Latest Retro Purchases

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by OrangeRakoon » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:52 am

kerr9000 wrote:
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:39 pm
I love retro games but I fully admit most people with common sence wouldnt spend anything near what I spend
I don't know, if I came across half the deals you seem to always find I'd be buying loads too. Are you always at carboot sales to be getting games at those prices?
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That looks to be very good condition! Just the minimal amount of wear needed that it isn't extortionately priced.

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by danbish » Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:06 pm

kerr9000 wrote:
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:39 pm
I love retro games but I fully admit most people with common sence wouldnt spend anything near what I spend
I dunno. If I have the some spare money (rarity these days) and there were places near me that actually sold retro stuff then yes, I'd buy a lot of it that would probably cost me a pretty penny. Its pretty much both of these reasons why I've turned to ROM downloads in place of actual stuff. I've added a whole load of SNES games to my ROM collection. While its nice to finally get to play them I'd much rather have the cartridge on the original machine though. Emulation is all well and good but you can't beat having and using the original stuff.

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by Lor64 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:08 pm

OrangeRakoon wrote:
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:52 am
That looks to be very good condition! Just the minimal amount of wear needed that it isn't extortionately priced.
Yeah, it's really nice. Not mint, but good enough for me. :D

I'm tempted to box some more of my favourites...

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by kerr9000 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:11 pm

I used to go to a lot of markets but the markets have really dried up, then I got a lot from local Facebook groups but now it's mostly a mix of charity shops, independent game shops, the odd private seller and the occasional online purchase. I write a post once a month on my blog summing up what I have got, the sort of place I got it from and how I feel about it.

I got a game in the post today it's Super Volleyball for the megadrive American cart only for £3 including postage, I have seen it sell for a lot more I'd imagine because of the fact it never came out in Europe.

I have a megadrive everdrive which lets me try out homebrew and such, I'm contemplating getting a SNES one then I can download translated ROMs of some of the Japanese carts I own... It's like a middle ground between playing on real hardware and emulating...

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by kerr9000 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:59 pm

I got a few bits today

The lucky dime caper cart only for game gear £1

Stunt Race FAX for snes cart only £3

Rugrats treasure hunt for N64 cart only for £3

Vanishing point complete for ps1 for £2

Lilo and stitch trouble in paradise complete for Ps1 for £1

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by kerr9000 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:18 pm

Dynamite Heady for megadrive cart only £5

Marble madness for NES cart only for £5

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by kerr9000 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:13 pm

Mystic Quest Legend Snes cart only £10

Young Merlin snes cart only £5

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by kerr9000 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:17 pm

I got a whole pile of things for £6 because of my semi local video game shop Playtime shutting down soon

World Cup Italia 90 for megadrive boxed complete, Jordan Vs Bird for megadrive boxed missing manual, Inzuma eleven 2 Blizzard and Firestorm both sealed, dragon blade for wii complete, and Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai for psp umd only.

I also got Jade Empire complete for xbox for £1.50

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by kerr9000 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:39 pm

Marko's magic football for megadrive boxed complete for £5

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by kerr9000 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:00 pm

Smack Down vs Raw 2009 for psp complete for £1

Smackdown vs Raw 2010 for psp complete for £1

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Post by Ploiper » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:51 am

kerr9000 wrote:
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:39 pm
Marko's magic football for megadrive boxed complete for £5
im very fond of that game, gets somewhat overlooked which is a shame.
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