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When was the last time you bought a strategy guide for one of your games?

#1SolnotPosted 4/23/2013 10:37:36 PM
If you did buy one recently, which game was it for? How often did you use the guide while playing? Did you find it helpful or rather pointless?
#2Emi3280Posted 4/23/2013 10:39:54 PM
I think I bought a strategy guide for Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2, for the GBA, when it was released. Yeah, loads of years ago, lol.
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#3chips_528Posted 4/23/2013 10:39:56 PM
I bought a Gamepro mag or was it EGM? I forgot.
It had the guide and walkthrough for MGS1 back in the day, it was immensely helpful. Well, i was a kid back then, but still.
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#4Dicer7Posted 4/23/2013 10:44:42 PM
RE6's Limited Edition Guide (came with some embroidered patches I thought looked neat at the time)

Didn't actually use the guide much other than to locate emblems. Pretty much a waste of money, along with RE6.
#5qwertyMrJINXPosted 4/23/2013 10:48:53 PM
When I bought the .hack//G.U. Trilogy about a year ago, it came with the strategy guide for Vol. 1. I wasn't looking for the strategy guide, I just managed to stumble upon a really good deal like that.
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#6jim200Posted 4/23/2013 10:52:33 PM
Oh my goodness you made me remember fond memories.

I haven't bought a strategy guide since I can remember. I don't know the exact one but I do remember owning a Final Fantasy 7 guide.
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#7joeharamatheoPosted 4/23/2013 10:58:42 PM
street fighter 2 turbo, back in the mid-nineties. looking for combos to learn and practice
#8Brocken_JrPosted 4/23/2013 11:00:09 PM
never, all my guides (for games i dont have mostly) where from nintendo power, egm, and gamepro
#9kaiser ryuPosted 4/23/2013 11:01:00 PM
The complete Versus guide for Pokemon Gold & Silver. I wanted it for the pokedex in the back. I still have it, the FFVII guide a friend gave me, and the Ocarina of Time guide my mom got with the N64 and OoT one christmas. They're the only guides I've owned. I love them for the artwork and often terrible advice, especially in the case of FFVIIs guide.
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#10joeharamatheoPosted 4/23/2013 11:03:29 PM
joeharamatheo posted...
street fighter 2 turbo, back in the mid-nineties. looking for combos to learn and practice

gah, forgot gta: san andreas bout 6r7 years ago. wanted full checklist of ****