Nintendo World Championship going for nearly 100k

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    And here's to show Xenoblade Chronicles isn't the most expensive second-hand game around. It would take me ~5 mins to set this game up on my PC/X360/Wii/Android phone and the very same game is tossed around at the price of a family house. It seems odd to me. Then again, I'm not a fanatic collector.
     
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    I wouldnt bother with it given the terrible condition, if I even had that kind of money to spend
    There is probably alot of shill bidding as well just pushing the price up (alot of the bidders have a very low ratting) as well questionable if the cart is even real or a repo as its not graded, someone wrote mario over the ripped cover bringing the value down even more
     
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    If I had that kind of money, I'd do a BIN.
     
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    I forgot
    Well it is like one of the rarest game cartridges out there, so not so surprising. There were like...only a few officially produced. Though I think there is one game that's ever rarer than this game, some Stadium NES game...
     
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    It's adult owned, but it's in very poor condition. Hell even the gold cart mint condition doesn't go for 100k.
     
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    I know it can be expensive to order "a la cart," but this is ridiculous!
     
  8. Nah3DS

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    that price is way to high for even a NWC cart. I've heard that it goes for around 10-15K
    the condition of that one is just awful.... someone should buy it for cheap (5K), print a new label and sell it to some collector for 3 times the price
     
  9. chrisrlink

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    some of the other NES games up for bid are 15k-17k that's insane
     
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    it's... crazy how this stuff works

    like, I get it, but

    it doesn't make it any less crazy
     
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    This looks like something you would find in a porch sale for 25 cents.
     
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    This is absurd no sane collector would ever consider spending so much money on a cartridge in such poor condition.

    I get annoyed when I see that a cover is slightly ripped or the manual is missing from the case.
     
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    The auction has ended on $99,902.00.

    Part of me thinks this was a hoax and that it'll be re-auctioned again, let's see.
     
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    Yes.
    Even a mint gold NWC wouldn't go for this high. This will surely be reauctioned.
     
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    You pirate, pirating rare games, good job!