Re: [SWCollect] Best copy protection?

2004-06-14 Thread Edward Franks
for a few days because they couldn't come up with worker's comp insurance. :-( I sincerely hope Brian Fargo will be able to create a new startup... He was already gone: http://www.inxile-entertainment.com/ -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Time to blend topics

2004-06-11 Thread Edward Franks
On Jun 11, 2004, at 11:02 AM, Jim Leonard wrote: Edward Franks wrote: I have done this for some music -- download music illegally, listen to it, buy the CD. Nowadays I just listen to streaming radio and/or download it for later listening. The golden-goose questions are how many people

Re: [SWCollect] Time to blend topics

2004-06-10 Thread Edward Franks
are sharing Linux ISOs. ;-) -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of 'unsubscribe

Re: [SWCollect] Another one?!

2004-06-09 Thread Edward Franks
groupings. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Another one?!

2004-06-08 Thread Edward Franks
. A maker has no right to get more money on the sale of used items. That's like saying it would be wrong to buy a used or out of print book because the author wouldn't get any money. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you

Re: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Edward Franks
called Marty that will play the FM-Towns games. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject

Re: [SWCollect] The Warp Factor from SSI

2004-05-31 Thread Edward Franks
in the catalogs, does it *really* exist? Yes. :-) I have both versions of the box art. SSI changed the art after Paramount threatened a lawsuit. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed

Re: [SWCollect] June 22, 1979

2004-05-31 Thread Edward Franks
On May 31, 2004, at 9:29 PM, Marco Thorek wrote: The 25th anniversary is coming up :-) I'll have to light my brass lantern that day. ;-) (I have several genuine caving lanterns.) -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent

Re: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-23 Thread Edward Franks
manufacturer. ;-) Thus his stuff is new 'old stock'. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-21 Thread Edward Franks
-handed weapon. It is just gamers tend to go for the big-phallic-substitute two-handers. ;-) Besides, that's more a rapier/epee on the Akalabeth label, which *is* a one-handed weapon. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent

Re: [SWCollect] TES: Arena

2004-04-09 Thread Edward Franks
On Apr 6, 2004, at 7:26 PM, Jim Leonard wrote: Edward Franks wrote: Bethesda is making Arena available as a free download http://www.elderscrolls.com/downloads/downloads_games.htm. What's even more cool to me is the fact they have a link to (an older version of) DosBox as the emulator

Re: [SWCollect] Esoteric Question #274

2004-04-08 Thread Edward Franks
want the extras. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Anyone seen this Zork poster before?

2004-04-06 Thread Edward Franks
On Apr 5, 2004, at 10:23 PM, Marco Thorek wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ViewItemitem=3715995961category=28009 It sure is news to me. I have one. It's a nifty poster from the Zork User Group. -- Edward Franks

[SWCollect] TES: Arena

2004-04-06 Thread Edward Franks
. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Personal Software Zork

2004-04-01 Thread Edward Franks
On Mar 31, 2004, at 6:11 PM, C.E. Forman wrote: Yep, that's definitely the Apple II manual. I saw one auction a long time ago that had it in an open-faced box. Scan is attached, I saved it. I recognize that pic. :-) That is one of my most prized collectibles. -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-30 Thread Edward Franks
on three more from the same source. Not one, not two, but three more. All brand new and shrinkwrapped. http://www.dcc.online.pt/~c9707061/images/collection4.jpg The quest is now complete. Congratulations! That's one sweet find. :) -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-29 Thread Edward Franks
lots of items for that same (total) big price. eBay's costs should be roughly the same whether your item goes for $0.99 or for $5,000.00. I'm sure they make money off of every auction so once an item 'goes big' they can have a smaller cut of the total and still do well. ;-) -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-23 Thread Edward Franks
the final price. I'll be selling some other stuff I have extras of or don't want, but nothing that is highly wanted by collectors (for example, I have an extra Quest For Glory collection). I've also mentioned the email list to Mr. Olafson and invited him to join. -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-22 Thread Edward Franks
is a godsend. I'm glad I wasn't watching the auction go, I would have been a nervous wreck! -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe

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

U4 Part II was Re: [SWCollect] Announcing the CGW Museum

2004-03-20 Thread Edward Franks
On Mar 20, 2004, at 4:05 AM, Stephen Emond wrote: [Snip] Do you know anything more about Ultima IV Part II? If you have the article Id love to read it. Subtitled: The Avatar Kicks Back and Has A Cold One? ;-) -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Announcing the CGW Museum

2004-03-20 Thread Edward Franks
. Even back then, dates slipped.. For Ultima V I can easily see that. How many games, or even apps, came close to what U5 tried to do? (On an 8-bit micro that is.) I know Time Zone came on more disks, but it was a simpler game. -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
someone else to have their journey with Drash. Oh, if I sound a bit loopy, it is because I just got off work (graveyard shift) and I'm pretty tired. The funny thing for me is I'll be at work when this auction ends and I won't know what happens for hours. ;-) Later, Edward -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
with the castle coversheet, FM-Towns U6, U6 with RG Denis Loubet signatures, the Sierra Ultima I, the Drash-sized black Ultima II, etc.). So I guess I can continue to claim membership in the Ultima rarities club. ;-) Anyway, off to sleep... -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
On Mar 15, 2004, at 8:59 AM, Freddie Bingham wrote: Going down the fm-towns road, did you ever acquire the Fm Towns Wing Commander. I ask because I noticed you chronicle the wing commander series on your website. (see attached picture) Wrong person. ;-) -- Edward Franks

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
. Selling worldwide means someone is going to have to get up in the middle of the night to bid. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
for that one. :-) I wouldn't be have surprised to see someone email me asking if I would take a personal check... -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
couldn't remember if I had left the private bidding text in or not. After sleeping on it I'm ok with leaving everything as is. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
to treat it if the roles were reversed. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject

Re: [SWCollect] Preserving original games

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
protection bites in many ways. :sigh: -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of 'unsubscribe

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

2004-03-15 Thread Edward Franks
. :-P If Drash does hit that figure then Hugh can be our Prophet of Crazy Game Prices. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send

Re: [SWCollect] California Pacific sales figures

2004-03-11 Thread Edward Franks
. That's my other one, if you don't recognize the seller. ;-) -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [SWCollect] Weird Ultima auction on eBay

2004-02-01 Thread Edward Franks
. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Rarity Scale

2004-01-30 Thread Edward Franks
you'll spend more time hand massaging the data than you might realize. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Rarity Scale

2004-01-28 Thread Edward Franks
really know. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Bah, ebay/paypal

2004-01-22 Thread Edward Franks
is kind of damned either way they go. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-22 Thread Edward Franks
testing of the backup is still a good idea. It's just incredible handy to stuff gobs of 5.25 or 3.5 inch backups on a CD-R or DVD-R. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed

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

2004-01-22 Thread Edward Franks
this is damn cool. :-D [1] http://www.artworxinn.com/alex/downloads.htm [2] SDL 1.2.6 for Win32 at http://www.libsdl.org/download-1.2.php -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-21 Thread Edward Franks
on an Apple II. I also have a Mockingboard in mine so I can hear the music. Hmm. I was just about to whine ;-) that only ApplePC supported the Mockingboard, but a quick google and I see a couple of new emulators say they support it. I'll have to try them out. -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-21 Thread Edward Franks
would agree that the floppy version is of interest to collectors and RTZ fanatics. Which is a bit of a shame. I liked the way they did the user interface. You had actual choices in what you did. I like that even if it did lead to the infamous bonding plant puzzle. -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] ZorkQuest #2

2004-01-20 Thread Edward Franks
that one secret! ;-) (Like that's going to happen with this group of eagle-eyed collectors...) -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe

[SWCollect] Only opened slightly for pictures...

2004-01-20 Thread Edward Franks
. Diamond Mint. Emerald Good. Cubic Zirconium Poor. ^_^ -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [SWCollect] 5.25s vs. 3.5s

2004-01-20 Thread Edward Franks
the time. I also have my main gaming PC and my retro gaming PC (DOS 6.22/Win98SE dual boot, 3dfx Voodoo2 with a whopping 12 MB RAM :-D) on a KVM switch. Both are networked to make it easier to transfer files or snag the MS security update de jour. -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Software Collecting Expo?

2004-01-18 Thread Edward Franks
the impression of a busy, successful convention. Whereas large rooms partially filled give off the impression of a dying or dead convention. (Savvy grassroots political groups use this concept all the time. ;-)) -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-17 Thread Edward Franks
On Jan 15, 2004, at 11:15 AM, Feldhamer, Stuart wrote: It doesn't seem odd to me...Legend has abandoned its core competency - adventure games. If the rumors are true (Legend has been shutdown) they paid the price. :-/ -- Edward Franks

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

2004-01-15 Thread Edward Franks
On Jan 15, 2004, at 3:29 AM, Pedro Quaresma wrote: Thanks for the report Jim, looking forward to check that one out too. Nevertheless, the important question remains: will it run Ultima 7 with its Voodoo Memory System? ;) Yes, though not perfectly. -- Edward Franks

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

2004-01-15 Thread Edward Franks
DosBox itself on OS X. It runs, but I haven't gotten Ultima IV to run correctly. It will load the game, but the graphics are horribly garbled. There is also a new public beta version of VDMSound at http://vogons.zetafleet.com/viewtopic.php?t=2071 which I'm playing with. -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-15 Thread Edward Franks
-- it is. For a newcomer to DD and role-playing you are right, it is harder because you have to make a series of choices without really understanding the interplay of the options. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent

Re: [SWCollect] Need advice regarding a Wasteland purchase

2004-01-15 Thread Edward Franks
in the scale. People ('the market') values virginal items higher in general. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-14 Thread Edward Franks
armor on your mage if you want, but your casting failure rate is going to be pretty high... -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send

Re: [SWCollect] Paranoid seller and tax evasion

2004-01-14 Thread Edward Franks
office that the USPS is now starting to open packages sent via media rate. Too many eBayers were trying to get around postal costs by falsifying the package to get a cheap rate. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-14 Thread Edward Franks
options then you have to let the player make these types of mistakes. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Edward Franks
himself for a couple of years for free. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject

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

2004-01-12 Thread Edward Franks
On Jan 12, 2004, at 9:38 AM, Jim Leonard wrote: Edward Franks wrote: I've got the C64 version. Did Pavlish work on that port? I did a bit of Googling on Wasteland, but didn't see a clear answer. SMACK Infidel! Use mobygames.com and you'll have the answer in seconds. I did

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Edward Franks
-boiler DD RPGs. I want my quirky character driven RPG games. :-D -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Edward Franks
when you can now buy external *terabyte* drives, but if you have an older machine or use a laptop it can be a problem. Interestingly enough there is also a Mac version of the same utility if you want to play BG1 in OS X. -- Edward Franks

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

2004-01-12 Thread Edward Franks
. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-12 Thread Edward Franks
to be launched against your opponent(s) when you weren't even online. (They might not go as well then, though.) Uh, I thought I could remember more, but that seems to be it. For all I know it was never released in the end. Planetside? -- Edward Franks

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

2004-01-10 Thread Edward Franks
that would be neat to have signed, but I think what I would like most to would be to have Werdna and Trebor sign one of my copies of Wizardry. :-D Take a step, fight, fight, fight, graph, repeat. -- Edward Franks -- This message

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

2004-01-10 Thread Edward Franks
On Jan 10, 2004, at 8:41 PM, Jim Leonard wrote: Edward Franks wrote: Yes I would. I don't care if it added a penny to the market value, it would be more valuable to me. One of my favorite Ultimas is the Ultima VI signed by both Richard Garriott and Denis Loubet. Holy cow. I never liked

Re: [SWCollect] Modern classics

2004-01-10 Thread Edward Franks
to fit the game. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Don't you hate it when...

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
boxes (to avoid the acidic cardboard)? Filing cabinets? What? Unless it is an important part, say the Sorcerer Infotater, I just stick it in my 'parts' box. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
these games end up in the hands of people that love 'em rather than in the trash or in a 'hoard', forgotten and unappreciated. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
. I like to let people know if there are any broken parts, marks, or tape on things. The rest I don't worry about describing. After all, these are old games and they are going to have wear-and-tear. -- Edward Franks

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
On Jan 5, 2004, at 8:25 PM, C.E. Forman wrote: Aagh. Classic mistake. Searching on Drash but not Ultima for the VIC. I'm modifying my automated searches right now. Don't feel bad. I've been doing the same mistake for years! -- Edward Franks

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
have some vague memory of a Zork 2 poster mentioned. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
crop up anywhere else -- but because nobody WANTS them, they have no VALUE. So, rare != value. At least in my wacko collection :) That reminds me of the old economic chestnut: While not everything scarce is valuable, everything valuable is scarce. -- Edward Franks

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
of era of microcomputer games from the beginning to today. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
? Or do you have the same book as Howard too? I have the version as Howard. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail to [EMAIL

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

2004-01-08 Thread Edward Franks
On Jan 8, 2004, at 5:12 PM, Stephane Racle wrote: This is what mine looks like... There must have been a few variations. Given the do-it-in-your-Mom's-kitchen standards of the day I would suspect your copy is one of the first editions. Anyone know for sure? -- Edward Franks

[SWCollect] Mt. Drash cassette and market value

2004-01-05 Thread Edward Franks
of collectibles. What is your thought process in determining the market value of a collectible? -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list

[SWCollect] Is it just me...

2003-12-28 Thread Edward Franks
. I can take the heat of another neg. ;-) If he had been polite and given me a reason I wouldn't have negged him. It is the holidays, I know how money can be tight and I'm in a forgiving mode. /rant -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] When did you discover ebay?

2003-12-28 Thread Edward Franks
since:. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] When did you discover ebay?

2003-12-27 Thread Edward Franks
On Dec 27, 2003, at 3:25 PM, Stephen Emond wrote: I beat all of you - Apr 5, 1997 :)  I think I signed up to bid on a complete Ultima VI. Oct 12, 1996. Back when it was called AuctionWeb. ;-) -- Edward Franks

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

2003-12-26 Thread Edward Franks
On Dec 22, 2003, at 7:12 PM, Dan Chisarick wrote: I wish ebay charged by the exclamation point... It must work since a new eBayer bought that budget TES:Arena now for $70... -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you

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

2003-12-21 Thread Edward Franks
that will make any money at all are the Daggerfalls, Ultimas, etc.? Maybe you should give this guy's http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=3067006420 strategy a whirl. ;-) If I'm not mistaken that's the budget re-release of Arena. -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] [Fwd: Re: 5.25 disks?]

2003-12-05 Thread Edward Franks
much agree with that. People have gotten used to the idea that cheaper is always better -- zero cost being the cheapest -- without understanding or giving a damn about the eventual long term consequences. But, I'll save the economics rant for another day. ;-) -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] [Fwd: Re: 5.25 disks?]

2003-12-04 Thread Edward Franks
a backdoor. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Vintage games w/fatal flaws

2003-12-04 Thread Edward Franks
some little typo in it that would require you to buy next month's issue to resolve? :) You mean, besides the typos *I* introduced? ;-) Oh for the days of typing in code from a poorly done magazine copy of a faint line-printer copy of a program... -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] How to protect against theft of big-money items?

2003-11-30 Thread Edward Franks
this, but it might be worth making a note in the auction description that anyone using PayPal must adhere to the terms of Paypal's (Seller) Protection Policy. I don't know quite how to phrase such a statement or even if it would be any help, but it might be worth considering. -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Hello!

2003-10-04 Thread Edward Franks
happened after that first Atari U1 fetched $860? ;-) How prophetic a price. ;-) I see the Drash cassette went for $865. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect

Re: [SWCollect] Hello!

2003-09-26 Thread Edward Franks
. Well, I was hoping it would. ;-) That particular Drash looks to be in better shape than mine. The box has more gloss, plus it has the registration card which I don't have. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you

Re: [SWCollect] Drash in Droves

2003-09-26 Thread Edward Franks
!) If the buyer is on this list, I'd love to hear how much you paid him off. B-) What is it with Drash? Dormant for years, now we have two within a week of each other! Rarities seem to pull each other out of hiding, especially if the first gets a high bid on eBay. :-D -- Edward Franks

[SWCollect] Ultima 11

2003-09-02 Thread Edward Franks
Gotta love auctions -- http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/ eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=2750965793category=4610 -- with text descriptions like ULTIMA 11 IS THE SEQUWL TO THE BEST-SELLINH FANTASY-ROLE PLAYING GAME ULTIMA! :-D -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Ultima 11

2003-09-02 Thread Edward Franks
On Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at 09:13 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Whoa. I had JUST marked this very auction to watch, like 10 seconds ago. Cosmic. B-) Great minds think alike? ^_^ -- Edward Franks -- This message

Re: [SWCollect] Ebay trader experiences

2003-08-31 Thread Edward Franks
probably want to buy something from them in the future. (Being in California they seem to get a small, but steady supply of some rare items.) I'm sorry I can't give you a better answer. Good luck with the next auctions! -- Edward Franks

Re: FW: Re: [SWCollect] (OT) Kids games

2003-08-08 Thread Edward Franks
John? ;-) -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Value of Apple ][ Goldfinger

2003-07-25 Thread Edward Franks
be able to afford one of the (honestly) rare Apple *I*s I've seen up for sale -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail

Re: [SWCollect] Platform

2003-02-21 Thread Edward Franks
On Friday, February 21, 2003, at 11:48 PM, Dan Chisarick wrote: Guess what platform its really for: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/ eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemcategory=3561item=3008682923rd=1 Apple made other computers than the Mac? ;-) -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] Using MobyGames Info

2003-02-16 Thread Edward Franks
?ViewItemitem=3008172904category=11050 legitimately using Moby Games images? -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail

Re: [SWCollect] RPG moved to main genre list

2003-02-13 Thread Edward Franks
paperback. Then again, most of the flight sims have had excellent manuals (ie, Falcon 4.0). -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe

Re: [SWCollect] The first? -- Thread was King's Quest 1

2003-02-10 Thread Edward Franks
believe the Apple ][ actually shipped before the Commodore PET, and both of these were announced before the TRS-80. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list

Re: [SWCollect] The first? -- Thread was King's Quest 1

2003-02-10 Thread Edward Franks
-jennings/ page_01.htm -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] Greetings

2003-02-07 Thread Edward Franks
in the many changes of hands CW went through (someone was supposedly still selling copies from their garage). Is that story true or did you just buy the existing CW copyright? -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you

Re: [SWCollect] Greetings

2003-02-07 Thread Edward Franks
any and all intellectual property I just wondered if the CGW story was accurate. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail

Re: [SWCollect] Software collecting videos

2003-02-05 Thread Edward Franks
British I can't think of anything that was negotiated as a separate property. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to you because you are currently subscribed to the swcollect mailing list. To unsubscribe, send mail

Re: [SWCollect] Software collecting videos

2003-02-05 Thread Edward Franks
hole. -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

Re: [SWCollect] New topic--Collectors UNITE!

2003-02-05 Thread Edward Franks
of you? For me it is mostly the Apple ][, IBM PC, and a few Macintosh games. I really don't collect for a particular hardware platform, though. I tend to pick up the games I'm interested and if they span platforms I'll follow (for example, the Might and Magic series). -- Edward Franks

Re: [SWCollect] New topic--Collectors UNITE!

2003-02-05 Thread Edward Franks
? -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent 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

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