Saw a SNES for $40

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by demonicstrife, May 29, 2010.

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Should I get it?

  1. HELL YEAH!

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  2. Nah, save your cash.

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  3. Hell no. The SNES sucks.

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  4. What's a SNES?

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  5. Buy something else.

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  1. demonicstrife
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    demonicstrife *INSERTGENERICTITLE*

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    Okay, so after getting off from work, I decided to take a quick drive to Disc Replay, and it turns out, they just happen to have a SNES sitting on their shelf for $40.

    This could be my only chance to get it, but my dad's also strict about how I handle my money (I have to save cash for my upcoming semester classes in fall) and I am TORN on whether or not I should get it. What do you guys suggest?
     


  2. The Pi

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    Get it. Why not?
     
  3. jgu1994

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    40 dollars is a bit steep in my opinion, especially if it doesn't come with any games. SNES games can be a bit expensive compared to other systems like the n64 and the PS1. I would pass on it. If you're really itching for snes games, buy a snes controller, and an snes usb adapter.
     
  4. nasune

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    Dude, 'tis a bit pricey is it not? I bought my second snes for 20 bucks, and that included 10 games (including Zelda, the reason why I bought it).
     
  5. GreatCrippler

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    Definitely steep. Hit some yard sales... 5$ later, SNES.
     
  6. demonicstrife
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    Well, I've tried searching for one prior to finding it now, but the only other place that would have one in my location is Play 'N' Trade. But theirs is around $60, which is waaay too much.
     
  7. Njrg

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    Unless you know where to find some games... I say no.

    You'll always have emulators.
     
  8. GreatCrippler

    GreatCrippler Greatness Fallen

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    I realize this is the easiest way, but there is something I find refreshing about playing games I own versus games that I have downloaded. Especially since this is a DS forum, and all of the DS SNES Emulation options blow. >.>
     
  9. demonicstrife
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    demonicstrife *INSERTGENERICTITLE*

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    This.

    I've been playing most of my SNES games through Snes9xGX to get the closest possible feeling, but it just isn't the same as playing them on the original. That and I want it for collection, as I've NEVER owned an actual SNES.
     
  10. Lube_Skyballer

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    My advice. Dont get the SNES. At least, this one. It's only worth it when you get at least one good game with it. Like Super Metroid, Zelda, Castlevania IV, Super Mario World (or Allstars)....
     
  11. demonicstrife
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    demonicstrife *INSERTGENERICTITLE*

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    Same shop has a couple of those games on the shelf as well.
     
  12. GreatCrippler

    GreatCrippler Greatness Fallen

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    How much are the games?
     
  13. Blaze163

    Blaze163 The White Phoenix's purifying flame.

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    I have the facilities to emulate SNES games on my Cyclo, but I still have my original SNES. For one, SNES emulation is mostly crap in my experience, secondly I've never seen Starwing emulated, thirdly the damn thing's a classic slice of gaming's golden years. I'm still trying to track down a few games for mine, namely Zombies Ate My Neighbours, Metroid, and Castlevania 4, but I would never trade it in. Ever. Get it, keep it, love it.

    Incidentally if anyone has a PAL copy of any of the aforementioned games they wanna unload...? I got a few things to swap. Zelda, UN Squadron, etc.
     
  14. demonicstrife
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    The games range from $3.99 to $14.99. For SNES anyway.
     
  15. GreatCrippler

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    Me thinks this violates the ToS.
     
  16. Blaze163

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    Humour. Not a fan? Ok then.
     
  17. GreatCrippler

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    For less than 10$ a game, I would honestly not fault you for starting a new collection. I still have a pretty nice collection of some of the harder to find games. I do wish portable SNES emu was better. Maybe the Supercard team will get off their butts, and get theirs working. /hopes
     
  18. DarkWay

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    save your cash you could most definately get cheaper somewhere else.
     
  19. _Chaz_

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    Seeing as how they boasted PERFECT SNES emulation (the only reason I want one), yeah, they better.
     
  20. demonicstrife
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    The best portable SNES experience I've had is on my PSP, and even that's not perfect.