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12-06-03, 03:17
The non-profit making science fiction and gaming organisation, Infinite Frontiers, is now pleased to announce a brand new selection of former commercial games free to download from its sci-fi / gaming website across a range of formats, linking in with our first anniversary celebrations!

Our latest signing is Scott Adams who will be familiar to gamers who grew up with 8-bit games. Scott released a large number of text adventures in the early 80s, many of which were groundbreaking at the time and started the mainstream interest in text adventures.

We have most of Scott's early games available and these will be appearing for download shortly in a section dedicated to his work. We will have versions of his games running on a range of formats, starting with files for the Commodore 64. These will be making their appearance online at approximately 9:00 pm tonight (GMT) and further files will be added over the coming weeks.

As with all the other titles on the site, we have secured permission to include these titles on our site directly from Scott himself. Unlike "abandonware" websites, everything on Infinite Frontiers Online is included with the backing of the authors and/or publishers and as such, the downloads are completely legal.

At the moment, we titles available for the following formats for use on original machines or emulators):- Amiga, Atari (8-bit), Atari ST, BBC B, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, PC, Spectrum, and Vic 20! A large number of companies are supporting our work to-date and we now have products from the following publishers and developers:-

Scott Adams (most 8-bit formats!)

Anco aka Anirog (Amiga, Amstrad, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, PC, Spectrum, Vic 20 and more!)

Apogee (PC)

CDV (PC)

Cloanto (Amiga)

Distant Suns (Amiga, PC)

Emurasoft (PC)

Llamasoft (Atari, BBC Model-B, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Spectrum, Vic 20)

Mutation Software (Amiga)

Revolution Software (Amiga, Atari ST)

Robinson Technologies (PC)

Mark Sibly (Amiga)

Tuna Technologies (Amiga)

Vulcan Software (Amiga)

Many people remember these old classics from their youth, and we wanted to bring these back to a new audience without the need to resort to piracy. All of these were deleted years ago or made freely available, and they have now become rare items to source the originals. For many people, they are left with little choice but to scour auction sites online to find these classics, and even then there is no guarantee that they can find what they are looking for.