Retro gaming, most notably collecting, can be an expensive business. Not all gamers are content with downloading whatever classics pop up in the Virtual Console, as there can be a desire to own the original cartridges and play them on their retro systems.

Collections can be treasured, then, but based on an eBay sale can also be used as emotional weapons. As you can see below a boxed version of the game - which would typically fetch a few hundred dollars - was sold for just $50. This, it seems, was an act of revenge following a divorce, as the text in the red box makes clear.

If you're a serious collector a prenuptial agreement with your future husband or wife may be a good idea...

[via earthboundcentral.com, gonintendo.com]