Nintendo games donated to Goodwill auctioned off for $30,000

My brother and I made a mistake. Growing up, we had a ton of video games that could have made us very, very rich today.

A classic Super Mario 64 video game sold for over a million dollars not too long ago. I’m sure my brother and I had this video game at some point.

We could literally be millionaires. How frustrating!

NJ.com recently reported that in Hanover, PA, someone dropped off a few video games in a Goodwill that had a ton of value. It was indicated on NJ.com that video games deposited at Goodwill sold at auction for $30,002.

If the person who gave them knew how much money they just lost, how frustrated do you think they are right now?

I would be furious!

A total of 27 video games were donated to Goodwill. We learned that the bid started at $9.99 and went up to $30,002. It’s very good for Goodwill, that’s for sure.

Only the Nintendo game console fetched $650 at auction, according to NJ.com.

So many other old toys also sell for crazy sums.

Go to your attic or basement and find all those old games. You probably have a gem there that can make you rich.

I know I have an old PS3 in my closet, would it set me back a couple thousand bucks?

It would be nice, but I guess I have to keep it a little longer.

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