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Selling a GameCube with no controllers


#1 Ryuukishi   Come with me if you want to not die CAGiversary!   9798 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago   Has been playing Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn
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Posted 24 July 2008 - 06:25 PM

Don't need my purple GameCube anymore since I got a Wii. It's in great shape, and I even still have the original box. BUT, I would be keeping all of my games, controllers, and memory cards, since I can (and do) still use them with the Wii.

What would be the best way to sell off a GameCube with only the box and cables? Is there even any point in trying or will no one buy a console without a controller?

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#2 hero101   FC3 US Navy CAGiversary!   4076 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 July 2008 - 06:33 PM

you probably won't get much $$$ for no controllers. You have to give buyers something to play on. :roll:

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#3 Grico   Comics + Anime CAGiversary!   1680 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 July 2008 - 06:36 PM

Probably you should bite the bullet and include one of the controllers you have. It is not very movable without one. At trading in places like gamestop they would make you buy one of their controllers to trade in with it.

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 06:37 PM

It's really going to be a hard sell.

Someone with controllers is likely to have a GameCube anyway.

Someone without controllers is going to need them, so unless you provide a really sweet deal on the GameCube... Your best bet is to try ebay, but I seriously doubt you're going to get as much for it as you would like.

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#5 Ryuukishi   Come with me if you want to not die CAGiversary!   9798 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago   Has been playing Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn
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Posted 24 July 2008 - 06:54 PM

That's pretty much the answer I was expecting. Guess I'll just hold onto it then.

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#6 rayg5533   Banned Banned   43 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 07:44 PM

ha ur screwed you need 2 pay some one 2 take that piece of shit off your hands

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 07:49 PM

That's pretty much the answer I was expecting. Guess I'll just hold onto it then.

How many controllers do you have? You can't spare one to sell with the console? Although I wouldn't sell my Gamecube either. You can't get crap for them.

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 03:48 PM

You could get a Game Boy Player used, and keep it as a dedicated GBA player. This is one reason why I don't ever plan to ditch my GC.

#9 The Green Giant   Supreme Overlord of the Multiverse CAGiversary!   7562 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 July 2008 - 04:14 PM

You wouldn't get more than $20 for it with controllers, so without them it's worthless to sell it.

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#10 wing43   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   11 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 August 2008 - 02:48 AM

THey are really cheap used now and they include controllers
ur gonna have to add at least one like every one here said 43240 times