Same here.  I have a few adventure shareware CD-ROMs that look commercial,
and some 3.5" floppy disks in paperboard pouches (Jungle of Doom, the Hugo
series, etc).

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From: "Hugh Falk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2003 2:49 PM
Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Shareware collection


> The only shareware I actually pick up are the "published" versions of
> shareware games (you could get these in stores).  Like all of the
Apogee/id
> stuff published by Wiz technology.
>
> Hugh
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee K. Seitz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2003 8:44 AM
> To: Software Collecting
> Subject: [SWCollect] Shareware collection
>
>
> Okay, you've all got shelves and shelves full of boxed games and such.
> What about shareware?  Do you have CD-Rs full of zip files?  What
> about those oh-so-prevalent disks published by people hoping to make a
> quick buck by providing the service of making shareware available in
> retail outlets?  (You remember.  Back before most people had heard of
> the Internet.)
>
> What about custom-made add-ons for commercial games?  (All those
> homebrew Doom levels and such.)  I tend to stay behind the curve on
> what's popular in games, so I sometimes download stuff that I know I
> won't play until no one else is playing any more.
>
> I'm just curious because I need to start my own project of copying
> these floppy disks that are cluttering up the place to CD.  (These are
> mostly disks I created myself from BBS and Internet downloads.
> Remember the WU Archive FTP site?)
>
> Also, I recently came across a message I posted to Usenet some years
> ago.  It mentioned a playable demo of Empire Deluxe.  I don't recall
> ever successfully finding such a thing.  Anybody happen to have a
> copy, just to satisfy my curiosity?
>
> --
> Lee K. Seitz
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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