Gaming Does Pokemon european bootleg exist ?

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Hi,
I'm looking to complete my GBA Pokemon collection for the cheaper price as possible, either in english or french.
Given that US versions on the Internet often have a good chance to be bootlegs, I realized I should just be looking for european games instead. And, I found an ebay account which had this exact games to sell. Problem : This account also sells an obvious bootleg on game boy.
Just to be sure, am I right to assume that there are no european GBA bootleg ? Is it safe to buy european GBA Pokemon games ?
Also, can someone here confirm the AGB codes below cartridges ?
Thanks in advance !
 

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No way you should risk it! All they would have to do in the Chinese Factory is put a slightly different logo on to make it look European. Many reputable eBay sellers these days even sell fakes, so always proceed with caution. Things to look out for in a legit copy:copyright Nintendo above cartridge contacts, font, Nintendo instead of Nintondo or something on back, size of the 'E' for everyone as a slim 'E' is common and obviously fake, then lastly a quick look at the board for black blobs or other oddities if the seller opens the cart up.

Here is a quick video to help you learn more in case you are still uncertain:



Good luck!
 

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