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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:52 am
by OrangeRakoon
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?
Lor64 wrote:
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:13 pm
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That looks to be very good condition! Just the minimal amount of wear needed that it isn't extortionately priced.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:06 pm
by danbish
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.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:08 pm
by Lor64
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...

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:11 pm
by kerr9000
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...

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:59 pm
by kerr9000
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

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:18 pm
by kerr9000
Dynamite Heady for megadrive cart only £5

Marble madness for NES cart only for £5

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:13 pm
by kerr9000
Mystic Quest Legend Snes cart only £10

Young Merlin snes cart only £5

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:17 pm
by kerr9000
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

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:39 pm
by kerr9000
Marko's magic football for megadrive boxed complete for £5

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:00 pm
by kerr9000
Smack Down vs Raw 2009 for psp complete for £1

Smackdown vs Raw 2010 for psp complete for £1

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:51 am
by Ploiper
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.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:17 pm
by kerr9000
Onimishu 3 for PS2 complete £1

Crash bandicoot wrath of cortex (platinum edition) for PS2 complete for £1

Star Trek shattered universe for original Xbox complete for £1

I think Ploiper most people just saw Marko groaned and thought it was a football game and didn't realise it was a pretty cool little platformer.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:54 pm
by Ploiper
probably, I also remember the comic strip of it in sonic the comic. I never could get past that damn circus level though.

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:55 pm
by kerr9000
WipEout Fusion for ps2 missing manual for 49pence

The Getaway for ps2 missing manual for 49pence

Prisoner of War for ps2 missing manual for 49pence

Max Payne (platinum edition) for ps2 complete for 49pence

The Matrix Path of Neo for ps2 complete for 49pence

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:13 pm
by kerr9000
Pugsy for megadrive £3 complete

Dragon the bruce lee story for megadrive boxed missing manual for £3.50

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:43 am
by kerr9000
Turtles in time for SNES pal cart only £30..... Cowabunga this bad boy is so getting played tonight

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:10 pm
by danbish
kerr9000 wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:43 am
Turtles in time for SNES pal cart only £30..... Cowabunga this bad boy is so getting played tonight
I love this game. Congrats on the buy too!

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:30 pm
by kerr9000
Thanks danbish I had it as a kid but no idea when or where it went... I had kind of given up on ever having it again so really really over the moon to have it again 😀

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:51 pm
by kerr9000
nba jam tournament edition boxed complete for SNES £9

GP-1 for SNES cart onyl for £5

Tetris cart only for gameboy for £2

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:01 am
by kerr9000
SUPER GENJIN (BONK) for Super Famicom cart only for £5

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:22 pm
by kerr9000
Equinox cart only for SNES £5

Bomberman Hero cart only for N64 £8

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:48 pm
by kerr9000
Plok for SNES cart only for £5

Phantasy Star portable, Dark Stalkers the chaos tower and Final Fantasy Tactics all for psp all complete for £15

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:33 pm
by Lor64
kerr9000 wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:43 am
Turtles in time for SNES pal cart only £30..... Cowabunga this bad boy is so getting played tonight
Sweet! That's a game I'd love to get for my SNES.

I recently got myself a transparent Game Boy that came with Donkey Kong Land. I already had 3 original Game Boys (2 grey and 1 yellow), but I love transparent consoles, so I felt that I needed to have it, haha. I'd love to get the hold of a transparent Game Boy Pocket as well (I don't own one of those at all).

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Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:41 pm
by kerr9000
Awesome gameboy Lor.

I only have 2 classic gameboys one is mine from childhood and then I have a boxed one. I do have a whole bunch of diffrent gameboy colours though

Re: Latest Retro Purchases

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:54 pm
by Lor64
Nice. (:
I have 4 Game Boy Colors: Green (boxed, from my childhood), Pink, Teal and Atomic Purple. I'd quite like to get a yellow one and a purple one as well to have a complete set of all the main colours.