Girion47: The only "rare" things i have are FF3 for SNES, Tactics Ogre for 64, and the gold Ocarina of Time for 64.I have no idea what they're worth.
Your_Huckleberry: we had Atlantis for the 2600.
xanadian: I still have my Atari 5200 and a bunch of games ... somewhere. The whole lot is probably only worth $16.83 at this point...
Infernalist: Fascinating. My next door neighbor had both the NES mat 'and' that first game, the one running up to 40k for a functioning game? They had that back in the day.Course, Danny was a cheating prick, so I hope he reads that article and remembers how his mat got mysteriously destroyed at a mass slumber party and the game went missing.
Carth: Someday Launch edition Xbox 360 will be on the list. Due to all the red rings and overheating issues there will only be a few thousand left.
way south: Carth: Someday Launch edition Xbox 360 will be on the list. Due to all the red rings and overheating issues there will only be a few thousand left.I don't think it or the PS3 will ever make it. PS2 maybe, PS1 I'm more confident of... but not really.Its the era of cartridge games that's most appealing to our current nostalgia. The games were made in smaller runs and the systems became hopelessly obsolete once we went to optical drives.Not only that, but they were minimalist crap.These were terrible works, but its from an era where sneaking in ten minutes of City Connection before school was something special. Everything was left to the imagination when you popped in that Zelda II cartridge and tried to make sense of its incomprehensible graphics and merciless control scheme.Its something that you can recapture if you've experienced it once, but probably wont translate well to anyone who picks up a rom today. It would be like trying to explain what makes a viewmaster special to someone who's only known Imax and Oculus. To them its just really cheap projection technology.Nostalgia is about remembering what was.I don't think anyone who's played Call of Duty 20 is going to see a big difference if they go back to COD 1. Not the same as if you take a generation X player and give them a copy of contra.
Mentat: River City Ransom
Carth: I agree. but I'm still excited to see if the next round of consoles have the same problems as PS3 and XB360. So far I think Nintendo is the only manufacture that hasn't had a ton of problems with their home consoles. Virtual Boy gave everyone headaches and powerglove didn't work right (when it worked) but overall they've been pretty solid.
Richard_The_Clown: Girion47: The only "rare" things i have are FF3 for SNES, Tactics Ogre for 64, and the gold Ocarina of Time for 64.I have no idea what they're worth.A friend of mine got me "Spy vs. Spy II" for the NES. The game was never officially released. Someone had gotten hold of the ROM and made 250 cartridges. So it's actually a bootleg, but still fun none the less.
JonZoidberg: The most valuable games I own are Suikoden 1 and 2 for the PS1, but I'm not looking to sell. Over 10 years ago, a tiny comic book store near Texas A&M decided to get rid of their rental video games. I scored a second copy of Suikoden 2 for 7 bucks and sold it for over $100 on eBay.
way south: I agree that it appears nintendo held an extremely high standard for quality, but they had less tech to deal with and post launch glitches became accepted parts of the system. Maybe that taught them something about the business that modern developers just don't understand.
Orgasmatron138: Shoot, no Sega Master System games. Those are all in plastic tubs in my attic. It's also the last time I ever kept up with new games./Still rocking the PS2//Have saved a fortune
Mongo No.5: Ummm, I bought a neo geo with "nearly every game made" in the mid-late 90s on the cheap. Most games still unopened. Time to go dig those boxes out of my garage.
Minktastic Mink!: xanadian: I still have my Atari 5200 and a bunch of games ... somewhere. The whole lot is probably only worth $16.83 at this point...The console itself might sell for about $60. The 5200 wasn't known for rare titles and most are common, selling for $1-$3. Bounty Bob Strikes Back is probably the biggest chase title. Depending on the condition and box it can go for a couple hundred to over a grand.
impaler: Still the best Atari 2600 game:[800x600 from http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/74/Star_Riders_c artridge_and_Video_Touch_Pad.jpg/800px-Star_Riders_cartridge_and_Video _Touch_Pad.jpg image 800x600]
DD44Dostivei: Mongo No.5: Ummm, I bought a neo geo with "nearly every game made" in the mid-late 90s on the cheap. Most games still unopened. Time to go dig those boxes out of my garage.if it's the original cartridge based AES Neo-Geo from 1991, then uhmwow.do NOT open those games until you can verify that they are authentic
Rev.K: Mentat: River City RansomI have one.
Your_Huckleberry: Crud.....we had Atlantis for the 2600.Thought it kinda sucked, really.
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