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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyThu 31 Oct 2019 - 11:59

The covers that CEX reprint was a rather big story awhile back that they now have on the reprinted cover "this is a reprinted cover" well along those lines.

Instead of trying to flog as the real deal.

Surprised about your local store as those normally ran by people that care about games.
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyThu 31 Oct 2019 - 23:01

masofdas wrote:
The covers that CEX reprint was a rather big story awhile back that they now have on the reprinted cover "this is a reprinted cover" well along those lines.

Instead of trying to flog as the real deal.

Surprised about your local store as those normally ran by people that care about games.

I once bought Starfox Adventures from CEX that had a reprinted cover. Months later, I tried to trade it in and they couldn't scan the barcode. The funny thing is, the game's value has risen so they shot themselves in the foot with that one. I think Gamestation used to sell disc-only games in generic cases.
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I do wonder how they came in originally as would have had a barcode to scan.

Yeah GAME sells disc only games in plane cases.
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptySat 2 Nov 2019 - 21:34

gjones wrote:
How is Super Circuit only £6!? I assumed the GBA would be pricey, but even Advance Wars is only £8. *rethinks answer*

It's Gamecube that's really rocketed up in cost. I was looking at putting together a Gamecube lineup but man, the prices of the software are scary indeed these days.
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptySun 3 Nov 2019 - 19:48

Yep even though my Dreamcast collection is double in size, my GameCube one would by far worth the most money and even Fire Emblem which I paid silly money for has gone up in value since.
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyTue 5 Nov 2019 - 21:40

I will never let go of PMTTYD. Never. It's all I have to remind me of the days when Paper Mario was good. Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyWed 6 Nov 2019 - 2:10

Super Paper Mario was good!

I think I want to have another crack at this and go solely with the GBA as my machine of choice. A question - looking at the cheapest GBA model on CEX, it's an original purple GBA at £25 whereas the cheapest GBA SP is £35. Do you reckon it'd be worth it to pay the extra tenner for the improved functionality of the GBA SP for this game?
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Backlight makes a world of difference, I'd say so
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyThu 7 Nov 2019 - 12:36

I don't remember it being an issue for me at the time, but I can't imagine playing the old GBA now in less than perfect sunshine. That screen was Not Bright.
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyThu 7 Nov 2019 - 20:24

Cappa meanwhile could get them for £40 and 99p respectively.
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyThu 7 Nov 2019 - 20:31

I got a copy of Super Smash Bros Melee in Cash Convertors for a few quid, then swapped it in Games Centre for a silver Game Boy Micro and a Puyo Puyo game.  Tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyThu 7 Nov 2019 - 20:44

The Famicom edition of the Micro looks lush, always wanted one but a tad expensive and doubt I'd use it.
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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptyThu 7 Nov 2019 - 21:05

The Cappuccino Kid wrote:
I got a copy of Super Smash Bros Melee in Cash Convertors for a few quid, then swapped it in Games Centre for a silver Game Boy Micro and a Puyo Puyo game.  Tongue

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PostSubject: Re: Game: £100 Drop   Game: £100 Drop - Page 2 EmptySat 16 Nov 2019 - 15:21

Xbox One's are coming close to this as in work next week with double discount can get a One SAD with Sea of Thieves, Forza Horizon 3, Month of Game Pass Ultimate for £120.
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