Cartridge Maintenance – Tips for Cleaning Video Game Carts

So this post is specific to Game Boy games, but is applicable to your NES, SNES cartridge as well. Over time, the gold contacts on game cartridges get dirty so a good clean is needed. The old trick we remember as kids in blowing into the cartridge is only a temporary fix, and is usually more harm than good in the long run as the moisture from our breath can cause oxidation (Hence why we then decided to blow on the cartridges through a t-shirt 🙂 ). For a lot of the older loose games that i get, i do...