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Re: Bought these games today

in Milliways
Color copiers made it to market in the late 70's and were widely in use in even the 1980's. They weren't comnon things in my childhood and certainly not the kind of stuff you could get game manuals etc. photocopied on pocket allowance which was barely enough to get a couple pirated games every …

Re: Bought these games today

in Milliways
Black on Red was problematic for uncracked copies at the time. Another game that did this was Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, IIRC it had the grail diary painted black over red or something. I think it only works on b&w copies which was the norm back then, but you could still as easily get …

Re: Simmconn AWE64 Adapter

I'd like to buy one! Is it around €49 I just home my country doesn't go full retard and close the borders to imports. I'm specially interested because I heard an AWE64 with good soundfonts, and it doesn't sound that far off from the Roland-55! Which is a good thing, if I'm on a budget! There is a …

Re: Bought these games today

in Milliways
antrad wrote on 2020-02-18, 12:38: 🤣, copy-protection for copy-protection. And people say Ubisoft and others are crazy today with its 2-3 layers they have today, Steam+Uplay+Denuvo. So what, don't we all use three condoms at once?

Re: Bought these games today

in Milliways
also notice the literal (photo-)copying protection they added to the MI2 wheel, black text on red background ^^ Did these actually slow the pirating in any way? I remember copy shops pricing A4 full color copies at around 20c each. Black on Red was problematic for uncracked copies at the time. …

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