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I'm looking for reproduction cartridges of certain exclusive NES games. RetroUSB previously had everything I'm looking for up for sale on their website but they are now all discontinued. I'd appreciate it if anyone who knows could point me in the right direction on where to purchase these carts. I really haven't heard of any good repro websites aside from RetroUSB. :?

 

Edit: To clarify, I'm looking for repros of games not available on NES, such as exclusive Famicom games, or the Vs. arcade games. I'm not interested in repros of existing NES games, otherwise known as a fake.

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This is one of the only great sites out there is this one.

 

http://www.gamereproductions.com/

 

I bought a few of the Vs. NES carts from retrousb.com and that is the only site I knew of that made these reproduction carts. I wish they could still manufacture these carts.

The NES carts they do look really good. Thanks for recommending it!

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The NES carts they do look really good. Thanks for recommending it!

 

Just fyi on them, I've read several complaints about turn around time being on the order of months. No personal experience though.

 

RetroUSB's vs. game repros with the switches are unique to them, nobody else makes that exact style. They pop up on ebay or NA occasionally but they are expensive now, as with most of their discontinued items. There are patches for many of those vs. games with the dip switches implemented in software that any repro maker can put on a common donor.

 

You can typically find sellers who can do the famicom games, but they generally run higher because they require famicom donors and pin adapters.

 

There's a thread on NA with a bunch of makers listed: http://nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=5&threadid=57823

Off the top of my head these guys have good reputations:

Bishop Bros on NA

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RetroUSB's vs. game repros with the switches are unique to them, nobody else makes that exact style. They pop up on ebay or NA occasionally but they are expensive now, as with most of their discontinued items. There are patches for many of those vs. games with the dip switches implemented in software that any repro maker can put on a common donor.

 

Patches like these ones? http://nes.goondocks.se/patches2.php

 

That thread is very helpful by the way, thanks. :)

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I got screwed by GameReproductions.com. I ordered some games for my brother's birthday 4 months in advanced because I have heard they can be slow. I had to email them two weeks before to see where my games were because I still hadn't gotten them. I got the games in time and gave them to my brother....Star Fox 2 doesn't work. I email, no response. I email two more times, ZERO communication. I paid $102.50 for a Starfox 2 cart that freezes every single time we try to play. You're better off buying off of Ebay at that price, and if it doesn't work a lot easier trying to get your money back.

 

If anyone has any suggestions or wants to look at my cart I'd shell over a few bucks, since I'm already invested.

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I got screwed by GameReproductions.com. I ordered some games for my brother's birthday 4 months in advanced because I have heard they can be slow. I had to email them two weeks before to see where my games were because I still hadn't gotten them. I got the games in time and gave them to my brother....Star Fox 2 doesn't work. I email, no response. I email two more times, ZERO communication. I paid $102.50 for a Starfox 2 cart that freezes every single time we try to play. You're better off buying off of Ebay at that price, and if it doesn't work a lot easier trying to get your money back.

 

If anyone has any suggestions or wants to look at my cart I'd shell over a few bucks, since I'm already invested.

 

I sell Starfox 2 for $75 shipped "id do $70 here" and I guarantee it will work. I install a battery holder and a new battery. I have pretty good labels. They do look slightly pixelated up close as my printer is not the best right now, but I laminate them thin and they are super glossy and have a nice bright glow to them. I actually think they look really really good and prefer them over original game labels.

 

I am in the process of investing in a better printer if I can find one that suites my needs. If I do hopefully it can do what I hope it can I will the best labels around. I use a very expensive high quality label paper that is way better than Vinyl which is what most people use.

 

If you can open it up and toss me a few pics front and back and I'll see how it looks. Odds are for this game you will have like 32 wires inside it and if one came lose it wont work.

 

I use donors carts and the only game I use for starfox 2 is stunt racer fx "which I currently don't have any of". I could use dirt trax but it doesn't have save capabilities. Although on SF2 all the save does is save high scores anyhow so if that in unimportant to you then I doesn't matter.

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There are a lot of Game repro makers on Etsy as well. I can only attest for 8-but evolution though since I bought their cart in person at a convention. Mother 3 in a custom box with paper slip. ~Quality stuff~

 

https://www.etsy.com/people/8bitevolutiongaming?ref=pr_faveshops

 

Here is a link to their Mother 3.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/189020732/free-shipping-mother-3-earthbound-2?ref=pr_shop

 

If you search around, you can find more sellers that do it. Only problem I have now... There seems to be a lot of these sellers popping up now.

 

Great to have variety but I would argue (based on pictures) that most of these guys either don't make the highest quality releases or they make super quality items that no average person can afford. *cough*RoseColoredGaming*cough*

That is all I will say about them though since I already argued with them and other people in their Facebook page before I gave up.

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I make nes, snes, and genesis. Pm sent.

I received my order on Tuesday. Everything about the transaction was excellent. Super fast shipping and a quality product. Highly recommended.

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I received my order on Tuesday. Everything about the transaction was excellent. Super fast shipping and a quality product. Highly recommended.

 

Thanks. In case anyone is interested here is my etsy site. I keep trying to add more games so if you have a request just ask. I have some tsop chips coming in so I should be able to make the bigger snes games as well in the near future.

 

https://www.etsy.com/shop/GamesNDecals?ref=hdr_shop_menu

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