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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MadManDan79 » Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:24 pm

slacey1070 wrote:Turned down mario kart wii for a fiver.
That was a fantastic price for it.

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Post by sidney » Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:40 pm

I really enjoyed 007 Legends, admittedly it's not the greatest fps that ever was, it's not even the best modern era Bond game either but it is fun and it is enjoyable to play thru the different Bond films. As a big Bond fan I enjoyed it, my only beef is the long load times between losing lives (at least on PS3) for£3 it's well worth a shot.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by gunbladelad » Sun Aug 16, 2015 9:09 am

I picked up a copy of Medievil for the old Playstation yesterday (complete with the "New releases 98" demo disc inside the case)

I'd actually been looking at other stuff on the shelf and noticed that it had fallen down a gap behind the shelf so I fished it out and took it home. It could've wound up there for months or years unseen otherwise.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by MatOfTheDead » Sun Aug 16, 2015 11:55 am

ive had a few good finds in my local charity shops picked up Star Wars Battlefront 2 for xbox last week for 2 quid along with Republic Commando and Ridge Racer Type 4 also for 2 quid each
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by scunny » Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:03 am

i usually have no luck in charity shops but picked this up yesterday for a couple of quid. Not seen it before. They have however done the usual thin strip of sellotape all the way around the box that will no doubt mark the box should i attempt to take it off.


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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:07 am

Sellotape isn't very sticky, you should be able to steam it off without damaging the box. Don't overdo it though, you don't want to soak the card and have it warp.
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by GarryG » Mon Aug 17, 2015 8:19 pm

Always include Cash Converters when you are looking around charity shops. Some of my best finds have come from these, especially the smaller ones.

But as with all this type of searching it's very hit or miss.
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Post by MatOfTheDead » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:16 am

GarryG wrote:Always include Cash Converters when you are looking around charity shops. Some of my best finds have come from these, especially the smaller ones.

But as with all this type of searching it's very hit or miss.
true theres a cash converters next to one of the charity shops i visit and they have a small selection of ps1 and ps2 stuff got 4 ross noble dvds from there yesterday for a quid each. As for today i picked up 4 more ps2 games for my small collection The Sims,Prisoner of war were £1.50 each from beacon centre for the blind and picked up The Sims 2 Castaway and Max Payne for 99p and £2 from st giles hospice (big shop does furniture etc)
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Timothy Redux » Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:05 pm

the 007 Legends was gone, but I found of all things a Game Gear cart (Super Off Road) for a quid. figured it was worth picking up for when I find my Game Gear
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by oli_lar » Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:02 pm

thingonaspring wrote:lucky streak continues...

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Sold my well played copy for the xbox recently for £20. Great game, not played it on pc though.Looks like there are some decent mods

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Timothy Redux » Wed Aug 19, 2015 9:27 am

what windows do you use ThingOnaSpring? I'm always wary about picking up PC games as I'm never sure if they'll run on the dreaded Windows 8
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by GarryG » Wed Aug 19, 2015 5:27 pm

Why not just make a multi-boot PC, or run virtual PCs
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by c0nfu53d » Wed Aug 19, 2015 6:01 pm

Street fighter EX2 PLUS (PS1) £1.99 from local charity shop and Just Dance 2015 Wii £2.99 from cash converters.

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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Shinobi » Wed Aug 19, 2015 6:26 pm

Well I got a mint Gamecube Sonic collection (all the Megadrive Sonic's) for 50p my jaw just hit the floor when I saw it... They also had about 30 PS2 games surprisingly not a single sports game but the usual GTA games as well as Underworld, Myst 3, Killzone, Black, Red Ninja, Avatar the last Airbender and some others.. They had several PS3 sports games and loads of Wii Girl games and something called Safecracker.> Just got Red Ninja regret not buying Wii Safecracker as it sold quickly..
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Re: Charity Shops

Post by Analog » Thu Aug 20, 2015 9:24 am

picked up moto gp 3 ultimate racing technology for xbox for 49p the other week.

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