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Venturing into Nintendo gaming

Post by Beef » Mon Aug 20, 2007 9:25 am

Right, i've decided to buy a SNES. Was going to get a Saturn but the lack of RPG's disgruntled me (despite the fact it has Shining Force III, and i can't read Japanese so i discount the Jap ones). So what would a decent price for a SNES be? All i have to go from is ebay, and i've worked out that a Snes will cost more then a Megadrive which i'm fairly peeved about; Also there's a lot of SNES games missing box and manuals. And what should my source of games be and for what price should i pay?
And lastly, what decent RPG's should i get?

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Post by Beef » Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:50 am

Well don't answer where to get one 'cos i just bagged one off Ebay for £13 which i didn't think was unreasonable at all. But now i just need games. As a true collector, i want them boxed with instructions! where's best?

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Post by Sureshot » Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:05 am

Chrono Trigger is a must.

I also gained differing levels of enjoyment from:

Secret of Mana
Super Mario RPG
The Legend of Zelda - A Link to the Past
Secret of Evermore
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Post by Smurph » Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:08 am

I'd also add Illusion of Time to that list.
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Post by James Bond » Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:49 am

Mystic Quest is a must!
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Post by thl » Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:58 pm

Few more RPGs available on the SNES:

Breath of Fire
Breath of Fire II
Final Fantasy II
Final Fantay III
Final Fantasy V
Lufia
Lufia II
Shadowrun
Tales of Phantasia

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Post by Shin_Gouki » Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:59 pm

Actraiser, in addition to everything THL said above.
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Post by Lorfarius » Tue Aug 21, 2007 2:49 am

Sureshot wrote:Chrono Trigger is a must.

I also gained differing levels of enjoyment from:

Secret of Mana
Super Mario RPG
Shame they cost an arm and a leg to buy.
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Post by Mayhem » Tue Aug 21, 2007 4:34 am

Moreso in PAL (for the middle one, the other two are NTSC only). I'd actually say get a US SNES here, cut the tabs out so you can also play Japanese games :)
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Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Aug 21, 2007 5:46 am

You'll get a better deal getting a SNES +games

If all you're bothered about is playin not collecting, then I wouldn't worry too much about carts only . Many SNES games have tutorial levels to expain the rules to you - I dont think I've ever read the instruction booklet for my SNES games! And even if you DO need instructions , there are places on the internet to find them downloadable
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Super Mario World
Yoshi's Island
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Post by cyclone5uk » Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:49 am

I'm not even a huge fan of RPGs, BUT I loved Earthbound (which is a sequel to Mother for the NES). Only downside is that it was only released in the USA and Japan, so you may need need to purchase an adaptor (it’s still worth it though).

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Post by Shin_Gouki » Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:04 am

cyclone5uk wrote:I'm not even a huge fan of RPGs, BUT I loved Earthbound (which is a sequel to Mother for the NES). Only downside is that it was only released in the USA and Japan, so you may need need to purchase an adaptor (it’s still worth it though).
And sell your first born child to pay for it, often goes for insane amounts of cash.
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Post by cyclone5uk » Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:23 am

Shin_Gouki wrote:
cyclone5uk wrote:I'm not even a huge fan of RPGs, BUT I loved Earthbound (which is a sequel to Mother for the NES). Only downside is that it was only released in the USA and Japan, so you may need need to purchase an adaptor (it’s still worth it though).
And sell your first born child to pay for it, often goes for insane amounts of cash.
If you're patient and wait for a good deal to come up you can get it from Ebay US for about £25 plus postage which isn't too bad...

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Post by spc » Sat Aug 25, 2007 5:28 am

Donkey Kong 1, 2 and 3.
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Mario Kart.
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Post by jabbawokkie2 » Sat Aug 25, 2007 5:39 am

got to get mario kart .

i just got a n64 for £17 of ebay with zelda ,mario 64 .rogue squadron and shadows of empire +2 pads all boxed 8)

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