Help with Kilrathi Saga box please

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  1. Mindcrime

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    Hey wingnuts. I’m in the market for a Kilrathi Saga big box because my dumb ass threw it away many many years ago. Anyhoo, I see some on ebay but it has been so long I don’t remember everything that is supposed to be in the box. Can u guys help me remember all the contents that way I make sure to buy a complete one? Thank you!
     
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    Right now I'd exercise some patience.

    I've seen cheaper complete sets but the only complete set right now is about $150.

    I've seen it go for $40 - $60 but your milage may vary.
     
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    The game comes with an installation guide that lists the box contents.
    In addition to those items, there's an EA.com brochure (with several full-page advertisements for games from Bullfrog, Jane's, Origin, and Electronic Arts) and a printed EULA. The flight guide is sized to fit in the jewel case for the first CD and ships that way.
     
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    It should also include a full copy of Claw Marks and Victory Streak.
     
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    On computer events you -might- run into one for under 20 euro's.. it would be a rare find though.. I would be willing to purchase a mint/sealed version and sell it to you or whoever else in this community if run into it for 50 euro's or less, and let you have it for the price I bought and the shipping costs.. Hey, one guy here found a unique WC4 edition at a flea market, so you never know
     
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    Nice! Thank u all for the help. I am shooting for under $100 complete set but I may have to wait a bit. But at least now I know what to check for so thank you.
    While we are at it which version of Wing Commander 2 for pc has the most stuff?
     
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    That content is contained within the Kilrathi Saga manual; they don't ship as separate items.
     
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    That is not entirely correct.

    My only surviving copy of Claw Marks came from my Kilrathi Saga box.
     
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    Mine definitely never had it.
     
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    Now you have me wondering if some did and some didn't.
     
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    I've unsealed a few Kilrathi Sagas in my day and have never found an original Claw Marks.
     
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    Loaf! Which version of Wc2 for pc should I get?
     
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    Depends what you're looking for! The Wing Commander II Deluxe CD-ROM is pretty much the canonical version... and it's as common as dirt. You can choose between the full 'blue box' release with the printed manual or any number of classic, OEM or bundled re-releases and get the same game data. If you want to be really picky, later EA Classics releases have a PDF copy of the manual and a 'shortcut' for running the game in Windows 95 added (though that's entirely useless today.)

    ... but if you want something that looks great on the shelf, you can't beat tracking down the original release and then the speech pack and Special Operations expansions.
     
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    Thanks Ben. Totally looking for something great looking on the shelf and that has the most goodies inside the box. I’m a sucker for manuals and claw marks etc lol.
     
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    Good luck! Let us know what you decide on :)

    (Unfortunately, there's nothing quite as cool as Claw Marks included in the original WC2 box... but I am a sucker for the separate Joan's Fighting Ships update, which was rolled into the single manual for later printings.)
     
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    I will definitely let u know. Right now my collection goes:
    Original dos WC1, 3, 4, privateer 1&2, Prophecy(which surprisingly has awesome stuff in the box!), and I’m looking for wc2 and Kilrathi saga. Slowly getting all my old WC games back lol.
     

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