RGI released a number of celebrity endorsed statistical replay sports games during the late 60's and early 70's.  They included the VINCE LOMBARDI FOOTBALL GAME, THE FRAN TARKENTON FOOTBALL GAME, the OSCAR ROBERTSON PRO BASKETBALL STRATEGY GAME, the GIL HODGES PENNANT FEVER BASEBALL GAME, JACKIE STEWART RACING GAME and ROCKY GRAZIANO BOXING GAME.   There may be a couple others that I haven't seen.  They are difficult to find and only show up on EBay a few times a year. 

rgi oscar robertson basketball teams

RGI was different from the other replay game manufacturers in that it issued it's ratings based on the PROJECTED rosters for the coming season.  If you subscribed to the newsletter you would then get updates to the rosters and ratings over the course of the season.  So the rosters that came with the game often don't match up perfectly with real life rosters.  Luckily the game uses a very simple player grading system so if you are missing a few players you shouldn't have too much trouble doing their ratings yourself.  

rgi oscar robertson basketball game parts

The game parts are in EXCELLENT condition.  It is 100% complete with all game parts accounted for.  Judging from the rosters it includes the player ratings for the 1968-69 season.  The picture of the roster sheet above shows the West teams, the East teams are on the other side of the sheet.   There are some hand-written notations on this sheet.  The game appears to have been played with very little.  It was played at least once because you can still see traces of the grease pencil markings on the eraseable play board.  Overall I would grade the game parts 7-8 on a 10 scale (see condition guide below).  

rgi oscar robertson basketball game box

The game box is in VERY GOOD condition.  It has some typical shelf wear including 2 split corners.   No writing or significant staining.  I would grade it a 6 on a 10 scale (see condition guide below).

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MINT (10):
 I will only give this grade to brand new, unused items. NEAR MINT (9):  Shows virtually no use.  Seldom if ever played.   Perhaps some very light handling creases to the instructions or other minor flaws with the game parts.  Boxes will have only the slightest hint of shelf wear.   EXCELLENT (7-8): The game has seen some use but it was obviously well taken care of.  Game parts might have some light handling creases or other signs of careful use.  Board might have just a hint of color loss or dented corners.  Boxes will have light rubbing to the artwork or perhaps some minor dishing or a very light stain.   VERY GOOD (5-6):  The game was not especially well cared for but it still has faired pretty well.  Game parts will show obvious use but nothing will be torn, badly stained or have any serious damage.  Box may have some rubbing, light staining, dishing, 1 or 2 neatly split corners, minor writing and/or a few pieces of tape.  No major structural damage and artwork will still be generally attractive.  GOOD (3-4): Obviously no care was taken with the game but it is still playable as is.  Game parts show considerable use but the game is complete with all parts in usable condition.  Box may have staining, writing, split corners, dishing and/or other structural damage but it will be intact and still usable.   POOR (1-2):  Only suitable to fill a space in your collection.  Game will be missing parts (these will be noted).  Box will have serious damage and may be missing aprons or badly torn.

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