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    Are these worth buying, they are all from the same seller and she will cut me a deal if I buy all. I really don't know much about anything pre-NES, so help would be much appreciated.
    http://tucson.craigslist.org/for/1122658625.html
    http://tucson.craigslist.org/for/1122649400.html
    http://tucson.craigslist.org/for/1122665187.html

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    Well, I can tell you that the Sears "Super Video Arcade" is not an Atari 2600, it's an Intellivision branded for sale in Sears stores. I'm not sure whether those games are worth the asking price, though personally, I would get that boxed Microvision. I think that whether or not the games are worth picking up depends on how good of a price she'll give you and how much you would like some classic game systems.
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    its to the best of my knowledge that some of the sears branded games are relatively desirable compared to the standard releases as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryaan1234 View Post
    Well, I can tell you that the Sears "Super Video Arcade" is not an Atari 2600, it's an Intellivision branded for sale in Sears stores. I'm not sure whether those games are worth the asking price, though personally, I would get that boxed Microvision. I think that whether or not the games are worth picking up depends on how good of a price she'll give you and how much you would like some classic game systems.
    Thanks for letting me know what that is.
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    I'd pick that microvision up in a heartbeat. I don't know if you can make money on it (I bet you can), but a boxed system like that is just neat, and hell, it is only 15 bucks. Same goes for the Intv clone. The games don't do as much for me, but since they come with a boxed intellivoice, I'd grab them as well.

    All that said, if you strictly are trying to re-sell, it might not be worth the time. I doubt you could lose money though, so I'd do it just to get to see them and play with them for a couple weeks before selling again. Well, in my case they'd go in the collection, but if I needed the cash back, at least I'd get to play for a while.

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    Hell, I'd pick all of those up without blinking. Especially that Microvision. I've always wanted one in my collection. I just hope those games still work, since the LCDs from way back then weren't built like they are today, they had the tendency to go bad.

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    First Intellivision lot is not worth the asking price.

    Second lot, good deal. Microvision lot is a good deal if the unit actually works. Odds that it works, and works well enough to actually play a game are 1 in 10 or less. If it doesn't work, it's a decent deal (mainly for the boxes), but the games are more readily available than a lot of collectors think.

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    Yep, lots 2 and 3 are worth picking up for sure.

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    Cool, I think I got her down to $40 for all 3.

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