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    Cheapest computer game purchased?

    I was just wondering what is the cheapest computer game you have ever LEGALLY purchased. My one is NBA Live 2001 which I picked up at Game for 0.99. It is proving to be one of my most favourite games for the PC and I am now very reluctant to buy games brand new when they are at their most expensive. How can the same piece of programming code when released on the market have a selling value of 30.00 and then come down to 99p just after 3 years. I was expecting a cut down version of the game but when I installed it was the full, excellent game. NBA Live 2001 is a classic game and I would be prepared to pay 5 for it. I believe that computer game retailers underestimate the niche for out of date PCs such as the one I have. Surely this makes everyone reconsider paying 40.00+ for a computer game. Doesn't it?
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    God it was probably some second hand game for the Sega Master system....

    I bought Half Life last week (general consensus has it that it is the best game of all time) That was 4.99

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    Re: Cheapest computer game purchased?

    Originally posted by LankanPrince
    Surely this makes everyone reconsider paying 40.00+ for a computer game. Doesn't it?

    Not really, if that logic applied you would just be buying things like Commodore 64's and Sony Walkmans... I guess you could get a '88 Ford Sierra while you were at it

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    Not cheapest, but for VFM, 22 for CM 03/04 is pretty good.
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    got Sonic the hedghog for Sega for a 4 bar kit kat from my mate , and i got the 4 bar kit kat for free from my mum.. so technically i paid 0.00 for it i guess..
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