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Disc Rot: A Potential Problem for Video Game Collectors

Posted by Av Kandola on

Not to be an alarmist or anything but I feel a sense of responsibility to write about an issue that has the potential to affect the gaming and collecting community at large: Disc Rot. YES, it actually exists and can affect open and often played games as well as sealed in the box “mint” collectible games by potentially rendering them completely unplayable.I can hear some of you asking, “What is disc rot?” Actually, let me first point out what disc rot is NOT - it’s not an indication of bad treatment, although we all know poor handling can render our games just as non-functional but that’s for a different article.

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