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Anyone ever own a Virtual Boy?

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I just dug mine out of storage the other day, and remember when I was little i'd play the crap out of these things. I wonder if i'll be able to find any of the games.

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I just watched AVGN's review of this thing, it looks interesting.
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I didnt know a single person who owned one of these.... the extent of me playing it is at the toys-r-us when they had a display model.

Check pawn shops/Craigs list, and if you really want them, ebay
    
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I remember these from back in the day- Never bought one but tried it out at the Miramar Navy Exchange as a kid- I remember the news saying it was making kids sick... lol- nintendo has had weird stuff like this over the years.
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Originally Posted by SyncMaster753 View Post
I didnt know a single person who owned one of these.... the extent of me playing it is at the toys-r-us when they had a display model.
lol ditto, and every time I finally pulled away from that display I walked around in a daze for a few minutes, trying to re-adjust to the light and everything else that wasn't colored either red or black.
    
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You mean the Nintendo headache machine. Yeah I remember those... I remember tyring to play mario tennis and getting so frustrated that I simply walked away. You couldn't tell what the hell was even going on.


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Way back in the day my GF worked at Toys R Us. She called me one day to let me know that the Virtual Boy was on sale for $35, and all games were $5 each. I think I had about 10 games, and I think only 13 games were ever created.

That thing sucked so bad.

Honestly though, I would hang onto it. It will be a piece of gaming obscurity.
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