i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#11 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:23 pm

How do people even define disc rot these days? Pin holes on the disc, or a weird milky look on the bottom? I don't think I've ever had a disc with the first, and the second I've pretty much only had on PS1 games that were already badly scratched.

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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#12 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:22 pm

My SA2 disc had a pinhole, but luckily it still ripped OK.
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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#13 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:52 pm

game cube games are so bad about it

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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#14 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:43 pm

Don't remind me GameCube ={ Absolute misery don't even know what blanks to have

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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#15 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:38 pm

Its mostly pin holes for me, I even have a 2015 PS4 game that has pin holes. Lots of music CDs I kept in my car got it bad but all burns so its ok.

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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#16 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:25 am

I have so many Dreamcast discs that seem fine to the naked eye, but just refuse to boot even tho the DC laser is fine. Wild Metal, Sonic Adventure, SEGA Rally 2...

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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#17 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:45 pm

hmm Interesting I have not really experienced disk rot, But yeah GDEmu is amazing games load so quick its amazing. I will say GDEmu on your shenmue II English Dub is night and day from the 99minute cd-rs (which I still have a bunch if anyone ever needs)
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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#18 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:03 am

I never had a bad disk in my life (unless I dropped it or something), and my cd based collection goes all the way back to the 80’s... then again I’m not one who stalls everything out in the open. Everything is locked away in the dark, in a fairly stable temperature. When I see how folks treat their stuff, I’m not surprised it all goes to hell, I’ve seen entire collections standing in bright sunlight and in moisty cellars or uninsulated attics...
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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#19 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:52 am

I also keep my CD's, GD-ROM's and DVD's in the dark.
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Re: i have decided to ditch all cd/dvd based video game media

Post#20 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:10 pm

Here's a quick video showing you the method I use to store my discs.


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