You think collecting older TFs is expensive? Try old video games.

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  1. Waverider

    Waverider Supreme Dude TFW2005 Supporter

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    Some guy bought a huge video game collection for $1.2m.

    Massive old-school video game collection fetches $1.2 million on eBay | Games Blog - Yahoo! Games

    An old Nintendo world championship cart sold for $12,000. His story on how he got it is most interesting.

    How I Got Nintendo Powerfest 94

    The most ever payed for a game is a sealed copy of Stadium Events for the original NES two yearrs ago on eBay. IMHO the $41,300 final price was artificial due to a competitive bidding war.

    eBay buyer pays $41,300 for Nintendo game | Technically Incorrect - CNET News
     
  2. KnightSaberAmi

    KnightSaberAmi Nyan Nyan

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    I paid 50 bucks for a used FF7 so yeah I can see it.
     
  3. Wrecker217

    Wrecker217 Heart Like a Hand Grenade

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    this is why i'm a ninja pirate.


    plus because i'm poor.
     
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  5. gregles

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    its got loads worse since the internet is in everyones home I got all my snes games around early ps2 era for half of what I would have to bid on ebay. Its harder to find a bargain in a charity or 2nd hand shop when anyone looking to get rid of stuff can look it up online first to see if its worth a fortune
     
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    I still have the original Sony Playstation I bought back in 1999. I wonder is it now a collectible?
     
  7. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Aren't original NES games super common? I got quite a bunch, and they all still work.
     
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    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Ive always wanted to recollect NES games, but there will be a few that are just too much to go for.
     
  10. opt1musaber

    opt1musaber Victory Saber's Recruit

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    Love the old NES system. Still got mine MIB LMAO. Thought I'd never use that term MIB for something other than TF's. Got that POS Zelda game too, it's the only one that doesn't work properly.
     
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    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    i paid $100 for final fantasy on nes 6 years ago and im a big time video game collector.
     
  12. strangeguy32000

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    I think I paid $40 for my Game Boy Color and Pokemon Blue when I Bought them at the local Half-Price Books. I think they had a copy of Mario RPG Legend of the Seven Stars for $40 when I was there last. None of the Vintage Games I own (apart from Pokemon Blue) are worth anything anymore, though.
     
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    Tripredacus K-Mart-ian Legend

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    Last I've heard, that $1.2 million sale on eBay was not paid for.
     
  14. Waverider

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    That sucks. I would like to keep track of the outcome on that sale.

    EDIT:
    It looks like the seller is breaking down the lot and selling the item in pieces.
     
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