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Indy Auction (November 17, 2001) Pics


  Just to let everyone know - I am in no way associated with US Amusements' auctions, nor are the games pictured in the Auction pages of my site mine, except as noted ("MINE! MINE! MINE!, for example"). I occasionally sell my own games there, or buy new games for my collection, but that's the extent of it. I would have thought that was perfectly clear, but apparently there's a number of folks out there who think otherwise.

    To be kind, I've only loaded poor-quality thumbnails on this page. Click on the picture to take a look at the larger, clearer image, then hit your "Back" button to come back to this page.

    Unfortunately, no Sinistar at this auction but there were a couple of Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man games there. Galaga was represented by only a cocktail, and a Ms. Pac/Galaga reunion game. Only a single Arkanoid was there, in cocktail form.  As far as number of games went, this was a bigger-than-usual auction. I was only able to attend through the first row of video games being auctioned, so results are incomplete, but here are the many pictures of the many games at this auction:

     There were two conversions that could be classified as "Crimes to Humanity", can you guess which?    See if you can spot all the conversions in the below pictures, and send me an e-mail with your vote for the worst conversion of this auction. I'll start a running feature, and the conversion that gets the most votes from each auction will go into a special "Hall of Shame" section on the site. Check out the previous auctions I have pictures from on this site and submit candidates from those as well. Just make sure you tell me the picture name (right click and look for the "View Image" or similar option, it should tell you the file name) and which auction it's from. Submit your entries here.

Descriptions are above, the pics they're referring to are beneath. Here's the classics row in the order they were auctioned:

Cocktail games: Merit Trivia ($70), Omega Race (spare board w/acid damage, not working, $120), Pac Man ($475)


Vs Super Mario Bros/Top Gun (dead 1 side, $70), Galaga ($675), Centipede ($400)


Make Trax ($150), Omega Race (dead, $135), Truxton ($200)


WW II '42 ($115), Ms Pac-Man ($475)


We've GOT to take a closer look at this "WW II '42" ...


Arkanoid ($180), Nintendo Vs ($160), Donkey Kong ($400)

Uprights, Row 1:

Wrestlefest ($145?), Ms Pac-Man ($350), Port Man (back from last auction, $125)


Great 1000 Mile Rally ($165), Arabian (no display, $90), Ms. Pac-Man (from a previous auction, $900)


Hydra ($160), Defender (monitor problem, buyback), Pac-Man w/cool chrome trim ($475)


Out Run ($320), Centipede ($300), Ron's MAME Special ($1125)


Super Sprint ($225), Ms Pac-Man/Galaga Reunion ($1650)


Mechanized Attack 4 ($?), Magic Sword (I love this game! $130), Hero Fighters ($140)


Turbo Outrun ($220), Baby Pac-Man (from previous auction, broken, $155), Hang On ($190), Turbo ($160)


Pac-Man ($?), Centipede ($285), Ms Pac-Man ($750), Arabian ($175)


Pinball Action ($175), Apache 3 ($185), Mini Pac-Man ($320), Pac-Man w/Ms Pac-Man boards installed ($375), Millipede ($260)


Ms. Pac Man ($700?), Mortal Kombat 2 ($225), Gorf ($320)


   Gyruss ($200), Ms Pac-Man (dead, $425), Donkey Kong 3 ($245)


Super Pac-Man ($255), Centipede ($370), Karate Champ ($150)


After Burner (vid problems, $80), Ms Pac-Man ($550), Ikari III ($160)

Heh heh, there's chicks in this game, heh heh..

Second Row:






Well at least it's not a REAL gun..

Third Row:








Fourth Row:

And the winner for this auction's ugliest conversion is....???






Alas, a poor forlorn Hyperball, trashed to hell and back..


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