Obscure Somewhat Old RPG Search is DONE!

After lots of calling up EBs and other game selling stores the hunt is finally over!
The only game I didn't find and purchase was the Shin Megami Tensei Series just because not only are they hard to find they're incredibly expensive because of their rarity. Final count of the RPGs I've been able to track down lately.

Dragon Quest VIII - $30
Phantasy Star Universe (not originally on the list but came across is about a month ago at Blockbuster and just bought it because I'd heard of the series and decided why not) - $10
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES - $30
Grandia 3 - $30
Grandia 2 - $13
Tales of the Abyss - $30
Tales of Legendia - $20
Star Ocean: Til' the End of Time - $20
Dark Cloud 2 - $20
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness - $25
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories - $45
Shadow Hearts - $25
Wild ARM 3 (not originally on the list) - $5

Total: $313

On tap to buy upon release:
Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice - $50
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 - $40

and still currently looking for Wild ARMs 5 but not super intent on finding it.
and PS1 games cannot be found in common game stores now so I'm letting em go but might pick up a few online


Worth while investment? Not sure yet, but as a hardcore RPG fan I'm gonna say it was, considering they'll be even hard to track down later on. Now the only question is what order to play em in (currently playing through DQ8)
Any advice? lol

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Obscure Somewhat Old RPG Search Part Two

I officially hate people who work at EB who are uninformed and don't know the first thing about the products they sell! Even though the people who are informed and act like snobbish jerks about it aren't much better. Okay so I called up an EB today and went through my list to see if they had any of the games with only only a bit of trouble (spelling out Shin Megami Tensei out over the phone can get painful when they're just like WTF is that) . The only game she said they had was Shadow Hearts. I proceeded to make sure it was the original Shadow Hearts and NOT Shadow Hearts: Covenant or Shadow Hearts: From The New World and she assured me it was the first one. So i took off on my trek to this out of the way EB half an hour from my house getting a tad too exciting that I finally found the game I had been wanting to play for the last 4 years when I first played SH: Covenant. Turns out, when I showed up it was Shadow Hearts: From The New World and now I'm PISSED about it. Just had to get that out.

Games left to find and buy:

PS2

  • Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
  • Shadow Hearts
  • Tales of the Abyss
  • Grandia II
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

PS1

  • Valkyrie Profile
  • Chrono Cross
  • Xenogears
  • Legend of Dragoon
  • Final Fantasy Tactics

Iffy to add to my search:
  • Radiata Stories
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2
  • Alundra

Games successfully located and purchases:
  • Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories
  • Tales of Legendia
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time
  • Grandia III
  • Dark Cloud 2

Current RPG Collection
FF7, FF8, FF9, FFX, FFX-2, FFXII, FF Anthology, FF Chronicles, FF I & II PS1 remake
Shadow Hearts: Covenant, Shadow Hearts: From the New World
Xenosaga Episode I/II/III
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria
(games in queue count but not included here)

Now Playing
  • Dragon Quest VIII


In My Queue (in order)
  • Persona 3
  • Disgaea 2
  • Tales of Legendia
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of TIme
  • Phantasy Star Universe
  • Grandia III
  • Dark Cloud 2

Anymore suggestions on games to add to the list and in which order I should play the games in the queue?
Or where I could find the games I looking for at a reasonable price

Thanks all

p.s. the fact that EB doesnt have the local availability thing on their site for Canada SUCKS
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Obscure Somewhat Old RPG Search Part One

So over the past few days I decided to go out there and try to find and buy all the good RPGs out there for PS3/2/1 for me to put on queue to play that I haven't played before they are impossible to find. Some of these games alrdy impossible to find.

My compiled list of games to find and buy were:

PS2

  • Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
  • Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories
  • Shadow Hearts
  • Tales of Legendia
  • Tales of the Abyss
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time
  • Grandia III
  • Grandia II
  • Dark Cloud 2
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

PS1

  • Valkyrie Profile
  • Chrono Cross
  • Xenogears
  • Legend of Dragoon
  • Final Fantasy Tactics

Iffy to add to my search:
  • Radiata Stories
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2



After hitting up 3 EBs today I've gotten my hand on Disgaea 2: Curesed Memories, Tales of Legendia, Star Ocean: Till the End of TIme, and Grandia III. Any suggestion or where to find these games besides ebay or amazon where thing are ridiculously overpriced? And any suggestions on great RPGs I may have missed out on and if the iffy games are worth the search? As well as in what order I should play the games in my queue.

What I already have:
FF7, FF8, FF9, FFX, FFX-2, FFXII, FF Anthology, FF Chronicles, FF I & II PS1 remake
Shadow Hearts: Covenant, Shadow Hearts: From the New World
Xenosaga Episode I/II/III
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria
(Don't know if I missed anything)

Currently Playing: Dragon Quest VIII

In My Queue (in order)
  • Persona 3
  • Phantasy Star Universe
  • Disgaea 2
  • Tales of Legendia
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of TIme
  • Grandia III

Thanks All
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Finally! Live Edit Power!

After all the editing and trying to get to concept pages first finally all the work pays off and I've been approved past 1000 points and I've avalanched in pending subs to 4k! WOOT!

live edit power! XD

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