TOTAN.....made worse because they never come up for sale.
I made the mistake of selling DM early the first time. Got another, had my fun, sold again, but only after the new rule that once I feel a game has reached it's pinnacle in my home, I still keep it for another month, and only sell if that's still the consensus through regular play at the end of the month.
Given this new way of sending games on, I have zero regrets.
Yeah, I ll end up in the hoarder's catagory. But, no regrets whatsoever or whenever
To be honest, I wanted to say goodbye to my Potc because my friend and not me held the highscore of 1.7 billion. I never could beat it, mine was 1.3 or so. He played it for 3 hours straight or so. Now, I don't care so much about scores anymore, its more about the feeling. CV is still here, which I overhauled and very happy with it. TOM is gone, which I also regret now. But a TOM is still affordable, I will get one later
Still miss my Potc.
Ive got a couple regrets, and a few that did return
RBION, I sold it to a guy locally that plays it everyday and will never sell it back, havent found another (at a price i will pay)
Class of 1812, They just dont come around much, had 2 of them and was offered enough to sell thinking ill get another, that hasnt happened yet
Joust, head to head. Sold for big money at the time, which actually is still about what they are going for, just like the uniqueness of it.
But a good story of the one that got away. Sold my GnR that i bought for 500 about 12 years ago, sold it for 1500.00 Had to sell due to a divorce situation. About 5 years ago i was in the town of the person i sold it to, went and knocked on their door and asked if I could buy it back. 2100.00 later, it was in my suburban. Never plan on letting it go again
I regret selling Bally Spectrum long ago
found another better specimen years later.
Recently sold a BLY Baby Pacman, that i wish i had kept.
There have been several that I regret letting go of. The big ones would be:
3. CP- This was a sample game from Switzerland and it was in pretty nice shape. I sold it way too cheap.... even by 2007 standards.
4. RBION - A super low play HUO example. Looked like it came right out of the box. I lost my butt selling this many years ago when everyone thought the game was a dog. No one wanted a RBION back in those days! Sold it to pay some bills.
The game itself is far cooler than the cash it fetches. How so? Well my life did not improve because I had my Baywatch money back. Ya just can't buy shit with Batwatch money other than a game that sucks or a Baywatch lol.
That lifeguard chick on the giant DMD getting cornholed when you lose the ball was priceless. Yeah, she is a freaky dirty... Oh hey guys, didn't see ya there
Sound effects at the pops are grade A. That mini shark flipper, the guard tower, the 25lbs of wire forms... My god, what did I do?
One day I will own one again. Oh yes, she will be mine
Quoted from WesleyCowan:
Fish Tales--sold it way too soon and missed the video mode, humor and gameplay. I also have room for only 4 pins, so sell occasionally after owning most my pins for 2-3 years but often wish I could keep some and just add more. I also miss Shadow, RBION, and CFBTL because I really liked the gameplay of all of them and especially the depth of the first two and the drive in movie and tie in with the Creature.
I want a Fishtails at some point. I always put it off because it is a shallow game that isn't as cheap as it should be. That is what holds me back. It isn't more. But I always have a blast playing it. It is kind of a guilty pleasure. Sometimes, I think less is more.
Quoted from mwong168:
Fortunately every pin I have sold and regretted I have gotten back such as:
The only other games I regret selling and hope to own again would be:
Lord of the Rings
Star Trek The Next Generation
Cirqus Voltaire (would be a maybe)
Good taste. I have WPT, Shadow, JD, and BSD. All great games. I thought I would get tired of WPT sooner but haven't. I was planning on holding it until I found something else. You should try WPT. We have similar taste and it is a blast once you get the rules.
Sometimes regret letting Rocky go. It was such an unusual pin, but it did take up a lot of precious room.
Creature. It's still one of the most beautiful pins of all time and was a nice player.
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