A documentary feature film on the end of physical media
 
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Not For Resale is a documentary feature film that examines the decline of physical media in the video game industry and the rise of digital distribution. Changing technology has affected everything from secondhand mom & pop retail stores to independent game developers. As the way we fundamentally interact with media moves inevitably into the future, new opportunities arise. 

But what gets left behind?

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Not For Resale tells the story of the rise of digital distribution and the decline of physical media, and how it’s upended the video game industry.

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What they’re saying about Not For Resale

“[Director Kevin] James has crafted a warm, funny, and wistful film which should resonate with anyone who ever blew dust out of a cartridge or scoured a paperback player’s guide for cheat codes.” - Oscar Goff, Boston Hassle

“It’s about what’s lost when a medium, once dependent on physical media, seems to give up on the format that might make preservation easier, and what gets lost in translation. Spoiler alert: It’s a whole lot of history.” - Vanyaland

“Cannot. Miss. This.” - Nolan North (Uncharted franchise)

 

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