Burning backups: what brand of DVD-R?
i have an external HDD to play my backups, but just recently, my aunt told me about her portable HDD losing all the files when she dropped it. she had to put everything back in it, lucky she had all her files in CD backups.
i have original games that i dare not open again as part of my collection (quite a few STILL, around 17 games lol but expensive = MUST NOT BE DAMAGED!), and thinking maybe i can burn .iso backups for use in case my HDD messes up, and to lend my 3 year old little brother when he plays (he cannot read yet, thus a DVD seems to be like the most probable idea, he just has to put it in and click on 1 channel. i dare not give him the originals, he scratches all discs in the house within 3 uses [from experience w/ his ps2 disks]- he plays mario party, mario kart, etc.. those kid friendly games.)
question: will any kind of dvd-r work? there's a shop here that carries all kinds of CDs imaginable. expensive DVDs, unbranded DVDs, DVDs with cartoon characters, etc. just wondering whether i could just use the cheap ones or the more expensive ones.
again no piracy in mind, i just want to keep my collection safe and my backups backed-up with physical copies. yes i am that paranoid. i have no intention of pirating my mere 17 games, lol. ;)