I agree, completely. While I have an A1260/50 with 128mb fast, OS3.9, Voodoo 3 3000PCI etc etc, all you really need is an A1230 with 16-32mb fast, OS3.0 and a harddrive (4gb), and some means of transferring all the games. If you have a lot of original games, you don't even need that. Just use a 720k disk to transfer the WHDload installer-files on the specific game, they don't take up much space so you can transfer a lot of them pretty quickly.
99,9% of the amiga games won't need flashy peripherals to work, even a very few games would need a 1260 - those are usually not worth it anyway. The 030 is more than fast enough for classic amiga gaming.