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In Topic: Toys"R"Us TRU YMMV In Store Clearance Thread I

23 November 2017 - 01:27 AM

I'm at tru right now

Can add

Mario Tennis Wii U - $15.98
Mirrors Edge PS4 - $5.98
Talos Principle PS4 - $5.98
Rainbow Wii U - $5.98

Was able to get the dragon quest games and they had a Shantae deluxe Wii U for $20

In Topic: The Official 2017 Yard Sale Thread - Passing the torch

05 November 2017 - 12:42 AM

I think I had my best gaming find in a long while this morning while driving home.


I had hit two community sales in the morning and did not find much.  Gaming wise, I got complete KOTOR II Xbox for $1 and Yoshi Touch and Go Complete for $5.  The Lady had a bunch of DS games but decided not to sell the rest as she was posting on ebay.  I also found a Game Boy Color with 5 games (Donkey Kong Country being the best) for $5.


I started to go back home and hit a sale that was posted all week and occurred on Friday.  Gaming competition is very competitive in my area and I was shocked to see there were still quality Genesis games there.  I got Complete Copies of X-Men, X-Men II, Indiana Jones, Shadow of the Beast, Superman, and Pirates Gold for $10.  On my way out I noticed a very dirty Radio Shack computer. I left and decided to look it up in my car. 


It turns out the Radio Shack computer is a Tandy and had 10 cartrideges with it along with a bunch of attachments.  The person told me she was going to throw it away and said they would take $10 for it.  I could have gotten it cheaper but knew the Tandy itself goes for $40 parts only.  I looked up the cartridges and they go between $10 to $50 apiece.  The various attachments seem to be pretty rare. 


I continue to drive home and find a yard sale sign for a sale that took me all over the place.  I drive all these back roads only to find the yard sale is next to a main road which would have saved me time. I ask for games and the guy walks me to another game boy lot with a very dirty game boy and 6 dirty games.  I see Contra Alien Wars with some other games and the guy tells me he wants $2 for everything.


I don't really look at the games until I get in the car.  I see Tetris, Wheel of Fortune, Snoopy, F1 Race and a Potato game I vaguely remember hearing about.  I start to drive when I realize the potato game is an Atlus game and I look it up.


It turns out I lucked into Spud's Adventure, one of the rarest games on the system.  It was really dirty and worked after several attempts and ends up being a not so bad game.  Between the Tandy lot and Spud's Adventure I think I made out well today.

In Topic: The Official 2017 Yard Sale Thread - Passing the torch

30 July 2017 - 02:45 AM

Florida yard sales are dead in the middle of the summer.  There wasn't anything really advertised today outside of a sale I hit at open that stated they had games.  They let me hangout while they set up and I ended up with Knack PS4, Disc Only Vampire Rain 360, PS2 Complete GH Kingdom Hearts 2 and PS2 Final Fantasy X-2 missing manual for $6.  I drove around to a few sales and came close to buying a Mario Kart power wheel for the babies to grow into but passed.  I did find a estate sale where I bought to boxes of Magic Cards for $31 total which including 192 rares (mostly bulk) but 7 cards sell for what I paid..  A few years ago I would find MTG and Pokemon cards consistently but now they are hard to find as Cool Stuff is based where I am.


At the final sale I went to I found boxed NES games.  I may have overpaid but got Yoshi, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 and Super Mario Bros 3 for $30.  TMNT is missing manual but I think I have an extra.  It has been a long while since I have seen boxed NES games.


Community Sales should start up soon, I have seen a lot of PS3 and 360 games this summer and hope to start seeing and acquiring  more retro games as we shift into fall.

In Topic: Minnesota Deals Topic

22 December 2016 - 03:55 AM

Yeah, I have been looking at the local trade sites and there isn't much to be had.  I hope that changes after the holidays.

In Topic: Minnesota Deals Topic

20 December 2016 - 11:31 PM

Hello Twin Cities.  I see this Thread has been Dormant for awhile but I am hoping there is some CAGs still around.  I am a CAG that has been on the site for a very long time and will be in MN for at least several months.  I have started hitting SAVERs but if anyone CAGs can direct me to some good game hunting spots, it would be appreciated.  Also, is there any indoor flea markets that are active during the winter?