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Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive

With the introduction of offline storage (in the form of tape and punch cards, later floppy disks, hard drives and cards), computer users began to create and acquire all manner of data to use with their machines. Programs, textfiles, and later images, sound and moving image data would be collected in the course of computer ownership and maintenance. Over time, this collection would sometimes resemble a pile, or a library, or an archive. The unifying theme would only be that they were all on the ...



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A snapshot of DOWNLOAD.CYANOGENMOD.ORG before its ending - view using this link.
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Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive
by Piotyr
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Credit goes to Zandro, Shaqfu, lmz and all thoese I forget. Description goes to the man Vincent of Gness Addendum\MSX Metal Gear 2 - Solid Snake (MSX2).zip SD Snatcher (MSX2).zip Addendum\NES Contra.zip Deep Dungeon IV - The Black Sorcerer.zip Final Fantasy II.zip Penguin Kun Wars.zip Sugoro Quest.zip Tabo's Tactics.zip Transformers - Mystery of Convoy.zip Wagyan Land 2.zip Addendum\SG1000 Black Onyx, The.rar Addendum\SNES Jerry Boy.zip Tenchi Muyo! - The Game.zip Terranigma 8x16.rar Dreamcast...
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Topics: video games, translation patches, Underground Gamer
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Extremely large archives of a wide variety of software, for research and comparison going forward. To browse the collection, click on these links: OLD_SOFTWARE_0 OLD_SOFTWARE_99MISC OLD_SOFTWARE_A OLD_SOFTWARE_B OLD_SOFTWARE_C OLD_SOFTWARE_D OLD_SOFTWARE_E OLD_SOFTWARE_F OLD_SOFTWARE_G OLD_SOFTWARE_H OLD_SOFTWARE_I OLD_SOFTWARE_J OLD_SOFTWARE_K OLD_SOFTWARE_L OLD_SOFTWARE_M OLD_SOFTWARE_N OLD_SOFTWARE_O OLD_SOFTWARE_P OLD_SOFTWARE_Q OLD_SOFTWARE_R OLD_SOFTWARE_S OLD_SOFTWARE_T OLD_SOFTWARE_U...
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Disk Drives: Collections of Files from the Era of the Drive
by Don Maslin
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This archive is a collection of CP/M and other early system disks and software maintained by Don Maslin (1927-2004) and stored on his tape backups. Through the efforts of many different people including Al Kossow, Gene Buckle and others, the tapes were recovered and this zip file of the resulting software was created. To browse the archive online, click here .
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Collection of open source projects (related to Java and other Sun-related projects) in hbundle format.
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A collection of captures of vintage operating systems of all sorts - includes installation media and support programs.
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From the MAME Forums: "Years ago we had a forum member named oNyX who used to go around to arcade auctions and California Extreme type events and take pictures of cabs for MAME use. He also collected pictures and info from ebay auctions around the time (2000-2003ish). It became several gigabytes and was shared through a couple of FTPs for certain groups. Eventually most of it went up on a MAMEfans website but not in a way where you could just download it all. I've tossed a few other things...
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Special thanks go to my partner in crime Masteru, my helper Zandro. Shaqfu, Vincent G for the original topic and many others I don't remember because this has been going so long. |Addendum| -MSX Metal Gear 2 - Solid Snake (MSX2) SD Snatcher (MSX2) -Famicom/NES Contra Deep Dungeon IV - Kuro no Youjutsushi [Deep Dungeon IV/Deep Dungeon IV - The Black Sorcerer] Final Fantasy II Minna no Taabou no Nakayoshi Daisakusen [Tabo's Tactics/Everybody's Tabo's Best Friends Great Tactics] Penguin-kun Wars...
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