[SWCollect] Correct term for record albums?

2000-08-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Just what is the correct term for the 8"x8" folder-style packaging made popular by Electronic Arts in the early 1980s? I'll use Pinball Construction Set as an example; do you guys call them: - Record Albums? - Flatboxes? - Folders? - Folios? What's the correct term for these? I've called them

Re: [SWCollect] Correct term for record albums?

2000-08-25 Thread C.E. Forman
I call 'em either "flat folders" or "square folders", sometimes clarifying with "EA" as a prefix. - Original Message - From: Jim Leonard [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 25, 2000 10:10 AM Subject: [SWCollect] Correct term f

Re: [SWCollect] Correct term for record albums?

2000-08-25 Thread Lee K. Seitz
[EMAIL PROTECTED] boldly stated: Well according to my GM, GM? Sadly EA isn't big on history as a company and has thrown away all of it's older games and lore. That seems to be true of most companies, doesn't it? (The ones that are still around, that is.) I know when Activision did it's

Re: Re: [SWCollect] Correct term for record albums?

2000-08-25 Thread hughfalk
Folio can describe many different types of boxes: early Infocoms, SSG games, etc. I like Square Folders better. Or we could use an acromym: EASF8X8F :-) FYI, I also include some games in the flatbox line that aren't really flat: Bard's Tale 2, Robot Rascals and Radio Baseball are