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Acorn User discs missing? (Aug - Oct 1994)

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:08 am
by lurkio
The Acorn User magazine cover discs for the August, September, and October 1994 issues seem to be missing or at least incomplete. They're supposed to include a version of Graham Nelson's Inform programming language for text adventures, together with some games written in that language, but the relevant disc-images on the following massive CD-ROM hosted at archive.org don't include any Inform stuff at all!:

The discs in question seem to be missing from 8bs.com too.

Anyone know what's going on?

:?:

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Acorn User, August 1994

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Acorn User, September 1994

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Acorn User, October 1994

Re: Acorn User discs missing? (Aug - Oct 1994)

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:36 am
by cjr8bs
8BS has The Acorn User cover discs up to and including April 1994. I seem to remember it's because the 8 bit stuff fizzled out completely there and was 32 bit from then on. Although 8BS does have the magazine scans to December 2003

Re: Acorn User discs missing? (Aug - Oct 1994)

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:19 am
by Dunkinator
I have copies of the three months you listed - and there appears to be an !Adventure application. Shall i send them to you?

Re: Acorn User discs missing? (Aug - Oct 1994)

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:56 am
by lurkio
Dunkinator wrote: ā†‘
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:19 am
I have copies of the three months you listed - and there appears to be an !Adventure application. Shall i send them to you?
Yes, please! Either upload them here in this thread or see the PM Iā€™m about to send you.

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Re: Acorn User discs missing? (Aug - Oct 1994)

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:05 pm
by Dunkinator
Discs attached! Let me know if they contain what you were looking for!

Re: Acorn User discs missing? (Aug - Oct 1994)

Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:22 am
by lurkio
Dunkinator wrote: ā†‘
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:05 pm
Discs attached! Let me know if they contain what you were looking for!
Yes, they seem to be the ones! Thank you very much.

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