Where are some good places to score SNES games?

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  1. Rob Lutter

    Rob Lutter Producer

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    I just got an SNES yesterday on whim w/ a copy of Super Mario RPG (best game EVER) for $34 (which is about the price SMRPG goes for on eBAY [​IMG] ). The SNES is a piece of shit (looks like someone literally dragged it behind their car), and it is dying for a cleaning, but I was wondering if anyone knew of a good place besides EB and GAMESTOP where I can find older SNES games? [​IMG]

    I should really send my parents the bill for all this stuff because they gave it all away when I was a kid [​IMG]
     
  2. Scott "E"

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    I get a lot of mine from Half.com.

     
  3. Rob_Pierce

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    It's a lot of work, Darth, but garage sales rule for that sort of thing. I was at one last summer where I scored about 30 SNES, NES, and Genesis games for $10. I sold most on eBay and made a pretty good penny.

    That wasn't your parents' house, was it? I noticed a lot of the games had "Property of Rob" scribbled in crayon on the back.[​IMG]
     
  4. Morgan Jolley

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    I found a game or two off the internet. I was able to score MegaMan X2 from a friend and MMX3 from FuncoLand's website.
     
  5. JamesH

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    Funcoland and similar stores charge ridiculous prices for SNES games. The best way to go is checking all the area pawn shops once a week or so. SNES games are in low demand, so if someone pawned their whole collection, you'll likely be able to cherry pick it. One time I came across 80 NES games someone had pawned and I was able to get the 7 of them that were rare for $2 each.
     
  6. Rob Lutter

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    I needed some stuff to play, so I got Super Metroid for $20 and F-ZERO for $5 at my local Funcoland today... I was really surprised to see that they had SM [​IMG] (well worth it). I am really lovin' Super Metroid... I have never played it before :b

    Alright, I am going to check out some pawn shops and stuffs around Fort Lauderdale after next week (Spring Break, w00t!)

    I am trying not to get any games I already have (well, I had Super Mario RPG, but I lent it to my friend 5 years ago and he has since moved... heheh) because there is still a small chance I can recover some games from my now-grown-up cousin that wrongfully inherited my SNES [​IMG]

    Any suggestions for cleaning the SNES? (it's the grimiest console I have ever seen) [​IMG]
     
  7. Carl Johnson

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    I have a local video store that buys and sells used games. They literally have hundreds of titles for consoles ranging from Atari 2600 to Nintendo 64. Their prices are dirt cheap too. A few months ago I got a used Super Nintendo plus a handful of games to entertain a kid I was babysitting for $30. If there are specific titles you're looking for let me know and next time I'm in there I'll see what they've got. I could have it in your mailbox within a week.
     

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