PC game collectors uncover multiple forgeries from prominent collector

NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with Kyle Orland, a senior gaming editor at Ars Technica, on forged copies of old PC video games discovered in the world of rare PC game collecting.


Nostalgia is a powerful thing. So powerful, some people spend thousands of dollars or more collecting old memorabilia, including old PC video games. But recently, the tight-knit world of PC game collecting was upended by allegations that one of its most prominent figures has been selling and trading forgeries. Kyle Orland is senior gaming editor at Ars Technica and detailed this whole saga there. He joins us now

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