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Old 08-12-2005, 11:41 AM   #1
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Does anyone know of any websites where you can find out the rarity or value of old PC games?

I've got boxed copies of Zork I-III, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and Faery Tale Adventure (all 3.5") that I want to put up on eBay, but I don't want to sell them for peanuts if they're worth something!
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Old 08-12-2005, 11:57 AM   #2
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I once saw the complete collection of Space Quest for 40€ each. And it started at the amount of 0€. So I think if your games are rare they will reach a high amount...
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Old 08-12-2005, 01:19 PM   #3
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I suppose the average price they are going for on eBay would be the best way to find out. Besides you wouldn't get a sale if they were higher.
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Old 08-12-2005, 05:26 PM   #4
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I've seen the complete collection of Leisure Suit Larry (1-7) go for $150 on eBay :blink:
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Old 08-12-2005, 05:48 PM   #5
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Thanks, I guess I'll just put them on eBay and see what happens.

I saw an unopened copy of Monkey Island 2 go for ?100 recently so I thought I'd start digging out some of my old games that are sat gathering dust. A site listing the rarity of games would be really useful, but it doesn't look like any exist
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Old 08-12-2005, 07:41 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by munchiez@Dec 8 2005, 05:48 PM
A site listing the rarity of games would be really useful, but it doesn't look like any exist
I'm almost sure that something like that exists...

In the past, I was looking for an original of "Touch?: the adventures of the fifth muscheteer" and I come in a site of game collectors (that game was saled at 150€ or more :eeeeeh: )
I'm sorry that I've not the link for you...
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Old 08-12-2005, 07:54 PM   #7
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I've seen the complete collection of Leisure Suit Larry (1-7) go for $150 on eBay
WHOA!
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:54 AM   #8
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Those are exceptions though - often because there's something rare about it.

The LSL collection isn't rare - what IS rare is the Quest for Glory Anthology which will always fetch over ?30 on ebay.

Other rare games:

Touché The Fifth Musketeer -- sells for ?50-100 easily (I know, I sold one copy for ?100 once )

Discworld II in original packaging (none of the re-release stuff)

For a good idea, check Gametz and check out the "wanted"/"available" ratio.
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Old 10-12-2005, 11:29 AM   #9
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Well if its original, good condition or never opened and either a classic or from a small production run you should be able to get a highish price. generally the older the better.
Most SNES games sell for more than N64 now.
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Old 11-12-2005, 06:38 PM   #10
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But what about the Prima offical strategy guide for X:Com UFO DEFENCE! It is in mint condition!
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