[Coco] Need to replace deteriorated original disks
badfrog at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 01:02:27 EST 2010
I think Z89 will require begging/convincing Steve Bjork to release a
.DSK version for sale... He reads the list.
I've still never gotten to play it, that was one I drooled over in the
late Rainbow ads. Parents never gave in!
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Nick Marentes <nickma at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> I've been busily using Cloud9's excellent Drivewire software with HDBDOS to
> backup my old CoCo development disks.
> Luckily all my software development disks have survived the ravages of time,
> no data lost. The created DSK image files can now be stored on my PC hard
> drive (and accessed via Drivewire) and CD-ROM backups made to ensure I don't
> lose all those fun years of programming on the CoCo.
> I've also begun backing up my commercial original disks and have found some
> that have not lasted the test of time.
> My copy of Oblique Triad's "Studio Works" has now failed. This is the
> program I used to sample the sound effects used in many of my CoCo games.
> Also, the best version of Zaxxon ever created for the CoCo, "Z'89" has also
> These disks are originals that I purchased in the late 80's.
> Does anyone have copies of these 2 disks they can send me as a DSK image
> Z'89 may be tricky in that it is a copy protected disk.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated. Hopefully, I won't find too many more
> disks that have deteriorated over time.
> Nick Marentes
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