Rarest Video Games Ever and more… — 54321 #24

Rarest Video Games Ever and more… — 54321 #24

Vsauce! Five rare dogs, Four rare comic books,
Three rare video games, Two rare signatures and One rare element It’s 5-4-3-2… One rare element. Astatine named from the
greek astatos meaning unstable; is one of the rarest elements on Earth. It was first
produced in 1940 by scientists at The University of California Berkeley by bombarding Bismuth-209
with alpha particles in a particle accelerator to produce Astatine 211, which the scientists
discovered was radioactive. Three years later Astatine was found naturally in radioactive
decay chains. At any given time only 25 grams of naturally occurring Astatine exists on
the planet.  Two Rare Signatures There are only six existing signatures of
William Shakespeare that are attached to four different legal documents including a deposition,
the purchase of a house in London, the mortgage of the same house, and his will which contains
three of the six, one on each page. Neil Armstrong signed plenty of autographs…
until 1994 when his signature became one of the rarest because of his decision to stop
signing anything. He was known to be quite a recluse and never really like signing them
in the first place. In an biography by James Hansen it says that Charles Lindbergh advised
him to never sign autographs and Armstrong claims to regret not taking the advice.  Three rare video games For this I’m going to defer to rare gaming
expert PatTheNESPunk. Go! Hey,Vsauce! Pat here. Up first is Mr. Boston
for the Vectrex system. This was a modified version of the Pac-Man clone, Clean Sweep.
Mr. Boston was distributed by the liquor store company of the same name. Now less than 10 copies are known to exist
so if you want a cart you’re gonna have to pay at least a few thousand dollars. If you
can find one! Air Raid for the Atari 2600. A game so mysterious
that collectors weren’t even 100% sure about its name until a box for it surfaced in 2010. Not many were produced and distribution was
extremely limited. Now if you want a copy of the game – which is a strangely-shaped
blue cart… You’re gonna have to pay at least $3,000 or so. But if you want the box and the game you’re
looking at a price tag of at least 30 grand! Finally, the Nintendo World Championships
1990 gold cart. The holy grail of video game collecting. 26 of these were given away as
prizes for a Nintendo Power magazine contest. A gold version of the gray ones used during
Powerfest 1990. This is a competition cart consisting of Super Mario Brothers, Rad Racer
and Tetris. If you can find someone willing to part with
one of these treasures you’re gonna have to spend at least $25,000. Now, who would be dumb enough to spend that
type of ludicrous cash on a video game? Uhhh…? Four rare comic books Action Comics #1 was Superman’s first appearance
that came out in 1938 and a single original copy sold for over two million dollars.. There
is said to only be 50-100 original copies that still exist and even fewer that are in
collectible condition. Detective Comics #27 came out in 1939 and
was the first to introduce Batman. It is considered one of the most valuable, selling for auction
in 2010 for $1,075,000. Superman #1 was the first to be a superhero
self-titled comic book that premiered in 1939 with a highest sale record of $250,000. Batman #1 was another instance where the superhero
was so popular they got their own self-titled comic book, it first appeared in 1940 and
has been sold for $315,000.  Five rare dogs The Norwegian Lundehund is a small dog that
was bred for hunting puffins and their eggs. They have six toes and an amazing range of
motion in their joints. They have the ability to bend their head backwards all the way to
their spine. They were almost extinct after after 1963 because of canine distemper. Only
6 dogs survived, but with some careful breeding the population is estimated to be back around
1,500 to 2,000.  The Neopolitan Mastiff is an ancient dog that
dates back to ancient Egypt, Persia, Mesopotamia, and Asia. When the Romans conquered Greece
they adopted the giant dogs and used them in battle, hunting, and the arena. After almost
becoming extinct after World War 2, a group of dedicated Italians organized and promoted
the breed which was first officailly recognized as a breed in 1948. The Pachon Navarro is a rare Spanish hunting
dog known for its double nose. Once thought to have superior sensing abilities because
of the double nose, it is now known that it is only a cosmetic difference. The height
of their popularity was with Spanish nobility during the 18th and 19th century, but were
almost extinct after the Spanish civil war. With the help of some dedicated Pachon Navarro
Lovers the breeding stock has been re-established.  The Chinook is a rare breed of sled dog developed
in the 20th century in the US and is the official state dog of New Hampshire. By 1981 only 11
breedable Chinooks were left, but with the efforts of breeders is Maine, Ohio, and California
they’ve managed to save them from extinction. Only about 800 are registered today with only
around 100 pups born annually worldwide.  The Carolina dog, also known as the american
Dingo, is said to be the oldest canine species of North America. They were discovered in
the 1970’s in Southeastern United States and lived without domestication for thousands
of years. Their DNA is at the base of the canine family tree suggesting ties to primitive
canine lineage; possibly descendants of ancient dogs that came over the Bering Strait land
bridge thousands of years ago.  If you need to test your brains skills go
check out a brand new riddle challenge over on WEsauce. And I want to thank my goof friend
PatTheNESPunk for sharing his gaming knowledge – go check out his channel, be sure to subscribe
– and as always thanks for watching.

Comments (70)

  1. I have a gold Nintendo world championship game in my game closet

  2. I have a Neapolitan!!! He's so damn squishy!

  3. none of the rare games are as rare as the pokemon illustrator card
    there are only 3 in the world

  4. What about Nintendo campus league? There's only one

  5. Earthbound for the NES there are only 3

  6. I have batman no 1

  7. AVGN has one… I think. @Cinemassacre 

  8. This is not michael… Fuckin Vsauce copycat

  9. Chinooks are that rare??? i'm from NH (where they come from,apparently) and I know two or three people who have a Chinook in their family

  10. there superman debut is wrong he orignaly apeared in a newspaper comic strip tittled "the attack of the super-man" and was written by 2 american/canadians and orignaly written as a villian

  11. I actually own a Norwegian lundehund

  12. riddle solution: you push the cork all the way inside which leaves the neck open

  13. Well every dog that goes extinct could possibly be re-made seeing as all breeds except a select few are just inbred disasters. 

  14. The first thing I thought of when I saw the tittle was "Greed Island"

  15. PUPPIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. what about the newly discovered 115?

  17. The Carolina dog is not a distinct species. It's the same species as wolves and domestic dogs – Canis lupus.

  18. I played Air Raid at my towns museum!

  19. i thought it was the gild nvc cartige…

  20. my drawing of a speaker is rare, only 1 in the whole world :3(looks crappy)


  22. The chinook originated from possibly the Inuit people, who used them as sled dogs

  23. Ah hah I know what my next dog's gonna be! The Carolina Dog looks like a badass

  24. I have all of these lol

  25. I have neil armstrongs singture

  26. we have the superman comic #millionares

  27. 2:12 He's gonna take you back to the past, anyone?

  28. Rare games eh… Why dont we just copy it?

  29. If we can save dogs from extinction, why we can't save elephants, tigers, or other endangered animals ?

  30. What are those switches the game had?

  31. You know what else are rare games, donkey Kong country (get it?) and an original Nintendo game

  32. I always wondered what happened when you bombarded Bismuth in a particle accelerator.

  33. I own all three and didn't pay anything because my dad kept them all

  34. One pawn stars, someone sold nintendo world championships for like 5000 I think

  35. That guys nipples were harder than my math homework

  36. You push the cork past the neck and shake the coin out

  37. my cat has six toes…

  38. I live in New Hampshire 

  39. Just get a photocopy of the pages of the comic book and spend the money on a car

  40. Who would waste 25k or 30 k or even 1k on a USELESS GAME!?!
    I know who… NO ONE!

  41. my dog was part chinook! :O

  42. YEARS Back there was DEMO OF HOW IT WAS GOING TO MAKE the GAMECUBE NINTENDO, with detection of MOVEMENTS WITH CHAMBER, LIKE the XBOX, I want to return to see that video

  43. Out of all the VSauces, VSauce2 is my favorite

  44. i want more of this

  45. The copy of action comics that sold for 2 million went to none other than Nicolas Cage, an avid comic collector.

  46. 02:45, because pat doesn't want everyone to know that he had one of them or he will be bugged by collectors.

  47. FACT: A Discovery That William Shakespeare Was High On Pot!

  48. I know someone with a Chinook. great dog

  49. did you know rar means weird in Norwegian, coinsidence? i think not…

  50. I thought "Californium" was the rarest element?

  51. isn't it ununpentium

  52. DINGO! Blue Heelers are part Dingo

  53. I am so happy I didn't sell air raid

  54. "Loonthoond"i love americans trying to speak norwegian

  55. I thought this was a zero punctuation vid cos of the thumbnail

  56. Rarest video game? Minecraft, oh do I love sarcasm.

  57. rarest game is the cod bo 500000000000000000

  58. Gamma Attack? Birthday Mania?

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