What defines a "Collectible" game? in Off-Topic Rampancy Posted April 20, 2005 But the truth is, nearly everything collectable goes out of style, so you collection is likley to be worthless quickly. In this sort of game if you're buying into it as an investment, you've got to sell as soon as you buy (Better to put your money into stocks and mutuals ). See... now that's what I'm getting at. I don't consider something collectible unless it's going to be worth something down the road. Frankly I don't see how miniatures and/or card games are going to be collectible at any point. Personally I just enjoy getting the basic amount I need to be involved and whatever fits my interest (e.g.: Heroclix JLA theme). I can't help but think that "collectible" in the gaming industry is a loosely used term to drive sales for a product that realistically is worthless.