Re: [SWCollect] Game request: Ace of Aces EGA version

2000-09-12 Thread Jim Leonard
Hugh Falk wrote: I didn't think we would ever try to place a value on items. Is that a goal? Not of the MobyScale, no. -- http://www.MobyGames.com/ The world's most comprehensive historical PC gaming database project. --

Re: [SWCollect] Game request: Ace of Aces EGA version

2000-08-31 Thread C.E. Forman
I didn't think we would ever try to place a value on items. Is that a goal? Not to me. I was under the impression we were just discussing generalities, like "Are PC games in general worth more than other systems?", as opposed to "How *much* more are PC games worth than other systems?"

Re: [SWCollect] Game request: Ace of Aces EGA version

2000-08-31 Thread C.E. Forman
Another thing to remember about the shelflife of games at the time was that the PC didn't have a whole lot of them. IF you landed a game that was good it could survive for ages. This is still true today in many respects with games like Quake still going for $30 in some places. I'd personally

Re: [SWCollect] Game request: Ace of Aces EGA version

2000-08-30 Thread Karl Kuras
Another thing to remember about the shelflife of games at the time was that the PC didn't have a whole lot of them. IF you landed a game that was good it could survive for ages. This is still true today in many respects with games like Quake still going for $30 in some places. While video

Re: [SWCollect] Game request: Ace of Aces EGA version

2000-08-29 Thread Jim Leonard
Chris Newman wrote: Yes, there was an EGA version of this game released for the PC. Many Accolade games of the mid to late 80s were released in two separate versions -- CGA and EGA. I don't know if it was a ploy to get gamers to pay for an "upgrade" or if Accolade was merely following the

[SWCollect] Game request: Ace of Aces EGA version

2000-08-25 Thread Chris Newman
Yes, there was an EGA version of this game released for the PC. Many Accolade games of the mid to late 80s were released in two separate versions -- CGA and EGA. I don't know if it was a ploy to get gamers to pay for an "upgrade" or if Accolade was merely following the consumer installation base