> I have a Space Invaders at my local > arcade (yes we have one) but I hesitate spending money on it as I have it for every > console in my collection.
You have it or you have bought them for all your consoles and portable hardware, Which one is it Mr. Copyright?
I smell bullshit here because if you legitimately bought the same game for multiple consoles, then that would mean your a true fan of the game and would truly enjoy supporting your local Arcade by playing the real machine.
Why exactly are you spamming this thread about the decline of the Arcade business, when you fail to even support them as well? If it were me at least once a week I would be down there playing.
> computers should be preserved, if you own the bios for it.
How do you own the bios for your board when it stops working?
Why can I download any bios I wish online and not have to prove to any manufacturer that I own the actual board?
preservation is all or nothing. inserting some circumstance about it is rather pointless and not logical.