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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1075 on: 22:21, 08 July 13 »
it was summer madness on my part hahahahah

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1077 on: 19:16, 09 July 13 »
Really love those machines, have fun with it :)

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1078 on: 19:55, 11 July 13 »
Crap! There goes our chance to finally have a complete version of "Frankie Crashed on Jupiter". :( I was hoping to win the auction but there's no way I'd pay 307 Euros for it (don't know of Quiwi's rarity and if it has been transferred to a dsk file).

CPC: Kingsoft: Quiwi mit 400 Fragen + Box Frankie Crashed on Jupiter | eBay

Note: The only version of "Frankie ..." I have found so far, does not feature the second side of the disk, so no graphics.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1079 on: 11:02, 12 July 13 »
Don't be sad, I think CPCManiaco got that auction...


On the other hand, it seems that the auction includes the box of FCoJ, but not the actual game.


Let's see what happens when the games arrive.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1080 on: 12:22, 12 July 13 »
Don't be sad, I think CPCManiaco got that auction...
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On the other hand, it seems that the auction includes the box of FCoJ, but not the actual game.

Let's see what happens when the games arrive.
Ouch, you're right! It just says Box for FcoJ. :(
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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1081 on: 13:37, 12 July 13 »
Today is your lucky day!


I was talking to CPCManiaco and he already had a copy of FCoJ, and said that a full dump will be available at cpc-power once it comes online again.


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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1082 on: 14:36, 12 July 13 »
Today is your lucky day!


I was talking to CPCManiaco and he already had a copy of FCoJ, and said that a full dump will be available at cpc-power once it comes online again.


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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1083 on: 19:22, 12 July 13 »
Oooh another game! Woo-hoo!

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1084 on: 19:25, 12 July 13 »
That other 6128+ is now at £92 so maybe they are worth more than I realised 8) .

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1085 on: 20:06, 12 July 13 »
They usually go for GBP100-120 I'd say...

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1086 on: 20:58, 12 July 13 »
307 Euros for one game and an empty box? I really don't know how this guy get's his crap sold for that much. Is that a fake auction?
 
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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1087 on: 10:22, 13 July 13 »
I have just listed on Ebay two books: AMSTRAD Advanced Users Guide by Daniel Martin, and The Ins and Outs of the AMSTRAD by Don Thomasson.
Starting price is $8 plus post for them both.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290945371493

Thanks

John Ferguson, Sydney Australia.

** Note - these two books have now been sold **

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Great condition 6128...
« Reply #1088 on: 19:26, 14 July 13 »
Well, I'm in the market for a mint-looking 6128, but this went quite high:


AMSTRAD CPC 6128 - Working & Refurbished | eBay
AMSTRAD CPC 6128 - Working & Refurbished | eBay

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1089 on: 19:36, 14 July 13 »
I should know...my bid of £55.00 for that exact listing was easy torpedo'd out of the water!

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Re: Frankie Crashed on Jupiter
« Reply #1090 on: 16:11, 16 July 13 »
I was talking to CPCManiaco and he already had a copy of FCoJ, and said that a full dump will be available at cpc-power once it comes online again.
I managed to grab CPCManiaco's dump of Frankie Crashed on Jupiter shortly before CPC-POWER went down as I was aware that only side 1 of the disc was available on the Internet. I recently uploaded a deprotected version of the game to NVG:

ftp://ftp.nvg.ntnu.no/pub/cpc/games/adventur/text/frankcra.zip

What I don't quite understand is why a German company would release a fully English-language text adventure for a German market?! ???

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Re: Frankie Crashed on Jupiter
« Reply #1091 on: 21:45, 16 July 13 »
What I don't quite understand is why a German company would release a fully English-language text adventure for a German market?! ???
Because we Germans think in an global scale. The usage of English language is common to us. Most of us speak two, three or more languages. [nb]While Americans obviously speak only one language, and this is questionable ;-)[/nb] Further there is no Need to insist in small nationalistic thoughts and bothering the rest of the world by using a non-world-language.

Or maybe they just did a single English version for all Countries to save Money, that was actually quite common back the day.
 
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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1092 on: 22:28, 16 July 13 »
Or because they wanted to make the most money and the majority of Amstrad users were in the UK? Much more likely.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1093 on: 22:54, 16 July 13 »
Or because they wanted to make the most money and the majority of Amstrad users were in the UK? Much more likely.

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Or maybe they just did a single English version for all Countries to save Money, that was actually quite common back the day.
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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1094 on: 19:27, 17 July 13 »
A text adventure with two sides? How much text is there? Obviously no compression to speak of?

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1095 on: 19:28, 17 July 13 »
Hahaha!


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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1096 on: 12:09, 18 July 13 »
A text adventure with two sides? How much text is there? Obviously no compression to speak of?
Side 2 of Frankie Crashed on Jupiter contains all the pictures that accompany the text.

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1097 on: 22:23, 18 July 13 »
Huh. But how do you use them?

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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1098 on: 22:21, 26 July 13 »
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Re: Latest on ebay
« Reply #1099 on: 22:31, 26 July 13 »
Looks a bit battered in the left corner :(

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