Cheap Game Boy Micro

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  1. 13375p34k3r
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    13375p34k3r GBAtemp Regular

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    I recently was interested in getting a gameboy micro. Everyone says that they are really cheap but I can't seem to find any cheap ones in Canada. Does anyone know where to get cheap game boy micro in Canada?
     
  2. 4saken

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    eBay. They should be almost fully out of stock in stores now (production stopped AFAIK)
     
  3. Jaejae

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    You can get them from Play-Asia, they ship world wide.
     
  4. 13375p34k3r
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    13375p34k3r GBAtemp Regular

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    And waste 70$ on a outdated system.. I dont think so. Does anyone know a place where I can trade something for it?
     
  5. Gore

    Gore GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    GBA isn't outdated. [​IMG]
    There's gold on it. GOLD.
    And trust me, it's much better to play GBA on a micro than on a DS.
     
  6. Veho

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    Why do you want to get an "outdated system" in the first place? [​IMG]

    If you think the money spent on a GBM would be "wasted", why are you buying it at all?
     
  7. 4saken

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    Thats the truth. Though after getting a micro before, I would honestly recommend the brighter SP instead.
     
  8. Psyfira

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    Ah I've just figured it out; unlike Canada Europe got the Micro in 4 colours, so it's the less popular colours that are still sort-of availiable over here. Toxic green and bright metallic pink anyone? [​IMG]

    From what I've read some people who found cheap Micros in the UK had to ask at the counter as they had been taken off of shelves and stuffed into dusty stockrooms. So it might be worth finding a chain store that used to sell them cheap and asking around / making a few phone calls.

    Preowned is another option, a lot of people probably brought Micros without realising the system was at the end of it's lifespan and have hardly used them so it wouldn't surprise me if there's some brilliant quality preowned gear out there.
     
  9. morinzo1978

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    just bought a micro today at gamestop for $29.99, it was silver with black faceplate..

    it pays to call around, they had it stuffed in a cabinet was only one they had and it was unopened.
     
  10. kingeightsix

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    http://toronto.craigslist.ca/search/sss?qu...gameboy%20micro

    this is if you're really desperate, like me.

    i might even grab a second one just in case someone bothers me for the one i'm carrying which i really have told myself; i would not give up, ever, ever again... keep having to buy new ones because i'm too nice but this time i know i won't be able to get another one, again.
     
  11. dexmix

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    what!!!!! they charged me $70... im so pissed cause it was $50. i swear i got ripped off.
     
  12. jesterscourt

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    I'm not seeing these on Gamestop's site, only used GBAs. I guess it is only for separate stores.

    Is it wrong to consider a micro just to play KH:CoM? Yes, I have the DS, but... Micros are so tiny!
     
  13. golden

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] MUST KNOW WHAT STORE YOU GOT THAT FROM!

    GBA Micro for $30 is incredible! [​IMG]
     
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  15. golden

    golden What a Digital Dummy!!!

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    I'll call around for some I guess. >.>
     
  16. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    i agree as gba sp backlit plays original gameboy games, gameboy colour games and the normal gba games too, the screen is bigger and the screen is protected when it's closed, i had to import mine from america though as it wasn't available in the UK.
     
  17. golden

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    I think most if not everyone will be using flashcarts with the GB Micro so it really doesn't matter if it can play color games or not as goomba can fix that. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  18. jesterscourt

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    Well folks I did it, I picked up a Micro for $35 used today. Huzzah. And NoA still sells faceplates.