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Nintendo The Legend of Zelda Triforce Pin NSider Sage Gift Promo

Up for sale is the extremely rare NSider Sage Pin, it was distributed by Nintendo of America to special-ranked members, called Sages, of the official Nintendo Nsider forums, which were shut down on September 17, 2007.

Sages were described as “users who have distinguished themselves as productive and noble members of the NSider Community” and therefore “were eligible to gain a special status that is accompanied by many benefits.” To become a Sage, users must have been selected by the Nintendo of America (NOA) staff, and prove their worthiness by submitting a three hundred word or less review of any Nintendo game.

There were only 50-150 Sages.

This is not to be confused with an almost identical Triforce pin which was sold at the Nintendo World Store. The difference between the official, non-sold one and the Nintendo World one is that the Nintendo World Triforce Pin has kanji on each of the triangles, while the Sage Triforce Pin has no kanji. However, the case for the Sage Triforce Pin has a printed image of the Triforce on the front which has kanji on it.

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  1. I remember when this Evander Kane signing was happening, and was actually kind of annoyed that I had missed it. That alternate cover is really lame… I was expecting an action shot of Kane or something instead.

    Kane wasn’t the only one signing alternate covers… they had midnight launch parties in every Canadian NHL city (http://www.ea.com/ca/news/nhl13-official-midnight-launch-parties-across-canada). So technically there are 7 alternate cover inserts for this game.

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