I just bought a Gameboy!

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by 8BitWalugi, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. 8BitWalugi
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    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

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    I was ebaying for a copy of Pokemon Red and I found this
    I bought it right away of course. Check out some of the other copies of Red. Standalone, same price.

    Anyway, I posted this because of the Gameboy's condition. It's missing the frame on the screen. Could I easily make one or will I have to send it in to Ninty?
     
  2. blueskies

    blueskies GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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  3. gameguy95

    gameguy95 Needs More Furries!

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    Dude, there is no way Ninty would fix that, they stopped making those years ago.
    BTW: I have 2 original Gameboys and neither of them are at all broken
     
  4. Justin121994

    Justin121994 Bitcoin. coinbase.com/andrew

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    I went to the swatmeat a long ass time ago and I bought a gameboy pocket. Perfect condition. No scratches nothing brand new. I was amazed. The lady said it belonged to her daughter and that she didnt use it much.
     
  5. morphius

    morphius The King of the Cosmos

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    now you just need a GB XChanger and a 64m cart and you are good to go
     
  6. rikuumi

    rikuumi GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I had pokemon blue but I sold it 5e to my friend :/
     
  7. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Global Moderator

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    Having the Big Gray Brick is awesome and all, but the fact of the matter is, the Game Boy Pocket is just a far superior model. You would be wise grabbing one of those.
     
  8. UltraMagnus

    UltraMagnus hic sunt dracones

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    what is the big deal with the GBP? I have found the backlit version of the GBA SP to be the best console for playing GBO games.

    as for a flashcart, the is several usb gameboy carts around, I have one of these http://www.smartboy.ugu.pl/
     
  9. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

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    Am I reading that right? $50 for a 32megaBIT cart? Wow... I think I'll just stick to emulation on the PSP for GB/C at that price.

    Ah well, my GBASP is the frontlit kind anyway.
     
  10. overlord00

    overlord00 A motherfucking birdplane

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    well, i have 3 original game boys [​IMG]
    one is the clear/see through casing (which was mine since i was young)
    and two grey game boys... one missing a battery cover and sticky sound, and the other seems in pretty good condition too... incidentally, i GOT them from a friend for about $5... and a copy of pkmn gold too...
     
  11. 8BitWalugi
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    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

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    I had a Gameboy Colour. But I gave it to my cousins in Greece when I got my GBA. Worst move I ever did. [​IMG]
     
  12. MasterLaser

    MasterLaser Vaporeon!

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    back lit Gameboy pocket FTW

    just tested and my old Silver still works fine
     
  13. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    Do you mean the Japan-only Game Boy Light? Because those things are great. They take 2 AAs and have a nice green glow to them. I
     
  14. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    MasterLaser Vaporeon!

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  16. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    lol there is 1 backlit gameboy pocket on ebay for £80 XD crazy, i'm happy with my gameboy colour and imported gba sp backlit.
     
  17. blueskies

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    Here's my backlit clearboy pocket. I love it! (sorry for the huge images slow interneters)
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  18. thaddius

    thaddius Charmander is not pleased.

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    Did you prosound mod that sucka?
     
  19. Jamstruth

    Jamstruth Secondary Feline Anthropomorph

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    I want an original GB. My Gameboy Color just isn't retro enough for me (though the nostalgia factor's through the roof)
    Playing Pokemon Blue through on my GBC (no mods though the speaker's pretty much dead [​IMG] so it could do with a new one of those) and loving it [​IMG]
     
  20. Dangy

    Dangy GBAtemp Maniac

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    I have two original GB's, and I thought nobody even bought them anymore.