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2019-03-29 19:08
El Topo

Registered: Jun 2006
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Games from Ahoy! Magazine

Got a tip on Usenet at comp.sys.cbm about a magazine called Ahoy! that published BASIC games in the 80's for the C64 and the C128.

https://web.archive.org/web/20150416055403/http://members.shaw...

Made a couple of quick searches and found a few that's not on here (I did not check the whole list though) if someone is up for "cracking" :)
 
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2019-03-29 21:09
El Topo

Registered: Jun 2006
Posts: 31
Oh, I don't know... they don't look like a lot of fun at a glance. I thought some archivist might be up to the task but I might be wrong. If they are interested they know where to go :)
2019-03-29 21:27
hedning

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 2124
Quote: Oh, I don't know... they don't look like a lot of fun at a glance. I thought some archivist might be up to the task but I might be wrong. If they are interested they know where to go :)

The game archivists are probably very interested. And they are over at gb64... Here we preserve the scene.
2019-03-29 23:10
DemongerX

Registered: Jun 2002
Posts: 132
Archives of ahoy disk already exists on the web. Here's but one example.
http://69.60.118.202/commodore/magazines-disk/ahoy/ahoy-disks.h..

Demongerx
2019-03-30 01:20
Moloch

Registered: Jan 2002
Posts: 1934
Yeah, plenty of places have those disks available
2019-03-30 09:31
El Topo

Registered: Jun 2006
Posts: 31
Quote: The game archivists are probably very interested. And they are over at gb64... Here we preserve the scene.

Yeah, I know. People add all sorts of "cracks" with docs and intros included. I thought this might be something for them but it looks I was wrong since they seem to get all grumpy about it. Whatever.
2019-03-30 10:20
hedning

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 2124
Quote: Yeah, I know. People add all sorts of "cracks" with docs and intros included. I thought this might be something for them but it looks I was wrong since they seem to get all grumpy about it. Whatever.

It might be interesting for them, but not through csdb. contact them personally. It has nothing to do with grumpyness.
2019-03-30 15:08
DemongerX

Registered: Jun 2002
Posts: 132
I guess it's not out of bounds to feel that way. A few years ago people were releasing games from the loadstar disk magazine from the US and people thought nothing of it then.
Demongerx
2019-03-30 19:36
hedning

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 2124
Quote: I guess it's not out of bounds to feel that way. A few years ago people were releasing games from the loadstar disk magazine from the US and people thought nothing of it then.
Demongerx


But this was about BASIC stuff.
2019-03-30 21:33
DemongerX

Registered: Jun 2002
Posts: 132
Oh yes. Quite right.
2019-03-31 03:46
El Topo

Registered: Jun 2006
Posts: 31
This one was on those disks, there were several "3D" maze games of the same type on there. It will give you an idea what their level of sophistication is.
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