the only download he has on his site is the mssapi stuff and I think only 
because that was a necessary requirement.
I don't think by choice he whould have it.
I would recomend not trying to use his site for the download as you can get 
this on bpc or other places.
At 01:55 p.m. 16/12/2008, you wrote:
>Hi,
>
>Quote
> It also probably does reduce the cost of hosting the games.
> I am not into this but it must cost devs here some cash for each mb 
> downloaded.
> Therefore if the games are small enough it makes sence not to bother
>with downloads.
>End quote
>
>yes, that is true. Most web hosting companies charges a certain amount
>for the amount of bandwidth you use. As a result if you have a lot of
>e-mail, software downloads, unusually high number of people visiting
>your web site, etc that all adds up and takes away from your bandwidth
>alotment.
>For example, USA Games has a commercial web hosting plan that gives us
>quite a bit of bandwidth. I believe it is a 4 GB bandwidth alotment
>per month. Everytime someone visits the USA Games web site, downloads
>a file, or sends me e-mail via one of my USA Games mailing addresses
>it takes a few points off of my bandwith alotment. If I should go over
>4 GB a month I would then end up owing extra money that month to pay
>for the extra bandwidth used.
>Ian doesn't strike me as the type who would want to pay for commercial
>grade web hosting plans, and also wouldn't like getting a bill at the
>end of the month if someone happened to exceed his bandwidth alotment.
>So this would be a very good reason why he might not want to offer
>downloads.
>Smile.
>
>
>On 12/15/08, shaun everiss <shau...@xtra.co.nz> wrote:
>> I think he wants a personal touch on who has the games, ie he knows who has
>> them etc.
>> It also probably does reduce the cost of hosting the games.
>> I am not into this but it must cost devs here some cash for each mb
>> downloaded.
>> Therefore if the games are small enough it makes sence not to bother with
>> downloads.
>> He seems to be doing this is a hobby and seems to have the time to send
>> things.
>> My only regret is there is not a single link to get an installer to load all
>> his games at once.
>> However some of his games use 16 bit installers the others don't.
>> At 12:54 p.m. 16/12/2008, you wrote:
>>>Hi Allison,
>>>Not to my knowledge. I am not sure why Ian doesn't want to put his
>>>games up for download, but he likes delivering them via e-mail for
>>>reasons of his own.
>>>Smile.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>On 12/15/08, Allison Mervis <alliso...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi all!
>>>> Does anyone know if Ian Humphreys is planning to begin offering his games
>>>> for download? I had him send me BG yahtzee when I had a different email
>>>> provider, and I loved it, but GMail has always been funny about
>>>> attachments,
>>>> and it would really be faster if I could download them from somewhere.
>>>> I'd
>>>> love to check out more of his games. Thanks!
>>>> Allison
>>>>
>>>> http://www.allisonmervis.com/
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