This is my first post to the group so hello everyone. I got invited round a week or two back by Jim and the recent flurry of activity has finally insipired me to post here. I'm more of a player than a collector but after playing games for so many years I guess I've got enough of them to
I've started using the grading scale I previously asked your comments for (new guys, check the mailing list archive URL listed below), and I have it on good authority that C. E. Forman and others will start adopting it as well. So, to make it pretty much official, I've drafted an official "spec"
Jim Leonard boldly stated: The Official MobyGames Software Collectables Condition Grading Scale Version 0.1 - Background: another wildly overused the term "MINT!", etc. This lack of standardization can lead to confusion
I'm curious as to how all you guys started collecting. Also, what do you do with all these games once you've got them? Are they all stored away or do you put some of them on display? I got started when I first attempted to accumulate a complete set of Infocom packages, shortly after I first
Chris: I made sure to describe Factory-Sealed to include original store-sealed packages as well, to cover early sealed Infocom games that never had *factory* seals. (Just out of curiousity, were there other publishers as well that relied on the store to do initial wraps?) Not to my
Since you're asking, I really think you shouldn't have two conditions with such similar names. I think it will lead to confusion. Perhaps they should be FS, NM, VG, G, Fine, and Poor instead. (VG+ becomes VG, VG become G, G becomes Fine, and drop the Fair off F/P.) This is a good point,