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#1501 Snowcone   Master of Snackbar Games CAGiversary!   570 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 February 2007 - 09:30 PM

Anyone have an extra case lying around? I need one -_-


You might ask over on The Cover Project.
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#1502 Raz1r   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   1 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

Posted 15 June 2007 - 01:35 AM

Hey guys, just wanted to say that this project is awesome.

I clicked the link for the "raw scans" and it gave me a 404. I don't know much about Photoshop, but there are a few games I have that are not in the database. Breath of Fire 2 for the GBA is the most notable. I still have the box, so I will try to upload it soon.

#1503 LXL_Guy   Oathkeeper CAGiversary!   1091 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 21 August 2007 - 04:23 PM

IS the cover project site down? When I clicked the link I got a 404.

#1504 Predator Ranger   Admiral Awesome CAGiversary!   2633 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 04:34 PM

IS the cover project site down? When I clicked the link I got a 404.


Just got through fine. http://www.thecoverproject.net/
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#1505 Demontooth   not as cheap as I used to be CAGiversary!   1520 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 January 2008 - 04:18 AM

Found the 4 N64 covers I was missing...thanks bitches!!!

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#1506 mitchondria   Climbin in Yo Window CAGiversary!   848 Posts   Joined 7.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 March 2008 - 10:22 PM

does anyone need anymore of these?

cause i need in... and if i can find 4 people we can split the cost

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#1507 Snowcone   Master of Snackbar Games CAGiversary!   570 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 April 2008 - 02:51 PM

does anyone need anymore of these?

cause i need in... and if i can find 4 people we can split the cost


Ask over on the forums at TCP and you're likely to find someone buying the cases.
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#1508 BasiliskFang   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   103 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 09:56 AM

site down? i was depending on this to make my 64 collection look good.

#1509 Predator Ranger   Admiral Awesome CAGiversary!   2633 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 05:08 PM

site down? i was depending on this to make my 64 collection look good.


Works for me: http://www.thecoverproject.net/
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#1510 JP   Member of the Ravens Nation! Trade-in Value Team   7776 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 27 April 2008 - 06:18 PM

What is a full cost of 100 pack from mediashelving? I'm mainly looking for an estimate on the shipping. I need about 45-50 for myself.

*UPDATE* So they finally got back with me and it's going to be about 65 bucks for the items plus shipping to me. That isn't bad, but I really don't need 100 of them. Anyone interested in going in for some, let me know.

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#1511 helluvagood   HURRICANE VENUS CAGiversary!   1188 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 May 2008 - 03:32 AM

Wow looka those sexy cases!
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#1512 psxboy500   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   5 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 June 2008 - 02:49 AM

nice I can finally bring back the covers that my mom threw out accidently :)

#1513 jasonpaul   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   29 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 02:43 PM

Wow, this is the first I've seen of these cases. I'd love to get some of these.

#1514 Gentlegamer  

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 08:08 PM

This is the thread that first brought me to CAG when I googled N64 covers.

I bought a case of the media shelving cases, and they work great!
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#1515 CaptainKirk   Banned Banned   1883 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 21 January 2010 - 04:44 AM

seems cool I like the idea

#1516 acarlson   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   2 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 January 2010 - 05:15 PM

Awesome Idea I want to get some but 100 is way to many for right now. is anyone selling some?

#1517 Wet Ninja   Cheaping from the shadows CAGiversary!   1346 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 August 2010 - 11:39 AM

what is your project is all about could you explain a bit more,so that it will easy for us to understand.


Basically, if you're looking for a better way to store/display your cartridge-based games, you can buy a universal case and print the cover to fit it from The Cover Project. Or, if you're missing a cover for your disc-based games, you can find it and reprint it. Usually the covers are recreations (scans) of the original game box/case, but some games have custom covers created by contributors.

You can read more here and here.

#1518 needler420   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2035 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2011 - 01:37 PM

lol these reproduction boxes are a waste of time and money.

Real official boxes could be worth something depending on the game but these production boxes are a waste. Just put a label on the games and get good storage containers to store them.

A better investment would probably be getting the kit to change the battery out for save files since so many run on a battery.


I just did a flip with some CIB games. I bought Zelda Oot and starfox64 complete from a guy both for $35 I took the game carts out and sold the boxes and manuals for $20 -$3 to ship. All in all it makes my game carts come to $9 each I payed shipped.

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#1519 Indigo_Streetlight   East Coast Scum CAGiversary!   3491 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 04:33 PM

lol these reproduction boxes are a waste of time and money.

Real official boxes could be worth something depending on the game but these production boxes are a waste. Just put a label on the games and get good storage containers to store them.

A better investment would probably be getting the kit to change the battery out for save files since so many run on a battery.


I just did a flip with some CIB games. I bought Zelda Oot and starfox64 complete from a guy both for $35 I took the game carts out and sold the boxes and manuals for $20 -$3 to ship. All in all it makes my game carts come to $9 each I payed shipped.


Well, yeah. If you can find every CIB in the wild without paying a premium (which is just about impossible). You can pretty much box a whole collection in UGC's for the cost of one harder-to-find title.

By the way, you should thank whoever bought that Starfox 64 box + manual profusely. They've been selling for $30-35 complete and Near Mint (a smart buyer could've paid $7 more and got my NM example) ;) Unless you mean you only got $10 per IB (which wouldn't be too hot)?
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#1520 needler420   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2035 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 November 2011 - 04:45 PM

Well, yeah. If you can find every CIB in the wild without paying a premium (which is just about impossible). You can pretty much box a whole collection in UGC's for the cost of one harder-to-find title.

By the way, you should thank whoever bought that Starfox 64 box + manual profusely. They've been selling for $30-35 complete and Near Mint (a smart buyer could've paid $7 more and got my NM example) ;) Unless you mean you only got $10 per IB (which wouldn't be too hot)?


Yeah I got $10 per box and manual.

That's about what they were worth in that condition starfox had no inserts And had marker writing on it.

Zelda Oot CIB is only like $25 including game on ebay. And if you wait around you could get it in better condition then mine was at BIN. Not to mention if you do auctions you could easily snipe one cheaper and in better condition.

My deal was a flip the same week I bought the games CIB I had a buyer to buy the boxes and manuals. I could have waited longer but the most I would have got for them is another $5 bucks its not worth my time for the extra $5 bucks or even $10.

I'm a gamer before a collector when I want to make money Ill invest in the stock market and precious metals market as I am. I was happy enough after going through the shipping hassle to get my game carts below market price. And like I said I got them with intentions of playing them not to collect and store them on a shelf to stare at.

Getting the box and manual to old games is a plus for sure and like you said when the premium is right ill take it for sure. But when the boxes cost more then the game itself its a no no to me. I sold the boxes to those games for the same price I paid for the game carts after shipping.

I have a The legend of Zelda Majora's mask gold cart CIB deal almost near mint box for $20 shipped. Ill probably keep the packaging on that since the gold cart normal market value is about $15 anyway so for $20 shipped and its condition ill probably keep the box to that.

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#1521 paz9x  

Posted 19 November 2011 - 05:00 PM

i was into this several years ago but got rid of a lot of stuff, I have a lot of the cases in a box in the garage. if anybody wants them pm me. id get rid of them on the cheap.
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#1522 Indigo_Streetlight   East Coast Scum CAGiversary!   3491 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 11:50 PM

Yeah I got $10 per box and manual.

That's about what they were worth in that condition starfox had no inserts And had marker writing on it.

Zelda Oot CIB is only like $25 including game on ebay. And if you wait around you could get it in better condition then mine was at BIN. Not to mention if you do auctions you could easily snipe one cheaper and in better condition.

My deal was a flip the same week I bought the games CIB I had a buyer to buy the boxes and manuals. I could have waited longer but the most I would have got for them is another $5 bucks its not worth my time for the extra $5 bucks or even $10.

I'm a gamer before a collector when I want to make money Ill invest in the stock market and precious metals market as I am. I was happy enough after going through the shipping hassle to get my game carts below market price. And like I said I got them with intentions of playing them not to collect and store them on a shelf to stare at.

Getting the box and manual to old games is a plus for sure and like you said when the premium is right ill take it for sure. But when the boxes cost more then the game itself its a no no to me. I sold the boxes to those games for the same price I paid for the game carts after shipping.

I have a The legend of Zelda Majora's mask gold cart CIB deal almost near mint box for $20 shipped. Ill probably keep the packaging on that since the gold cart normal market value is about $15 anyway so for $20 shipped and its condition ill probably keep the box to that.


Yeah, condition is everything when it comes to the paper, though $25 is pretty sad on OoT for a CIB, since a cart-only might fetch $18, the manual $5, etc. It's crazy, but I guess people will buy up the parts to save money.

Nice find on the Majora's Mask, I'd think a NM complete would be worth $40 easy.
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#1523 TheBigAndy   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   482 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 05 December 2011 - 08:43 AM

I am in for this once I start collecting N64 again, great thread.

#1524 Desousa93   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   627 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

Posted 12 September 2013 - 09:59 PM

I would buy in on some cases.

#1525 McCHitman   Reigning Champ CAGiversary!   230 Posts   Joined 3.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 01:27 PM

I recently got 100 of the Universal cases, printed a couple N64 box arts on my printer and decided that would use A LOT of ink.

So I took my usb drive to fedex Kinkos and used their printer, but you can't do borderless, at least not on the express printers. Is there another option that I'm over looking??


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#1526 Desousa93   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   627 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

Posted 14 September 2013 - 10:49 PM

I recently got 100 of the Universal cases, printed a couple N64 box arts on my printer and decided that would use A LOT of ink.

So I took my usb drive to fedex Kinkos and used their printer, but you can't do borderless, at least not on the express printers. Is there another option that I'm over looking??

I would make some calls I ran into some issues printing ds cases. Call your local printing places and see if they do borderless printing. I also recommend the glossy paper makes it look official.

Also if you arnt going to use all 100 I'd buy some off you.