Pokemon Puzzle Collection, North American version

So while it'll definitely take a very long time for me to get used to this site layout, I decided to at least do something on here even if my activity will be heavily reduced now.
Anyway lately I was looking around in my collection and found some old game I had from a long time ago, Pokemon Puzzle Collection for my old pokemon mini system I have. It seemed interesting, but one thing that really caught my eye was that it was the north american version, still in the box with the manual. While I did play it over the years I still kept the box all nice, so I decided to search online to see how much it was worth on Amazon or ebay... And I couldn't find any of the North American version, as they were all either European or Japanese versions! So yeah, I'm unsure if the North American version is harder to find in box, but I'm surprised I have such a fun little game that's also hard to find as well. I want to try my hand at Pokemon Mini collecting right now but it seems like getting the other games is a bit harder than I expected. 

Honestly, with the box, probably worth about $20-$30. Truthfully, it's one of the more common games for the system. There were actually only 4 games released in the US for the Pokemon Mini. Pinball Mini, Puzzle Collection, Zany Cards, and Party Mini. There's also a Pokemon Tetris game that exists in English, but was never released in the US (but was released in Europe). I got real lucky a few years ago and got most of the English Pokemon Mini games for fairly cheap... and then bought Pokemon Tetris for about $60. I've a few times been after Pokemon Breeder Mini, but it tends to slip through my fingers quite easily. (Think of that one as Pokemon Tamagotchi.)
Anyway, if you're thinking of getting into collecting the Pokemon Mini games, I find http://www.pokemon-mini.net/ to be a great resource.
Oh, and one more thing about Pokemon Tetris... it's supposed to be really rare, but when I got my copy, I bought it from a guy in Portugal that actually had several thousand of them. Apparently the system didn't do so hot back when it was released, so a lot of the games were thrown in a warehouse and forgotten. (Supposedly there are ESRB-rated versions of Pokemon Tetris and Pokemon Puzzle Collection 2 out there, as well.)

I got Puzzle Collection 2! Took eons, but I got it in my possession, cart only.

I also completed the English trinity, and got Zany Cards Cart only too! now for Shock Tetris, and I'll have a full English Pokemon Mini collection.

Oddly enough in the five years since I made this, a lot more US Pokemon mini games are on eBay than ever, but it's mostly Puzzle Collection or Pinball. Zany Cards is still the rarest lol


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