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Picked these two big box pc games from a couple of local charity shops the other day.

Football Manager 2000, sealed £1
Theme Park, CD-Rom edition unfortunately, 50p. 



 

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I've just been offered these:

 

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for free. I'm not saying no...

 

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Alien Trilogy is a great game, I’ve got it for the Saturn and despite some people saying otherwise, I still think it’s better than Aliens v Predator!

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4 minutes ago, wev said:

Is it 400 copies of Medievil this time?

No, mostly different titles, so should spread the reliance on getting shot of hundreds of copies of the same title to many more, there are some that are coming out and going straight into my own collection, Castlevania Chronicles and Raiden for starters :)

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2 hours ago, Ninja Doctor said:

Not strictly gaming but I found a 2015 kindle paperwhite in my local for £3 today. Works perfectly. 

 

Can it run doom/crysis?

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It probably has both Minecraft and Skyrim coz everyfuckingthing else does

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On 14/06/2019 at 17:11, MikeBeaver said:

I'm picking up 400 PS1 games tomorrow, £1,250, so a little over £3 each, there are definitely some that are not worth that and lots that are, let's hope it doesn't turn to shit like the crash Bandicoot lot did :p
 

I remember you buying the crash bandicoots, what happened with them?

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1 hour ago, erhgiez said:

I remember you buying the crash bandicoots, what happened with them?

Erm.... I'm still SLOWLY shifting them, at a loss :(

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Nowt at our local boot today. Did spot a big stack of laser discs in a chazza shop but no player :-(

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2 hours ago, Mr Tony said:

Nowt at our local boot today. Did spot a big stack of laser discs in a chazza shop but no player :-(

 

Well that sucks, I found a player with no discs just now. £5 though!

 

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Pioneer CLD 770, built in July 1994 if the sticker on the back isn’t lying to me.

 

I don’t know where to start with it. It’s 240v with a 2 prong plug but I don’t have a screen with an rgb input anymore. No idea if it works either, so I’ve probably bought myself a little project. 

 

 

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1 hour ago, BoggyB said:

 

Well that sucks, I found a player with no discs just now. £5 though!

 

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Pioneer CLD 770, built in July 1994 if the sticker on the back isn’t lying to me.

 

I don’t know where to start with it. It’s 240v with a 2 prong plug but I don’t have a screen with an rgb input anymore. No idea if it works either, so I’ve probably bought myself a little project. 

 

 

 

Of you head up to British heart foundation in Carlisle there's a big stack of discs! :lol:

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That guy found a bunch more games:

 

Xbox, ps2, GameCube, and 360

 

will be getting those later. Hardware too, but he’s embarrassed by the state of it having been a smoker.

 

Also brought this home from clearing out the father in laws house

 

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i posted it on twitter as a retro gaming challenge. What consoles will I be putting on it?

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Today turned out alright in the end, 1st boot was quite middling, but after getting back and sorting that, I met the other half at an 11am start boot, we split up and as I was strolling about I spotted Panzer Dragoon Orta and JSRF for the Xbox at 10p each!!!

other half saw me and called me over to have a look through a pile of ps1 and other games, Got Wipeout, Tekken, Destruction Derby 1 & 2, plus Mario Kart Double Dash and Mario Sunshine for a fiver,  that woman is fantastic and has a proper good eye for a bargain :)

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2 hours ago, SeanR said:

That guy found a bunch more games:

 

Xbox, ps2, GameCube, and 360

 

will be getting those later. Hardware too, but he’s embarrassed by the state of it having been a smoker.

 

Also brought this home from clearing out the father in laws house

 

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i posted it on twitter as a retro gaming challenge. What consoles will I be putting on it?

 

Put Megadrive with MegaCD on the bottom shelf.

 

PS2 and some minis on the narrow middle shelf 

 

Saturn and Dreamcast on the 3rd shelf.

 

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Picked these two up yesterday at a charity shop.
Quake 2 for PC. Already had this on steam, but actually having the soundtrack playing make the game worth it. No big box. 50p

 

They had a stack of xbox games, so picked up Blur. It was any two DVDs for £1, games included. Picked up up a few DVDs at the same time.
It looks like someone just dropped off all their non-backward compatible xbox 360 games at the charity shop. I had the others so wasn't interested, but it does bring up the question...

 

Is the xbox 360 'offically retro' now, at least with the collection of games that didn't make it to xbox one backward compatiblity?

The non-BC games seem to be going quite cheap at the moment, people who were holding on to them with hopes of getting BC enabled getting rid maybe(?).

 

 

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On 14/06/2019 at 16:28, gone fishin' said:

Alien Trilogy is a great game, I’ve got it for the Saturn and despite some people saying otherwise, I still think it’s better than Aliens v Predator!

It absolutely is a great game.  I played for HOURS with my flat mate when that came out.

I remember us making our own map on my bedroom floor - good times....

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On 15/06/2019 at 23:03, MikeBeaver said:

Erm.... I'm still SLOWLY shifting them, at a loss :(

 

Can you fill me in behind the story of this?.

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18 minutes ago, yakumo said:

 

Can you fill me in behind the story of this?.

 

 

 

 

in case that doesn't work

 

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On 19/03/2017 at 11:26, MikeBeaver said:

Well..... I know this lot was going to be there before arriving this morning, but seeing that many, in one place and at a car boot no doubt, was a sight to behold.

Had to fork out £20 each on them unfortunately, my top offer on Crash 1's, but they have been bought from a trader to sell on, might make "some" money out of them :P

 

I didn't buy them all, as there were over 300 copies of the bloody thing, and apparently another crate of them is possibly at the back of the unit, going to skint myself out at this rate :P

 

 

 

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Excuse my ignorance but £20 each for a copy?. Was that a good rate for a near min copy of Crash at the time?. 

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1 minute ago, yakumo said:

 

Excuse my ignorance but £20 each for a copy?. Was that a good rate for a near min copy of Crash at the time?. 

 

it was on the rare side. Mostly cos this one guy was stockpiling them...

 

here's the Amazon tracker camel camel camel. I've drawn an arrow pointing at the day after he bought them...

 

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11 minutes ago, SeanR said:

 

it was on the rare side. Mostly cos this one guy was stockpiling them...

 

here's the Amazon tracker camel camel camel. I've drawn an arrow pointing at the day after he bought them...

 

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Thanks, I always overlooked Crash as I saw them everywhere when people were selling PS1 and thought it had little value because the game was so common.

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17 hours ago, yakumo said:

 

Excuse my ignorance but £20 each for a copy?. Was that a good rate for a near min copy of Crash at the time?. 

 

It wasn’t that bad a price at the time. The issue was that the remake for PS4 was due out a month or so later, which as expected caused the price of the PS1 original to drop.

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