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=2&r=2

-freddie

Lucasarts Museum - http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Leonard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2004 2:24 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Best copy protection?
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> Marco Thorek wrote:
> 
> > IIRC the game came with five-symbol codes printed in black 
> on really 
> > dark brown paper.
> 
> I was lucky enough to have a B&W hand scanner (remember 
> those?) that used a red scanning beam.  A bit of adjustment 
> to the contrast, and voila -- I could reproduce those like 
> they were black on white sheets of paper.  :-)
> -- 
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