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Goodwill Video Game Buying Guide

For a long time Goodwill has been a good source for LEGOs and Video Games for me , but sometimes I’ve just broken even when reselling. To prevent others from losing money , I thought I’d make a guide.

(NOTE : This Guide is for older Systems , not Modern.

KNOWING WHICH GAMES ARE OF LITTLE VALUE:

Though there’s a few exceptions , most SPORTS Video Games for SEGA Genesis , NES , SNES , N64 , and others are basically worthless unless you intend on doing something like making a Video Game Reproduction with it.

 

Also Games that were EXTREMELY POPULAR , especially Pack-Ins (Games included with the System) are , though fun , virtually worthless. They were mass-produced , so many of them are out there.

 

Lastly , GAMES BASED ON TV SHOWS , GAME SHOWS , OR BOARD GAMES are usually useless. Though TV-Show Based Games can be worth some , most are not.

 

Now , let’s assess Games with Value. My local Goodwill charges a flat rate of $5 for Games , so these titles should bring in more money than that so you will profit.

 

THE LEGEND OF ZELDA  , especially Gold Cartridge Games , usually carry some value.

METAL GEAR : SOLID (GBC)  is a rare title , but it’s usually readily available for a high-ish price .

SEGA SATURN GAMES are generally worth lots of money. There are few that are worth less than $10.

 

I hope this guide helps you , GOD BLESS!

 

Segtindo’s Relationship

Me and Nace10 (from http://www.brickarchives.wordpress.com/  ) were speaking about the new relationship between SEGA and Nintendo , and we spoke of how they hated each other before.

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We talked about how amazing it was that SEGA and Nintendo were in a constant battle during the 90’s (“The Console Wars”) but are now joined to make games for Mario’s commercial arch-nemesis , SONIC. During the Console Wars , SEGA had the 16-bit Genesis that immediately took over the 8-bit NES (and , thus , Genesis does what Nintendon’t). It’s higher definition graphics and hit game Sonic the Hedgehog rocketed the system into the record books , and right into Nintendo’s territory. Nintendo responded with the Super Nintendo , a 16-bit console equal to the Genesis. But , SEGA already secured their place. Nintendo eventually took over with the Nintendo 64 , with 64-bit graphics that overran the 32-bit Saturn , one year after the Saturn’s creation. Shortly after , SEGA’s Dreamcast over-took Nintendo , but it faced another enemy: Playstation 2. At the time it came out , SEGA stopped making systems completely , and now they just make games.

Now that Sega and Nintendo (unofficially Segtindo) have joined , maybe we can expect a new system! With two of the best video game console companies joined , there is no limit to the possibilities.

I would like to take a moment to say thank you to the viewers that flooded in when I posted about Segtindo . I was one of the first people to blog about it , and it gained me tons of viewers and comments. Thank you guys , please comment , GOD BLESS!