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Denial Collection 3 now available

Postby Jeff-20 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:26 am

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My new project is finally done. I'll figure out the postage and start mailing them this weekend. It's a box set and requires a tape drive and joystick (no memory expansion).

The box version contains seven modest games. A color disk version with six games will also be available on request. I eventually plan to make the game programs that can be played without additional components available online in the future.

The collection is a concept piece about dichotomies. Ten Ten, the only previously released game, is an example of the theme. I wanted to approach the collection as a musician would assemble an album (consider this my "Dark Side of the Moon"). I couldn't decide if I should tell all about the contents or let it be a surprise. A mystery box. :)

I really want to recreate the experience of tape loaded games. I noticed that after waiting for a game to load, I'm more likely to explore its finer details; unlike the average 2.5 seconds I give to roms via emulation. :lol:

Those of you with the first or second collection should know what to expect. Basic games. A few other surprises are included this time.

I'll have to get to the post office in find out how much postage will be first, but I estimate shipping to average US$5. The box is kinda heavy, so I should verify that first.

I wanted to make it a winter gift for when you guys are all snowed in, but obviously, I can't make enough (or afford to ship) to all members. Asking for a donation to offset shipping would help me know how many to make. PM your shipping address if you think you may be interested.

Also, if you want me to explain more, I will.
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Postby Mayhem » Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:36 am

Woot... PM sent! :D

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"Additional components"...? Intriguing...
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Postby Jeff-20 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:52 am

Think more Odyssey 1, and less Wii. :lol: That's why the disk has one less game.
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Postby Pedro Lambrini » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:29 am

PM also sent. You've really piqued my interest with this. :)
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Postby orion70 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:49 am

Wow! At last a game collection on tape... Time to dust off my 1530 C2N :D .

PM also from me :wink:

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Postby English Invader » Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:13 am

PM sent 8) .

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Postby Jeff-20 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:30 am

Also, some of you have made donations in the past or gave me items in the past. Just pm you current address so I know where to mail this. IOUs are also accepted. Honestly, it's not really the money. I just want to make sure I have enough to go around for those who want it.

Now begins the manual labor of putting these box sets together :lol:
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Postby Mikam73 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:31 am

PM sent 8)

Disc would be nice (too).

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Postby gklinger » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:33 am

I too am intrigued, particularly because I'm so fond of Ten Ten but if I understand you correctly, in order to access the full version with all seven games a person would need a datasette as the disk version is missing something? That's kind of a bummer as I no longer use disks or tapes. :(
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Postby Schema » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:37 am

PM Sent! Glad I kept my datasette...

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Postby carlsson » Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:31 am

Haha, I should have at least three working Datasettes.
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Postby bokvamme » Wed Dec 02, 2009 1:39 pm

PM sent.
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Postby Jeff-20 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:38 pm

gklinger wrote:I too am intrigued, particularly because I'm so fond of Ten Ten but if I understand you correctly, in order to access the full version with all seven games a person would need a datasette as the disk version is missing something? That's kind of a bummer as I no longer use disks or tapes. :(


Sorry for the bad pic and vague description. The difference between the tape and disk is slight. I hope I didn't over-hype this -- like the previous collections, this is a novelty. If you only use emulator, you may still get good use out of the set. Some PC accessibility is included.

The connection to TenTen is only thematic. All the games stand independently. For example, one game is a turn-based war strategy game with a retro-futuristic backstory (steam punk?). The common thread not obvious.
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Postby Pedro Lambrini » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:24 pm

Datasettes are the future!
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Postby Jeff-20 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:48 pm

I'm limited to just over 40 units, and I didn't expect so many requests. So, I can only allow one per person. Around 50% have been spoken for so far in the first 12 hours. Wow.

Update: I didn't get to the post office today, so I changed my gameplan. I'll just mail first and figure out payments later. Too many countries to sort. Wherever you are, expect shipping for one small, metal box as pictured. We can do it shareware style. :)
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