Re: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-06 Thread Jim Leonard
Dan Chisarick wrote: What would I *really* love to have? Source code. To anything. Old Do some digging! A friend and I got the original ASM code to Jumpman on the PC/PCjr just by asking -- check out the jumpman lives! project (google) to see a rewritten version based on that code that runs

Re: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-06 Thread Jim Leonard
Brian the Fist wrote: BRAIN DUMPAye karumba. Looks like that Vic auction lasted just 3 hours too! I fail to understand how people find these things so fast. Personally I can't afford to search eBay more than once a week.. Personally I don't believe in the collectibility of disks/tapes, I go

Re: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-06 Thread Brian the Fist
Not to pick nits, but the true piece of art is the game code itself. The extras -- manual, cloth map, etc. -- are what make it collectable, but the art is the entire package, which includes the game. What good is the manual if you can't play? Perhaps I wasn't clear, I meant 'art' in

Re: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-06 Thread Stephane Racle
Well, for one thing, some of the games (or variations) you mention below were produced in extremely small quantities, and I doubt that many copies survive to this day, except perhaps with the author or publisher - and even then, not in all cases. Furthermore, not many people know or care

Re: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-06 Thread Brian the Fist
few of the early Synergistic releases. Interestingly enough, I have a manual for Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure, but no diskette... I have never seen one. http://deep.mshri.on.ca/people/feldman/vgmuseum/miscgame/odysseycompleat-disk.jpg :) -- --

Re: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-06 Thread Stephane Racle
One package I had never seen on eBay until tonight was Zorkquest II. I've seen all the other Infocomics about a hundred times, but never that one. Is it that uncommon? One would think they'd be plenty of copies lying around... Incidentally, here's a few games I have never once seen (other than

RE: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-06 Thread Hugh Falk
That was a great game...I'll bring it up to the group next time. Hugh -Original Message- From: Stephen Emond [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 11:41 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value I quite enjoyed Space