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The Official CAG April 2013 Pick-Ups Thread


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#91 tooshorty6432168

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 05:32 PM

My pickups from last week whoop.

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#92 DNukem170

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 11:14 PM

Rest of the SecondSpin order:

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#93 wiggyx

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 04:26 AM

I swear some of you don't even buy games anymore LOL!

There needs to be an anime ONLY pickups thread :/


Actual games! :P

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#94 elessar123

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 04:31 AM

I swear some of you don't even buy games anymore LOL!

There needs to be an anime ONLY pickups thread :/


For me, it happened mostly because I'm back to the PC Master Race.

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#95 DNukem170

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:42 AM

I swear some of you don't even buy games anymore LOL!

There needs to be an anime ONLY pickups thread :/


Pretty much. Last game I bought for actual playing was Code of Princess 3 months ago and Pokemon Black 2 release date before that.

#96 Drclaw411

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:12 PM

I swear some of you don't even buy games anymore LOL


I feel like this month's thread just makes it seem like that. There was/is apparently a Black Friday-esque anime sale posted in the DVD/Blu ray deals forum that people are taking part in.

#97 DNukem170

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:56 PM

I feel like this month's thread just makes it seem like that. There was/is apparently a Black Friday-esque anime sale posted in the DVD/Blu ray deals forum that people are taking part in.


SecondSpin had a 41% off sale on April Fool's Day. It wasn't anime only, but Squarehard and I bought mostly anime.

#98 ZombieToast

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 01:28 PM

I think that would about win Pickup of the Month:applause:

Only if it was a really nice house. But given our budget, it won't be. Also, I don't want to move, so I'm bitter about the whole thing.


I don't know what this Yamcha soda is, but it sounds disappointing.

I'd rather drink Bulma-flavored anyway. Though it should be strawberry-flavored.

It would be nice if they had different flavors, but they're all orange. It's supposedly pretty decent, though.

#99 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 02:04 PM

Only if it was a really nice house. But given our budget, it won't be. Also, I don't want to move, so I'm bitter about the whole thing.


I get you there, moving is a huge pain:whee:but just think of all the new shelves you'll have room for:bouncy:

Hey, you look like you have a lot of money; how about donating some of it to my Extra Life drive?


#100 thenexus6

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:28 PM

Not really a pick up per-say but my Aunt recently got a job at Bethesda in the London office so she sent this my way:

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Quite enjoying it so far!

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#101 YBX87

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 06:48 PM

Not really a pick up per-say but my Aunt recently got a job at Bethesda in the London office so she sent this my way:

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Quite enjoying it so far!


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#102 dodgeme

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:22 PM

Traded in a whole load of junk (leftovers from some lots of stuff I was selling off) to the local game store and got $43 store credit. So I picked up these three SNES games for $18 out of pocket.

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Contra 3, Earth Defense Force, Darius Twin
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#103 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:44 PM

Traded in a whole load of junk (leftovers from some lots of stuff I was selling off) to the local game store and got $43 store credit. So I picked up these three SNES games for $18 out of pocket.

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Contra 3, Earth Defense Force, Darius Twin


haha sold my copy of Darius Twin for $12 last month. How much did you pay?:cry:

Hey, you look like you have a lot of money; how about donating some of it to my Extra Life drive?


#104 dodgeme

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 10:03 PM

haha sold my copy of Darius Twin for $12 last month. How much did you pay?:cry:


It was $10. Only reason I picked them was thanks to the trade it credit.
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#105 anime5ever

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:12 PM

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Luigi was 34.99 from k-marts on launch day
Ninja Gaiden sigma vita was 11$ from bestbuy
Starfy was 10$ from bestbuy via price match
Steel Diver was 10$ from bestbuy via price match

#106 shawnmelo

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 12:37 AM

well for me I buy games just on steam im more of a pc gamer and I dont post what games I buy because I feel people want to see actual pictures. I do buy a ton of anime though.

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#107 dodgeme

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 05:21 AM

Been keeping an eye on ebay and just caught an Buy It Now for M.U.S.H.A for $70. Been looking for that for a long time and that was on the reasonable side of a price for me for cart only. I'll have pictures when it gets here.
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#108 arsenalcrazy8

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:50 PM

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These are all from the thrift store, but don't get excited - they're all empty cases! Why they had a box of empty PS1 cases is a mystery to me, but I picked the best ones; they were 5 for $1. All have manuals except Legend of Dragoon and Rayman.


Honestly, call me dumb but this is the stuff I LIKE finding. Cases, inserts, manuals etc. Those are the things I would love to find at thrift stores - especially at 20 cents each! lol I think theres something wrong with me, but I really enjoy finding that stuff.
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#109 Zaku77

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:08 PM

Been keeping an eye on ebay and just caught an Buy It Now for M.U.S.H.A for $70. Been looking for that for a long time and that was on the reasonable side of a price for me for cart only. I'll have pictures when it gets here.


That is an awesome old school shmup!!

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#110 dodgeme

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:21 PM

That is an awesome old school shmup!!



Im just thrilled I finally found it at a price point I was comfortable with. Seems to average 90 to 100 lately. Even 70 is a lot for me but I figured if I don't buy it now I probably won't be seeing too many more opportunities to do so.
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#111 Neuropod

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    Fine work, skeleton!

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:37 PM

Honestly, call me dumb but this is the stuff I LIKE finding. Cases, inserts, manuals etc. Those are the things I would love to find at thrift stores - especially at 20 cents each! lol I think theres something wrong with me, but I really enjoy finding that stuff.


Well yeah but I'd rather they had games in 'em is my point.

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More pickups from the bizarro GS 50% off sale. I thought I had too much dignity for OneChanBara but nope, guess not!

Also in typical GS fashion, the cases are mostly trashed and covered in sticky goop. (insert joke here) At least they all have manuals.

#112 needler420

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:19 PM

haha sold my copy of Darius Twin for $12 last month. How much did you pay?:cry:



There is a CIB copy on my craigslist for months for that game. I been tempted for $8 bucks.

My cheapness says wait till I find a cart only for $2.

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#113 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:34 PM

Also in typical GS fashion, the cases are mostly trashed and covered in sticky goop. (insert joke here) At least they all have manuals.


Well if your gamestop is anything like mine, the employees have quite a lot of free time on their hands in between selling M games to minors and shoving subscriptions down your throat, so it almost wouldn't surprise me if they had a little "me time" in the storage room...not sure why I took the time to post this, now I've got some rather awful mental images:-#

Hey, you look like you have a lot of money; how about donating some of it to my Extra Life drive?


#114 DNukem170

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:42 PM

More stuff. Like I don't have enough crap to watch:

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Gravion and Pokemon came from GoHastings. Energon and Ninja Turtles S1P1 came from MovieStop.com. TMNT 3.5 came from eBay. Everything else is my final SecondSpin order.

BTW, I am very happy that the DBZ movie Blu-rays put the movies on one disc instead of splitting them up.

#115 3GSid

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:03 PM

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Pickups so far this month from the secondspin sale, and from fellow cags.

Now to find the time watch and play them all!

#116 shawnmelo

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:25 PM

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#117 Barney

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:04 PM

picked up the collectors edition for $14

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#118 R3DH3R0

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:11 PM

Thanks to an awesome CAG who picked up this swag for me!!!

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#119 Squarehard

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 04:25 AM

Hurray for anime!

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#120 shawnmelo

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 04:28 AM

Hurray for anime!

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im a little jelly of that squid girl but with media blasters delaying the second season its not looking too promising. Thats the reason I didnt buy that yet but im so tempted to.