> GreenCard200 wrote:
>> bumsplikity wrote:
> |>> I found that a few of my Saturn games had disc rot a couple of months ago, and
> |>> kinda turned me off on disc collecting. I get lots of my stuff from flea markets
> |>> and thrift stores, where you never know how the discs were treated/stored. My
> |>> heart sunk when I learned about disc rot and then found pretty substantial chunks
> |>> of rot on my copy of Panzer Dragoon.
>> Well at least with saturn the case and manual are worth as much if not more than
>> the game itself
> Well, I mean, if you have the case and manual plus a Pseudo Saturn it's functionally
> and outwardly aesthetically identical to have cdrs inside the case.
Oh for sure, but printing out a replacement artwork and manual and putting it in a case with a CDR inside of it is also aesthetically and functionally identical. I enjoy collecting the real deal items, so knowing that the real deal is prone to literally disintegrate away over time is a bit of a bummer.