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Posted at 02:07 on March 20th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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@macburn,

Hello and welcome to TGO!

Very interesting account! And sorry to know that your "love" had to meet such miserable end, but as they say, s*it happens and you're definitely not alone in this. Congrats on the replacement and looking forward to your contributions!
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Posted at 00:39 on March 20th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hello everyone,

This has got to be the oldest thread I've ever posted to, seeing as the first messages date back to 2002, when I was just a pup in university!

My first love was a Tandy 1000 EX, which my dad purchased at a RadioShack in our native Canada for Christmas 1986, and my first gaming experiences were the various Sierra adventure series, which my family and I would play together in the evenings, trying to crack the puzzles without resorting to the invisible ink hint guide!

Unfortunately, our well-loved Tandy met a sticky end when someone accidentally upended some grape-flavoured liquid into the keyboard in the very early 90s. I briefly revived it for a science fair project in 1994, but sometime after that it passed into the open arms of eCycling.

I recently purchased a replacement EX, and have been having so much fun exploring what the hardware could do originally, and also experimenting with some of the new retro computing developments as well. I've set up a blog to document my explorations, and intend to put together some videos / tutorials about the Tandy 1000 EX specifically. I'm hoping to help others the way others helped me.

I was originally drawn to this site because a lot of the programs I've found online are not contained in disk images, and the Tandy is really meant to be a disk-driven platform. However, on browsing the site and reading about the mission, I am also excited to be able to contribute to a project I wholeheartedly believe in.

Looking forward to becoming a contributing member of this community,

*MacBurn
Posted at 10:11 on March 10th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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@Silverfish2910,

Welcome back!
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Posted at 05:13 on March 10th, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hello! I actually joined this site way back in 2013, but got out of the DOS game scene around the same time.

It's 2019 now and I discovered my old account. With the 80's craze still showing no sign of stopping, I'm trying to find obscure early 80's DOS games.
Posted at 14:33 on February 3rd, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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@KillingJoke,

Hello, welcome!
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Posted at 14:09 on February 3rd, 2019 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hi All!
Really good days when apps and games stay on 5,25" or 3,5"

KJ
Posted at 07:11 on December 28th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Welcome, Microfinne!
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Now you see the violence inherent in the system!
Posted at 19:15 on December 27th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hey! I'm a long time Amiga user and have recently started collecting dos games and hardware from early 90´s to compare different version and have fun at the same time :D
Posted at 22:27 on December 7th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Originally posted by vaultdweller1701 at 20:34 on December 7th, 2018:
Hello all.

Just your average friendly neighbourhood MS-DOS enthusiast. Started getting into collecting big box PC games recently, and of course, not all disks arrive alive...


Looking forward to hanging out here!


Welcome and enjoy your stay.
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Posted at 20:34 on December 7th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hello all.

Just your average friendly neighbourhood MS-DOS enthusiast. Started getting into collecting big box PC games recently, and of course, not all disks arrive alive...


Looking forward to hanging out here!
Posted at 04:04 on September 3rd, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hi mammal93, welcome to TGOD!
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Posted at 02:47 on September 3rd, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hi everyone just stumbled onto here. I love gaming in general, especially old dos RPGs. Looking forward to getting to know everyone!
Posted at 19:01 on August 30th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Originally posted by cre8 at 18:59 on August 30th, 2018:
Hello All

I remember game boy..omg.. Pokemon was my fav, but then again Vampire The Masquerade is the ultimate game ^^. So nothing else more to say than lets get playing


Welcome! That's very nice. Perhaps you could review those for us? ;)
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Posted at 18:59 on August 30th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hello All

I remember game boy..omg.. Pokemon was my fav, but then again Vampire The Masquerade is the ultimate game ^^. So nothing else more to say than lets get playing
Posted at 20:46 on July 27th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Originally posted by mattsbone at 17:35 on July 27th, 2018:
Well hello :)

Hi mattsbone, welcome to TGOD.
Posted at 17:35 on July 27th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Well hello :)
Posted at 19:28 on May 15th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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breiztiger, Welcome! We hope you enjoy your stay on TGOD as much as we enjoy your future contributions ;)
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Posted at 19:25 on May 15th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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hi

i'm a 45 years old new member

i've lots of 80's machines (Amstrad, commodore, apple , pc of course …)

i dump with kryoflux and supercard pro all disk a can found, sure Amstrad 3" disk to help
cpc-power.com site

good work on that site !!!
Posted at 16:41 on March 16th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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@ratix00,

Greetings and welcome! We are glad that you find TGOD to your liking and we are looking forward to your fine contributions!
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Posted at 16:33 on March 16th, 2018 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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hello, i am new came across this site using googlefu and quickly loved it. i am here becasue i have seen disk images for a lot of games and i was thrilled to see that you have images for both floppy types. without further ado though i'll give a bit of a run down on me.

I am an enthusiast i love the old tech i have several old school PCs from the 80's and 90's and always looking to add more games to it whether it has copy protection or not.

hopefully i can contribute or help out some people that have trouble running some stuff but i think everyone knows what they are doing anyway.

Cheers and thanks for letting me join in the forums
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