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#9631 uiengineer

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 09:16 PM

http://metroidquest.....com/FF6_EC_vX/

What he was saying is that these are romhacks that have been put into a cartridge. There is a market for them, although I'm certainly not part of it.

exactly. i have a few (a couple of zelda repros and earthbound zero), but i'm not big on these.

#9632 Kovorkian

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 12:27 AM

exactly. i have a few (a couple of zelda repros and earthbound zero), but i'm not big on these.


AH, yeah, i probably wouldn't touch these for $0.25 for the set

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#9633 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 12:35 AM

http://metroidquest.....com/FF6_EC_vX/

What he was saying is that these are romhacks that have been put into a cartridge. There is a market for them, although I'm certainly not part of it.


would another one of these be Mega Man 8 - Mega Man & Bass? Some guy is selling that one and Super Mario World 3 - Return to Dinosaur land for $95 each

http://sandiego.crai...3226416871.html

edit- and how much are they actually worth if anything?

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#9634 uiengineer

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 12:51 AM

would another one of these be Mega Man 8 - Mega Man & Bass? Some guy is selling that one and Super Mario World 3 - Return to Dinosaur land for $95 each

http://sandiego.crai...3226416871.html

edit- and how much are they actually worth if anything?

yeah. those are repros too. they are way overpriced. SNES repros go for $40-60; NES repros go for as low as $25 and on up. some people are into them, some aren't (and some are in the middle like me)

#9635 therealdanhill

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 02:19 AM

I have a running post on CL looking to buy old gaming stuff, but it keeps getting flagged now. There's a guy who owns this "Higher Ground Gaming" site who keeps spamming the VG section and I'm assuming he has a program or buddies who flag stuff. Another guy said his has been getting flagged as well, but he sells more recent games.

Nothing I can do about it I guess, it just really sucks to keep having to put my ad up a few times a day. Funny thing is maybe it works in my favor, being constantly towards the top of the page lol. Some people are just jerks.

I don't get the decision to not have a GameCube disc reader on the system. Is it just to resell GCN games as eShop downloads later? Is it to keep the cost down? I can't imagine adding GameCube BC would cost a lot of money.

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#9636 blitz6speed

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 04:00 AM

I have a running post on CL looking to buy old gaming stuff, but it keeps getting flagged now. There's a guy who owns this "Higher Ground Gaming" site who keeps spamming the VG section and I'm assuming he has a program or buddies who flag stuff. Another guy said his has been getting flagged as well, but he sells more recent games.

Nothing I can do about it I guess, it just really sucks to keep having to put my ad up a few times a day. Funny thing is maybe it works in my favor, being constantly towards the top of the page lol. Some people are just jerks.


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Posted 12 September 2012 - 04:20 AM

http://milwaukee.cra...3254896625.html

This asshole has been reselling every game that goes remotely on sale. He must have cleared out a lot of the best buy gaming blowout stuff and realized how many tens of dollars he could profit by only wasting hours of his time selling them on Craigslist!

Silent Hill Downpour for PS3 ***Brand NEW*** - $35 (Brown Deer/Milwaukee)

Date: 2012-09-11, 4:51PM CDT
Reply to this post cjvdk-3254896625@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

I have a Brand New never opened copy of Silent Hill Downpour for PS3. Contact me ONLY IF YOU'RE SERIOUSLY INTERESTED IN BUYING! No trades; cash only. Call or text 4142125364


Product Features:
All new and updated Silent Hill experience that visually stands on its own with the current competition. Utilizing Unreal 3 technology, the game brings the town of Silent Hill, its characters, the creatures and the alternate hell world into vivid and spectacular display.
Free-roaming and deep exploration that will take players into all-new Side Quests' unlocking areas within the game, special items and bonus content.
An ever-changing game world including day and night Normal' world and Otherworld' world, all manifested and sourced from character actions throughout the game.
First-time ever 3D technology will bring Silent Hill a step closer to the player with three-dimensional immersion.
Renowned story and music talent attached to the game including:
Silent Hill comic writer, Tom Waltz
Original music directed and composed by renowned composer, Dan Licht, of the Showtime series, Dexter.
Theme song performed by hard-rock multiplatinum group, Korn.


Also I emailed him a link to this forum where he is being mocked for his stupidity.

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#9638 ZombieToast

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 06:59 AM

He's probably already a member.

#9639 detectiveconan16

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 11:58 AM

Did a little digging and found an old thread talking about a reputable site called: gamereproductions.com http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=217043
Considering the games on that site cost about $40, I guess it's an okay deal for those who want repro carts. Anyway it's still a ripoff anyway for a bunch of romhacks.

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 12:28 PM

Never seen one of these before. A Sega Game boy

http://iowacity.crai...3264892582.html

#9641 Kovorkian

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 04:08 PM

Never seen one of these before. A Sega Game boy

http://iowacity.crai...3264892582.html


3 possibilities

1. Meant sega game gear
2. meant nintendo game boy
3. Dumbshit / scammer

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#9642 Nightfox31

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 02:48 AM

My money is on #3
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#9643 Kovorkian

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 03:53 AM

My money is on #3


I always let it ride on #3, have yet to be disappointed....

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#9644 Kovorkian

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 05:46 PM

http://harrisburg.cr...3263410175.html

$250 "360 I have an Xbox 360 gears of war 3 console for sale. This is in mint condition and I have the box. This sale includes the console and cords only no hard drive or games. If the price is right I'll include a controller"

Kmart is 15 miles away from middleburg where they have the GoW3 360 for 280 brand new....

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#9645 KingTruffle

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 06:03 PM

This guy has a couple of 64 games that I would like, but Fuck that price for the lot:

http://raleigh.craig...3219875431.html

I don't think it would even be worth that at resale.

#9646 Indigo_Streetlight

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 06:44 PM

This guy has a couple of 64 games that I would like, but Fuck that price for the lot:

http://raleigh.craig...3219875431.html

I don't think it would even be worth that at resale.


Yeah, I think face value on that lot would be around $110; offer 70% of that at most.
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#9647 Donut2922

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 06:47 PM

It's not so much as stupidity but more of an annoyance, when people decide to spam up Craigslist and list every single game they have in separate posts. You'll 20 line items of one guy's listing of games. Seriously? You have to list out FIFA 11, FIFA 12, and Rage in 3 separate posts? Just consolidate the damn listing in one post. It comes up in searches anyways! Ugh.

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#9648 leecy

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 07:42 PM

I'm not sure where he got the price, but seems just a little high:

Atari 2600 with extras - $650 (Energy)

Date: 2012-09-12, 10:22PM CDT
2pt9k-3268387099@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
I have a vintage Atari 2600 console with 2 paddles, 2 joysticks and a space command? style controller. I have four games including Pitfall. Asking $650, call Jarid at xxx-xxxx, No Emails, No calls after ten pm, thanks.

#9649 Kovorkian

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 07:46 PM

I'm not sure where he got the price, but seems just a little high:

Atari 2600 with extras - $650 (Energy)

Date: 2012-09-12, 10:22PM CDT
2pt9k-3268387099@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
I have a vintage Atari 2600 console with 2 paddles, 2 joysticks and a space command? style controller. I have four games including Pitfall. Asking $650, call Jarid at xxx-xxxx, No Emails, No calls after ten pm, thanks.


his ass, Does he have pics? Is it a woody?

Was at the one game store the other day they had a woody 2600 console only for $350 or so IIRC

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#9650 Olengie

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 07:48 PM

The belief that if something is older, it should definitely sell more.

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#9651 Kovorkian

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 07:52 PM

Ebay has the black 2600 for 20+ and the woody for 50-60 and most come with some games.

Like olengie said if its old its worth more mentality is at work here

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#9652 leecy

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 07:59 PM

That was the full ad, no pics. I'm not real familiar with Atari consoles, but that seems more like a ~$50 bundle.

#9653 ZombieToast

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:08 PM

I paid $5 for a "woody" 2600 with 25 games, four joysticks, and four paddles...too bad my mom threw it all away when I was a kid.

#9654 Calipso

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 11:35 PM

Yeah, I think face value on that lot would be around $110; offer 70% of that at most.


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#9655 Nick45

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 03:02 AM

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 04:05 AM

I think with this posting I officially win the thread: http://orangecounty....3270604651.html

#9657 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 04:39 AM

I think with this posting I officially win the thread: http://orangecounty....3270604651.html


he can't be serious......can he?

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#9658 xenozfan2

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 05:09 AM

I think with this posting I officially win the thread: http://orangecounty....3270604651.html


He must have meant $20. Someone needs to email he to find out. I would love to see the response if he is serious.
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#9659 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 08:22 AM

funny how almost every ad for an NES has the same things in its title/description "original" "rare" "1985" "NES-001" and always want $100-$200 for it

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#9660 highoffcoffee496

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 02:50 PM

funny how almost every ad for an NES has the same things in its title/description "original" "rare" "1985" "NES-001" and always want $100-$200 for it


i know what you mean!!
I have been trying to find a NES for so long now.
My goodwill wants $100 for NES's and craigslist is just as bad, if not worse :roll: