ACTUAL EARTHBOUND FOR NES CART ON EBAY?!

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So I found this while searching up SNES Earthbound on ebay, and, well....

http://cgi.ebay.com/Earthbound-Zero-Earth-...3#ht_2702wt_230

..... There's just no way, is there? I mean, the game is literally unreleased, so how can this guy have it? Hell, the only way it got DUMPED was because someone put a BETA cart up for sale.

I dunno. The retrofag in me is screaming right now, and it looks authentic. I don't know what to make of it. What do you guys think?
 

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evvil said:
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It's hard to say if it's real or not. Hard to trust Ebay nowadays.

There are only 5 prototypes know to exist, and NoA has one of them. The cart that was dumped cost 400$, so I doubt this guy is selling 1 of the 4 real carts for 30$.

source: http://www.giantbomb.com/mother/61-11753/
I see. That pretty much confirms it then. Puts my mind at ease.
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demonicstrife said:
evvil said:
Infinite Zero said:
It's hard to say if it's real or not. Hard to trust Ebay nowadays.

There are only 5 prototypes know to exist, and NoA has one of them. The cart that was dumped cost 400$, so I doubt this guy is selling 1 of the 4 real carts for 30$.

source: http://www.giantbomb.com/mother/61-11753/
I see. That pretty much confirms it then. Puts my mind at ease.
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Again, the auction description clearly says "REPRODUCTION." Why is no one else seeing this?
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evvil said:
Infinite Zero said:
It's hard to say if it's real or not. Hard to trust Ebay nowadays.

There are only 5 prototypes know to exist, and NoA has one of them. The cart that was dumped cost 400$, so I doubt this guy is selling 1 of the 4 real carts for 30$.

source: http://www.giantbomb.com/mother/61-11753/
Yeah, the last time one of those prototypes went on ebay I almost got it. Seems like someone was a bit more avid than I am.
 

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thaddius said:
evvil said:
Infinite Zero said:
It's hard to say if it's real or not. Hard to trust Ebay nowadays.

There are only 5 prototypes know to exist, and NoA has one of them. The cart that was dumped cost 400$, so I doubt this guy is selling 1 of the 4 real carts for 30$.

source: http://www.giantbomb.com/mother/61-11753/
Yeah, the last time one of those prototypes went on ebay I almost got it. Seems like someone was a bit more avid than I am.

Really? how much did it end up selling for?
 

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If it is a fake, would trying to sell it, regardless if he created it, be copyright infringement?
 

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evvil said:
thaddius said:
evvil said:
Infinite Zero said:
It's hard to say if it's real or not. Hard to trust Ebay nowadays.

There are only 5 prototypes know to exist, and NoA has one of them. The cart that was dumped cost 400$, so I doubt this guy is selling 1 of the 4 real carts for 30$.

source: http://www.giantbomb.com/mother/61-11753/
Yeah, the last time one of those prototypes went on ebay I almost got it. Seems like someone was a bit more avid than I am.

Really? how much did it end up selling for?
£760
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thaddius said:
evvil said:
thaddius said:
evvil said:
Infinite Zero said:
It's hard to say if it's real or not. Hard to trust Ebay nowadays.

There are only 5 prototypes know to exist, and NoA has one of them. The cart that was dumped cost 400$, so I doubt this guy is selling 1 of the 4 real carts for 30$.

source: http://www.giantbomb.com/mother/61-11753/
Yeah, the last time one of those prototypes went on ebay I almost got it. Seems like someone was a bit more avid than I am.

Really? how much did it end up selling for?
£760
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You tried to win a prototype? Wow...
 

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Zetta_x said:
If it is a fake, would trying to sell it, regardless if he created it, be copyright infringement?
I think so; it sounds like the same thing as selling a burnt DVD.
 

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Nintendo tries to keep their 'failed' productions hidden as best as possible. This is PROBABLY fake.

In a sense, the guy could have worked at Nintendo and got the beta. But, probably not. :\

Edit: This could be another NES game that has an EarthBound sticker on it. There are really good professionals out there.
 

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