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28-11-2009, 03:26   #1
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Retro game shop in cork

For anyone in cork, or anyone heading this direction before christmas, there's a shop on north main street, opposite MMad, that's selling lots of retro consoles and games.

I just had a quick look in, but they're selling the likes of NES, SNES, Megadrive, Saturn, Dreamcast plus more I'm probably forgetting, and games. They have TONNES of stuff.

Price wise, I asked about the NES (I've really had an urge to buy one recently. I think it's because I'm watching so much Angry Video Game Nerd), which they were selling for €80, which I thought was a bit steep (is it?), and NES games were a tenner a go.

I'm gonna go back in next week when I've a day off work to have a proper look around, but if you're in that direction check it out
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28-11-2009, 14:31   #2
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This is the problem with Ireland. A retro shop finally opens up and the owner tries to ream the customers. 80 for a NES is just robbery.
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Aye the consoles are stupidly expensive, but the games are more reasonable.......compared to any other store selling games released before 2006 anyways.
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28-11-2009, 19:38   #4
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Yeah, been in there a few times. My problem is that the guys who run it have plainly no clue what anything is worth and I think they price most things on size!

You can get some good deals on games, though (primarily cos they're small )

BTW, North Main Street was under about 3 feet of water less than a week ago, I'd be careful of getting electronic stuff there - it could be water damaged and "concealed".

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You can get some good deals on games, though (primarily cos they're small )

lol , i think you are right.

I didn't ask about the mega cd 1.
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29-11-2009, 00:45   #6
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and the lad in there wont haggle!
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Are the NES even re-conditioned, as in cleaned up?

How much is a famicon twin these days?
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i got a great deal for a nes
(thanks johnjoe!!)
what are the directions for this shop?
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I think you can get them for around 30-40e
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Anyone been in there recently?? I heard that street was hit by some of the flooding.....the thought of all those retro consoles destroyed by water....too hard to imagine
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Anyone been in there recently?? I heard that street was hit by some of the flooding.....the thought of all those retro consoles destroyed by water....too hard to imagine
Feck

Poetic justice for charging people 80 for a Nes?

No wait, that was too mean.
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Was in over the weekend, don't know what the place was like before the floods but there's plenty there anyway
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Is this shop still here?

I was recently looking for this shop and was unable to find it. Is it still there?
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Hi Fifbabe its still there its called cent wise in the window you will not see many games they are all inside also cash connecters have opened just next to mad across the road and also have have a few retro games
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