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Old 29 April 2004, 17:35   #1
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Rare Games List?

Would it be possible to create a 'Rare Amiga Games List'?

I ask because Id like to know what to look out for when I see older titles.

Is this possible?

What are your thoughts on how 'rare' would be defined in this case.
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Old 29 April 2004, 18:43   #2
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Depends on what kind of "rare" you are after. Pretty obviously you must mean real physical copies, but also consider:

1) Rare, as in, hard to find an original
2) Rare, as in, hard to find a first-edition (non-budget) original
3) Rare, as in, hard to find an original that seems to work & in good condition
4) Rare, as in, hard to find a *good* original (unmodified, and with no errors)

People have pointed out that what we consider a rare game to be "strange". Indeed, what we consider rare is not actually be the same "rare" as most people think of it. A case in point, very nearly all copies of The Secret of Monkey Island that we have come accross are modified (due to save games) - so to us it is a rare game, but most people would probably say this game is rather common.

The point is - it depends on why you want them.
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Old 29 April 2004, 21:14   #3
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didn't monkey island require you to use a separate disk for saved games?
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Old 30 April 2004, 10:20   #4
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I thought that too. But I guess nearly everyone used the originals instead.
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Old 28 November 2004, 01:49   #5
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The same goes for Sensible Soccer - I'd love to find an original with the original custom teams still in place.
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