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] Early MPOG

2004-01-13 Thread Lee K. Seitz
Dan Chisarick stated: One class of games that may not fit the category of 'collectable' but was still fun would be BBS games. Log in, take your handful of turns, come back the next day and see what happened. I've never seen any of these games in a 'boxed' format, and even if they were, I

Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-13 Thread Pedro Quaresma
.' - Oliver Wendell Holmes Para: [EMAIL PROTECTED] A/C: Ref: cc: Assunto: Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG Lee K. Seitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] 13-01-2004 13:39 Solicita-se resposta a swcollect Dan Chisarick stated: One class of games that may not fit the category

Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-13 Thread Jim Leonard
Lee K. Seitz wrote: Dan Chisarick stated: I've seen people comment on missing the days of BBSs, but there's not the nostalgia for it yet that there is for, say, classic computer games. (Of course, we're also talking a smaller population of computer users back then that were into BBSs.) BBS

Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-13 Thread Jim Leonard
Lee K. Seitz wrote: Of www.textfiles.com? Cool! (Hey, where'd the site go! I hope it's only temporary.) Glad to see his documentary is in capable hands. I should correct a misconception: He is doing 99.% of the work; I am only advising on technical/style/research issues. But he is, so

RE: [SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-13 Thread Hugh Falk
13, 2004 11:00 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Early MPOG Pedro Quaresma wrote: This raises another question. Which one was the first known MPOG sold in a box? I'd risk saying Shadows of Yserbius or Neverwinter Nights. Yserbius wasn't online-only, so I'm not sure it should

[SWCollect] Early MPOG

2004-01-12 Thread Dan Chisarick
Most of the more recent games that I would have mentioned have already mentioned... (whoever mentioned Deus Ex, what about System Shock 2, and Thief)? SS2 was really good, but Thief didn't really do it for me as far as gameplay. I love the atmosphere, but the game struck me as tedious in