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From:     Don Weis <watcher@????.net>
Date:     Thu, 27 Jun 1996 21:31:37 -0500
Subject:  Re: SSI SJ Game?
>On Sun, 23 Jun 1996, Don Weis wrote:
>
>>         I have the box for the game right here next to my computer.  I don't
>> think they ever made a Mac version..... The chart here in the back of the
>> cat.  does not show a mac version.  I see an IBM version and an Amiga
>> Version.
>
>I may be mistaken, but I don't beleive the Amiga version ever happened. I
>*think* Dark Queen of Krynn was the last AD&D game SSI did for the Amiga
>and that I'm sure is because the gold box engine was already pretty much
>ported.

        The 1992 summer cat has it listed, That is about the only refrence I
have for the Amiga version.

>> Ya have to remember that the mac was not to popular back then.  As
>> for the game, I have played better.  The only one who ever advances is the
>> main character, the other characters on your ship never seem to advace, or
>> do so slowly that it is not worth the trouble.  In most cases your
>> outclassed when ya board the Neogi ships and that is the one that ya end up
>> haveing to face to win the game.  If ya have to have it, keep on searching.
>> I would not sugest it though, I got it when it came out and I must say it
>> was not worth the 45 dollars I paid for it.
>
>I heard it had a lot of bugs in too, though maybe they fixed that up?
>
>I also remember some review of it ripping on it for having only 2-space
>battles! We always knew those reviewers never did any research... ;)

        I don't know about bugs, the controls were rotten though.  And yes
the 2D space battles were always off a bit, but I understand they were
avoiding a Flight simulator feel for the game.  <Don't ask, I don't
understand this one myself.>
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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
SSI SJ Game?    Paul Westermeyer    23 Jun 1996 03:26:07
Re: SSI SJ Game?    Don Weis    23 Jun 1996 03:31:23
Re: SSI SJ Game?    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    24 Jun 1996 00:15:20
Re: SSI SJ Game?    Eugene Shumu1insky    24 Jun 1996 13:20:26
Re: SSI SJ Game?    Don Weis    28 Jun 1996 02:31:37

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