Re: [SWCollect] When did you discover ebay?

2003-12-28 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just curious, I first signed up May 17 1997, how about you? :) Pretty early; I'm not sure what my sign-on date is (how do you determine that?) but my first feedback given to me was Apr-02-98. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] When did you discover ebay?

2003-12-29 Thread Jim Leonard
Ah, thanks. Member since Mar 05, 1998. Edward Franks wrote: On Dec 28, 2003, at 6:32 PM, Jim Leonard wrote: [Snip] Pretty early; I'm not sure what my sign-on date is (how do you determine that?) but my first feedback given to me was Apr-02-98. Click on your feedback number. Right below

Re: [SWCollect] 'Tis the season to be stingy?

2003-12-29 Thread Jim Leonard
Feldhamer, Stuart wrote: I had some things listed there for a very long time before people bit...but in many cases it eventually did happen. For money? I was under the impression that gametz was for trading (although I guess money is an option for trade, I guess :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Technology never ceases to amaze (long)

2003-12-29 Thread Jim Leonard
platforms, if anyone has stories :) Sorry for the rambling, but technical innovation/cleverness/hackery is one of the driving factors of my hobby :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene

Re: [SWCollect] My RARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! auction

2003-12-31 Thread Jim Leonard
of the Chicago Coin Club for 16 years, then on and off after that. He's spoken at several ANA conventions. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various

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

2004-01-06 Thread Jim Leonard
) but I would *really* love to see the code. Because you love the games, or because both were written by the legendary Dan Buntin/Dani Berry? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

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

2004-01-06 Thread Jim Leonard
that are arguably rarer than Akalabeth simply because I know some of their history and have never seen them crop up anywhere else -- but because nobody WANTS them, they have no VALUE. So, rare != value. At least in my wacko collection :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming

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

2004-01-07 Thread Jim Leonard
the trivia entry for it on mobygames.com has more info, but not sure at the moment (can't get http working). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various

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

2004-01-08 Thread Jim Leonard
Phillyclassic. There's a show in Austin as well. As for meeting software developers, your best bet is probably the annual Game Developer's Conference, however I'm not sure how much old talent shows up there. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http

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

2004-01-08 Thread Jim Leonard
Lee K. Seitz wrote: You do realize Mr. Romero is the man behind the Apple II Reunion (http://www.gamespot.com/features/apple2/), right? It was invitation John, were any documentaries or videotapes of that event released? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming

Re: [SWCollect] A new member to the Origin Museum Family!

2004-01-08 Thread Jim Leonard
Feldhamer, Stuart wrote: I have a question. Have any of you guys actually played Drash? If so, is it any good? Same question for Akalabeth. Akalabeth is essentially the underground portion of Ultima 1. It's not terribly good (IMO). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

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

2004-01-09 Thread Jim Leonard
, or the person/people involved in *actually* creating Drash? Moebius (Greg Malone) I loved this game; never finished it but should give it another try. I couldn't get into Windwalker, even though lead programmer told me a while ago it was a much superior game. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED

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

2004-01-09 Thread Jim Leonard
Pedro Quaresma wrote: other Syn. Soft. games. If anyone's interested, I can share some stories/facts about those days in Syn. Soft. Hell yes, if it's not too much trouble! -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice

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

2004-01-10 Thread Jim Leonard
the box... |-P -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy at http://www.mindcandydvd.com

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

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
years of Ultima. Has anyone dumped that yet? I've never heard of it and it should really be backed up to MP3... -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
), but they don't elicit that I must always have this feeling that the above collector's editions do. Pool of Radiance was a massive disappointment -- it's so terrible that you want to erase it and go back to the original from 1988 -- that I can't believe it would be considered collectable. -- Jim

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
to actively seek out and purchase in-game items for $100, $200, or more is beyond me... -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
call an IBM release, not by a longshot. There are actual IBM releases of Ulysses, Serenia, etc. -- those are worth something. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
have that? I'm pretty sure there was no IBM release of Time Zone. I personally own the IBM release of Ulysses. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
bootable, so you're not going to be able to play them in DOSBox. Flopper, maybe. But playing them on a real IBM PC is cool because if you have a CGA card with composite output, you can get between 8-16 colors out of the game. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
it. With that in mind, what would you recommend? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

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

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
://www.netassoc.net/ultima/u6cass.htm. The link is broken. I mean, the page itself comes up, but click on a link to listen and you're taken to an advertising page. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
://wasteland.rockdud.net/meantime.html has more info. The project got as far as an Apple prototype. However, it turned out to be just another game using its engine, like Foutain of Dreams. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Jim Leonard
(http://www.mobygames.com/game/sheet/p,3/gameId,5282/ for more info, including a review by our own CEForman) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various

Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-13 Thread Jim Leonard
nostalgia is extremely high, actually. In fact, I'm working with Jason Scott on his upcoming BBS documentary. 3 DVD-9s are planned (!) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

Re: [SWCollect] DOSBox: Getting DOS games to run easily

2004-01-13 Thread Jim Leonard
Windows (or run too fast) and you'll be pleasantly surprised. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-13 Thread Jim Leonard
Edward Franks wrote: You aren't going to find many games that do turn-based combat these days. Temple of Elemental Evil is the only one that springs to mind and Who said I was looking for *modern* games? :) Thanks for the Morrowind suggestion. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's

Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-13 Thread Jim Leonard
far, doing a good job (I've seen some rough cuts). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-14 Thread Jim Leonard
have several holes in my knowledge, and RPGs are definitely one of them. I especially know nothing at all about most 8-bit games that came on tape only, like TRS-80/CoCo, C64/Vic20 tape, etc. My experience was mostly limited to diskette-based mediums. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-14 Thread Jim Leonard
.) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-14 Thread Jim Leonard
Hugh Falk wrote: By the way, Jim, the back of the Yserbius box say 1993, but MobyGames says 1992. 1992 may be taken from the date of the online game, but I think 1993 is right in either case IIRC. I think 1992 was taken from a title screenshot. I'll look into it. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Paranoid seller and tax evasion

2004-01-14 Thread Jim Leonard
. :) But remember, we all started somewhere. In 10 years, you could be getting your own fan mail ;-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
Marco Thorek wrote: Jim Leonard schrieb: (Ironically, Wheel of Time, a game based on a Robert Jordan novel, is actually a very good game. The ancientspeak is thick and heavy but since it's an action adventure it's not as irritating.) Although commercially it failed, IIRC. It was by Legend

Re: [SWCollect] DOSBox: Getting DOS games to run easily

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
/parser that runs U7 in Windows). But does it run U7? I don't know, I don't own the game to test it :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
made it out of parts :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
Per-Olof Karlsson wrote: think the best way to describe a really new game is MINT SEALED as suggested by BL. Sealed but crushed games are also covered in the MobyScale :) See previous post. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
, whose value was *never* tied to bags, always condition, until companies started bagging them. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
. For example, I don't know a single collector on this list who maintains an entirely shrinkwrapped collection. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-15 Thread Jim Leonard
unanimous that, in terms of dollar value, sealed non-sealed. So the scale was built with that in mind. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-16 Thread Jim Leonard
of them for reference. It's YTD? Crap, I had no idea either. Luckily I am keeping a local archive of all the messages. I'll see what I can do about getting that online. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-16 Thread Jim Leonard
, which is rather hard when it's shrinkwrapped. ;) I think one of the more important tasks we as collectors have is to document history. ..which is exactly why I started MobyGames. :) We have stuff in our collections that NOBODY has heard of ;-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

Re: [SWCollect] Grading Authority etc

2004-01-16 Thread Jim Leonard
at: http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/ -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-18 Thread Jim Leonard
of something. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy at http://www.mindcandydvd.com

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-18 Thread Jim Leonard
. There are a *few* sequels, maybe 5 a year, that are indeed worth playing. I just recently finished Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando, and it was a surprisingly deep game with a lot of replay value. But that is the exception. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want

[SWCollect] ZorkQuest #2

2004-01-19 Thread Jim Leonard
Just saw http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=3072836862ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1 on ebay if anyone is interested. This pertains to our you mean InfoComic #4 is rare? discussion we had recently. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-20 Thread Jim Leonard
first. Agreed. If I promise not to look up who the person was, can I ask just what title it was that you traded to him? If it was made at any point before 1986, the dude was just clueless to think it came on 3.5... -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-20 Thread Jim Leonard
having finished the original twice... -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy at http://www.mindcandydvd.com

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-20 Thread Jim Leonard
until finally the results were printed? Sorry to get all nostalgic like that. Time to snap back into reality and pay the bills... -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-20 Thread Jim Leonard
in the interrupt table? (The EPoX is running beautifully, BTW. I've had 0 compatibility issues, which was why I upgraded. I previous had an old KT133-based board, back when the Athlon 1GHz came out 3.5 years ago, and I never once got all my hardware working at the same time.) -- Jim Leonard

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-20 Thread Jim Leonard
, while dumbed down to not copy as many formats as earlier versions, is the most stable. (BTW, word of warning, each TransCopy version will only read image files created by that version.) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious

[SWCollect] Would YOU bid on this?

2004-01-21 Thread Jim Leonard
highly that a badly crushed wrapped is worth more than a good condition unwrapped? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-21 Thread Jim Leonard
your computer. I remember frantically ripping the disk out too. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy at http://www.mindcandydvd.com

Re: [SWCollect] Would YOU bid on this?

2004-01-21 Thread Jim Leonard
Stuart Feldhamer wrote: For some reason, it seems like this game is not as rare as people thought it was. No, it is. It's just coincidence that three have popped up in the last three months. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-22 Thread Jim Leonard
was *very* fast and this never happened to me. And, to clarify, I never actually went through the trouble of pulling the disk out -- I just flipped open the drive door, which is quicker if you have no intention of pulling the disk out :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-22 Thread Jim Leonard
+/DVD-R burners, even dual-format ones, are under $100. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http

Re: [SWCollect] Adventure in Serenia

2004-01-26 Thread Jim Leonard
by the FDIC, (ii)will not be deposits or obligations of CIBC, (iii) will not be endorsed or guaranteed by CIBC, and (iv) will be subject to risks, including possible loss of principal invested. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com

Re: [SWCollect] Rarity Scale

2004-01-28 Thread Jim Leonard
250+ Dreamcast games, and I can assure you that DP's Dreamcast section is all out of whack (same goes for the suggested dollar value). I can only assume this because no single one of them is a DC fanatic or was very much into the DC scene. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

Re: [SWCollect] Rarity Scale

2004-01-28 Thread Jim Leonard
of availability. Thanks for catching that. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] Talking about rarity/value

2004-01-30 Thread Jim Leonard
. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of 'unsubscribe swcollect' Archives are available at: http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/ ToyotaShopping - A sua Loja Toyota Online http://www.toyota.pt -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming

[SWCollect] List issues

2004-02-01 Thread Jim Leonard
corrected after February 12th when the virus self-destructs. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy at http://www.mindcandydvd.com

Re: [SWCollect] New Column Just Posted

2004-02-01 Thread Jim Leonard
+ hintbook, Wasteland + hintbook, etc. for about $9 a piece. (Babbage's circa 1988, for anyone curious) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy

Re: [SWCollect] Oh my G*d!!!!

2004-02-05 Thread Jim Leonard
. Cybergenic Ranger comes to mind. That does it. Ill be truly amazed if anybody can poke any more holes in this system. I just did :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check

Re: [SWCollect] Hotel info

2004-02-09 Thread Jim Leonard
EA We See Farther poster: http://www.classicgaming.com/gotcha/ea.htm I think that between John and I, we know most of these folks. Mike Abbott is here in San Diego as well. Holy crap that was kick major ass. A shame it won't have Dani in it though... -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [SWCollect] Philly Classic

2004-02-13 Thread Jim Leonard
) will not be endorsed or guaranteed by CIBC, and (iv) will be subject to risks, including possible loss of principal invested. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy

Re: [SWCollect] List issues

2004-02-14 Thread Jim Leonard
Jim Leonard wrote: Just a quick note that the [EMAIL PROTECTED] list is having an issue because of the recent mydoom email virus. Currently, the list works, but no member add/remove requests can be processed. So if you recommend someone to the list and they can't join, that's why. I hope

[SWCollect] spam?

2004-02-23 Thread Jim Leonard
Is anyone seeing spam on the swcollect list? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] spam?

2004-02-24 Thread Jim Leonard
. The headers are mangled and I couldn't tell if everyone was getting it or just me. I'm glad to say it's just me. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-24 Thread Jim Leonard
Mindscape. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy at http://www.mindcandydvd.com

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Jukka Eronen wrote: Thanks for all the answers and welcomes! (I would have joined sooner, but as Feldman said, one had to find here :) BTW, how many people are on this list approximately? Over 40. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
into a debugger to cheat :) This was almost a decade later. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
. Anyone know more? I also have the same type of variation (also pirated) for Maniac Mansion, although I suspect that the high-res Maniac Mansion was what was embedded in Day of the Tentacle. Again, anyone have more info? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some trippy MindCandy at http://www.mindcandydvd.com

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Jukka Eronen wrote: Is the list going to be only adventures/RPGs or other type of games too? God, I hope not! I would hope it would be pretty much any genre of game. Hugh? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
to MobyGames.com and look at the DOS UK release back box, it has the high-res shots on it), and the high-res Zak was a KIXX Australian release. The remaining question: Are the euro high-res versions worth more than the original ones? CURIOUS! -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Jim Leonard
Freddie Bingham wrote: Being 'famous' doesn't mean it sells for a lot on eBay! Agreed. Or rare, either. Anyone interested in buying a $200 Wibarm from me? ;-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project

Re: [SWCollect] unsubscribe swcollect

2004-02-27 Thread Jim Leonard
PROTECTED] A/C: Ref: cc: (bcc: Pedro Quaresma/SCAETANO) Assunto: Re: [SWCollect] unsubscribe swcollect *Jim Leonard [EMAIL PROTECTED]* 26-02-2004 19:10 Solicita-se resposta a swcollect Origin Museum wrote: http://media.fastclick.net/w/click.here?sid=5132m=1c=1 I'm not sure this is a virus

Re: [SWCollect] Funny typo

2004-03-06 Thread Jim Leonard
Dan Chisarick wrote: Its a very long description, but the typo (about 2/3 of the way down) is priceless: Oh man, that is NOT the type of player inter-action that I am into ;-D It reads like he scanned the back of the box or some other ad and then OCR'd it to get that description. -- Jim

Re: [SWCollect] Red Crystal, the Seven Secrets of Life

2004-03-09 Thread Jim Leonard
Stephane Racle wrote: It was easier to find than I thought... Looks like an RPG with modem play! Really? What year? I believe American Challenge: A Sailing Simulation was semi-officially the first modem 2-player game but I'd always like more data for MobyGames. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Ok....melt wizard...

2004-03-09 Thread Jim Leonard
SYNTHESIS (ie. not pre-recorded sound)?, then THAT would be nerdy. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http

Re: [SWCollect] Spyware

2004-03-09 Thread Jim Leonard
://www.lavasoftusa.com/ Tom Visit my web page for many games for sale/trade and screen shots of Ultima Escape from Mt. Drash, Tom's Ultima, Infocom and RPG page http://members.aol.com/tommage/UltimaPage/ultima.htm -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project

Re: [SWCollect] Spyware

2004-03-09 Thread Jim Leonard
. http://www.safer-networking.org/ http://www.lavasoftusacom/ Tom Visit my web page for many games for sale/trade and screen shots of Ultima Escape from Mt. Drash, Tom's Ultima, Infocom and RPG page http://members.aol.com/tommage/UltimaPage/ultima.htm -- Jim Leonard

Re: [SWCollect] Spyware

2004-03-09 Thread Jim Leonard
Yes, a Bayesian filter is built into Thunderbird. Is the rest of the world as ridden by those dialers as we are around here? No, that was a very old thing back in 1994-1996 and I don't think Americans have seen them since. Disclaimer: I *am* a security engineer during the day ;-) -- Jim Leonard

Re: [SWCollect] Ok....melt wizard...

2004-03-09 Thread Jim Leonard
Nope, that was digitized sound, not synthesized. Chris Newman wrote: '82 I think. It was mentioned in the book 'Hackers' by Steven Levy - Original Message - From: Jim Leonard [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 5:13 PM Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Ok

Re: [SWCollect] Wireless Optical Mouse and ebay

2004-03-09 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Need wireless rechargable optical mouse. Anyone have suggestions (want cheap, maybe $25 shipped?). Tried ebay but most sellers have shipping The only wireless mouse worth getting is the Logitech MX700. But you won't find it for $25 shipped. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Spyware

2004-03-12 Thread Jim Leonard
engineer during the day ;-) This list sure has some added benefits ;-) If I may ask: Who do you work for? Check Point Software. We make FireWall-1, if you've heard of it. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice

Re: [SWCollect] Wireless Optical Mouse and ebay

2004-03-12 Thread Jim Leonard
hadn't needed it until then :-) (rant off) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] Re: Format (Softporn Blue White)

2004-03-12 Thread Jim Leonard
blanks. Don't forget MobyGames as well. We're pretty anal about release dates (we have to be!). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants

Re: [SWCollect] The Origin Museum--We're BACK!!

2004-03-12 Thread Jim Leonard
to be the funniest example of SW collecting. Never before has such a truly terrible, awful game been worth so much money. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

Re: [SWCollect] Scexpo

2004-03-12 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In a message dated 03/10/2004 9:10:57 AM Central Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Why are you reading about a sex expo??? LOL A better way to represent the name would be SC Expo. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project

Re: [SWCollect] Red Crystal, the Seven Secrets of Life

2004-03-12 Thread Jim Leonard
Hugh Falk wrote: Does it have to be modem play does serial cable count? We classify them differently in MobyGames (we have tech attributes modem as well as serial/null modem cable) but sure, why not? What's the earilest example of serial you can think of? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED

[SWCollect] Need a picture

2004-03-12 Thread Jim Leonard
Does anyone have any pictures of early plastic/ziplock baggie releases online I can use to show someone that, yes, software used to come in baggies? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene

[SWCollect] How did you find your Drash?

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
, now unstable) was found at a local used software store for $12. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
Can someone repost the auction link? Either ebay search is braindead, or I am... Josh Lulewicz wrote: Edward what are earth are you thinking!?!?!?!? Let the circus beginI think you all know what I am referring to. -josh -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

[SWCollect] Analog Tape Archival

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
aren't playing a tape processed in Dolby (should be marked with Dolby B or Dolby C specifically, other generic Dolby marks need not apply). Any questions to the above, feel free to ask me. I've been doing digital audio on personaly computers and semi-professionally since 1988. -- Jim Leonard

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
in a slight pause before anyone starts talking. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

[SWCollect] Distributing Drash (and all old software)

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
a company money or 2. tarnish a trademark's image. Under those rules, I see no problem distributing the Drash emulator image file to everyone on the list. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene

Re: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
physical location :-) so email me privately so we can work out transferrance details. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http://www.MindCandyDVD.com/ Various oldskool PC rants

Re: [SWCollect] What are you currently on?

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OPEN FORUM TIME: What unusual paths has your gaming obsession taken you to? Creating the first mailing list (and grading scale) specifically dedicated to software collecting ;-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http

Re: [SWCollect] How did you find your Drash?

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
good). It was a happy adventure. - If I can figure out a way of course, I was thinking about making an MP3 of the tape (not sure if that is possible) See earlier conversation about Archiving audio tapes (I posted it two hours ago). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

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