RE: [SWCollect] Full archives are now online

2004-06-17 Thread Freddie Bingham
I feel that the list should be public, just as it was before. You never know when someone is going to search on one of the software titles that we discuss and then contact us about it. Freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: [SWCollect] Best copy protection?

2004-06-12 Thread Freddie Bingham
I had no problem duplicating the codes on the copy machine at the drugstore near my house. The second release of Maniac Mansion also came with that type of protection. http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org/index.php?gameid=2r=2 -freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org

RE: [SWCollect] No market for Macintosh collectables?

2004-06-11 Thread Freddie Bingham
As far as Lucasarts games go, the Macintosh versions get no respect WHATSOEVER so I wouldn't be surprised if the same mentality is at play here. Freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

RE: [SWCollect] No market for Macintosh collectables?

2004-06-11 Thread Freddie Bingham
Maybe some more light could be shed by emailing this fellow: http://www.channelzilch.com/doug/resume1.htm I wasn't even aware that KofC was released for the macintosh. I know it was released for the IIGS, unless we are referring to the IIGS when we mention Macintosh in this regard. Lucasarts

RE: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Freddie Bingham
Towns Origin Stuff YES, Freddie! Although I have U6, and the Wing Commander one, I do *NOT* have the Strike Commander. Give me a price--I'll buy all of the Origin ones (If noone else wants them) Joe From: Freddie Bingham [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2004/06/08 Tue PM 02:04:44 EDT

RE: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Freddie Bingham
on FM Towns? I thought the last FM Towns machine was a 386. No 386 I know can run Strike Commander effectively... Freddie Bingham wrote: Hi Joe I do not have these but I can get them. Of course I have to arrange a price with the seller for to pay for them and that is based

RE: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Freddie Bingham
- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 1:41 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff Freddie Bingham wrote: Some Fm Towns are 486 machines. Cool, I had no idea. We added FM Towns to MobyGames a few months ago

RE: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff

2004-06-08 Thread Freddie Bingham
PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Fm Towns Origin Stuff On Jun 8, 2004, at 3:50 PM, Freddie Bingham wrote: Yes, you can find FM Towns machines on eBay occasionally but I can always get them from Japan but s/h may be high. There are versions that look like desktops, mini towers

RE: [SWCollect] Hee hee...

2004-06-06 Thread Freddie Bingham
It sells for $10 - $25 now. The original non-Infocom version of the game just sold for $250+ on eBay and this seller is a bit confused as to what he has. Lucasarts Museum- http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, June

RE: [SWCollect] Ultima III

2004-05-29 Thread Freddie Bingham
Oh I've seen countless different Japanese Ultima Online versions when looking for other items. -freddie Lucasarts Museum- http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org From: Stephen Emond [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2004 1:57 PMTo: [EMAIL PROTECTED]Subject: RE:

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

2004-05-14 Thread Freddie Bingham
I wouldn't consider anything sold without a box when determining a game's availability. Freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 10:16 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Freddie Bingham
For me, the scale is rather useless at any rate. We buy a lot of stuff on eBay and the scale has no use there, we are lucky to be able to get a half way decent condition from the seller without offending them in some way by asking detailed questions. When trading amongst ourselves I find people

RE: [SWCollect] I don't like this at all...

2004-05-10 Thread Freddie Bingham
You could stick me on that list. If I see something with a buy-it-now of $5 (that I don't need) and I know I can relist it and sell it for $60, I'll do it. Just another way to fund this ludicrous obsession of cardboard box collecting. Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org

RE: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Freddie Bingham
I still maintain the guide is confusing since you have one situation where a grade and modifier can not be used together. The highest level should simply be Mint and if sealed it gets the (S). If you insist on the Mint Sealed rating then it should be moved out of the same category as NM, F, VG,

RE: [SWCollect] Ouch

2004-05-10 Thread Freddie Bingham
://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 2:28 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Ouch Freddie Bingham wrote: I still maintain the guide is confusing since you have one situation

RE: [SWCollect] Talk about boneheads...

2004-05-06 Thread Freddie Bingham
The seller of this auction has *never* responded to any email I have sent asking innocent questions about his auctions, hence I don't bid on them. -freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: Josh Lulewicz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

[SWCollect] Journeyman Project

2004-04-22 Thread Freddie Bingham
Anyone collect the Journeyman Project 2? I have a couple bumper stickers, circular stickers, and a patch. Lucasarts Museum- http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org

RE: [SWCollect] Another Is this rare?

2004-04-08 Thread Freddie Bingham
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=4122998185ssPageName=ADM E:B:SS:US:1 This is the first packaging, not the later album cover gatefold later used by INFOCOM, but a box. Don't know about you, but I've never seen BUREAUCRACY in anything but a grey box release. Perhaps he actually

RE: [SWCollect] Is this particular version rare?????

2004-04-07 Thread Freddie Bingham
Rare opened? Maybe 2 or 3 a year on eBay though this is only the second Apple ][ I've seen and I just won the other opened for $52. Rare sealed, even with the advertising stickers on it? Of course. Still, I think it would sell for more if it was the IBM version. I have the IBM version

RE: [SWCollect] Is this particular version rare?????

2004-04-07 Thread Freddie Bingham
Does it have the same font as the box in the auction? I mean is the Maniac Mansion with meteor trails or is it the straight font like this http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org/images/maniac/mm-1987front-small.jpg What does the copyright year say on the back? Lucasarts Museum -

RE: [SWCollect] Is this particular version rare?????

2004-04-07 Thread Freddie Bingham
Its all relative to what you want and if you value sealed with original stickers to be worth more. I found the $3600 price of Drash to be about $2600 above sane. Freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL

[SWCollect] Lucasarts Titles Wanted

2004-04-05 Thread Freddie Bingham
Hi, I'm still looking for some Lucasarts titles, some are rare and other are common. Please see my want list and let me know if you have anything that I need. http://lucasartsvintagegaming.org/wantlist.php Thanks Freddie Lucasarts Museum- http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org

[SWCollect] Atari Antic

2004-04-02 Thread Freddie Bingham
Anyone collect the "Antic The Atari Resource". I have Vol. 4 Number 5 September 1985 still sealed. It is a magazine with a 5.25" disc sealed with a piece of cardboard on the back with a Xerox of the table of contents on the reverse side of the cardboard. Freddie Lucasarts Museum-

RE: [SWCollect] Video Game Documentary tonight

2004-03-22 Thread Freddie Bingham
My local guide shows it comes on again on the 24th, but I didn't catch the time. Freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 2:40 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re:

RE: [SWCollect] I'll be the first to say..

2004-03-21 Thread Freddie Bingham
Truthfully, seeing such a sum being paid for this makes me a bit ashamed to take part in this selfish enterprise of hoarding cardboard boxes. I know the feeling will pass tomorrow though. freddie Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From:

RE: [SWCollect] Announcing the CGW Museum

2004-03-17 Thread Freddie Bingham
that this will prove to be a useful resource for the vintage gaming community, as I do not believe that the information provided by the Museum is available elsewhere on the web. You will find the museum at cgw.vintagegaming.org. Many, many thanks to Freddie Bingham for hosting! Oh, and never mind

RE: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-16 Thread Freddie Bingham
Great, I've sent $12 via paypal to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Freddie -Original Message- From: Josh Lulewicz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 9:39 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Here we go. Same with me and vintage-sierra.com :)

RE: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-15 Thread Freddie Bingham
Going down the fm-towns road, did you ever acquire the Fm Towns Wing Commander. I ask because I noticed you chronicle the wing commander series on your website. (see attached picture) Freddie Vintage Gaming - http://www.vintagegaming.org -Original Message- From: Edward Franks

RE: [SWCollect] Here we go.....

2004-03-15 Thread Freddie Bingham
Fm Towns -- http://assembler.roarvgm.com/FM_towns_computers/fm_towns_computers.html Vintage Gaming - http://www.vintagegaming.org From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 4:37 PMTo: [EMAIL PROTECTED]Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Here we

[SWCollect] Amiga CDTV Loom and Indiana Jones Crusade

2004-03-15 Thread Freddie Bingham
Does anyone know the real story on these two titles? I've been told that they were produced in German but were destroyed before they were to go on sale. Now I know they exist thanks to eBay and I own Indy Crusadebut I'm trying to get a feel for just how rare they actually are. Freddie

[SWCollect] Personal Zork

2004-03-05 Thread Freddie Bingham
If anyone is seriously interested, I have a TRS-80 Model III Personal Zork with Manual and Disk in the Original Bag with the Radio Shack 39.95 price for sale or trade. Freddie Vintage Gaming - http://www.vintagegaming.org

RE: [SWCollect] Enchanter Trilogy

2004-03-04 Thread Freddie Bingham
PROTECTED]Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Enchanter Trilogy Im interesteddid you see anything from my trade list? http://www.classicgaming.com/gotcha/trade_list.htm Hugh -Original Message-From: Freddie Bingham [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004

[SWCollect] Enchanter Trilogy

2004-03-03 Thread Freddie Bingham
Anyone want to trade for the C64/128 Enchanter Trilogy? Pictures - http://www.babylilie.com/ebay/enchanter/ Some of the things I need are the Zork, Planetfall, and Seastalker folios along with things found on this list: http://forumsvintagegaming.org/showpost.php?p=5 Thanks Freddie

[SWCollect] Xenos

2004-03-02 Thread Freddie Bingham
Can someone give me a general value of this game as I am not familiar with it. http://www.figmentfly.com/xenos/ Vintage Gaming - http://www.vintagegaming.org

[SWCollect] More TRS-80

2004-03-02 Thread Freddie Bingham
What about "Monty Plays Scrabble"? Do I have junk or what. Now I expect Xenos (disk, bag, manual) has some value being a Text adventure but what I don't know.. Freddie Vintage Gaming - http://www.vintagegaming.org

RE: [SWCollect] Xenos

2004-03-02 Thread Freddie Bingham
of these TRS-80 large manual adventures sell for around $15 - $20. I see Xenos a lot less than the others, though. (Pyramid 2000, Bedlam, Raaka-Tu, etc.) I think when I got mine I traded what I considered to be a $30 item. - Original Message - From: Freddie

[SWCollect] Zork Trilogy

2004-02-27 Thread Freddie Bingham
I guess the Zork Trilogy is as valuable as the Suspended Mask now :rolleyes: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemitem=3081032440 .. and to think I only paid maybe $20 for a complete Zork Trilogya fewmonths ago on eBay and this one had the Zorkmid still in a little baggie.

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

2004-02-25 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] LF website host for a classic gaming site

2004-02-12 Thread Freddie Bingham
I have the ability to help so fill me in on what you have. Freddie -Original Message- From: Stephane Racle [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 4:08 PM To: swcollect Subject: [SWCollect] LF website host for a classic gaming site Hello everyone, I'm