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by Collector
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: For D&D fans
Replies: 2
Views: 31

For D&D fans

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by Collector
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Community Games
Topic: The Failed Sierra Adventure Games!
Replies: 59
Views: 9568

Re: The Failed Sierra Adventure Games!

Tawmis wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:54 pm
More like their first game. Ever. By Roberta and Ken.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_House
Not just their first game, but THE very first graphical adventure ever. It is the game that founded Sierra. A bit surprising that a Sierra fan does not know of it.
by Collector
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: What are you playing now?
Replies: 1200
Views: 195045

Re: What are you playing now?

I have a couple of Tandy diskette games that I have never been able to access. I would love to be able to at least extract the files from the disks. From trying to image them I just get messages that they are in a Tandy format.
by Collector
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: What are you playing now?
Replies: 1200
Views: 195045

Re: What are you playing now?

So the information about I, Robot was doubly wrong if not more. This is the problem when looking for the first release of some feature. I have seen similar claims about the first VGA game that were provably wrong, for example. Again Dynamix and Damon Slye is among the contenders.
by Collector
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: What are you playing now?
Replies: 1200
Views: 195045

Re: What are you playing now?

Tawmis wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:37 pm
From what I found, I, Robot has the credit as the first "polygon using game" - for the Atari.
"Stellar 7" was released in '83 while I, Robot was released in '84. Then again, "Stellar 7" was only for the Apple II and C64. That quote says "for the Atari".
by Collector
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: What are you playing now?
Replies: 1200
Views: 195045

Re: What are you playing now?

You are missing even earlier games. Damon Slye's 1983 "Stellar 7" used 3space, one of the very first 3-D game engines. It predates "Another World" by nearly a decade. Dynamix used that engine right up to the VGA era and beyond. It was the engine used for all of the Red Baron games, BaK, MoE, etc.
by Collector
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Sierra QA Files.
Replies: 10
Views: 241

Re: Sierra QA Files.

Remember that this came from a Peanut. You have to match machine types between the conf and the CFG.
by Collector
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Sierra QA Files.
Replies: 10
Views: 241

Re: Sierra QA Files.

It was no big deal to get it to run.
by Collector
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)
Replies: 148
Views: 30398

Re: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)

I remember that "All Good Things" scene with Picard and Q very well. It becomes even more significant when you realize that the entire series is bracketed by the Q. This at the end and from the start with an exchange between Q and Riker in season one's "Hide and Q" that explains the continuum's obse...
by Collector
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)
Replies: 148
Views: 30398

Re: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)

Of the new ones you are not far off. Then again, they don't know how to write for real Trek.
by Collector
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)
Replies: 148
Views: 30398

Re: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)

I am with you. I am cautiously optimistic, but I will have to see it first.
by Collector
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)
Replies: 148
Views: 30398

Re: Star Wars / Star Trek Discussion (SciFi In General)

Except that that Star Trek came years before Star Bores.