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Resident Evil 5 Limited Edition Collector's Guide now $19.79, was $17.99 @ Amazon


#31 Pck21   Beware the Ides of March CAGiversary!   2463 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 04:38 PM

I bit on one because I get a hard on for hardback guides...damnit!

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#32 PhilESkyline   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   53 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 04:53 PM

At first glance I thought it was the game for $19.79. You don't know how fast I almost pulled out my credit card lol.

#33 Trollsmeesh   Snorlax Tainer CAGiversary!   1670 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 05:16 PM

I wish I had 20 bucks to blow. :/ I hate having no money! xD

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 05:48 PM

I wish I had 20 bucks to blow. :/ I hate having no money! xD


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#35 Trollsmeesh   Snorlax Tainer CAGiversary!   1670 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:11 PM

Careful, this is the very thought that runs through every hooker's mind 1 week before showing up on the streetcorner for the first time.


I would be one cute hooker....

#36 ninja dog   Shoto Guilt CAGiversary!   5730 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:19 PM

these are usually neither limited nor collector-worthy, but I may bite.

#37 weevles   No. CAGiversary!   17508 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:20 PM

Don't normally buy guides, but I'll consider this one.

Last time I opt'd for an LE guide, it never even came out.

#38 Layd Dly  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:30 PM

I ordered mine from tower.com it was a tad cheaper.


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#39 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   21031 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:41 PM

I ordered mine from tower.com it was a tad cheaper.


Is that place reliable? They've got a 1.09/10 rating on RR.

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#40 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48182 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:46 PM

Is that place reliable? They've got a 1.09/10 rating on RR.

I ordered a couple of BR's from there, and it was an OK experience.

#41 advanced   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2944 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:51 PM

I pre-ordered one. My brother and I have a strange attachment to Resident Evil game guides.

#42 mrkapawutzis   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   31 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:54 PM

If I'm not mistaken this is the same company that made the Limited Edition guide for Metal Gear Solid 4 and that's not exactly easy to find at a decent price. I'm not saying this is a collectors item but if you like strategy guides why not take the dip for $20.

#43 Trollsmeesh   Snorlax Tainer CAGiversary!   1670 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 06:55 PM

I pre-ordered one. My brother and I have a strange attachment to Resident Evil game guides.


Nothing wrong with that, I have the same obsession. :)

#44 xt3rmin8   Dont tread on me CAGiversary!   72 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 07:31 PM

Nothing wrong with that, I have the same obsession. :)

:)lol me to i have all the guides for the resident evil series on the gamecube, except for resident evil 0. still trying to get a good deal on resident evil 0 zero guide lol ;)

#45 Cleaner7   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3346 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 07:37 PM

Why haven't the achievements for this been released? Usually they're leaked a month or couple of weeks ahead of time. RE5 comes out in 2 weeks! If there are some tough achievements or parts of the game, then I may bite. Until then, I'll wait.

#46 Layd Dly  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 07:42 PM

Is that place reliable? They've got a 1.09/10 rating on RR.


Ive never had a problem ive ordered tons of Blu-Rays from them and ive got quite a few guides from them as well for under amazon costs, and they even have Free Shipping for orders over $25.


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#47 argyle   Mr. Lucky CAGiversary!   6260 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 08:03 PM

*looks over at my Resident Evil Archives book*

It does look kinda lonely....
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#48 Trollsmeesh   Snorlax Tainer CAGiversary!   1670 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 08:04 PM

*looks over at my Resident Evil Archives book*

It does look kinda lonely....


As you pick one up for you and Trollsmeesh. :)

#49 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48182 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 08:10 PM

Ive never had a problem ive ordered tons of Blu-Rays from them and ive got quite a few guides from them as well for under amazon costs, and they even have Free Shipping for orders over $25.

It's $18.86 from Tower.com. For the less than $1 difference, I'll give my money to Amazon.

#50 gamegirl79   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   254 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 10:22 PM

I have this guide pre-ordered along with the game, but I'm cautious about Amazon's descriptions of limited edition guides. When I pre-ordered the LE Fable II guide a few months back, the description said the guide was leather-bound hardcover and when I got it, well......it definitely was not leather-bound nor hardcover.

Hopefully we'll have better luck this time around.

#51 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   48182 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 10:36 PM

I have this guide pre-ordered along with the game, but I'm cautious about Amazon's descriptions of limited edition guides. When I pre-ordered the LE Fable II guide a few months back, the description said the guide was leather-bound hardcover and when I got it, well......it definitely was not leather-bound nor hardcover.

Hopefully we'll have better luck this time around.

I've never trusted Amazon's descriptions of the LE guides or any LE items, I always go back to the vendor for the "real" scoop on it.

I knew the Fable II LE guide wasn't leather-bound, as the Amazon description said it was and the Brady description said nothing about it.

RE5 link on the Prima site:
http://www.primagame...n=9780761561620

Says hardback, though nothing about leather, so I'm guessing it's not leather.

#52 Ecto311  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 10:53 PM

This and a SF4 guide for 33 shipped, cant beat that. Thanks OP.

#53 dg7md   Overall, one helluva pup CAGiversary!   1249 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 11:03 PM

Why haven't the achievements for this been released? Usually they're leaked a month or couple of weeks ahead of time. RE5 comes out in 2 weeks! If there are some tough achievements or parts of the game, then I may bite. Until then, I'll wait.


While it's not absolutely confirmed, the trophies list has been released and it's expected to pretty much be a copy of what those trophies are in terms of what the achieves will be.

#54 klingon666   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   330 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 11:07 PM

My wifes going to kill me,just paid off all the credit cards. But honey it's only 20 bucks. Gotta love it. In for one.

#55 Captain Freeze   Totally Party! CAGiversary!   142 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 11:09 PM

in for 1!

#56 etcrane   A Damn Fine Cup of Coffee CAGiversary!   4792 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 27 February 2009 - 11:28 PM

Can someone give me an example of a "limited edition" strategy guide that is currently worth anything? Because as far as I'm aware ... I've never seen one ;-)

#57 tenzor   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2719 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2009 - 12:16 AM

Can someone give me an example of a "limited edition" strategy guide that is currently worth anything? Because as far as I'm aware ... I've never seen one ;-)


only one I can think of is the Metal Gear Solid 4 Limited Edition Guide.

#58 ninja dog   Shoto Guilt CAGiversary!   5730 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2009 - 12:24 AM

only one I can think of is the Metal Gear Solid 4 Limited Edition Guide.



I just sold a new + mint one on ebay that went for $20 after it sat on amazon for $35 for weeks. It's not worth much.

a better example is the Fallout 3 collector's guide.

#59 Chronis   Enjoys mediocre games that you hate CAGiversary!   3067 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 February 2009 - 01:31 AM

I bit on it. I could probably use the guide here and there, but mostly I still need a 2009 calendar.

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#60 blitzkrieg047   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   13 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 February 2009 - 03:05 AM

Not sure if want.. I usually dont buy strategy guides. It's tempting though..