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#1 Sway

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 09:37 PM

For cheap Amazon game guides that are FSSS/Prime eligible. Great for those looking for cheap fillers to hit the free shipping mark.

$3 and under
Sonic Colors $3.00 (third party seller, shipped by Amazon)
X-Men Destiny Official Strategy Guider $3.22 $1.96 $1.75 $1.94

$4 and under
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Signature Series Guide $3.57 $1.30 $1.47 $1.63 $1.80 $2.00
Gears of War 3 Signature Series Guide $3.58 $1.30 $1.35 $2.05 $2.28
Red Steel 2 - Prima Essential Guide $4.00 (multiple third party sellers, shipped by Amazon)

$5 and under
Condemned 2: Bloodshot: Prima Official Game Guide $4.20 (third party seller, shipped by Amazon)
Front Mission Evolved Official Strategy Guide (Paperback) $4.38 (third party seller, shipped by Amazon)
Thrillville: Off the Rails: Prima Official Game Guide $4.49 (third party seller, shipped by Amazon, 1 left; cheaper if you buy from other sellers and pay shipping)
The Golden Compass: Prima Official Game Guide $4.97 (third party seller, shipped by Amazon)
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks: Prima Official Game Guide $4.99 (third party seller, shipped by Amazon)

$6 and under
Prototype 2 $5.04 (thanks to coopscohen for the find)
Duke Nukem: Forever Official Strategy Guide $5.27 (third party seller, shipped by Amazon)
Diablo III Signature Series Guide $5.70

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#2 thejnc

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 09:49 PM

Thanks, ordered Splatterhouse, Afro, and MvC3 guides since I have all of these in my backstock.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 09:56 PM

Nice! Thanks, OP.

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#4 MetalMegaGio

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 09:59 PM

Thanks for the heads up i bought the Splatterhouse Guide maybe now ill get around to beating it.

#5 pdjones

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 11:52 PM

Why would anyone truly need a strategy guide for a game like Splatterhouse?

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 12:24 AM

Why would anyone truly need a strategy guide for a game like Splatterhouse?


Ahhh my friend the real question is ..... Why not ?
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#7 electricsheep81

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 12:30 AM

Amazon also has the MW3 hardcover guide for $3.65

http://www.amazon.co.../ref=pd_sim_b_1

edit - nevermind, I see that this guide already has it's own thread.

#8 CAiNiAC

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 12:51 AM

Grabbed Splatterhouse and MvC3.

Much obliged OP!

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 01:00 AM

I went ahead and bought the MvC3 strategy guide. It might help me towards platinum.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 01:01 AM

Picked up Splatterhouse and SFxT thanks a ton OP!

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 01:03 AM

If only the ff 13 guide was this cheap :(
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 01:37 AM

Already got one cheap, but this will help you get all the nude pics :D

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 01:52 AM

Thanks OP. I bought the Splatterhouse guide.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 02:19 AM

This thread is actually pretty good since not many of us can get penny guides (not once in my cAG life ever encounter penny guides), thanks OP. I'm not sure I want any of them yet, can't get free shipping, lol.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:30 AM

thank you OP i got

Splatterhouse
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#16 coopscohen

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:34 AM

Thanks OP. Grabbed a Splatterhouse and Street Fighter x Tekken though I'm not sure why LOL. A deal is something cheap that I can't resist buying.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:10 AM

It's worth it to find the collectibles in Splatterhouse. They unlock diary pages as narrated by the villainous Dr. West as he descends into Lovecraftian insanity. His direction is a little off in places but man, the guy hits every note between pensive mad scientist and mad psycho on a quest to resurrect That Which Should Not Be Named with pitch perfect accuracy. However he is delivering the lines he sounds GREAT. They are easily worth 1000ing the game.

I still really liked Splatterhouse as a game but man it is rough. Almost every late game miniboss needed a bit more work to be more fun to fight like the early mooks and bosses

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 08:35 AM

This thread is actually pretty good since not many of us can get penny guides (not once in my cAG life ever encounter penny guides), thanks OP. I'm not sure I want any of them yet, can't get free shipping, lol.

Same prime ran out. :cry:

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 09:08 AM

Just picked up MW3, hopefully I missed something awesome. Thanks OP


Picked up the same ones

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 09:56 AM

I've been using this great guide to find the pictures of Jenny. Are the pictures of Jenny in the guide? Like a gallery?

http://www.gamesrada...s-of-jen-guide/
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 02:35 PM

Since alot of people here arent as lucky as i am when it comes to penny guides i suggest that we have an amazon cheap guide mega thread. These are great for filler to get the 25$ super saver shipping and if you have prime these are even better !
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:02 PM

I agree with this :)

#23 Sway

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:05 PM

Since alot of people here arent as lucky as i am when it comes to penny guides i suggest that we have an amazon cheap guide mega thread. These are great for filler to get the 25$ super saver shipping and if you have prime these are even better !


If you want to create the mega thread, I can link to it and lock this thread. Or I can make the first post a wiki and change the title accordingly.

Also, added Sonic Colors.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:17 PM

If you want to create the mega thread, I can link to it and lock this thread. Or I can make the first post a wiki and change the title accordingly.

Also, added Sonic Colors.


You might as well change the title and wiki it. When someone finds a great price for a guide or when a guide in the op dropped more we can post/change it
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#25 Sway

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:29 PM

You might as well change the title and wiki it. When someone finds a great price for a guide or when a guide in the op dropped more we can post/change it


Done and done. Thanks for the suggestion.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:32 PM

Sweet ! Ill Check on amazon daily for more drops :)
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:49 PM

Nice thread, will keep an eye out and update if I see anything. Thanks.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:00 PM

Got Gears 3 and MW3 for $6 total. I miss penny guides, but at least I don't need to use gas and hope I find stuff and don't get denied the sale.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:47 PM

For those looking for cheap guides, Hastings has a lot of used ones in good condition. After their promo codes, you can get many of them for just a few dollars with very cheap shipping. I went a little crazy and got a bunch over the past few months (probably about 15-20 in all). All of them were in very good to excellent condition.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:48 PM

Do bb price match game guides?