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UltraSoft Pirating Inc.   (USP)

- USP Rulez in 1999!!!

AKA:
UltraSoft Pirates, UltraSoft Pirating

Founded by :
Blessed Death on 1 January 1987

Dissolved in :
31 December 1989

Group Type :
Cracker Group

Base Country :
United States

Trivia :
West Virginia-based, local focused, amateur cracking group serving the Ohio Valley, US (Tri-State area). We met on the local BBS scene which was extremely PC and Mac-heavy.

Some releases are cartridge freezes done by various group members and some are actual cracks usually by Blessed Death or The Hellion.

Nothing is a recrack, but some releases are freeze hoaxes (freezes that are masquerading as "real" cracks). Usually later stuff is decently put together and more legit. Most of these releases were my main copy of the game I (Radd Maxx) always played, so most of them at least work. We were pretty lame (and 12) but we were dedicated and busy.

Originals were obtained via rental, purchased from "backup" vendors and purchased from local shops - release dates are far from ship date.

Group was created and dissolved by Blessed Death who later became Streetkiller and formed Advanced Software Piracy when he and the Hellion basically out-grew USP. From what I can remember, Blessed Death was the only one of us who knew ML. Somehow we met this Hellion fellow who was older than us, had a family etc. He also could code circles around most people, not just locals either. He quickly got Blessed Death up to speed and then they decided to drop USP and make a legit group. The rest of us felt we had become decent enough to rip routines and link intros so we kept rolling along locally as The G-Force with former members of The Osium Crew.

Special thanks to The Trooper who provided tools and mentoring.

Known missing releases are: Card Sharks, Mainframe, Victory Road, Grand Prix Circuit, Contra, Breakthru, Monopoly and Tetris.


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All Members :
Blessed Death   (ex) (1987 -> 1989) .... Coder, Cracker
Radd Maxx   (ex) (1988 -> 1989) .... Original Supplier
Ranger   (ex) (1988 -> 4-1989) .... Graphician
Sir JAFO   (ex) (1987 -> 7/5-1989) .... Tester
The Cannon   (ex) (1987 -> 1989) .... Public Relations Manager
The Hellion   (ex) (9-1988 -> 12-1989) .... Coder, Cracker

Releases : (41)
DownloadJet-Boys (USA) +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadStar Wars +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadZoom! +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadRampage USA +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadMetro-Cross ... 1989 Crack
DownloadSpace Station Oblivion Dox ... 1989 Misc.
DownloadGuerrilla War (USA) ... 1989 Crack
DownloadTau Ceti +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadPower Play Hockey: USA vs USSR +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadAlcon +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadCrazy Cars +D ... 1989 Crack
DownloadIntro Designer 2 ... 1989 Tool
DownloadIntro Package! +D ... 1989 Tool Collection
DownloadRobocop USA ... 1989 Crack
DownloadTimes of Lore ... 1989 Crack
DownloadTimes of Lore Docs ... 1989 Misc.
DownloadImpossible Mission II ... 1988 Crack
Download720° [us version] ... 1988 Crack
Breakthru ... 1988 Crack
DownloadBubble Bobble ... 1988 Crack
DownloadCaptain Blood +D ... 1988 Crack
Card Sharks ... 1988 Crack
DownloadCaveman Ugh-Lympics +D ... 1988 Crack
DownloadFaery Tale Adventure +D ... 1988 Crack
Grand Prix Circuit ... 1988 Crack
DownloadHeavy Metal - Modern Land Combat Vol. I ... 1988 Crack
DownloadKarnov ... 1988 Crack
Main Frame ... 1988 Crack
DownloadMichael Jordan vs. Larry Bird - One On One ... 1988 Crack
Monopoly Deluxe USA ... 1988 Crack
DownloadOperation Wolf +D ... 1988 Crack
DownloadOutrun (USA) ... 1988 Crack
Tetris USA ... 1988 Crack
DownloadThe Mars Saga ... 1988 Crack
DownloadThe Prism Demo ... 1988 Demo
DownloadUltraSoft Pirating Intro ... 1988 Crack intro
Victory Road ... 1988 Crack
DownloadWizball +D ... 1988 Crack
Contra USA ... 1987 Crack
DownloadSpace Harrier ... ??? Crack
USP Intro ... ??? Crack intro
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