Re: [SWCollect] Ultima bucks :)

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
Howard Feldman wrote: Tom (and anyone else), please stop sending such large files as attachments. Some of us have size limits to our inbox and you may burst them.. Personally, I like attachements as long as they're under 250K (I'm on a modem for most of my email time). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Preserving original games

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
them into. -- 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] Here we go.....

2004-03-15 Thread Jim Leonard
and the Pacific Rim. Selling worldwide means someone is going to have to get up in the middle of the night to bid. Or, they can bid right when the see the listing. Sheesh. Not every bid has to be a snipe. And if so, esnipe works great. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

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

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
Marco Thorek wrote: It's time for the IGST (intergalactic standard time), isn't it? ;-) Sounds like what Swatch attempted with their Internet Time thing about five years ago. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious

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

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
that created mobygames.com. -- 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] Distributing Drash (and all old software)

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
hypocritical because much of Disney's blockbuster movies were adaptations of public domain published works! -- 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] Preserving original games

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
an emulator? I don't because when I play my games I must have my MT-32!! Then back up your disks with a copy-protection-aware program on original old hardware (like, a 386 and a copy of CopyWrite or CopyIIPC) or use an Option Board. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

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

2004-03-16 Thread Jim Leonard
Freddie Bingham wrote: Great, I've sent $12 via paypal to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hey, where's the $5 donation to mobygames.com? (shameless plug) http://www.mobygames.com/info/fob (/shameless plug) ;) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http

Re: [SWCollect] Announcing the CGW Museum

2004-03-17 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] USB console controllers

2004-03-18 Thread Jim Leonard
2600 games, period). Maybe with this she will. -- 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] Announcing the CGW Museum

2004-03-19 Thread Jim Leonard
to have them available. Stephane Jim Leonard wrote: Regardless of how it turns out, please make sure to provide text or text-aware file formats, like PDF that has been OCR'd, or DjVu (no OCR'd text, but separates text and background graphics

Re: [SWCollect] Sam Max II

2004-03-20 Thread Jim Leonard
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Re: [SWCollect] PhillyClassic

2004-03-20 Thread Jim Leonard
to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of 'unsubscribe swcollect' Archives are available at: http://www.mail-archive.com/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/ -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http

Re: [SWCollect] PhillyClassic

2004-03-20 Thread Jim Leonard
Dan Chisarick wrote: Howard Scott Warshaw was there (wrote Yar's Revenge, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and E.T. I think) Nice to see a classic developer trek all the way over from CA. He was cool. I bought a copy of Once Upon Atari from him and he autographed it for me. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Announcing the CGW Museum

2004-03-20 Thread Jim Leonard
up as much as possible (no staple marks, no smudges, etc.) before running through Capture. It created more work than it saved. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out

Re: [SWCollect] Sam Max II

2004-03-21 Thread Jim Leonard
market that aren't The Sims or Barbie's Pet Rescue. -- 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] Sam Max II

2004-03-22 Thread Jim Leonard
forum? I can quote you or keep it anonymous, but I'd love to post this info somewhere else (where there is a raging discussion going on over Sam and Max). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene

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:http

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread Jim Leonard
it on the web for those who want to watch 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 PC rants and ramblings: http://www.oldskool.org

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-23 Thread Jim Leonard
What timezone? Josh Lulewicz wrote: Jim, it's on again at 3:00pm on Wednesday (3/24). -Josh -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 4:40 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight Lee K. Seitz

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-23 Thread Jim Leonard
Jim Leonard wrote: What timezone? never mind -- 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] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-23 Thread Jim Leonard
it available via RealVideo, because real still has the best quality at low bitrates (and the most number of platforms supported). If this is a problem for anyone, let me know (and be prepared to provide a compelling argument for another format). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-24 Thread Jim Leonard
suggest something better. Josh Lulewicz wrote: Jim, it's on again at 3:00pm on Wednesday (3/24). -Josh -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 4:40 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight Lee K

[SWCollect] Video Game Invasion

2004-03-27 Thread Jim Leonard
, and the MPEG-4 didn't have audio... so much for that. -- 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] Video Game Invasion

2004-03-30 Thread Jim Leonard
Has everyone grabbed this yet? I'm taking it offline Saturday and it's a slow link so start downloading it *now*. Jim Leonard wrote: Okay, the documentary that everyone missed is online here: ftp.mindcandydvd.com:/pub/misc There is a modem-bitrate version and an ISDN-bitrate version. I

Re: [SWCollect] Video Game Invasion

2004-03-31 Thread Jim Leonard
Howard Feldman wrote: I watched it already, that was cool, thanks! Was it supposed to be in Black and White or is my computer just messed? Your computer is messed. The entire thing is in color. Maybe change your desktop color depth and/or download the latest player? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] DOS sound in Win 98SE

2004-03-31 Thread Jim Leonard
for TRUE DOS mode? I'm decent at this but can be a real headache, there has to be an easier way (yes I could use DOSBox but would like to know how to run without it if possible) You are at the mercy of your sound card's legacy -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http

Legacy Sound (was Re: [SWCollect] DOS sound in Win 98SE)

2004-03-31 Thread Jim Leonard
for peanuts on ebay. -- 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: Legacy Sound (was Re: [SWCollect] DOS sound in Win 98SE)

2004-04-01 Thread Jim Leonard
switches or sometimes just KVMs (Keyboard/Video/Mouse). You can get them as cheap as $29 for an all-in-one solution (a box attached to cables), or up to $100 for a 4-port switch. Here's one for comparision: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=545813 -- Jim

Re: Legacy Sound (was Re: [SWCollect] DOS sound in Win 98SE)

2004-04-01 Thread Jim Leonard
as ebay exists, you'll be able to find DB15 joysticks. But yes, it will get harder and harder. However, in 10 years, emulation will also be very good. So that will help mitigate the loss of favorite peripherals. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project

Re: [SWCollect] And then one day, the Holy Grail is found

2004-04-01 Thread Jim Leonard
swcollect' Archives are available 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

Re: [SWCollect] FW: Play Zork on your Cell Phone!

2004-04-01 Thread Jim Leonard
Feldhamer, Stuart wrote: http://www.waxy.org/archive/2004/03/21/infocomb.shtml I see we have a trend here. Okay, here's my infonybble: Play Alter Ego in your web browser! http://www.theblackforge.net/ -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project

Re: [SWCollect] Is this particular version rare?????

2004-04-07 Thread Jim Leonard
Peter Olafson wrote: I don't think -any- of the versions of Maniac Mansion are rare. Apple releases are some of the rarer releases of MM, but I think the current bid price of $157 is about $57 more than sane :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http

Re: [SWCollect] Is this particular version rare?????

2004-04-07 Thread Jim Leonard
, welcome! -- 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] Is this particular version rare?????

2004-04-07 Thread Jim Leonard
Freddie Bingham wrote: Its all relative to what you want and if you value sealed with original stickers to be worth more. I found the $3600 price of Drash to be about $2600 above sane. That's because it was, in my personal opinion. However, I'm broke, so my perspective is a bit warped :) -- Jim

Re: [SWCollect] Another Is this rare?

2004-04-07 Thread Jim Leonard
to have an album cover release of Wasteland for IBM (faintly rumored to exist but I've never seen one). -- 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] Another Is this rare?

2004-04-08 Thread Jim Leonard
on the shelf in flatbox, then 6 months later the PC version in standard box. He's most likely wrong. Yep. My experiences contradict his ;-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com

Re: [SWCollect] Another Is this rare?

2004-04-08 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You know Jim I have this and it is NOT slash version I think (it is in Three total versions: flat in 1986 standard in 1988, supports EGA Slash in 19??, 3.5 disks only. Sorry if I wasn't clear about that. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

Re: [SWCollect] Another Is this rare?

2004-04-08 Thread Jim Leonard
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Re: [SWCollect] Computist

2004-04-12 Thread Jim Leonard
a .zip (with no compression of course) with all the images. BTW, if you would like the exact images I scanned, I still have them on the hard drive -- I'm not just making numbers up, you can see the test files for yourself. Just tell me where to email them. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [SWCollect] Computist

2004-04-12 Thread Jim Leonard
(but the text will still be hidden and searchable). That is probably the only reason to use PDF. Otherwise, as you found out, it's better to just archive a series of image files, properly numbered. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com

Re: [SWCollect] Computist

2004-04-12 Thread Jim Leonard
Jim Leonard wrote: Dan Chisarick wrote: JPEG: I guess I was lazy because the scanner supports JPEG, TIFF, PCT and PSD as native outputs. I can scan each page w/its own settings (color vs BW pretty much) in TIFF format and post-process the scans into PNG. One more thing I wanted to add

[SWCollect] Lost my email

2004-04-17 Thread Jim Leonard
I just accidentally deleted all of my inbox, which was about 80 messages of things to do for other people. If you are/were waiting on me for a favor or something, please email me again so that it doesn't get lost to the ether. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http

[SWCollect] Mailing list work

2004-05-13 Thread Jim Leonard
to tell which is real/fake, etc.) -- 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] Ouch

2004-05-11 Thread Jim Leonard
to take well-lit pictures with a 3MP or higher camera from multiple angles, it isn't going to represent the item properly. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http://www.mobygames.com/ Or check out some

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-11 Thread Jim Leonard
the mailing list over the past three years -- you know, resources for people who want to get into software collecting. I'm hella busy right now, but it's definitely on my todo list. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-11 Thread Jim Leonard
mint, etc. They didn't come from the factory this way... That's a new one. How about NM (funk: ED) ;-) -- 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] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-12 Thread Jim Leonard
remaining? For the former, no. For the latter, who can ever know? -- 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] Mailing list work

2004-05-13 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ***Jim Leonard wrote:* (The motivation behind this is part of my Master Plan(tm) for softwarecollecting.org, which is to become a big helpful source of software collecting for people new to the hobby: a FAQ, an illustrated list of MobyScale grades

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch and I Don't Like This threads

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
Stuart Feldhamer wrote: Hmmm... If I had to summarize: Most people are unhappy that the prices are going ridiculously high. There is a big argument about whether it should be MS or M(S). Nobody sees the connection between these two threads? I don't, actually...? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch and I Don't Like This threads

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
more participants, and more participants means more items that get shaken loose... -- 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] I don't like this at all...

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
-- there will always be people like that, so the industry will shift all the time. Until we get to be a bigger industry, we won't have the same common-sense protection that, for example, the comic book industry has against reprints being considered as worth a lot. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

Re: [SWCollect] I don't like this at all...

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
a problem with that at all. Most hobbies have support business on the side, (scrapbooking, coin collection, comics, etc.) so this is to be expected with our hobby as well as it gets larger. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
Driver from Spectrum Holobyte, and I would like to replace it with a full retail copy one of these days. -- 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] I don't like this at all...

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
to be worth, or is it worth what even 1 person is willing to pay, even if it's a lot more than that? Things are worth whatever someone is willing to pay for them. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
to clarify 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] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
; any other opinions out there? And Jim, once opened, it can no longer be mint. No question about that. Just making sure :-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
-- everyone is a free person :) and can do whatever they want to. But for the purpose of being consistant and avoiding confusion like this, many (if not most) of us here on the list use the MobyScale, because we invented it and came to a consensus. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
: Dufus! You proudly displayed your complete Mt. Drash in your apartment window for a week for bragging rights? Of course this would probably yellow the BOX and not the wrap ;) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
they have to use the MobyScale, or any scale for that matter, as long as everything is properly described. -- 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] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
: Mint Sealed items are obviously worth more than Near Mint items, but as to *how much more* is completely open to debate (and in some cases, not very much more at all). -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice

Re: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Jim Leonard
the condition of the wrap in the abbreviated form. Excellent. I've added it to the MobyScale, which now inches up to revision 1.03. The full permanent location of the MobyScale, as always, is http://www.mobygames.com/info/MobyScale;. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

Re: [SWCollect] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-15 Thread Jim Leonard
Geo games via emulation, and while some are pretty good, they're not THAT good. -- 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

[SWCollect] Mailing list update

2004-05-04 Thread Jim Leonard
I am in the process of upgrading the mailing list software that powers this mailing list. It is possible that the list will cease to function while I do this. If it does, please hang tight while I fix it. I expect to be done upgrading by the weekend. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [SWCollect] OT: Your real life adventures?

2004-05-03 Thread Jim Leonard
PROTECTED] with a subject of 'unsubscribe swcollect' Archives are available 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

Re: [SWCollect] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-16 Thread Jim Leonard
John Romero wrote: Actually, we had a NeoGeo at id back at the start of 1991 You're correct, my dates are off. Still, $650 for a console? And looking on ebay, we see... $550? Sheesh. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious

Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Jim Leonard
3 individual sellers had lots to offer: -- 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 Article from The Origin Museum

2004-04-25 Thread Jim Leonard
, consulting add-ins/feelies. I feel that it is imperative that the game be experienced before it can be considered truly preserved. So just collect two of everything ;-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project

Re: [SWCollect] New Article from The Origin Museum

2004-04-26 Thread Jim Leonard
Vincent Joguin wrote: If it's 1 sec. in the emulator, then it's a bad emulator ;-) For those who didn't get the joke, Vincent has written several emulators. :-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice

Re: [SWCollect] Even marginally ethical?

2004-04-27 Thread Jim Leonard
Dan Chisarick wrote: Evil? Immoral? Risky? All of the above. It's called shilling on ebay, and gets you booted'n'banned. Not in favor of it. :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project? http

Re: [SWCollect] Even marginally ethical?

2004-04-27 Thread Jim Leonard
on wrist) -- 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] Even marginally ethical?

2004-04-27 Thread Jim Leonard
for $40 4-5 years ago... price fixing would help me earn some cash. But I'm not willing to trade my morals and ethics for it :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

Re: [SWCollect] Even marginally ethical?

2004-04-27 Thread Jim Leonard
Stephane Racle wrote: That is, a lot of white-collar criminals only get a slap on the wrist. Sad to say, that is true. :-( -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

[SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-20 Thread Jim Leonard
or not to attach the sticker to the can (like I found it on my first one). Advice? -- 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

Re: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-20 Thread Jim Leonard
be converted into A, A must be worth at least as much as, if not more than, B. : ) Stuart -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 12:00 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest Even with my superior powers of anality

Re: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-21 Thread Jim Leonard
then probably best to give buyer the choice? Honestly, I just don't like unattached stickers :) but of course I don't want to diminish the worth by attaching it. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice

Re: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-21 Thread Jim Leonard
on -- wouldn't that be worth just a tiny bit more? -- 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] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-21 Thread Jim Leonard
it. Eh heh, you got bumper stickers on your car Jim? If so I hope they say Go White Sox Tom -- 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] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-23 Thread Jim Leonard
ZERO. See above. Garriot has done this and the value wasn't zero. -- 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

Re: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-24 Thread Jim Leonard
8 Lynx units! It was very refreshing to see that kind of mentality for a change. So there's my $0.02. -- 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] Sierra cover artists (was: Drash...)

2004-05-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Jukka Eronen wrote: BTW does anyone here own original game art? Cover art or ingame? Nope, but I wish I did of a few titles (I would love the Starflight cover, for example). The closest thing I have would be my Rocket Ranger comic book. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

Re: [SWCollect] Another one?!

2004-06-03 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] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-06-03 Thread Jim Leonard
:* Monday, May 31, 2004 8:54 AM *Subject:* [SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming Cute ;) http://www.egmmag.com/article2/0,2053,1487038,00.asp -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene

Re: [SWCollect] June 22, 1979

2004-06-03 Thread Jim Leonard
Stephen Emond wrote: This year IS the 25th Anniversary of Akalabeth (and by extension, Ultima). However I believe June 22, 1979 was the date Infocom was formed. Correct. Is Activision planning any sort of special celebration? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming

Re: [SWCollect] June 22, 1979

2004-06-03 Thread Jim Leonard
Feldhamer, Stuart wrote: LOL! That's a good one, Jim! I wasn't joking :-( Oh, well... -- 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] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-06-03 Thread Jim Leonard
. Another quest that nearly consumed him was Airball, and also King's Quest 2. -- 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] June 22, 1979

2004-06-03 Thread Jim Leonard
Peter Olafson wrote: I could be wrong, but I doubt anyone remains at Activision from the Infocom days to remind them. True, but they were all gone when Activision published those Infocom compilations, so I thought there was some small hope. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

Re: [SWCollect] Another one?!

2004-06-04 Thread Jim Leonard
Para: [EMAIL PROTECTED] A/C: Ref: cc: (bcc: Pedro Quaresma/SCAETANO) Assunto: Re: [SWCollect] Another one?! *Jim Leonard [EMAIL PROTECTED]* 03-06-2004 16:53 Solicita-se resposta a swcollect Are these particularly rare? I wouldn't imagine this fetching a lot, but then again I'm

Re: [SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-06-04 Thread Jim Leonard
Stuart Feldhamer wrote: Of course, back then I didn't know what Montezuma's Revenge really was, hence why Panama Joe (or whatever his name was) was running so fast : ) OMG... I just *now* got the joke, after playing the game for 15+ years! -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

Re: [SWCollect] Another one?!

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
to do this, email me for FTP site upload to make it easy for you. And thanks :) -- 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] Another one?!

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
+ DVDs. I do buy things, you know :-) I just don't feel I need to collect something just to give it a shot. -- 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

[SWCollect] Tom Snyder Productions

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
-together? -- 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] Another one?!

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
the string Wing Commander somewhere in the title, that I would get sued even if I wasn't selling the thing. -- 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] Another one?!

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
about copyright and intellectual property laws without actually being lawyers. :-D -- 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] Tom Snyder Productions

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
the scenes using crude vector graphics! Ah huah huah huah ha ha ha ha! People not familiar with TV's Tom Snyder can ignore the above :) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com/ A delicious slice of the demoscene:http

Re: [SWCollect] Another one?!

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
is in place currently, however the RIAA prosecutes anyone found streaming video it did not pay them a license for. So I don't think I'll have a problem streaming video/computer game music. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http://www.MobyGames.com

Re: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of 'unsubscribe swcollect' Archives are available 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

Re: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
in the attachment? Let me know ASAP if you are. Thanks Freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org/ -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic

Re: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
as a sound option for DOS games. Any other differences I should know about? Do FM Towns machines themselves crop up on ebay or are otherwise available? Emulators? I would love to document some of the FM Towns-specific versions for MobyGames... -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest

Re: [SWCollect] Another one?!

2004-06-08 Thread Jim Leonard
don't understand this. When I pirate a 20+ year old game to try it out, people sometimes tell me that I'm short-changing the author -- what, like buying a 2nd-hand copy on ebay gives the author money? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:http

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