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#13244683 Your collection - post a photo - show us what'cha got!

Posted by Mike_TV on 11 March 2016 - 06:32 PM

The wife and I bought our first house late last year, and since moving in I've been working on turning the basement into a lair for all my gaming stuff. It's like 95% done at this point, just need new curtains, a nicer CRT, a few more small posters, and a sound bar for the LCD, but I'm really proud of it so far!

 

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#13214974 Your collection - post a photo - show us what'cha got!

Posted by Squarehard on 22 February 2016 - 04:28 AM

Moved some stuff around so I could put in a new shelf for more space.

 

Update!

 

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#13000403 Best Buy Mystery Reward Certificate (Check Yo Emails)

Posted by dinovelvet on 01 November 2015 - 09:43 PM

Let the butthurt begin.




#12915244 The Official CAG September 2015 Pick-Ups Thread

Posted by Kurosaki-san on 12 September 2015 - 12:46 AM

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Got Olimer coming thru Walmart, along with another ZSS & Ganon.




#12914356 The Official CAG September 2015 Pick-Ups Thread

Posted by DNukem170 on 11 September 2015 - 05:28 PM

Amiibo haul. Got everything I wanted except Modern Mario. Will wait until the eventual single release.

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#12730854 The Official 2015 Yard Sale Thread Post your finds!

Posted by Indigo_Streetlight on 07 June 2015 - 05:53 PM

Well CAG, I didn't go out on Saturday morning due to being laid up with a 'roid; however, I did follow up a lead from last week's yard-sale action (without phone confirmation no less, I actually had to drive out without being sure whether my contact would be there). Fortunately he was, and like an expert magician he conjured a friend of his within 20 minutes. Needless to say I wasn't sure what to expect from this Dragon Warrior-like summoning-- though when Contact B brought out four tupperware bins that were barely portable from his car, I knew that groovy-time was about to occur. 
 
Okay, so maybe it wasn't all that easy. I knew right off the bat when facing a volume deal like this (a later count revealed nine systems and a little over 100 games in all) that a $5 or $10 offer wasn't going to fly. A part of me was tempted to look through the lot bit by bit with a piece of paper and pen just to get a handle on what was there. In situations like this, you don't want to insult the seller because they could come back with an enormous sum. Ultimately though I scrapped the full valuation idea or even looking at everything and pitched on what I saw so far: $60.
 
To which I quickly added that I could look some more. This was where it got tricky, since the seller showed no inclination one way or another and told me I could take my time. I could easily get caught in a situation of bidding myself up; what would I be comfortable paying?
 
After a time, I then asked the seller if they had any counter-offer thoughts. "One hundred dollars and it's yours," they said. Done.
 
So here's the neat thing about all of this, while I may not be able to sit squarely on my ass at the moment, this is the first time ever that I've encountered a Sega Saturn or Sega CD in the wild, over the course of my five years of active hunting and beyond. It was always, "Nah, I'll never break down and buy those systems unless they're bundled with games." NOW I HAVE DONE SO, IN USING YARD SALE POWERS IN TANDEM WITH VERY GENEROUS PEOPLE.
 
Note: Fuzzy pictures are of the highlights only; I won't bore you with the PS2 console, the n64 console, and the Dreamcast console. There's also a Wii which... HOW DARE YOU EXIST BESIDE THIS GLORIOUS SATURN?!?
 
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Edit: Here's a list of the Sega Saturn games, as the pics may not give you the full impact.
 
- Dragon Force
- Command & Conquer
- Tetris Plus
- Mr. Bones
- Quake
- Sonic 3D Blast
- Shining the Holy Ark
- Tomb Raider (2x)
- Hexen
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- Saturn Bomberman
- Enemy Zero
- Braindead 13
- Lunacy
- Resident Evil
- Dark Savior
- Duke Nukem 3D
- Iron Storm
- Three Dirty Dwaves
- Bubble Bobble (also featuring rainbow islands)
- Crusader No Remorse
- Wipeout
- Bug Too!
 
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#12673206 Your collection - post a photo - show us what'cha got!

Posted by hiamiyumi on 02 May 2015 - 08:02 PM

Took me 2 days to build this shelf. I am very happy about it :)

 

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#12587643 Yet More Craigslist Stupidity!

Posted by Ferrari Racer on 23 March 2015 - 06:37 PM

http://stlouis.craig...4945485319.html

 

then someone posted this haha




#12541040 Your collection - post a photo - show us what'cha got!

Posted by wiggyx on 02 March 2015 - 02:19 AM

Complete US N64 cart set is completely cased and shelved! Finished the last cover this morning (Gretzky '98). Pretty amped to have em all done :D

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I think I'm back to collecting hardware for a while now. Got a few sweet pieces on their way from Japan :)


#12514838 2015 Thrift Store Thread -- Share Your Findings Here

Posted by kobun on 19 February 2015 - 07:44 AM

I've had a good year so far..  I found these two today.  Im keeping metroid, and fbaing mincraft sealed. 

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#12484770 2015 Thrift Store Thread -- Share Your Findings Here

Posted by Billytwoshoes on 10 February 2015 - 07:18 AM

Wait wait wait....did I actually find something worth getting at Goodwill?! :P

 

Golf picture was $10 (dads bday is next week, hes totally into golf so no brainer here)

Games are complete- $3 apiece (fun fact I didnt know- you can use an emulator to play Sega CDs in a PC!)

Mip Robot was CIB/like new, just needed fresh batteries- $35 (go for like $80-$100 in stores)

 

 

Wish I could +1 like for the Chips Ahoy with Reeses chips!  Haven't had a Chips Ahoy in years...




#12481923 The Official Craigslist Finds Thread Vol. 2

Posted by strawyleader997 on 09 February 2015 - 02:11 AM

I just bought a lot of stuff from a guy who was selling his kids old stuff. It was all in a picture, with no descriptions of the items.

White Xbox 360 console with cords
SNES console with cords
about 300 pokemon cards(there are some good cards)
Pokemon special pikachu edition Gameboy game in box

In the picture, I thought the pokemon game was just complete, but when I picked the stuff up it turns out that it's SEALED! I only paid $80 for all of it, and the sealed Pokemon game sells for $250.


#12482351 The Official CAG February 2015 Pick-Ups Thread

Posted by Kurosaki-san on 09 February 2015 - 08:05 AM

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Also picked up Book of Life (blu ray). *not pictured. 




#12403994 2015 Thrift Store Thread -- Share Your Findings Here

Posted by Mirpkered on 12 January 2015 - 12:50 PM

While not a yard sale find, this marked my first find of 2015. At our local thrift shop, it was told that everything by the dumpster was either garbage or things that the shop can't test. I started driving home and noticed a PS game case sticking out of the box and took a closer look. Grabbed it and threw it in the truck. Upon getting home, I had hit a motherload. In the box was the following:
 
Unreal Tournament 2004 - PC
Quake 4 - PC
Halo - PC
ARMA - PC
Call of Duty 4 - PC
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic - PC
Farcry 3 - PC
Star Ocean Till End of Time Collectors Edition - PS2
Dragonball Z Budokai 3 - PS2
Jak 2 - PS2
Jak 3 - PS2
Dragon Quest VIII Collector's Edition Edition - PS2
Devil May Cry 3 - PS2
Legacy of Kain Defiance - PS2
Arc the Lad - PS2
007 The World is Not enough - PS
Digimon Digital Card Battles - PS
Syphon Filter 2 - PS
3xtreme - PS
Croc - PS
Driver 2 - PS
Gex - PS
Gex 2 - PS
Gex 3 - PS
Monster Rancher 2 - PS
Rugrats - PS
Legend of Dragoon - PS
 
The best part of all this is I got to them right before it started raining!!!! Score!

 

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#12388999 2015 Thrift Store Thread -- Share Your Findings Here

Posted by salty tbone on 06 January 2015 - 02:20 PM

Scored this last night. 

 

Nice pickup. Those games would've been $40 each at Juan's GW ....