Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by nakamura » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:07 am

There are a few GB games I want to pick up complete in the future, Metroid and Donkey Kong being one of them. Some amazing games for the machine and they look nice on a GBA.
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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by hydr0x » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:56 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:I'd imagine that this could be quite a challenge if you're going for boxed stuff.
Understatement of the year ;) I consider a full boxed GB PAL collection the hardest set you can go for in Europe. I've been waiting for four years for certain games to show up :x Got more than half of the super rares out of the way now but it's still a looooong way. 199 games long to be precise :shock:
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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by eeztheman » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:56 pm

I threw all my original boxes away back in around '95 :( (I had around 20 games at the time)


I do enjoy having the odd blast on the gameboy, although I use the SP due to the screen blurring quite a lot on my old original GB.
Would certainly recommend playing the couple of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtes games, good conversion of R Type on there too!

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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by Liamh1982 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:02 pm

Recommendations (someone needs to invent a good abbreviation for that, really)?

I'd go with Mario's Picross, Qix and Wario Blast amongst others.

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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:16 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:I'd imagine that this could be quite a challenge if you're going for boxed stuff.
no, I've seen the state of most cardboard at carboot sales! - just going to get some carts - going for gameplay over rarity.

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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by hydr0x » Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:23 pm

So, I was sorting out dupes from my GB collection today and decided to take a few pics along the way:

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All except the games on the last pic are European versions. Well, Zoop on the last pic is European too ;)
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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:11 pm

wow, nice collection!

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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by nakamura » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:18 pm

Any of those dupes actually for sale?
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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by hydr0x » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:46 pm

nakamura wrote:Any of those dupes actually for sale?
Yeah, about 20 of them actually. Not sure if international shipping is worth it for any of them really. I'm currently working on a revised overall sales list and will post it at least over at RetroCollect once done.
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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by crotea » Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:44 pm

Just started my collection :), so far I've got Mario land 1 and 2, Tetris, Yoshi's island, Pokémon crystal and resident evil gaiden.

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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by englebert3rd » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:13 pm

All I have is cartridges for Duke Nukem (pretty good port), Pokemon Blue, Tetris and Super Mario Land. I'll need to do more collecting for it, and to be honest I'm curious to scrounge a copy of Oracle Of Seasons and Daikatana (which was better than the PC/N64 version).
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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by van » Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:38 pm

My small collection, but I still play almost all of them here and there (mostly "there" because, you know, they're portable :D )

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Re: Original Gameboy Collectors Thread

Post by retroman83 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:27 am

I've only recently got a Gameboy Player for my Gamecube.
I've got 5 Gameboy games left from when I was a kid, all unboxed.

But anyway I was playing the original 1989 Super Mario Land on my Gamecube last night through the adapter and it felt great!
My girlfriend was taking the mick out of me but I didn't care, was so much fun to play again!

Weird thing is I've always had a Super Gameboy adapter for the SNES, but the game seemed a lot more exciting to play again through the Gamecube instead!

Also looking to build up my collection again so keeping an eye on bootsales etc.

I remember I had a game called Alfred Chicken as a kid and it was decent so will be wanting that one again.

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