Are GBA flashcarts worth anything nowadays?

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by Harsky, Dec 5, 2007.

Dec 5, 2007
  1. Harsky
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    I have a F2A Ultra 256MB flashcart which I bought 3 years ago and I hated it. I hated how I can only fit in either one big rom or maybe at several smaller rom. Maybe it was because I was a computer newbie at the time but by then I moved on to something else and was happy with the slot 2 DS cart when it first came out.

    Now I found the F2A cart sitting in my drawer and was wondering if anyone will buy it in this time and age?
     
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    you might have better luck putting this in the trading section m8.
     
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    I know but I thought it won't hurt to ask before putting it up.
     
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    This need to go in the trading or selling section [​IMG]

    Hmm... I would say this really wouldn't fetch much. An EZ Flash 3-in-1 is 10 times better, and only costs $20 + shipping. :\ So... Probably wouldn't give you much.
     
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    Shame. Seems I left it too late to sell.
     
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    Just call it a hypothetical question and you're good Harsky =p

    Heres what I did with my EFA-Linker 256. Put some racing games on it, loaded it up in an old GBA SP and gave it to my 2 (almost 3)year old son.

    So my advice: find another use for it, maybe for a nephew/niece or somethin [​IMG]
     
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    I might be interested... But first I want to know: how much do you want for it and how you write games on it.

    I probably wouldn't use it much, but I still want to link some of my gamecube games with some GBA games for extras and such. My M3 Lite can't boot up like an original game, and I don't like the idea of having to write games from the DS.

    Btw, do you have to patch games? If so, how good is the patching software?
     
  8. Psyfira

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    Don't know how much you'd get for it but I'm pretty sure you'd find a buyer. There's quite a few people out there looking for GBA-only carts to go in their SP's or Micro's. 3-in-1's are a pain in the arse for that.
     
  9. sabinraijin

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    Well speak -O- the devil! I'm in need of a cheap GBA flashcart for when Mother 3 is done being translated! I'll just shoot you a $15 offer and see how that stews........PM me plz.
     
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    £7.50?! [​IMG] Wow. Um okay, maybe you will have some trouble selling it after all.
     
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    I'd say $15 is a pretty decent offer considering something much better is only $5 more =/ (according to Warcueid)

    lol n/m though you made me realize they're on a different continent.........wouldn't really be worth the small amount of cash to ship it overseas.....
     
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    If you offer it at a low enough price, people will probably buy it. Remind potential buyers of what the original price was and what its advantages are over the external-media devices of today to increase bids. People nowadays are so used to their Supercards and M3s and EZ-Flashes that they forget people used to willingly pay $100 for 64 MB of flash that was a pain in the butt to work with.

    You'd probably want to sell the flashing cable along with it though, as people are unlikely to already have one lying around. I have a F2A USB cable for my Flash2Advance Ultra but I don't know if it will work on an original F2A or not.
     
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    IMO you are better off keeping your GBA flashcard.

    I've still got my EZFA and it sits in my GBASP for random gaming when I don't want to take my more expensive handhelds with me.

    Plus it could be good as a present for a kid as stated earlier in the thread. [​IMG]
     

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