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|Session Name:||It's Still Emulation: Saving Video Game History Before It's Too Late|
|Company Name(s):||Digital Eclipse|
|Track / Format:||Advocacy|
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|Overview:||The state of commercial video game preservation is abysmal. While more classic games are in print than ever before, accessibility is all over the place, meaning players have to maintain multiple devices just to get a taste. Worse, lawyers are destroying the historical repositories we call "ROM sites," meaning the 99% of history that will NEVER be reprinted is becoming harder and harder to access. In this talk, Digital Eclipse producer Frank Cifaldi ('SNK' 40th Anniversary Collection, 'Mega Man' Legacy Collection, 'Street Fighter' 30th Anniversary Collection) will give practical advice to those keeping old games in print, go over the current state of video game preservation, and tell you how you can help to make sure video game history never disappears, no matter what your profession is.|