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Trading in 203 copies of Night Trap

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It sounds like the punchline to a dorky, obscure joke. A man in Albuquerque, New Mexico walks into a used game store, looking to trade in 203 copies of 1992 Sega CD title Night Trap. What's that worth?

Surprisingly, this actually happened this week. According to Kotaku, the seller got the copies from a blockbuster distribution center. The discs are the real deal — not the censored copies that came out after a 1994 senate kerfluffle.

There were other Sega products among the goods that the seller came to the store with that day — a truckload of them — but it's really difficult to top the presence of 203 copies of a game that was deemed so "shameful", "ultra-violent", "sick", and "disgusting" that it led to the creation of the ESRB.

Night Trap is infamous for the controversy it sparked, but it's also one of the best-known titles of the short-lived FMV era, marked by cheesy acting, limited gameplay, and ridiculous scenarios. It's also known for its awful/wonderful theme song.

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