Re: [SWCollect] Nit-picking at its finest

2004-05-24 Thread Jim Leonard
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (and Jim, if you want to banish me for my statements, I'll go quietly..*sniff!* No banishment necesary. :) The funny thing is, while I certainly wasn't advocating forgery, I wasn't making a joke either. I'm very serious when I ask: How could you tell it was a

Re: [SWCollect] Apple II Reunion Party

2004-05-24 Thread Pedro Quaresma
*gasp* After looking at that list, I felt like hitting my head against the wall and asking myself why oh why don't I live in the states?! John, I have no chance to attend, but it would be an honor for me if I could receive an invitation, so I could keep it for posterity. Think that could be

RE: [SWCollect] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-24 Thread Pedro Quaresma
Does that make it the most expensive computer/console game ever? -- Pedro R. Quaresma Salvador Caetano IMVT Div. Sistemas de Informação / Systems and Information Division Administração e Desenvolvimento Lotus Notes / Lotus Notes Administration and Development [EMAIL PROTECTED] // +351 22

Re: [SWCollect] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-24 Thread Jukka Eronen
The second Drash ended without meeting the reserve. Reserve tends to drive certainprocent of people off which is quite understandable. But the price dropped a bit in any case from former loose cassette auctions once again. And to regard this one was with manual. Though it (probably) wasn't

RE: [SWCollect] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-24 Thread Stephen Emond
Actually Sierra was even worse with recycling Ultima art than that... The UI Original / Mt. Drash cover art was originally used as the back of the Ultima II box. Steve From: Jukka Eronen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, May 24, 2004 1:34 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[SWCollect] Sierra cover artists (was: Drash...)

2004-05-24 Thread Jukka Eronen
Actually Sierra was even worse with recycling Ultima art than that... The UI Original / Mt. Drash cover art was originally used as the back of the Ultima II box. Yeah, I know :). It's actually wonderful art. But maybe reusing it three times for different titles is a bit stretching it :) (they're

Re: [SWCollect] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-24 Thread Stefan Lindblom
Once you see it in this context, you could almost assume that the seller contacted the highest bidder after the auction and felt satisfied with the bid, even though it didnt reach the reserve :) Here he didnt win: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=8105492467 And here he

Re: [SWCollect] So obviously Mt. Drash is no longer rare....

2004-05-24 Thread Stephane Racle
I didn't look at it closely, but I'm guessing that second listing was a "second-chance" offered only to King Dragon... Peter Olafson wrote: Interesting. Just out of curioisity, what would happen if someone else had found and acted upon that second listing before thehigh bidderfrom the

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra cover artists (was: Drash...)

2004-05-24 Thread Stephane Racle
Jukka Eronen wrote: Yeah :). Quite an impossible task to locate the originals, though. And even then to get to have them. BTW does anyone here own original game art? Cover art or ingame? One of my most prized items is the original cover art for Masquerade (by Phoenix). It's a breathtaking 8.5

Re: [SWCollect] Sierra cover artists (was: Drash...)

2004-05-24 Thread Peter Olafson
I have an animation cell from Toonstruck somewhere. Peter Jukka Eronen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW does anyone here own original game art?Cover art or ingame?