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Tips for Buying EarthBound

September 8th, 2016 | EarthBound, Merchandise, Videos

A video game collector recently found a complete, like-new copy of EarthBound at a swap meet. The discovery was a nice surprise – it wasn’t immediately visible and was in a box of a bunch of unrelated junk. In the end, he only paid $10 for what sometimes sells for $1000 or more on eBay. (For more EarthBound price info see here)

Also of particular interest to me is the Best Buy sticker on the box. It says the game was $5.99, so this particular copy was likely from the game’s “bargain bin” era during the latter 1990s.

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Man, it’s still hard to believe that it (or any Nintendo game) ever got that cheap 😯

 

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9 Comments to The Ultimate EarthBound Swap Meet Deal


Leeaux said on Sep. 8, 2016

How come I never find these rare things lying around for nothing!

Bah!

Samuel Layton said on Sep. 8, 2016

I still have yet to get a copy. At least I have other options.

Justin said on Sep. 8, 2016

🙁

Dan said on Sep. 8, 2016

Sadly, when I was younger I had only purchased a single copy for 5.99 at Best Buy. It became a clearance markdown to get it off the shelves everywhere I believe (was a Chicago, IL store)

James said on Sep. 9, 2016

Dude I’ve literally dreamed of stuff like this. That’s why I love swap meets and second hand stores, I’ve found really cool stuff myself

Esper said on Sep. 9, 2016

Man I almost wanted to cry FOR that guy.

. said on Sep. 20, 2016

I once bought Metroid: Other M for $5 at Best Buy in the bargain bin. It wasn’t the greatest Metroid ever, but for $5 it was a great game!

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