John Romero's original Doom 2 floppy disks sell for more than $3000

Enlarge  Back in my day...eBay  John Romero

"The set of 3.5" floppies are for version 1.7, which is the first edition of Doom II.

The co-founder of id Software and designer behind Wolfenstein 3D, Dangerous Dave, Hexen, Doom, and Quake, just sold his original DOOM 2 floppies on eBay. "I will sign these disks if you like", Romero wrote in the eBay description, leading us to wonder if that signature would increase or decrease the collector's value (we kid). Will sign if you like (if you win). "These are only the 3.5 disks". If you'd like to get your hands on them, head on over to eBay and try your luck on bidding on them.

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The condition of the set is "very good", with no defects other than natural wear of the glue that holds the labels to the disks.

These will make your bank balance his bitch, though: the bidding now sits at $3,050.00 for them on eBay. It may seem a little pricey now up to the $3100 mark but you know deep down you would spend that cold hard cash on a piece of gaming history?

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Would you want to own these vintage floppy's?

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