RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-27 Thread Pedro Quaresma
26, 2004 8:13 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions The KIXX re-releases of the Lucasfilm games have very little value. Just $5-$10 for Maniac Mansion and Zak. Not 100% true. The Amiga KIXX reedition of Monkey Island is famous

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Pedro Quaresma
Quaresma/SCAETANO) Assunto: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions Jukka Eronen [EMAIL PROTECTED] 25-02-2004 23:12 Solicita-se resposta a swcollect Hi! Is the list going to be only adventures/RPGs or other type of games too? There are also german and israeli

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Jukka Eronen
Is that the one offerred in the Melbourne House game? Can you send me thelink, Jukka? I don't believe I've seen it yet.Yes, it's the one sold thru LOTR: Game One; there's a quoteabout it from my earlier answer at the end of this mail.All of my collections are viewable at my site(minus the

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Jukka Eronen
[Nazg├╗l hologram] Hold on, this game is from the 80's. And you are saying you ordered it using the coupon in the game now, 15+ years later?? Or am I missing something here. Do you mean you just got it off eBay from some guy in the UK?Hehe, you're just drawing your own conclusions :)Yeah I

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Jukka Eronen
Yeah, both Zak and Maniac Mansion have regular and enhanced versions regarding resolution; both are 16 colors. Jim already posted links but here are some nice comparisons too: http://koti.mbnet.fi/psychic/pics/temp/temp_maniac_comparison.jpg

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Jukka Eronen
Pedro Quaresma wrote: There is also an Erbe spanish reedition of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, in a smaller box. The arcade-one with the cover art directly from the movie poster? (The game includes a poster too, though I'm missing it.) Or is there an adventure release of Indy 3 too?

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Pedro Quaresma
: Pedro Quaresma/SCAETANO) Assunto: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions Jukka Eronen [EMAIL PROTECTED] 26-02-2004 10:07 Solicita-se resposta a swcollect Pedro Quaresma wrote: There is also an Erbe spanish reedition of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Freddie Bingham
: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 11:52 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions Freddie Bingham wrote: The hi-res version if Zak that you have is the FM Towns (Japanese PC Console) 256 color version that is playable

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Jim Leonard
Freddie Bingham wrote: Being 'famous' doesn't mean it sells for a lot on eBay! Agreed. Or rare, either. Anyone interested in buying a $200 Wibarm from me? ;-) -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project?

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Pedro Quaresma
The KIXX re-releases of the Lucasfilm games have very little value. Just $5-$10 for Maniac Mansion and Zak. Not 100% true. The Amiga KIXX reedition of Monkey Island is famous because it has no copy protection :) Many KIXX games were sold with no copy protection, which is (was?) imho great. --

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-26 Thread Stuart Feldhamer
I think you may be jumping to conclusions here... Stuart -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 2:52 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions *snip* Before you

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jukka Eronen
Thanks for all the answers and welcomes! (I would have joined sooner, but as Feldman said, one had to find here :) BTW, how many people are on this list approximately? Stefan Lindblom wrote: I have most of the SSI catalogues, but not the ones from 1981, let me know if you want me to take pics or

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Jukka Eronen wrote: Thanks for all the answers and welcomes! (I would have joined sooner, but as Feldman said, one had to find here :) BTW, how many people are on this list approximately? Over 40. -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) World's largest electronic gaming project:

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Marco Thorek wrote: Hehe, how old were you Jim, can't beleive they charged you $5 after you rode all that way and being a kid and all. Yup, they should have rewarded his determination. In retrospect, they should have. I was playing the DOS version, which had a typo in the damn dictionary and

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Feldhamer, Stuart
/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions Lurkers? Where? :) - Original Message - From: Marco Thorek [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 1:19 PM Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions Jim Leonard schrieb

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jukka Eronen
[LucasFilm/LucasArts] ** I am almost 100% certain there is no other versions of Zak Yeah, it's probably time to take that out from my list :) (Though there is that KiXX XL two-piece box, but it doesn't count to me.) But I don't know if you disregarded that there are these 2 one-piece boxes that

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jukka Eronen
Do you have both of these? Do you think it is possible that these two copies are for two different systems, i.e. Amiga or IBM or C64. Yep, as said the ones at this page are from my collection (click on mini pics to enlarge covers): http://koti.mbnet.fi/psychic/_eng_games_lucasarts.html My C64

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread C.E. Forman
BTW, I noticed you had a pic of the LOTR limited edition Nazgul hologram - any idea how rare this is? Did you pick it up somewhere or are you the original owner? These things were expensive so I cant imagine they sold many?? Is that the one offerred in the Melbourne House game? Can you

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread C.E. Forman
Reminds me of when Mindscape used to be here in town (used to be in Northbrook, IL). I rode there on my bicycle in 1987 when I was stuck in The Mist and needed hints. The receptionist was surprised when she learned I just got on my bike and rode about 7 miles to ask questions. It was my

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Freddie Bingham wrote: ** I am almost 100% certain there is no other versions of Zak I have (pirated) copies of both a Zak McKracken using the low-res SCUMM (160x200 graphics) and also redrawn high-res (320x200) graphics. Based on the file dates and times I am sure these are different

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Jukka Eronen wrote: But I don't know if you disregarded that there are these 2 one-piece boxes that have different background screenshots (1988 and 1989): I also have an Australian Zak package with a frame border around the front and back. I suppose that could be a further package variation? --

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Jukka Eronen wrote: Is the list going to be only adventures/RPGs or other type of games too? God, I hope not! I would hope it would be pretty much any genre of game. Hugh? -- Jim Leonard ([EMAIL PROTECTED])http://www.oldskool.org/ Want to help an ambitious games project?

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread AvatarTom
In a message dated 02/25/2004 10:45:58 PM Central Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I also have an Australian Zak package with a "frame" border around the front and back. I suppose that could be a further package variation? How about this, "SelectWare" Classic Collection on CD Rom.

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Howard Feldman
I haven't followed the current gaming for some time; is either Full Throttle 2 and Sam Max 2 anymore on production? Yes to the latter, hope they dont mess it up! http://www.lucasarts.com/products/freelancepolice/ -- Howard Feldman, Author of The

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Hugh Falk
Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 8:45 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions Jukka Eronen wrote: Is the list going to be only adventures/RPGs or other type of games too? God, I hope not! I would

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Freddie Bingham
Oh I don't really consider those budget re-releases where they throw different games together. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 8:49 PMTo: [EMAIL PROTECTED]Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Freddie Bingham
-Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 8:45 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions Freddie Bingham wrote: ** I am almost 100% certain there is no other

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-25 Thread Jim Leonard
Freddie Bingham wrote: The hi-res version if Zak that you have is the FM Towns (Japanese PC Console) 256 color version that is playable on the SCUMM emulator. I do No, it is not. What I have is clearly a 320x200 @ 16 color version, not FM Towns 256-color version. Here is a screenshot of the

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-24 Thread Howard Feldman
Hey Jukka, glad you found this list, welcome! 1. Did old SSI fantasy games (non-ADD) have clue books other than Realms of Darkness? I bought most of these new back in the 80's, and the answer is no, none came with a clue book except Realms of Darkness. (Eternal Dagger has a 'strategy guide'

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-24 Thread AvatarTom
I bought most of these new back in the 80's, and the answer is no, none came with a clue book except Realms of Darkness. (Eternal Dagger has a 'strategy guide' that came with it.. Well in a way yes, though not official. Since it was so long ago and I was not on the net I sent to SSI when I got

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-24 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I bought most of these new back in the 80's, and the answer is no, none came with a clue book except Realms of Darkness. (Eternal Dagger has a 'strategy guide' that came with it.. Well in a way yes, though not official. Since it was so long ago and I was not on the

[SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-23 Thread Jukka Eronen
Hello,I'm new on this list so a little introduction could be in order.I'm from Finland and I actively collect (and research)classic adventures/RPGs for any systems;mainly Sierra, Lucas, Tolkien, Ultima, ADD and SSI fantasy.My web page with collecting info and lots of box scans(front, back

RE: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info and questions

2004-02-23 Thread Josh Lulewicz
in the 10th Anniversary catalog). Only time will tell. I hope that helps a little. Josh -Original Message- From: Jukka Eronen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, February 23, 2004 3:32 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [SWCollect] Sierra/Lucas/Tolkien/Ultima/ADD/SSI - info