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Getting rid of old games:
WandererSo, my wife has been complaining about the piles of old C Ds from games past and frankly, she's got a point. I've got two reasons I've been holding onto the games. First, nostalgia. I put a lot of money into buying them and it feels strange to just toss it like that. Secondly, the state of copyright means that any game I get rid of, if I ever feel like playing it again, unless some group like Go G has picked it up, I've got the choice of either shelling out $100+ for the one person with a remaining copy or I have to download it illegally. Thoughts?
Perhaps you should look up which of the games you possess you could re-get legally (for cheap), and only get rid of the hard copies of those?
Saintia SHOU!Gah! Part of me wants to rush over to your place and propose alternative storage options, but I'll assume well-boxed collections in the closet or under the bed aren't an option. But yeah, probably has the best solution. Plenty of the classics of yesteryear are available on PSN for download. Keep your hands on the more esoteric titles, the ones that aren't getting a digital release due to lack of interest or copyright issues. And make sure you take every effort to give your games a good home before trashing them!
edited 25th Nov '12 6:39:44 PM by ShirowShirow
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All-Around AspirantTo add, the titles that you can do away with can be sold online for a pretty hefty sum for other collectors to salivate with (I've even read about a gamer who apparently sold his entire video game collection, starting with the classics, for $1 million, I think).
How far will your twenty pesos go?
The Eternal FoolI would suggest the "small, tidy box under the bed" option as well, but yeah - try selling the ones you have to let go of.
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