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 Post subject: OS7, way back question?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:41 am 
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Does anybody remember the demos that came with the Mac OS 7, '95-'96ish? I remember spin doctor, amazon trail, dino tycoon and others being on it. Does anybody remember some colored balls which you could move around on a black background with music?

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4466067?tstart=0


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:51 am 
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I wish I could help.

Mr H still runs OS 7.5 on his PowerBook 170. We bought it used - can you believe that? and it still works just fine! - but I don't recall getting any extra floppies with games. Might they have been installed? I think I wiped everything off the drive when it arrived so I can't help that way either.

Regardless, the 170 is b&w so no coloured balls here.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:01 pm 
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Thanks, I'm not totally sure, I vaguely remember something about Demos on a CD, have checked my Quadra 630, but find nothing... & of course any OS7 CDs would be at the bottom of pile 142... wherever that pile is!?


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:24 pm 
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Thanks, I'm not totally sure, I vaguely remember something about Demos on a CD,...

Did CDs even exist at the same time a OS7?

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:25 pm 
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The Apple Macintosh Quadra 630 features a 33 MHz 68040 processor, 4 MB of RAM, and a 250 MB hard drive in a compact desktop case. An internal 2X CD-ROM drive[...

Original Mac OS: 7.1.2P

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System 7 was the first version of the Mac OS that required a Macintosh equipped with a hard disk as it was too large to work comfortably from a floppy disk. It was also the first Apple operating system to be available on CD although it shipped on a set of 15 floppy disks initially. System 7 itself did not come bundled with major software packages, but newly purchased Macintosh computers were often bundled with software such as HyperCard, At Ease and Mouse Practice. The Macintosh Performa series added various software bundles including ClarisWorks, The New Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Microsoft Bookshelf, Spectre VR and Power Pete.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:42 pm 
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Sorry, my memory is too vague from that period.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:50 pm 
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This may have been stuff that came bundled with a Performa, or otherwise on the system CDs for particular systems.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:56 am 
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Nice find ESprung, thanks! :)


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In all probability I have a copy around here [i]somewhere[i] due my collection of MacAddict CD's and generic old CD-ROM collections.

Got anything better than that description to go on?


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Thanks Kevin, forgot all the Mag CDs, but nothing better than...

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Nope that's not it, but thanks! It wasn't even really a game. Just a demo in which you could attach different balls together and watch them move at different tempos.


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Mm...Pathways into Darkness. God I hated that game. I need to get back to it now that I'm more savvy about how RPGs work and get it up and running in SheepShaver.

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I have the game Lemmings on CD.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:55 pm 
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For what OS version?


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Looks like OS 8


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Thanks! :)


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