The W
Views: 101469147
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
20.12.07 0752
The 7 - Internet & Computers - I need two old games Register and log in to post!
(500 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (12 total)
Guru Zim
SQL Dejection
Administrator
Level: 139

Posts: 2809/6035
EXP: 32341263
For next: 126264

Since: 9.12.01
From: Bay City, OR

Since last post: 17 hours
Last activity: 6 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 22.10.04 0035.34
Reposted on: 22.10.11 0039.17
If anyone has an original set of disks for Civilazation (the original, not II or III - I have these still, just can't find the first one) or Syndicate, I'd like to buy them off of you. Please PM me with details.

I'm not looking to pirate them. I just want to buy a copy of these old, out of print games.
Promote this thread!
Jackson
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 644/976
EXP: 2097747
For next: 116362

Since: 4.1.02

Since last post: 2048 days
Last activity: 1573 days
#2 Posted on 22.10.04 0245.07
Reposted on: 22.10.11 0247.26
Civilizations is abandonware and can be downloaded here. As far as Syndicate I see some sites say it is abandonware and some say it is not. Knowing how you feel about copyright infringement I would say you are going to have to buy it in order to be sure you are in the clear on that one.
Guru Zim
SQL Dejection
Administrator
Level: 139

Posts: 2811/6035
EXP: 32341263
For next: 126264

Since: 9.12.01
From: Bay City, OR

Since last post: 17 hours
Last activity: 6 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#3 Posted on 22.10.04 1242.50
Reposted on: 22.10.11 1243.19
See, I don't think that it is actually abandonware. I'd like to buy a copy from someone if possible. I don't think that copyright actually expires just because someone isn't distributing the file. I know that morally it would be a different thing than copying a file that is available, but I don't think that it makes it legal.

(edited by Guru Zim on 22.10.04 1049)
Cerebus
Scrapple
Level: 109

Posts: 1071/3496
EXP: 13735569
For next: 224121

Since: 17.11.02

Since last post: 14 hours
Last activity: 6 hours
#4 Posted on 22.10.04 1258.57
Reposted on: 22.10.11 1259.01
I've seen both at Walmart for $10 in jewel cases, you might try there. That's pretty cheep.

It's how I got Black & White.
Roy.
Pepperoni
Level: 64

Posts: 485/1040
EXP: 2108034
For next: 106075

Since: 25.2.04
From: Keystone State

Since last post: 2415 days
Last activity: 885 days
#5 Posted on 22.10.04 1320.30
Reposted on: 22.10.11 1322.53
    Originally posted by Cerebus
    I've seen both at Walmart for $10 in jewel cases, you might try there. That's pretty cheep.

    It's how I got Black & White.


Ditto. I was just about to type the same thing. My WalMart, too (at least as of last week), so it's probably at one near you.

EDIT: You also might want to check out GameStops or EBGames (the non-mall locations), as most of them have very large quantities of very old games.

(edited by Roy. on 22.10.04 1424)
Pool-Boy
Lap cheong
Level: 81

Posts: 1626/1759
EXP: 4961826
For next: 31044

Since: 1.8.02
From: Huntington Beach, CA

Since last post: 1373 days
Last activity: 140 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#6 Posted on 22.10.04 1325.03
Reposted on: 22.10.11 1325.05
I have the original Box with the disks ... somewhere. I think I lent it to my cousin. I will have to ask him about it....
Guru Zim
SQL Dejection
Administrator
Level: 139

Posts: 2813/6035
EXP: 32341263
For next: 126264

Since: 9.12.01
From: Bay City, OR

Since last post: 17 hours
Last activity: 6 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#7 Posted on 22.10.04 1413.50
Reposted on: 22.10.11 1413.54
Double check the next time you are at Wal*Mart. I'll check here as well. I looked at Target last night and only saw the Civ III pack.

Wal*Mart and EBGames are not listing either one on their web site.
DarkRenegade
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 446/540
EXP: 850867
For next: 33022

Since: 19.5.02
From: YOUR MOTHER!

Since last post: 2810 days
Last activity: 570 days
AIM:  
#8 Posted on 23.10.04 1542.49
Reposted on: 23.10.11 1544.57
Well...crap. I have Syndicate, however it's for the Mac, and I'm pretty sure that it must be broken by now...

Good luck on finding it though.
Socks
Landjager
Level: 61

Posts: 767/888
EXP: 1787013
For next: 89594

Since: 25.6.02
From: Ottawa

Since last post: 879 days
Last activity: 492 days
#9 Posted on 26.10.04 1317.49
Reposted on: 26.10.11 1318.52
Guru,

I HAVE IT!!! On CD too!! Let me check to see if it works, and if it does...BAM it's yours.

Darryl..


Edit: CIV that is!

(edited by Socks on 26.10.04 1418)
Guru Zim
SQL Dejection
Administrator
Level: 139

Posts: 2819/6035
EXP: 32341263
For next: 126264

Since: 9.12.01
From: Bay City, OR

Since last post: 17 hours
Last activity: 6 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#10 Posted on 26.10.04 1347.47
Reposted on: 26.10.11 1348.11
Sweet. I'll PM you.

I had no idea this came on CD, I've only ever seen it on disk. Do you have the manual still? You need it for the copy protection from what I recall.
Socks
Landjager
Level: 61

Posts: 768/888
EXP: 1787013
For next: 89594

Since: 25.6.02
From: Ottawa

Since last post: 879 days
Last activity: 492 days
#11 Posted on 26.10.04 1405.04
Reposted on: 26.10.11 1406.16
    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    Sweet. I'll PM you.

    I had no idea this came on CD, I've only ever seen it on disk. Do you have the manual still? You need it for the copy protection from what I recall.


I have it on CD, and the original box and manual, the whole kit. I remember packing it when I moved a year ago. I was like...Holy crap...I still have this...

I knew it would come in handy one day.

I used to play it on my Packard Bell machine....haha
Lise
Mrs. Guru
Level: 71

Posts: 101/1274
EXP: 3136179
For next: 30950

Since: 11.12.01

Since last post: 477 days
Last activity: 19 days
#12 Posted on 27.10.04 2300.01
Reposted on: 27.10.11 2300.26
Oh dear.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Engrish.com
Next thread: Advice for future I.T. helpdesk techs
Previous thread: Fixing a cracked CD
(500 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Internet & Computers - I need two old gamesRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.434 seconds.