[SWCollect] hypothetical question

2001-06-19 Thread Pedro Quaresma
I have this hypothetical question I'd like to present to all of you: Imagine game X, made by company Y. Company Y is from Germany, so X is released in german. X is then released in the USA in english, by company Z. Same box, same contents, only translated, and different company logo on the box.

Re: [SWCollect] hypothetical question

2001-06-19 Thread Pedro Quaresma
Actually, Karl, you were close. It wasn't one of the Amber* RPGs (which I'd love to get, no matter the language!) or the Arkania saga, of which I really prefer the US version because I don't (yet) understand too much of german and I really like the saga. It was actually Legend of Faerghail,

Re: [SWCollect] hypothetical question

2001-06-19 Thread Karl Kuras
Hey, since Barbarian has been mentioned, I have a UK copy of Barbarian II: Dungeons of Drax (the actual Palace sequel, not the Psygnosis game), does anyone know if that game was ever published here in the states and if so under what name? Hugh Falk wrote: Package variations are the spice of

RE: [SWCollect] hypothetical question

2001-06-19 Thread Hugh Falk
Good point on that one Pedro. I have that similar poster from the UK version of Barbarian II stored in plastic...very...nice. :-) Hugh -Original Message- From: Pedro Quaresma [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2001 11:40 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect]

RE: [SWCollect] hypothetical question

2001-06-19 Thread Hugh Falk
Epyx released a game called Axe of Rage...I don't remember what the game was about, but that could be it. I also have the UK version of Barbarian II...not as good as the orginal overall, but still a very good game. Hugh -Original Message- From: Karl Kuras [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]

Re: [SWCollect] hypothetical question

2001-06-19 Thread C.E. Forman
Hi Pedro, Assuming it's the type of game I collect (i.e. parser adventure or anything Infocom), I'd eventually want both as I'm big on package variations. Since your scenario states that the game is for collecting and not for playing, I probably wouldn't have a preference on which was obtained

Re: [SWCollect] hypothetical question

2001-06-19 Thread Jim Leonard
Hugh Falk wrote: Epyx released a game called Axe of Rage...I don't remember what the game was about, but that could be it. I also have the UK version of Barbarian II...not as good as the orginal overall, but still a very good game. Axe of Rage was indeed Barbarian 2, but I don't think it