Make it a Blockbuster night

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  1. used44

    used44 Forum Moderator
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    What's a game that you rented/borrowed over and over but never owned?

    My brother and I rented way way more than we bought, but one game that I can recall repeatedly renting was Vigilante 8 for the PSX.

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    The best split-screen, man.
     
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  2. GRColin

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    Independence Day. I kept that game forever. I think Twisted Metal was another one of em. And Tekken. I think it was Tekken. Might have been Virtua Fighter.
     
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  3. LinksOcarina

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    I actually bought most of the games ive rented since Blockbuster went out of business.

    One I still need to get is Battletanx for the Nintendo 64. Always a good one!
     
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  4. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    My first play through of MGS was from a copy I rented at Blockbuster. But since I was working there at the time I just rented it for two weeks.
     
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  5. pres50

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    I remember my first experience with a PS2 and MGS 2 as well as GTA 3 all rented from blockbuster, for just a mere weekend. My god what a weekend though, I have never been so taken back by a game console and those 2 games. For that Blockbuster remains dear to my heart. Of course there was many other fond memories back in the 16-bit era for me to, but just opening that slick black briefcase with a shiny new PS2 inside was just an incredible feeling that will never happen again EVER. Then I took it back a day late hehehe.
     
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  6. Longo_2_guns

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    I had the "rent a game for as long as you want for 10 bucks a month" thing when I was in High School, and so when GTA:SA came out I rented it... for three months. And then I bought it three times.

    Also, on an unrelated note, my PS2 ate disks and so I would constantly rent games that I owned (that were scratched up) and replace them with the Blockbuster copy. My Blockbuster was fairly new, so the games were all in good shape there.
     
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  7. pres50

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    Oh man I'm so guilty also of replacing shit discs with the good ones from blockbuster LOL. That must be the reason they went bankrupt! :O
     
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  8. De-Ting

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    I don't think I ever rented a game more than twice. I used to rent them for the SNES, PSone and PS2, mostly from Hollywood Video.
     
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  9. HK-47

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    Only games I ever rented were Vigilante 8, Simpsons Hit & Run and Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, all from Blockbuster. Ended up buying the last two eventually.
     
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    I only started renting from Blockbuster when Hollywood Video's game selection went to shit, which didn't take long at all. Also, Blockbuster had GBA games which was awesome when I got that handheld and only had Chu Chu Rocket for the first few months.

    I remember renting a lot of games for Gamecube. Loads of them. We bought a few we really liked but I played XIII, Cel Damage, all the James Bond games, and a lot more from rentals. I remember renting a lot of the first-party nintendo games for GameCube and Nintendo 64 and then deciding if I wanted to buy them after that.

    Has anyone tried Redbox? They never seem to have games I actually want to play....
     
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  11. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    When I worked at Blockbuster we had a resurfaces that paid its weight in gold, unless the actual foil was damaged most scratches buffed out.
     
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  12. UrbanMasque

    UrbanMasque Everyone Wears a Mask

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    I had this from Blockbuster for almost a year. I loved that game
     
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