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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:35 pm
by kerr9000
Yep still doing lots of retro buying , im sure I will calm down one day lol

The outrun that was on the old xbox was pretty darn good so if you have the stuff to play it then its worth a look :)

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:21 pm
by Bix
Hurray found my Sega Arcade Gallery GBA

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Outrun for hols, Space Harrier too.. love those two games.. probably always will.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:23 pm
by kerr9000
Shaq Fu Snes cart only £3

Mario & Yoshi Gameboy cart only £2

Tomb Raider for ps1 disc and case no manual £1

Final Fantasy 8 for ps1 just the discs £5

Alundra for ps1 just the disc £5

I plan on making cases for the above two games

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:22 pm
by kerr9000
Royal Rumble for the SNES american cart only for £5

Midway Arcade Treasures 3 complete for xbox for £2

I also got a mystery GameBoy cart, it had lost its label so the seller gave it me for £2, it turns out its Duck Tales so I am pretty happy there.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:11 pm
by Ploiper
I do love a good mystery cartridge, the suspense at what it could be. for it to be ducktales at £2 is very nice

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:05 pm
by kerr9000
Yeah even if it had been the worst game ever it would have just been a good bit of fun, I was kind of expecting it to be a football game or golf or Tetris really so it was a pleasant surprise 😀

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:02 pm
by kerr9000
Pac Attack for snes cart only for £6

Braines for the Snes boxed but no manual £6

Mario Lenieux Hockey for megadrive complete for £3

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:57 pm
by kerr9000
Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers NES cart only £6

Tales of Eternia for psp complete for 50p

Thrillville off the rails for psp complete for 50p

Super super happy to have got Tales for 50pence

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:40 am
by OrangeRakoon
kerr9000 wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:57 pm
Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers NES cart only £6
Legit one of my favourite NES games, some of my earliest gaming memories

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:27 pm
by danbish
kerr9000 wrote:
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:57 pm
Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers NES cart only £6
Never played it. I was looking forward to it in the Disney Afternoon Collection but when they ignored the Switch I refused to buy it. I'd like to have a crack at the others in it too.

Congrats on the DuckTales mystery too!

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:05 pm
by kerr9000
1080 Snowboarding for the N64 (players choice version) Complete for £5

Final Fantasy Tactics War of the lions complete for PSP for £6

I think I did quite well not buying for a week ;)

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:55 pm
by kerr9000
Went to a local charity shop and got

Test Drive 4x4 for ps1 complete for 49pence

Ridge Racer Type 4 for ps1 complete for 49pence

Metal Gear Solid in case but missing manual for ps1 for 49pence.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:31 pm
by kerr9000
Theme park for ps1 complete for 49pence

Mickeys wild Adventure (platinum version) complete for 49pence

Godzilla destroy all monsters complete for gamecube for £6

NBA Jam Tournament Edition complete for megadrive for £6

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:23 pm
by kerr9000
Populous cartridge only for the Snes £5

Alfred Chicken cartirdge only for the Snes £9

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:29 pm
by kerr9000
Ace Combat 3 electrosphere for Playstation 1 complete for 49pence

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:48 pm
by kerr9000
star ocean second evolution umd only for psp £3

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:41 pm
by kerr9000
WWF Warzone for N64 cart only for £1

F1 Pole Position 64 for N64 cart only for £1

The simpsons Bart VS The World cart only for NES for £5

WWF Steel cage cart only for the NES for £3

Top Gun Second Mission cart only for the NES for £2

I got a bunch of XBOX original games for £6.50 in total, these are Desert Storm, Ford Racing 3, Area 51, Prisoner of war, Riddick escape from butcher bay, Fahtrenheit all complete and then Doom 3 and Robotech invasion which are missing there covers.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:40 pm
by kerr9000
blades of steel for the NES cart only £2

Darkwing duck for the NES cart only £18...... Wow I spent a bit here but I have wanted it for 20 years, I saw it in an indy store for this price and kind of figured with St Canards Darkwings home being mentioned in the new Ducktales a new Darkwing show is possible and that could drive the price up to levels I wouldn't go and so grabbed it.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:13 pm
by Lor64
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£29.95 on eBay.

I probably could've got it a little cheaper if I held on for a while longer, but it was Buy it Now and I'm sick of getting outbid on it and the condition is quite nice and yeah, I'm happy enough with that.

I already own a loose copy of the game, but I've wanted to own a boxed version of it for a good while now as well. It's my favourite game and it'll go nicely with my boxed Majora's Mask. (:

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:49 am
by kerr9000
I think thats a great pickup at that price in that condition Lor64, congratulations. Now you can either sell your cart copy to make a bit back or keep it so you dont need to keep opening the box and fussying with this one.

I just grabbed Hyper Street Fighter 2 for the PS2 complete for £1... it has the awesome street fighter 2 animated film on it as well and im sat wondering if it would play that if stuck in a normal dvd I doubt it.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:46 pm
by Lor64
Thanks. (:

I think I'm going to hold onto my cart for that reason you mentioned and also, it's the cart I've had from I was a kid and I can't bring myself to part with it. :lol: It even still has a save file on there that a friend and I created when we were young.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:24 am
by kerr9000
Yeah I know what you mean I like to keep original stuff of mine at times as well. I still have my childhood Megadrive, I know its my original as I cut the cartridge part larger in order to play Japanese games without using a convertor. I dont use it much as I now have other megadrives I would rather use like my Japanese model and one I converted to run at 60hz and to believe its an American machine but I keep my original out of sentimental value.

I got a boxed 3rd party Logic 3 Sega Saturn pad for £3 from a charity shop.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:32 am
by danbish
I'd love to be able to contribute to this thread, I really would, as it seems that Kerr is the only one keeping this going but I can't remember the last time I bought a retro game. I'm not even aware of any shops that sell them near me. Car boots aren't really a thing in my area (at least that I know of) and that's a shame. I'd like to expand my retro collection.

I have however, recently downloaded a load of NES games for a PC emulator but I don't think that counts for this thread.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:39 pm
by kerr9000
It might not count for this thread but you could certainly post something in the retro section about it.

I love retro games but I fully admit most people with common sence wouldnt spend anything near what I spend , but the games and my blog are a big part of my life and If I am tottally honest its all part of a self made stratergy to keep my mental health in check... Ever since I had PTSD I have had to focus a lot more on staying in a happy place and this stuff helps me like pretty much almost nothing else has... the only thing that was as helpful was working for an anti bullying charity and a childrens mental health charity.

I really dont want the retro section to just be me as well retro is something worth sharing , I love hearing about other peoples experiances not just what they have purchased but what means something to them. I feel that retro gaming litterally saved my life, I did a post about this and I would again but knowing how this place can get someone would proberbly laugh and tell me to go kill myself. The last thing I ever want is someone to think that the stuff there posting or what they want to talk about is less valuable than anyone else. If anyone ever wants to pick my brain about good games to buy or emulate I will always reply to messages as soon as I can.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:57 am
by Ploiper
i to would like to contribute to this thread more than I am, but far to many new games coming out so its making me not buy as much retro goodness as I would like. maybe soon though, I have my eye on a little something.