What is the rarest game you own?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Stephano, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. cashonly

    cashonly Advanced Member

    Sep 10, 2014
    I have a sealed Halo 1 for PC.
  2. VixenCult

    VixenCult GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 6, 2017
    An original YellowVersion for gameboy :'(
  3. MasterF0x

    MasterF0x GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 18, 2014
    United States
    Korean version of Super Mario Sunshine
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  4. TVL

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    Feb 17, 2004
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    I was at one point aiming to collect every game released on the Sega Master System... It's close to ten years since I added to that collection, but with a hundred games I have a few of the titles considered somewhat rare. Golden Axe Warrior and Sonic Spinball seems to be some of the more collectable games I have and it's between 75-130 dollars from the pages I quickly glanced at.

    I'm surprised that no site I visited had Great Soccer (card-version) listed as rare or valuable... that was always my understanding and what I thought was the rarest game I owned.

    I think the only game I really would like to own that is rare is The Great Giana Sisters (C64/Amiga), but I don't look for it or plan to buy it or anything.
  5. DJPlace

    DJPlace The Hater of Sony Censor Ship!!

    Apr 16, 2008
    United States
    well..... here's the rarest games i owned back in the day i can recall on systems i grew up on and the prices of how much there worth now on price charting web site.

    NES=Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers 2=bought that at blockbuster once for 5 bucks now it's worth 200 or more dollars WTF?
    SNES=Sparkster=payed 10 bucks for it when it came out now it's 80 bucks (ugh)
    Nintendo 64=Clay Fighter Sculptors Cut now this the rare out all rare N64 games i have owned payed 28 bucks for it now it's worth almost 400 dollars... SOB
    Gamecube=Fire emblem. just payed 40 bucks worth 80 now. big deal.
    Wii=Fire emblem got it for an x-mas gift same price has i got it for a gift now
    Game Boy=Kid Dracula can't recall how much i payed for it back then
    Game Boy Color=Metal Gear Solid=not that rare... but still the price.
    Game Boy Advance=Fire Embelm= same price now has paying new price.
    Nintendo DS=Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow=not that rare or for cost...
    Nintend 3ds=Tekken 3DS Prime Edition=not rare but it's the most costly 3ds game i owned back in the day.
  6. Joe88

    Joe88 [λ]

    Jan 6, 2008
    United States
    the price came down quite a bit, black label ones are hovering around $30
  7. blockman765

    blockman765 Advanced Member

    May 2, 2017
    United States
    Probably, Super Smash Bros Melee. Yeah, I don't have a very interesting collection.
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  8. RattletraPM

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    Jan 18, 2017
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    Well, it depends. If you only count retail games, I really don't know - I've got Metroid Prime Trilogy Collector's Edition for the Wii, a PAL version of Persona 4 for the PS2 (unlike the NTSC version, it contained an extra CD with the game's OST) and an imported JAP Pokémon Platinum DS game (not rare, but I got it as a gift back at launch from a family member who lived - and still lives - in japan).

    If betas count too, then my rarest pieces are definitely some PS2 Online Beta trial discs that I got a while back on the cheap, with the most valuable ones being Killzone, Jak X, Monster Hunter and Metal Gear Solid Subistence.

    Finally, this really shouldn't count for obivous reasons but a few years back I've helped a friend of mine to code a small indie game that got released around a year ago, Bounty Runner. Honestly, even if I did help, I didn't have that big of a role in the game's development and the game isn't well known or anything, but I kept a lot of backups and stuff both for nostalgia value and because I've always loved to see unused stuff in videogames and mess around with betas, so I've got around 40 prototypes of that game and a few other stuff such as tech demos and various test builds: some of them were shown publicly at conventions (NärCon), other were released with minor differences online, but none of them have ever been officially released as-is. I can't release them to the public but maybe one day I'll be able to make a video showing those early builds.
  9. BORTZ

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    Well yeah, I don't own very many rare games so I figured I would post the one that would probably sell for the most. Which would easily be

    Does it look any different from a regular DKC cart? If so I would love to see pics.
  10. Zap Rowsdower

    Zap Rowsdower I am you.

    Jan 17, 2015
    I don't go map findin' behindin'
    How about mint with the Mach Pizza air freshener? :) I'm not even sure that's the rarest. Wow I am old.
  11. GalladeGuy

    GalladeGuy Cool and Epic

    Oct 28, 2015
    United States
    I have all of the Japanese Gameboy Pokemon games. Don't know if that's worth much.
  12. Stephano

    Stephano pessimism = Realism

    Feb 18, 2016
    United States
    A friend of mine has those.......
    I'm quite jealous
  13. Enryx25

    Enryx25 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jan 25, 2016
    The Godfather: Limited Edition (PS2)
  14. CreeperdivoHomebrewer

    CreeperdivoHomebrewer My life is a trainwreck, but without the rails

    Jan 4, 2016
    About to put myself 6 feet underground
    Worm’s W.M.D All stars edition for Xbox one (still has the plastic slide cover)

    Sonic Jems collectors edition for GameCube

    Mass effect 2 collectors edition for Xbox 360

    Halo 3 collectors tin edition for Xbox 360

    A halo reach themed Xbox 360

    A 30th anniversary of Luigi themed 3ds
  15. YTElias

    YTElias GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 23, 2017
    The rarest Game?
    The DS Game Ghost Trick
  16. Alex4U

    Alex4U i like pancakes

    Jan 6, 2016
    Rarest thing I have? I don't know, but I have a GameBoy Printer new in box, a japanese N64 with the 64DD (I don't have any game of the 64DD sadly) and probably my Pokémon Pikachu thing (also know as Pocket Pikachu) I don't know how much is rare is it.
  17. AzerothArg

    AzerothArg Advanced Member

    Apr 27, 2014
    Well, it sold roughly 1/4 of the switch's copies. In my country, I saw only the initial release and rarely any copy on local ebay
  18. Spectral Blizzard

    Spectral Blizzard GBATemp's Only Racist Stereotypical Feminist

    Jun 17, 2017
    United States
    Worms Blast and Fire Emblem in box.

    For GBA.

    No, I'm not joking.
  19. Ryccardo

    Ryccardo and his tropane alkaloids

    Feb 13, 2015
    Worst seller? Face Training, you know, that DSi exclusive one (I actually played it for over 15 days)

    Highest irrationally valued and hard to find in stores? Pokemon Soulsilver with the Pokewalker - actually, I thought I had lost it 2013 through 2016, found it by complete chance under a heap of foreign coins

    Not rare here but it is for less lucky countries? Xenoblade Wii (and for a different reason, the N3DS version)

    Just weird? Australian version of Animal Crossing PG, which doesn't have e-reader support since it's obviously the European one, but claims to have it on the box
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  20. Vieela

    Vieela GBATemp's official thinker™

    Jan 18, 2017
    Actually probs Battleship game from 3DS
    I doubt it's rare at all, but it's the rarest of my collection (as in less sales and less people knowing about the game itself).

    Even my dad has a better collection than mine. He has some few games from the Odyssey console.
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