The dubious value of a signed game guide

If only I had gotten my vintage, first-edition Zelda game guide signed by the author when I had the chance. Well, I won't make the same mistake twice! I'm a gonna get my Oblivion guide signed by the author! One highly valuable collector's item coming up!

In all seriousness, who wants their strategy book John Hancocked anyhow? Is there really a market for this, or is this just misplaced promotion?

This article was originally published on Joystiq.