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Old 03 March 2003, 08:32   #1
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Moonstone for almost $200, are they serious?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...6&category=187
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Old 03 March 2003, 08:38   #2
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That's crazy...

The overpricing of Amiga games is really getting out of hand.
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Old 03 March 2003, 10:21   #3
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I don't think it is crazy. Games are worth whatever people are willing to pay for them.

Unfortunately it does make life difficult.

That, and the ****ing traders. These are people who do not care about the games, just buy bulk auctions in order to re-list as individual items.

Kinda kills the aim of eBay IMO - no middle man? I wish!


Anyone looked at Atari ST auctions? Games are incredibly cheap compared to Amiga games, even original Infocom titles!
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Old 03 March 2003, 12:17   #4
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I'm sure we can help that price to fall somehow
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Old 03 March 2003, 12:19   #5
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Take a look at the biddings. Fake bidders to get real ones thinking it is something of value....
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Old 03 March 2003, 12:30   #6
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This is evil Here, take my pirated adf for free
 
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Old 03 March 2003, 21:25   #8
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I was only saying to Cody the other day how this game ALWAYS fetches ridiculous prices on Ebay...
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Old 03 March 2003, 22:57   #9
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I was only saying to Cody the other day how this game ALWAYS fetches ridiculous prices on Ebay...
Why though? What's so special about Moonstone? Is it supposed to be rare or something?

I'll keep my eye out for this at car boot sales.
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Old 03 March 2003, 23:43   #10
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It doesn't even work with unregistered WHDLoad. I don't see why this game is so important.
 
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Indeed! Why does it sell so much? Buggered if i know...
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I think it's the combination of the game being reasonably uncommon and it being a very fondly remembered classic. It's like The Shawshank Redemption - its classic status has risen considerably over the years.
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ShawShank redemption is a fondly remembered classic? Boy I have to find one of them, I never even heard of that before.
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Old 04 March 2003, 00:31   #14
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ShawShank redemption is a fondly remembered classic? Boy I have to find one of them, I never even heard of that before.


It's not an Amiga game Drake.
It's a movie set in a prison starring Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins.
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Old 04 March 2003, 05:27   #15
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And it's a fantastic movie everyone should watch. Top notch stuff.


The Shawshank Redemption was indicated for a Oscar of better movie together with Forrest Gump and Pulp Fiction. If I remember correctly, it got the Oscar for best adapted script.

It was written and directed by Frank Darabont (Same writer/director of The Green Mile) based in a story by Stephen King.
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Gotta find that movie and watch it then.
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Old 16 March 2003, 05:30   #17
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just found it on the UK ebay, its going for around 22 atm! i never realised it was considered so collectable / valuable. its a good game, but not a must have purchase (i'll make do with the pirate copy, thanks

anyway check this out

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...category=11991



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This highly collectable game is considered to be something of a cult classic among Amiga gamers. It was released in 1991 and banned in Germany due to the blood and gore content.
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I wish I would have bought Moonstone when it came out, it would have been much cheaper for me!

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Flaming EBAY

I hate it sometimes!
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I hate it most of the time now
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