RE: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Stephen Emond
I can't understand people who DO toss their boxes... Since my very first Sega Master System game back in 1987 until now I have NEVER tossed or lost a box or a manual - much to my wife's dismay :p Steve -Original Message- From: Freddie Bingham [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday,

Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Jukka Eronen
WOW :O :O My prediction was $2867 so it was $738 off; document here: http://vintage-sierra.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=96postdays=0postorder=asc; start=0 Congratulations to Per-Olof :) Excellent to get it here to Scandinavia =). Maybe I can sometime come visit and check it out since I'm a neighbour

RE: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Per-Olof Karlsson
No no, I didn't buy it!! I'd have to be a gigolo for months to afford that.. :D It was Peter Olafson in the US who bought it. - Peo -Original Message- From: Jukka Eronen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: den 22 mars 2004 09:29 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the

RE: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Per-Olof Karlsson
- Per-Olof Karlsson / Peter Olafson - I'll be the first to say... - It found a great new home - it'll be immortalized in print soon.. Mmm, yeah, when you put it like that.. ;) And now you can figure out what I *really* meant, hehe. - Peo

Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Edward Franks
On Mar 21, 2004, at 9:38 PM, Per-Olof Karlsson wrote: 3605! I'm stunned. I'm happy for Edward of course, but I couldn't dream of it getting that high! Yeah, I'm quite stunned by that price. That was more than I had dreamt possible. I figured it would hit $1,000, and maybe $1,500, but 3,605

Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Edward Franks
On Mar 21, 2004, at 10:09 PM, Stephane Racle wrote: Edward - Putting insurance on that shipment? ;-) That and signature confirmation. ;-) -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed

Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Jukka Eronen
Just a note to let you know I posted a comment in that thread clearing up someone error about how long I owned my Drash. Just in case someone thinks it isn't me. :) Oh yes, that was me. There are so many of these Drashes that I got confused which was found and when :) - Jukka --

Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Lee K. Seitz
Stephen Emond stated: I can't understand people who DO toss their boxes... Since my very first Sega Master System game back in 1987 until now I have NEVER tossed or lost a box or a manual - much to my wife's dismay :p I'm the same way, although I go all the way back to the late '70s with my

Re: [SWCollect] Sam Max II

2004-03-22 Thread Jim Leonard
Hugh Falk wrote: A problem with the games industry right now is that the top 25 games each year make a majority of the money. #1 - #5 often selling millions of units. The rest of the top 25 selling several hundred thousand. Many of the rest often lose money. This is turning the games industry

Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Jim Leonard
Per-Olof Karlsson wrote: It was Peter Olafson in the US who bought it. With such a purchase, would someone like to invite him to this list? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:

Re: Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread ommail
HEEHEE!--you kinda made it sound like 'This guy is now *WORTHY* to join the group! :D (I know, I knowI'm only JOKING!) ;) Joe From: Jim Leonard [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2004/03/22 Mon PM 12:41:55 EST To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say.. Per-Olof

Re: Re: [SWCollect] Sam Max II

2004-03-22 Thread BL
On MMOLRPG's -- once you get roped into one for a while, and come out of the other side, it's not easy to let yourself get into another. You don't want to - too much time. Same for RPG's in general I guess. For me, I just raise the bar - the game has to completely blow me away for me to justify

[SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread Lee K. Seitz
I watched a video game documentary on GSN (formerly the Game Show Network) last night. It's called Video Game Invasion and is hosted by Tony Hawk. I thought it was pretty good, considering. There was also some coverage of computer games, mainly EA, Sierra Online, and ID. The formation of the

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread Jim Leonard
Lee K. Seitz wrote: I, unfortunately, messed up my recording and won't be able to try again this evening. If anyone else records it, any chance I can get a copy? I'm at work! Any chance this will come on any time again? I have a ReplayTV and I'd have no problem at all recording it and putting

RE: Re: [SWCollect] Sam Max II

2004-03-22 Thread John Romero
It's been a hit-driven business since PC games started selling in the millions of units, but back then until a few years ago most publishers were releasing a lot of clones in the hopes of capturing some of that market share. Now they're mindset is to save money and not release so many games and

RE: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread Freddie Bingham
My local guide shows it comes on again on the 24th, but I didn't catch the time. Freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 2:40 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re:

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread C.E. Forman
I don't get Game Show Network. If somebody could tape it for me, I'll pay postage and the cost of the tape (unless you want it back). - Original Message - From: Marco Thorek [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 6:24 PM Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Video Game

RE: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread Josh Lulewicz
Chris, since it is one later this week I would be happy to tape it again and send it to you. -josh -Original Message- From: C.E. Forman [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 6:41 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight I don't

RE: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread John Romero
Hahaha, I remember interviewing for this but have not seen it yet. :) - John -Original Message- From: Josh Lulewicz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 5:06 PM To: 'C.E. Forman'; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight Chris, since

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread Marco Thorek
John Romero schrieb: Hahaha, I remember interviewing for this but have not seen it yet. :) He, we'll finally find out if you let your hair grow again! ;-) Marco -- This message was sent to you because you are currently

RE: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread John Romero
Naw, my hair is short in that video but it's much longer now. I'm getting it long again - my wife likes it that way. It'll still be another year before it's back to normal. :) - John -Original Message- From: Marco Thorek [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 7:12 PM

RE: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-22 Thread Hugh Falk
I know and he snagged this one as well: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemcategory=4610item=2795287156 He is obviously a man of great means (and no wife! :-)) Sorry about any nervousness caused by my hoax. I hope C.E. doesn't write an article about me :-) Hugh -Original

RE: [SWCollect] Sam Max II

2004-03-22 Thread Hugh Falk
Yes, PC development is definitely cheaper on average. There are always exceptions (again Blizzard, Id, Half Life 2, MMORPGs, etc.) But even these budgets can be dwarfed by their console counterparts. Especially because console developers have to pay for dev kits (Sony's started at $20K