Lite with charger and what looked like a game inserted but turned out to be an R4 with a 4gb micro sd! £5.
Amazes how often people seem to report finding sealed copies of fairly recent games in charity shops! I wonder how they end up there in the first place? Must be relatives and such clearing out somebody else's stuff.
Either that or angry ex partners clearing out stuff...

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by slacey1070 » Mon May 23, 2016 2:36 pm

Punisher for the ps2 for a quid.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by ErronBlackMKX » Mon May 23, 2016 6:08 pm

slacey1070 wrote:Punisher for the ps2 for a quid.
I found that myself for £1.50. Then again I used to be MadManDan79 before my dopey ex partner used my old email address maliciously and had to change it...

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by slacey1070 » Sat Jun 11, 2016 7:09 am

Good finds today

Jurassic park operation genesis pc mint condition £1
Devil may cry and Res Evil code Veronica x both for ps2 mint condition £1 each.

And a large toad ceiling hanger original nintendo with tags £3
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by rocky1980 » Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:24 pm

Not had a good find in ages, one shop that is close to me has started pricing all the PS1 / PS2 games at £4 a pop (and yes that includes FIFA) :?
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MatOfTheDead » Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:40 am

rocky1980 wrote:Not had a good find in ages, one shop that is close to me has started pricing all the PS1 / PS2 games at £4 a pop (and yes that includes FIFA) :?
yet i had a great PS1 week
Ready 2 Rumble Boxing Round 2
Victory Boxing 2
Virtual Pool
Gran Turismo
Gran Turismo 2
Vanishing Point
The World Is Not Enough
World Championship Snooker
Cool Boarders 4
Cool Boarders 2 (disc was in the CB4 case along with it)
sum total £9
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by GarryG » Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:57 pm

gunbladelad wrote:That's a result for the R4 card alone - especially since it's been illegal to buy or sell them for quite a few years now.
Is it :shock: I did not know that, I have two.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by slacey1070 » Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:06 am

Good find yesterday, an original Gameboy, in mint condition (except for the owners name written on the bottom), carry case, couple of games, charger and manuals. £6.

I've been looking for one for ages.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by English Invader » Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:56 am

slacey1070 wrote:Good find yesterday, an original Gameboy, in mint condition (except for the owners name written on the bottom), carry case, couple of games, charger and manuals. £6.

I've been looking for one for ages.
You may want to look into the backlight and bivert mods as shown here:
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And the Everdrive GB is a great buy as well:
http://www.retrotowers.co.uk/flash-cart ... b-game-boy

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:26 am

Today I got
A Warriors of Rock wireless guitar and a Les Paul wireless guitar for the 360 £2 each
A crystal Xbox with cables and a Atomic Play controller £6
Simpsons Road Rage for the Xbox 60p

Not a bad haul.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by slacey1070 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:32 am

Not a great weekend for charity shopping, but picked up

Mighty Warriors of Might and Magic PS2 - £1
Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 deluxe edition - £2

Both in fantastic condition.
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