What is the rarest game you own?

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  1. Joe88

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    probably these

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  2. AzerothArg

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    A bootleg Crystalis for the Famicom. That actually saves. I've only seen 2 carts in my life. this one is the only that can save.
    The Wii U version of Breath of the Wild, I gues...
     
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  3. Ritsuki

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    It would be the original PC version of Final Fantasy 7, with box. I also have the PS1 original one (not the platinium one)
     
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    I own Collector's Edition, wasn't that hard to find. Not very expensive either.
    You think? My local video game store had plenty of them on the shelf. Or maybe I was just lucky.
     
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    Solatorobo with packaging + music CD. Great game!
     
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    I don't collect games. I suppose the rarest thing I have is an original Wii copy of Xenoblade Chronicles. Bought it on launch day back when Xenoblade was still an obscure series no one had heard of, still has its "$39.99 GameStop NEW" sticker on it. I remember those selling for upwards of $200 at one point.
     
  7. Ricken

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    My collection of games is a bore.. My rarest is probably a copy of Wind Waker with all the manuals
     
  8. jefffisher

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    i have hagane snes, MUSHA genesis, the punisher genesis, mvc2 for dc xbx & ps2, sealed pokemon emerald, sealed pokemon heartgold & soulsilver with pokewalkers
     
  9. FAST6191

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    If you have ever looked at comics and thought that world strange then games gets worse, plus the really high end grades things like comics (oh no tiny little chip off the corner of the label, hundreds less because of it). It all fluctuates all the time as well. usually dropping a lot at the end of a console's life and beyond it until around the time the next one dies and then prices suddenly shoot up -- I still remember wandering into a thread about someone's potentially fake copy of ninja cop/ninja 5.0 wondering why anybody would do that (it is a solid little game but one I had thought fairly common). It is not all high quality games either and some are just rare and get silly prices, or might have been pulled from the shelves (Stadium Events on the NES being a classic example), or might only be rare in a given region (usually Europe/PAL for this one but North America is not absent, especially for consoles that did not do as well over there -- give or take online tat sellers then trying to find Amiga and BBC micro games in the US is probably a pain, here it is no longer bags at car boot sales/yard sales but quite doable).
    I don't know if the pattern will continue with the PS3 and 360 either as there are a lot more of those out there than previous generations. On the flip side with the relative failures of the wii and wii u when it comes to games they will probably see that happen a bit more, actually Nintendo home consoles with them not having been the place for games for the N64 on up are a good bet here.

    So yeah no kind of authority people look to like an auctioneer magazine or a Miller's Antiques, and I am not aware of any database like I might use for other things (one that say will split by region, sub version, link things together -- I mentioned the Zelda-Metroid double pack thing earlier and you see such things in books from time to time). Your best bet then is to tap it into a search engine as it makes good fodder for forums and gaming (be they actually retro focused or having a slow news day). Or if you want individual games into ebay and amazon (ebay completed is one thing, amazon tends to be a nice info store as people just leave things up). There are a few services that allow you to scan in barcodes with your phone and search on from there, don't know if there are any OCR/optical recognition options for loose carts but I can see it happening as it is an easier thing to set up in that world.
     
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  10. SANIC

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    I have a sealed copy of EarthBound that I never used due to my SNES disappearing when I was little, is that special
     
  11. Yandere-chan

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    Don't know. I'll update if I find anything
     
  12. Taleweaver

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    Seriously? I bought a copy because the game was very good and to support operation rainfall. Never seen it above market price.
    ... Not now either, unfortunately. A quick Google showed someone selling it for ten bucks.

    Edit: nevermind. I was wrong. That offer was for the manual. Offers on the game start at at least three times that and go up to a 100 bucks. That's pretty rare for a game on the system, i guess. :)
     
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  13. Pacheko17

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    Bootleg cartridge for SNES, a rom hack of Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing called "Ayrton Senna".

    It just translates the game, changes the opening movie and has Senna giving you tips about the tracks.
    I also have a PC game called Luna-C, in the box. I got it many many years ago and there's literally no info about it online, it's kinda like Super Monkey Ball but uglier. It's kinda fun though, I liked it when I was a kid. Was pretty surprised to find out there are no downloads up for it, at least my disc still works.

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    Looking up the publisher's name gives no good results.
     
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    I got my friend a holographic gold cartridge version of "Majora's Mask," but either my eBay skills are more god-tier than I thought they were or they aren't currently in very high demand right now because I got it for somewhere in the ballpark of $50
     
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    I still have a copy Panzer Dragoon Saga for the Saturn. Probably the only game I own which is now worth more than the original price.
     
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    I bought it for $20 a couple of years ago :P
     
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  18. Albireo6972

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    I have a few rare games,

    PS2:
    .hack IMOQ all with booklets and DVD's
    .hack//G.U Vol. 1 Special Edition (came with a figure of Haseo and the Terminal Disk)

    PS1:
    The Misadventures of Tron Bonne (I actually got this one for $5 at a K.B Toys that was shutting down)
    Rhapsody a Musical Adventure, with booklet and CD

    Xbox 360:
    Rock Band: The Beatles limited edition
    Catherine Love is Over Deluxe Edition (with boxers signed by Troy Baker)

    PC:
    I guess if you count it then Destiny 2 Collectors Edition, tho I don't really consider it rare myself.
     
  19. DarkShinigami

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    Mine would be the limited edition of hyperdimension Neptunia reborth1. Only 1000 copines were made. I paid $60 and last I checked going rate for it was like $400
     
  20. cearp

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    I have a few things, but I think the (Japanese) Phantasy Star Online 1&2, 1&2 Plus, and 3 trial/demo disks.

    I'm not sure how valuable they are, but I assume they are rare :)