[Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

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[Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby orion70 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:47 am

C'mon fellow Denialers, let's bid!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/162782817881
(New in Factory Sealed Box? I don't see any cellophane)

Take a look at this guy's other VIC auctions :shock:

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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby joshuadenmark » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:29 pm

Just insane :shock:
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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby eslapion » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:43 pm

orion70 wrote:C'mon fellow Denialers, let's bid!

Absolutely, positively NO!
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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby norm8332 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:18 pm

Wow! And you guys thought I was insane with my MLG Frogman cart and it's more rare.:D

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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby Floopy » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:39 pm

I don't see the point in buying a game that is worth double (even triple) the car I drive everyday.
I guess that some people "have to get them all". :D
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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby orion70 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:16 am

I guess that at some point collectibles stop being just collectibles, and are bought as an investment (see also: stamps, coins). I wouldn't be surprised if there was some private investor, a bank, or an insurance company behind those auctions.

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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby Mayhem » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:19 am

orion70 wrote:(New in Factory Sealed Box? I don't see any cellophane)

The top flap of Sierra boxes are glued down, there was no cellophane afaik. Admittedly hard to tell if RESEALED unless you open her up again and have a careful check of the flap to see any previous damage.

He does have a couple of tapes not in GB20, so I may bid on those...
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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby orion70 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:39 pm

Mayhem wrote:Admittedly hard to tell if RESEALED unless you open her up again and have a careful check of the flap to see any previous damage.

[sexist mode]That does apply also to women :P[/sexist mode]

Mayhem wrote:He does have a couple of tapes not in GB20, so I may bid on those...

Good luck on those (which ones if I may ask?).

[EDIT]My wife just read this, she says you are going to throw me out of the forum, and rightfully so :mrgreen:

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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby orion70 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:10 am

It's done. It went at a very low price - too bad I missed it.

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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby Floopy » Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:27 pm

Why is it that expensive? I could have remolded my house with all that!
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Postby orion70 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:03 pm

It is considered the Holy Grail of VIC games.

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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby Floopy » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:42 pm

Thanks, I had no clue why it was that expensive but now I see. Still a great piece of history to see though.
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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby highinfidelity » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:29 am

In my opinion, when a "collectable" item reaches prices that are many orders of magnitude higher than the material value of the good, it is almost granted that it will be falsified. A perfect clone of this game (which was made with crappy materials to begin with) could be made with a fraction of the $9000 it sold for.

Moreover, feel free to accuse me to "judge" other people (I explicitly authorise you), but in my opinion spending $9000 for a compact cassette is an offense to humanity. I also purchase silly items at silly prices occasionally, but there's a limit to everything in my humble opinion. Whoever feels that thrashing $9000 for a compact cassette is all right should urgently talk to a psychiatrist, and possibly also to a priest. I understand that there's people who earns $9000 in a pair of minute of "work" (quotes are strictly necessary here) and would spend them just as airily, but again in my humble opinion exactly this is THE problem of the so-called western society.
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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby Mayhem » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:10 am

There's Ultima collectors, and then there's sealed game collectors. They are on another world really.

You can't 100% fabricate the game afaik because there's no public TAP. The only way it could be done is if someone already with the game dumps a copy to be rewritten. This auction demonstrates WHY there isn't one at the moment! :twisted:
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Re: [Ebay] Just another Mt. Drash :)

Postby highinfidelity » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:14 am

It is sealed. Sealed game collectors don't open their sealed games. Thus, nobody even know what's inside. There is actually no need for an "inside" at all. But possibly the box has been filled with dried up poo, just to give it proper weight. Oh no wait: just in case the $9000 sealed games collector would submit the box to a X-rays analysis, it has been filled with a Nino D'Angelo's compact cassette.
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