Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 26 to 48 of 48

Thread: 2019 Yearly Finds

  1. #26
    Great Puma (Level 12) Steve W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    DFW Metroplex, Texas
    Posts
    4,227
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    21
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    18
    Thanked in
    16 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamAnt316 View Post
    My finds as of late have been a bit slow. However, I did manage a pretty good score last month in the form of an RCA Studio II, with its original box, and three games. The system itself seems to be complete, including the cool molded styrofoam packing material, as well as paperwork. The games are similarly complete, with boxes and manuals. Should make for an excellent addition to the "Hall o' Fail" if/when I ever get my museum up and running:
    Wow. It's amazing to think that somebody was still holding on to a boxed RCA Studio II after all this time, and it didn't end up in a trash can. I'm totally jealous. It's one of the few pre-crash consoles I don't have (that and an original Odyssey). It's great that it's going to somebody who will treasure it rather than ending up in a landfill.

    Now that I have a working Wii console and the desire to collect for it I've ended up buying around 40 games for it altogether. It's pretty easy to buy for since all the stores with Wii games keep having "buy 2 get 1 free" sales around Easter, and a lot of the games are under $5, and the shelves aren't stripped of any good games like the GameCube sections of game stores lately.

  2. #27
    Insert Coin (Level 0) Genjackson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Leitchfield, KY
    Posts
    121
    PSN
    guyonthedock_js
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    1
    Thanked in
    1 Post

    Default

    I've been hunting for Spitfire Attack for forever Glad a copy got paired with the controller though. I got the controller at a yard sale like 5 years ago and still haven't ran into SA in the wild. I avoid ebay for the thrill of the hunt.

    "If I cannot swear in heaven, I won't go there." Mark Twain

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Genjackson For This Useful Post:

    Steve W (04-27-2019)

  4. #28
    Insert Coin (Level 0) Genjackson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Leitchfield, KY
    Posts
    121
    PSN
    guyonthedock_js
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    1
    Thanked in
    1 Post

    Default

    I bought Tecmo Baseball and Bases Loaded 2 for the NES the other day. Commons yes, but they were also a milestone as I just hit 300 NES games

    "If I cannot swear in heaven, I won't go there." Mark Twain

  5. #29
    Insert Coin (Level 0)
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Location
    Lebanon, PA, USA
    Posts
    86
    Steam
    Maruko Tenada
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    58
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    7
    Thanked in
    7 Posts

    Default

    Picked up an extra Wii (cables and 2 wii-motes included) for $5, and a SNES Classic CIB for $45 today!!!

  6. #30
    Great Puma (Level 12) Steve W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    DFW Metroplex, Texas
    Posts
    4,227
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    21
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    18
    Thanked in
    16 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Genjackson View Post
    I've been hunting for Spitfire Attack for forever Glad a copy got paired with the controller though. I got the controller at a yard sale like 5 years ago and still haven't ran into SA in the wild. I avoid ebay for the thrill of the hunt.
    If you ever find yourself in the Shreveport, Louisiana area you can go to the Greenwood Flea Market just west of town. In the east side of the building is a lady with a bunch of Atari games, and there's always a copy of Spitfire Attack there. No top label, but the end label's still on. It's been there for years. It's the same flea market I found the controller for that game at, along with all sorts of odds and ends over the years.

  7. #31
    Insert Coin (Level 0)
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Location
    Lebanon, PA, USA
    Posts
    86
    Steam
    Maruko Tenada
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    58
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    7
    Thanked in
    7 Posts

    Default

    Here's some of my finds this year. A few of these came from folks on this site, so thanks to BigHab, Koa Zo, Mezmoron and any others I missed. The SNES classic was only $45!!!Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190427_154324~2.jpg 
Views:	4 
Size:	124.6 KB 
ID:	10618
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190427_154339.jpg 
Views:	3 
Size:	131.2 KB 
ID:	10619

  8. #32
    ServBot (Level 11) Niku-Sama's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Deadford, OR
    Posts
    3,640
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    2
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    21
    Thanked in
    19 Posts

    Default

    saturday is the town wide yardsale i found my DK cocktail a few years go at.
    heres to hoping i find something when i am out n about

  9. #33
    Great Puma (Level 12) Steve W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    DFW Metroplex, Texas
    Posts
    4,227
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    21
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    18
    Thanked in
    16 Posts

    Default

    I ended up buying a loose cartridge for the Commodore 64 of Space Shuttle by Activision for $3.95. I stopped at loads of thrift stores and game stores this week, that's the best thing I came across sadly.

  10. #34
    Great Puma (Level 12) Steve W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    DFW Metroplex, Texas
    Posts
    4,227
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    21
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    18
    Thanked in
    16 Posts

    Default

    I went flea market shopping today; it was one of those situations where I drive out pretty far for a flea market, don't find anything, then decide to drive out even farther. I ended up using almost a tank of gas and drove around for 7 hours. Time really got away from me! Didn't find anything at flea markets, but I bought a bunch of Wii games at buy 2 get 1 free sale prices at a few GameXchange stores, about 14 in total. Also bought Kether for the Philips CD-i for $7.95 (A store had CD-i games! They even had 2 of the Zelda "games" and Hotel Mario! I have Hotel Mario already and one of the Zelda "games" so I can't imagine spending over $100 for any of them, but it's still good to see) and a loose Atari 800 cartridge (with a damaged label) of Submarine Commander by Thorn EMI for $12.95.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to Steve W For This Useful Post:

    mkenyon2 (05-13-2019)

  12. #35
    Insert Coin (Level 0)
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Location
    Lebanon, PA, USA
    Posts
    86
    Steam
    Maruko Tenada
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    58
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    7
    Thanked in
    7 Posts

    Default

    Tough day of hunting. May hit up some yard sales next weekend. We'll see what we can find.

  13. #36
    Great Puma (Level 12) YoshiM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    WI
    Posts
    4,112
    Xbox LIVE
    YoshiDM
    PSN
    YoshiDM
    3DS Friend
    0860-4642-4923
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    13
    Thanked in
    13 Posts

    Default

    In the town I lived and went to high school in, they had their annual town-wide garage sale. There wasn't much in gaming stuff on opening day and for what there was, I behaved myself. Only game I picked up was Mario Party 8 for Wii complete for $2.

  14. #37
    Pretzel (Level 4)
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    903
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    33
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    40
    Thanked in
    36 Posts

    Default

    On Facebook I bought 102 magazines for 45 bucks. Most of them i didnt have already. My doubles pile is getting pretty high
    On a quest to buy every video game magazine- PM if you have any for sale

  15. #38
    Insert Coin (Level 0)
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Location
    Lebanon, PA, USA
    Posts
    86
    Steam
    Maruko Tenada
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    58
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    7
    Thanked in
    7 Posts

    Default

    Hmm... @gbpxl what magazines?

  16. #39
    Pretzel (Level 4)
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    903
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    33
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    40
    Thanked in
    36 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mkenyon2 View Post
    Hmm... @gbpxl what magazines?
    PSM, EGM, NextGen, Game informer, etc. Late 90s to early 2000s
    On a quest to buy every video game magazine- PM if you have any for sale

  17. #40
    Strawberry (Level 2) SEGA_Queen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    492
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts

    Default

    For those of you who haven’t seen my post in the “import purchases” thread, I haven’t logged into DP in almost two years!

    Here’s my backlog of un-posted finds for that period:


    Systems:

    Playstation 4 1 TB Model (New)

    Game Boy Advance SP Charcoal Colour (Used)



    New Games:

    Cave Story + (Switch) - Even though I don’t have a Switch console yet, I wanted to grab this while the first print run (with manual & mini OST) was still available.

    Code Realize: Future Blessings Limited Edition (Vita) - The only reason I bought it is because apparently there were only 2000 copies of the Vita LE printed.

    Code Realize: Wintertide Miracles (Vita)

    Collar X Malice (Vita)

    Detective Pikachu (3DS)

    Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Hacker’s Memory (PS4)


    Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch) - Got this during last year’s Black Friday sales.

    Dust: An Elysian Tail (Limited Run Switch Release) - I have this digitally on my PS4, but I always prefer physical copies when available.

    Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past (3DS)

    Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS)


    Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (PS4) - I will also be double-dipping for the Switch version, so I can re-play the game in 2D mode.

    Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (GBA)

    Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)


    Kingdom Hearts III (PS4) - I had this preordered for $50.00 (Canadian) since E3 2017!

    Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)

    Kirby Star Allies (Switch) - A chain of Canadian stores (The Source) had a temporary clearance sale on all their games. So I got this for $29.99 (plus tax)!

    The Liar Princess and The Blind Prince (Switch)

    The Longest Five Minutes (Switch) - I found a new copy for cheap on Amazon.

    Monster Boy & The Cursed Kingdom (PS4) - While playing through the game, one of music tracks reminded me of the music from an Ys game. When I looked up the composer, I discovered he previously composed tracks for Ys Books I & II!

    Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Premium Edition (PS4)

    Sabrina The Animated Series: Spooked (GBC)

    Sega Genesis Classics (PS4)

    Shantae and the Pirates Curse (3DS)

    Shantae: Risky’s Revenge (Limited Run PS4 Release) - This was the first PS4 game I bought. I found in a small game shop one town over from mine.

    Sonic Forces (PS4)


    Sonic Mania Plus Japanese Launch Edition (PS4) - I bought this because of the exclusive soundtrack CD.

    Tales of Berseria Collector’s Edition (PS4)

    Undertale Collector’s Edition (PS4)


    Yo-Kai Watch 3 (3DS) - I originally had this preordered, but then I cancelled it after being unimpressed with Yo-Kai Watch 2. However, when I realized the game was actually way better than YW2, I could not find any copies at the MSRP! The only place still selling for a the MSRP was Nintendo’s own online store.

    Ys Origin (Limited Run Vita Release)

    Ys VIII: The Lacrimosa of Dana Limited Edition (Vita)


    Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch) - Like Kirby Star Allies, I got this for $29.99 plus tax. But it was a different retailer, and I suspect it was specific to that one particular store.


    Used Games - Complete, unless otherwise noted:

    Akiba’s Beat (Vita)

    Breath of Fire (GBA, Cart Only)


    Crash Bandicoot: The Insane Trilogy (PS4) - These remakes/remasters fix the issues I had with the original game’s save system.

    Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure (GBA, Cart Only)

    Crash Bandicoot: N-Tranced (GBA, Cart Only)

    Dragon Warrior III (GBC, Cart Only)

    DuckTales 2 (GB, Cart Only)

    Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone (GBC, Cart Only)

    Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets (GBC, Cart Only)

    Kid Dracula (GB, Cart Only)

    Legacy of Ys: Books I & II (DS)

    Mole Mania (GB, Cart Only)

    Mother 1+2 English Reproduction (GBA, Cart Only)

    Mother 3 English Reproduction Cart (GBA, Cart Only)

    Persona 5 Steelbook Edition (PS4)


    Pokemon Adventure (GB Pirate, Cart Only) - This is weird Sonic clone starring Pikachu!

    Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Transformed (Vita)

    Suikoden (PS1)

    Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (GBC, Cart Only)

    Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition (PS4)

    World of Final Fantasy (Vita)

    Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Spectres (3DS)


    Ys: Memories of Celceta (Vita) - I bought this from a Craigslist seller, who later became a good friend of mine.

    Ys: The Oath in Felghana Premium Edition (PSP)

    Ys: The Ark of Napishtim (PSP)

    Ys Seven Premium Edition (PSP)



    Used Strategy Guides:

    The Art of Ni no Kuni II (Bought New)

    Sonic Heroes (Prima)

    Tales of Legendia (Bradygames)

    Ys: The Ark of Napishtim (Bradygames)
    Last edited by SEGA_Queen; 05-14-2019 at 11:18 PM.

  18. #41
    Pretzel (Level 4)
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    903
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    33
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    40
    Thanked in
    36 Posts

    Default

    How many of them did you complete
    On a quest to buy every video game magazine- PM if you have any for sale

  19. #42
    Great Puma (Level 12) Steve W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    DFW Metroplex, Texas
    Posts
    4,227
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    21
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    18
    Thanked in
    16 Posts

    Default

    I went on another search for non-kiddie Nintendo Wii games again today, and came across this in a Movie Trading Company for $19.99.



    I'm disappointed with it. I was imagining that it would be the original arcade game, maybe hacked to use a regular joystick rather than the spinner joystick it originally used. It never occured to me that it would be the crappy port to the NES. I've bought a generic Famiclone-type machine in that same arcade cab style case, with a bunch of terrible or hacked games on it (oddly enough, bought at a Hastings Entertainment that used to be in the location the Movie Trading Company where I bought this one currently is) from this same manufacturer and was horribly disappointed with that one too. Looks like this is my final purchase from the My Arcade company.

  20. #43
    ServBot (Level 11) Niku-Sama's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Deadford, OR
    Posts
    3,640
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    2
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    21
    Thanked in
    19 Posts

    Default

    I havent found jack squat again for a long time....again

    i hope complaining about it here changes that

  21. The Following User Says Thank You to Niku-Sama For This Useful Post:

    mkenyon2 (05-22-2019)

  22. #44
    Insert Coin (Level 0)
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Location
    Lebanon, PA, USA
    Posts
    86
    Steam
    Maruko Tenada
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    58
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    7
    Thanked in
    7 Posts

    Default

    Finds from this past weekend.
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190518_115920~2.jpg 
Views:	5 
Size:	136.0 KB 
ID:	10641

    Knock-off PSP, Atari Flashback Portable, little Pac-Man game. Some darts, a couple Advance cartridge cases. And a nice camera!

  23. #45
    ServBot (Level 11) Custom rank graphic
    Cornelius's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Wrong Place, Wrong Time
    Posts
    3,766
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    67
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    25
    Thanked in
    24 Posts

    Default

    These are from May 2nd. Spontaneous purchases at half price books. Baten kaitos has the soundtrack sealed and stuck to the back. Paid the prices marked. Warcraft was $1.50.

    Last edited by Cornelius; 05-24-2019 at 11:23 AM.

  24. #46
    Great Puma (Level 12) YoshiM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    WI
    Posts
    4,112
    Xbox LIVE
    YoshiDM
    PSN
    YoshiDM
    3DS Friend
    0860-4642-4923
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    13
    Thanked in
    13 Posts

    Default

    I stopped at a local thrift to find some books by Mary Higgins Clark for my wife as she's laid up from foot surgery. Found a bunch along with some gaming hoodies:

    GBA games with DS case $2: games were Pokemon Sapphire, Polly Pocket, Backyard Football and I think a Lizzie McQuire game. The case looks like a tiny purse with the inside resembling the looks and texture of a jewelry box.

    Guitar Hero for DS: $1. Included accessory and game.

  25. #47
    ServBot (Level 11) Slate's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    3,612
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    33
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    2
    Thanked in
    2 Posts

    Default

    Earlier this year:

    Bought 3 or 4 Original Xbox controllers new for $3 or $4 each at Half Price Books.

    Today:

    Bought a Genesis II with cables and several controllers for $10 at a yard sale. Glad I got something at all.

  26. #48
    Great Puma (Level 12) jb143's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    St. Louis
    Posts
    4,065
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    4
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    48
    Thanked in
    43 Posts

    Default

    So, my kids (7 and 3) have been really getting into Disney Infinity lately, but we only have the gimped Wii version which doesn't have multiplayer in the playset mode, so me and my wife had been kinda sorta toying with the idea of getting one of the newer systems that has the feature.

    So, anyways. while looking for some additional characters for them to use with it we ran across the following lot for $110.

    A Wii-U system
    Pro controller
    A couple Wii motion plus controllers
    Pretty much all the Disney Infinity 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 characters
    A few Skylanders characters
    And the following games...
    -Batman Arkham City
    -Disney Infinity
    -Disney Infinity 2.0
    -Disney Infinity 3.0
    -Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
    -Fast and Furious Showdown
    -Lego Avengers
    -Lego Jurassic World
    -Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens
    -Lego Marvel Super Heros
    -Minecraft
    -New Super Luigi U
    -Skylanders Superchargers
    -Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
    -Splatoon
    -Super Mario 3D World

    I wasn't necessarily in the market for(/couldn't justify buying) a Wii-U but it seemed too good a deal to pass up...even if it is an oddity of a system that never really caught on. But hey, I have quite a few of those in my collection from generations past.
    "Game programmers are generally lazy individuals. That's right. It's true. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Since the dawn of computer games, game programmers have looked for shortcuts to coolness." Kurt Arnlund - Game programmer for Activision, Accolade...

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 29
    Last Post: 06-11-2019, 08:10 PM
  2. 2018 Yearly Finds
    By Niku-Sama in forum Buying and Selling
    Replies: 125
    Last Post: 12-25-2018, 03:52 PM
  3. 2017 - Yearly Finds Thread
    By Cornelius in forum Buying and Selling
    Replies: 57
    Last Post: 12-18-2017, 09:24 AM
  4. 2016 - Yearly Finds Thread
    By Niku-Sama in forum Buying and Selling
    Replies: 169
    Last Post: 12-29-2016, 03:15 AM
  5. Replies: 20
    Last Post: 05-22-2007, 02:12 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •