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PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:59 am 
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All of you guys must be really young bucks. When I played my first Zork back in '82, the only 'feelie' there was was the manual, though it was well-illustrated, with a rock wall design on the covers. The game was a 5-1/4" floppy disk and it all came in a plastic-covered hang-pack with a hole in the top, and you bought it at a computer store off one of the peg-board displays(it hung from a peg, like many products still do). The idea of buying games from the web, and even downloading them, was totally unheard-of. I never ever thought I would one day be able to use basically the same programs that Infocom used, to make my own games.


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Same here. I bought my copy of Infidel in '84 or '85. 5-1/4" floppy for my Commodore 64 with 1541 disk drive (the slowest ever made). I'm pretty sure the game was shrink-wrapped. I still have the game and also a booklet with Invisiclues. I don't remember how I got the Invisiclues, I think by filling out a coupon that came with the game package and sending it in with cash (I live in Europe).


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