How rare is the gold cartridge?

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User Info: Falkner09

Falkner09
8 years ago#1
I saw one for $18 and was just thinking about getting it. why are there two different colors anyway? was there a special promotion when it came out?
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User Info: basser2204

basser2204
8 years ago#2
Gold is not rare at all. A gray one would be much harder to find.
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User Info: HylianFox

HylianFox
8 years ago#3
*gasp* I have a gray one!

User Info: TyVulpine

TyVulpine
8 years ago#4
The first two Zeldas were gold at first. A gold Ocarina of Time, however, is rarer and more expensive, as it was only available by pre-ordering the game.

User Info: Falkner09

Falkner09
8 years ago#5
Oh yeah I still have my working gold OOT. it's amazing it still works considering how much I played. I eve still have the box too.
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User Info: HylianFox

HylianFox
8 years ago#6
I have 2 gray OoT, they're both different versions (1.1 and 1.2)

User Info: MI4 REAL

MI4 REAL
8 years ago#7
I also have the gold OoT cart and box.
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User Info: ShinVegaI

ShinVegaI
8 years ago#8
I have all gold zelda cartridges except Alttp (would buy it in a heartbeat). To answer your question the gold AoL cartridge is not all that rare. If you're a collector (like me) then it's worth the 18$ assuming it comes with all the original promo stuff and box is in good condition.
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User Info: nahor88

nahor88
8 years ago#9
GBC Cartridges are cooler, they're see-through, so you can see all the circuitry inside. My OOS Cartridge is like that.
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User Info: devilmaycare47

devilmaycare47
8 years ago#10
I've heard the golden NES cartridges were at first a limited edition, but they drew so much attention that Nintendo made it the standard so that they would sell more copies (thus the gray one becoming rarer). Can someone confirm this?
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