The Value of Gamecube Games/discs today.

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  1. petethepug
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    So.

    When I figured out my Wii could play GameCube Games, with the secret compartment it has. I wanted to play a few Gamecube Games I had never played in my life, or heard of. Made by Nintendo.


    I was wondering if anyone could tell me the average value of a GameCube Game with the following.

    - A case

    - The Game

    - Made officially from Nintendo (Games like Mario or luligis mansion)

    - Has no special offers, disc has been unmodified (Meaning with use of hacks)

    - It has been used and works good, or fine.


    Finals are coming up so I have not been as active lately. Just wanted to understand the value priced on them VIA USD Currency. Finals are coming up soon and all that jazz lol. :P
    Thanks,
     
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    step 1. go to ebay.com
    step 2. search for the game i.e "luigi's mansion gamecube"
    step 3. on the left side of the results page tick the "sold listings" box
    step 4. bask in the joy of a list of rough prices, some will be high, some will be cheap, aim for the rough average, so in this example its usually between $20-$30....so you would be looking at about $25 average, but just factor in condition etc
     
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    Looked on Ebay for an average price range of them previously but they were roughly around $5.00 - $120. Which is why I asked.
    I have no idea how long the games are, and if they are even worth buying with today's value of games. But I guess its worth a shot buying if I want to find out how long they are.

    My cousin has played a few but I don't believe what she had said when they were "long". It was more of mediumish depending on how long you play it. Which is where I see where the value is mostly at.

    Thanks tho,
     
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    you your asking the price of different thing, its like saying "how much is a car?"....some are expensive, some are dirt cheap, you need to look at a specific game for a specific price, but most of the top gamecube games would probably be around $20-30 with the odd spikes, its only really crappy sports games for $5 (unless you get luck in a yard sale or something) and obscure titles that didnt get many copies produced or they are factory sealed that would be anywhere near the $100 mark
     
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    Alright that answers my question,
    Thanks,
     
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    Each game is worth a different value, and even that value can fluctuate depending on what people are willing to pay, availability of the game, sealed or loose, case and manual or not, etc.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    this^
     
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    You could always use Nintendont to play Gamecube games on your Wii for free.
     
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    I had that game too! But mine broke :(
     
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    As someone said above, they might be between 25-35 dollars, depending of which game is and how rare it is
     
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    not really worth it unless you like to collect stuff imo
    all those games are pretty easy to find online, so it's better to try them before you buy, or you might regret your purchase later on
     
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    Unless you are a collector or a super Samaritan that is against piracy then I would say the best alternative is to play games off Dolphin. Its the only emulator I can wholeheartedly approve of for its features that go above and beyond the original systems (4x native resolution, online, modding, etc.)

    If you still insist on using a Gamecube or Wii you will also need to consider getting component cables, ones for the gamecube go for $150 but ones for Wii can go for $5-20 and lucky for you the Wii can play Gamecube games.
     
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    Or use a USB loader

    $6 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HNDCWQM/
    Why do you think it would cost $150?
     
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    1. Dolphin plays just well if not better than the real systems. The TC never said it had to strictly be played on console.
    2. Do you know what component cables are?
    3. Dont ever quote me again without properly reading.
     
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    I don't know what you're talking about then, because those are the cables my GameCubes used for the 7-8 years that I had them. Notice I said GameCubes plural, I was always breaking them, and they all used these plugs.
     
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    I'm calling you out on your bullshit on the fact that Gamecube uses a proprietary port for its video. The same proprietary port that has been used since SNES all the way to GameCube.

    Feel free to look more like a fool please.
     
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