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Can you sell PC games? I'm older than most of you (if not all lol) and I have a dumpload of games I'll never play again, and I just don't want to throw them out, I'd like to get SOMETHING for them...I just don't know what to do with them.

Any suggestions?
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Give it away? Or eBay, you probably won't get a whole lot unless a collector wants something rare. You can always try the Freebie section and give it out and whoever wants it pays shipping and you get rid of it. Games are mostly digital now so we can't really sell them anymore.
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Give it away? Or eBay, you probably won't get a whole lot unless a collector wants something rare. You can always try the Freebie section and give it out and whoever wants it pays shipping and you get rid of it. Games are mostly digital now so we can't really sell them anymore.

Hmm, sounds like an idea, shipping is better than nothing...a lot of these games were 30-50$ at the time regardless of age. I know there's a disclaimer on most games saying that you cant sell them because of pirating etc, but to be completely honest I have no desire to make copies of the games I have, I just dont have the desire anymore - for the older ones at least.
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Hmm, sounds like an idea, shipping is better than nothing...a lot of these games were 30-50$ at the time regardless of age. I know there's a disclaimer on most games saying that you cant sell them because of pirating etc, but to be completely honest I have no desire to make copies of the games I have, I just dont have the desire anymore - for the older ones at least.

There is nothing legally wrong with re-selling a game you purchased, what is illegal is making COPIES of the game (even without selling it). Unfortunately a game being $60 at release has absolutely no impact on it's current value.

Check prices on Ebay to see if you have any rare titles, however most titles depreciate in value, being used depreciates the value even more. Depending on how old the games you are talking about are, you may be able to get some money/store credit at a retro game shop.
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