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Message started by Fireice989 on 07/20/19 at 19:26:26

Title: Twisted Metal 4 Prima's Official Strategy Guide
Post by Fireice989 on 07/20/19 at 19:26:26
Why the hell is this guide in particular so expensive? For months, I haven't seen one for sale that's cheaper than $600 online. What's so special about it? The Twisted Metal 3 guide is fairly cheap. You can score one for $20-30.

Some copies currently for sale:

eBay for $602.47:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Twisted-Metal-4-Primas-Official-Strategy-Guide-Durham-Jr-Joel/183740585694?epid=1148250&hash=item2ac7cad6de:g:O7gAAOSwVGFZtw-A&frcectupt=true

Japanese Amazon for $821.90:
https://www.amazon.co.jp/Twisted-Metal-Primas-Official-Strategy/dp/0761523189/ref=sr_1_2?__mk_ja_JP=%E3%82%AB%E3%82%BF%E3%82%AB%E3%83%8A&keywords=twisted+metal+4&qid=1561173394&s=gateway&sr=8-2

5 other Amazon English listings for a various amount of at last $600 or more:
https://www.amazon.com/Twisted-Metal-Primas-Official-Strategy/dp/0761523189/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?keywords=twisted%20metal%204%20guide&qid=1561131104&s=gateway&sr=8-2&fbclid=IwAR14UJRaJBKRkcxuQUgZWsV5E0fGuzSo1AA2UUlgrcmrztuxLEALMqG3YZs
https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B01FGLNYDC/ref=tmm_mmp_used_olp_0?ie=UTF8&condition=used&qid=1561131104&sr=8-2

Title: Re: Twisted Metal 4 Prima's Official Strategy Guide
Post by Ripzsaur on 07/21/19 at 16:52:24
I mentioned this once before on the Collecting Mega-Thread to no response. A user on here sent an email to a seller and the response was that algorithms are controlling the pricing and thats it.

I have gotten a couple copies recently for less than $30. http://temp.tmalliance.com/?num=1550195117

Title: Re: Twisted Metal 4 Prima's Official Strategy Guide
Post by Fireice989 on 07/22/19 at 15:26:15

Ripzsaur wrote on 07/21/19 at 16:52:24:
I mentioned this once before on the Collecting Mega-Thread to no response. A user on here sent an email to a seller and the response was that algorithms are controlling the pricing and thats it.

I have gotten a couple copies recently for less than $30. http://temp.tmalliance.com/?num=1550195117


So basically it's a scam. I just bought one for $13 but it's in rough shape. When are you going to update the mega thread? I have several items that need to be added to the list.

Title: Re: Twisted Metal 4 Prima's Official Strategy Guide
Post by Malefactor on 07/22/19 at 19:18:37
If people will pay for it at that price it's not a scam. It depends on how rare it is vs. the demand.

Look at you. You paid $1500. There's no way I'd do that as for me it seems like a ludicrous use of money, but it's rare and SOMEONE will do so it sells at that price to SOMEONE (you).


Title: Re: Twisted Metal 4 Prima's Official Strategy Guide
Post by Ripzsaur on 07/23/19 at 08:24:43

Fireice989 wrote on 07/22/19 at 15:26:15:
So basically it's a scam. I just bought one for $13 but it's in rough shape. When are you going to update the mega thread? I have several items that need to be added to the list.

I canít edit the mega thread anymore, so it will take additional posts. Iíll host a new mega thread at a site that allows multiple edits and link it here. In the meantime, feel free to PM me what you have to add or post it in the mega-thread.

Both copies I found were in good shape and complete with poster for about $15 a piece. I think its just scarce and an Amazon seller overpriced it. Since the TM collectors I know have paid around that, I would blame it on algorithms.

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