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In the early years of home computer ownership, magazines and newsletters might come bundled with a floppy disk to make it easier to load up programs discussed within their pages. These attached floppies (and cassettes as well) might have one or two programs on them.



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PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
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PC Gamer is a magazine founded in Britain in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc. The magazine has several regional editions, with the UK and US editions becoming the best selling PC games magazines in their respective countries.[1][2] The magazine features news on developments in the video game industry, previews of new games, and reviews of the latest popular PC games, along with other features relating to hardware, mods, "classic" games and various other...
PC Mania Magazine
PC Mania Magazine
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PC Mania is Bulgarian computer games media originally started as a computer magazine and transformed into on-line game media in the beginning of 2009. It is a prime Bulgarian on-line media source for gaming, Internet, and technology. It was established in 1998 and was the third Bulgarian computer games magazine after the brochure Top Games and the magazines Master Games and Gamers' Workshop. It is the oldest computer games media in the country and is indisputably the most popular media for...
Computer Bild Spiele
Computer Bild Spiele
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Computer Bild Spiele was a monthly released German PC computer game magazine, published by Computer Bild Digital GmbH and Axel Springer SE.
Topic: Computer Bild Spiele
Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
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116,182
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Cover CD-ROMs from Amiga Format magazine.
PC Plus Magazine CD-ROMs
PC Plus Magazine CD-ROMs
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37,008
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PC Plus was a computer magazine published monthly from 1986  until September 2012 in the UK by Future plc. The magazine was aimed at intermediate to advanced PC users, computer professionals and enthusiasts. The magazine was specifically for users of PCs and related technologies so features articles were undiluted by coverage of other platforms.
The Games Machine Magazine (CD and DVDs)
The Games Machine Magazine (CD and DVDs)
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The Games Machine, also known by the acronym TGM, is an Italian Video game magazine. The magazine features previews, reviews, and cheat codes for computer games. Launched in September 1988 as the Italian edition of the British magazine The Games Machine by the Milan-based publishing company Xenia Edizioni. The publishing of the Italian edition has continued also after the close of the British edition, The Games Machine became one of the most popular video games magazine in Italy. In November...
Maximum PC CD-ROMs
Maximum PC CD-ROMs
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Maximum PC, formerly known as boot, is an American magazine and web site published by Future US. It focuses on cutting-edge PC hardware, with an emphasis on product reviews, step-by-step tutorials, and in-depth technical briefs. Component coverage areas include CPUs, motherboards, core-logic chipsets, memory, videocards, mechanical hard drives, solid-state drives, optical drives, cases, component cooling, and anything else to do with recent tech news. Additional hardware coverage is directed at...
DOS/V Power Report Cover Discs
DOS/V Power Report Cover Discs
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DOS/V Power Report is a Japanese PC magazine originally published monthly since 1996, and then quarterly since 2019. For several years, the magazine included one or two CD or DVD discs with each issue, containing a variety of mostly Japanese-language programs, games, and multimedia, several of which were compiled from the internet.
PC Format Coverdiscs
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Coverdiscs for PC Format magazine by Future Publishing.
Power Play CD-ROM Cover Discs
Power Play CD-ROM Cover Discs
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Cover CD-ROMs from Power Play Magazine.
3D World CD-ROMs
3D World CD-ROMs
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Kompuutteri Kaikille CD-ROMs
Kompuutteri Kaikille CD-ROMs
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MacAddict Coverdiscs
MacAddict Coverdiscs
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MacAddict was the first North American magazine focused on the Macintosh to include a CD-ROM with every issue. MacAddict's discs included shareware and demo programs, but also came with other added features, such as staff videos and previews of content inside the magazine's hard copy. The MacAddict website was updated daily with news relevant to Apple products. MacAddict also had a mascot, a stick-figure named Max. In February 2007, MacAddict was relaunched as MacLife.
Linux Format Magazine DVD-ROMs
Linux Format Magazine DVD-ROMs
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Linux Format was the UK's first Linux-specific magazine, and is currently the best-selling Linux title in the UK. It is also exported to many countries worldwide. It is published by Future Publishing (which produces PC Plus, .net and many other computer magazines). Linux Format is commonly abbreviated to LXF, and issues are referred to with LXF as a prefix followed by the issue number (for example LXF102 refers to the 102nd issue). Articles within Linux Format are well established, regularly...
Interactive Entertainment
Interactive Entertainment
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IE Interactive Entertainment was a multimedia CD ROM magazine founded by Yale Brozen with Steve Scivally. After the first prototype issue zero, the first issue was released May, 1994. The CD magazine went on for about 25 or so issues. The CD's had previews, reviews, tips, etc, all in video/voice format. Many of the reviewers were pretty funny, and had some good banter back and forth, especially in the reviews when they disagreed. Near the end the CD Magazine was merged with Computer Games...
Computer Buyer Magazine Coverdiscs
Computer Buyer Magazine Coverdiscs
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Cover CD-ROMs from the UK magazine Computer Buyer, which ceased publication in 2009.
Topic: coverdiscs
bootDISC CD-ROMs
bootDISC CD-ROMs
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bootDISC Cover CD-ROMs
Computer Gaming World Coverdiscs
Computer Gaming World Coverdiscs
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A collection of Cover CD-ROMs from Computer Gaming World magazine.
Hacker Cover CD-ROMs
Hacker Cover CD-ROMs
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Cover CDs from the Russian magazine "Hacker" or хакер.
Chip CD-ROM Collection (Polish)
Chip CD-ROM Collection (Polish)
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A collection of Polish-language cover CD-ROMs containing shareware and programs.
PC World CD-ROMs (US, Italian, Polish)
PC World CD-ROMs (US, Italian, Polish)
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PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG. Since 2013, it has been an online only publication. It offers advice on various aspects of PCs and related items, the Internet, and other personal technology products and services. In each publication, PC World reviews and tests hardware and software products from a variety of manufacturers, as well as other technology related devices such as still and video cameras, audio devices and televisions. The current...
PC Action CD-ROM Cover Discs
PC Action CD-ROM Cover Discs
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Die PC Action (kurz PCA) war ein deutsches PC-Spiele-Magazin, herausgegeben von der Computec Media AG in Fürth. Die PC Action erschien monatlich, normalerweise am zweiten Mittwoch jeden Monats, und hatte pro Ausgabe etwa 150 Seiten, abhängig vor allem von der Anzahl aktuell erscheinender Spiele. Die Zeitschrift hatte einen humoristischen Einschlag. Mit der Ausgabe 01/2013 stellte Computec Media die Zeitschrift ein.
CD-ROM Today Cover Discs
CD-ROM Today Cover Discs
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CD-ROM Today was an American magazine targeted at computer users. Published from 1993 to 1996 by Imagine Publishing (now Future US), the magazine was initially issued once every other month, before becoming a monthly. Each issue included software and hardware reviews, as well as a CD containing fonts, video and text files, system updaters, freeware and shareware and demo versions of commercial software. Products were included for both Macintosh and Windows PC. CD-ROM Today was the...
Joystick Magazine Cover CD-ROMs
Joystick Magazine Cover CD-ROMs
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Joystick est un ancien magazine français de presse francophone spécialisé dans les jeux vidéo sur ordinateurs personnels. Paru initialement sous la forme d'un hebdomadaire en 1988 et 1989, il passe mensuel en 1990. Sa diffusion s'arrête en 2012.
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
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Macworld Cover CD-ROMs
Macworld Cover CD-ROMs
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Macworld started life as a print magazine in 1984 and had the largest audited circulation (both total and newsstand) of Macintosh-focused magazines in North America, more than double its nearest competitor, MacLife (formerly MacAddict). Macworld was founded by David Bunnell (publisher) and Andrew Fluegelman (editor). It was the oldest Macintosh magazine still in publication, until September 10, 2014, when IDG, its parent company, announced it was discontinuing the print edition and laid off...
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file, run the executable, install preferred demos. Some demos may require DirectX 6.0 or greater. Some demos use MIDI for soundtrack, so you'll have to set it up if using Linux and WINE. You can install and run games via the launcher just fine. Not all demos are guaranteed to work. Contents (ordered as they appear in the CD): After Dark Games - Installs and runs fine. Bubble Puzzle '97 -...
Topics: Windows, Game, Software, Shareware
Inside Mac Games CD-ROMs
Inside Mac Games CD-ROMs
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Inside Mac Games, or IMG for short, is a website dedicated to Apple Macintosh computer gaming. Founded in 1993, Inside Mac Games has transitioned from an electronic magazine into a web-only publication. It is operated by Tuncer Deniz.
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
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PC Gamer Cover Disc 5.10
Topics: pc gamer, cover disc, cd rom, games, magazine
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
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PC Gamer October 1995 (PCG 23 10-95) Cover disc. Also contains promotional Mortal Kombat 3 booklet.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Cover Disc
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Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
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NET Power CD-ROM
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NET Power CD-ROM
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NET Power CD-ROM
NET Power CD-ROM
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A collection of CD-ROMs from NET Power magazine.
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
by Bonnier Publishing
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Coverdisc for the Danish computer magazine Komputer for Alle, containing various freeware, shareware and demo software. From 2004/2005. Contents: Images and graphics: Serif PhotoPlus 6.0 XnView MyAlbum IconArt PhotoFiltre JAlbum CBN Selector 2 DupDetector Xaos Practical and useful: RagTime Solo CDBurner XP Pro Adobe Reader NoteTab Light Instant Converter cdTree Dema Virtual Notes CalenderPainter TrayStopWatch Intall Creator FilZip Fonts: Larabie Fonts akFontViewer Security: SPAMfighter...
Topics: komputer for alle, k-cd, kcd, shareware
NET Power CD-ROM
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CD-ROM Coverdiscs from the US and UK editions of Computer Shopper.
The Gambler Magazine Cover CD-ROM Collection
The Gambler Magazine Cover CD-ROM Collection
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Gambler Magazine is a polish-language technology magazine with cover CD-ROMs. This is a collection of images of these CD-ROMs.
NET Power CD-ROM
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PC Gamer CD ROM (Disc 11) (October 1995)
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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Speciál s výběrem demoverzí a plnou hrou Colony 28 na cd3 Seznam demoverzí: Abuse Absolutně totální akční plošinovka patřící ke špičce svého žánru. Hratelnost, zábava, ovládání, to vše je bez jediné chybičky. (LEVEL 2-96 SUPER) Afterlife Afterlife je záhrobný SimCity s mnoha vtipnými hláškami. Tečka. (LEVEL 7-96 6/7) Aladdin S Aladdinem zažijete mnohá dobrodužství, objevíte magické záhady v jeskyni zázraků, osvobodíte džina z jeho vězení. Nemohu...
Topics: level, level cz, level cd, level special
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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Extra CD from french video game magazine Joystick , from the special issue #36 dated 2009 July-August. Joystick magazine was owned at the time by Yellow Media . Contains videos about World of Warcraft 3.1 patch, with strategy guides. Some are in french, others in english with french subtitles.
Topics: joystick magazine, wow, warcraft
Igromania CD-ROMs
Igromania CD-ROMs
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«Игрома́ния» — ежемесячный российский мультиплатформенный журнал о видеоиграх. Издаётся с сентября 1997 года издательским домом «Техномир» (с 2013 года сменившим название на «Игромедиа»). Среди журналов о компьютерных играх «Игромания» имеет крупнейшие в России тира и...
PC Review Coverdiscs
PC Review Coverdiscs
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CD-ROMs from PC Review Magazine.
Hacker Cover CD-ROMs
by GameLand
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Topics: хакер, video game demos, magazine coverdiscs
PC Gamer November 1996 (PCG 36 11-96) Cover disc.
Topic: Cover Disc
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
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NET Power CD-ROM
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Compatibles PC Magazine CD-ROMs
Compatibles PC Magazine CD-ROMs
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Game.EXE Cover CDs
Game.EXE Cover CDs
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Game.EXE is a now-defunct monthly Russian magazine focused on video games. It was initially launched titled Toy Shop (Russian: Магазин игрушек) from March 1995 to December 1996. Starting 1997, it was renamed Game.EXE and ran until June 2006, with last 4 issues all in June.
Games Machine CD ROM Total Annihilation (1997)
Secret Service Magazine Coverdiscs
Secret Service Magazine Coverdiscs
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CD-ROMs from the Polish Computer Magazine "Secret Service".
PC Plus Magazine CD-ROMs
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PC Plus Super Disc CD-ROM Issue 130 (August 1997)
Topic: computer magazine cd
PC Gamer DVD Issue 139 (Side A) (September 2004) (PCG139DA0904)
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CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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This is only a CD-ROM image. Find the printed magazine here . First volume of MSX Magazine CD-ROM, of a special three-volume "revival" of the magazine on the occasion of the platform's 20th anniversary. Contains a selection of MSX material -- chiefly, software playable via the MSXPLAYer emulator executables (versions for Windows and PocketPC 2002). Also includes scans of game and software manuals. Open the "MSXPLAYerinst.htm" file in the root directory for easy navigation....
Topics: MSX, computers, Japanese computers, magazine CD-ROMs, Japanese Windows Games
NET Power CD-ROM
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CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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Common Disc Info: Title: Bravo ScreenFun 2/02 Foreign Title (Non-latin):  Disc Number / Letter:  Disc Title:  System: IBM PC Compatible Media Type: CD-ROM Category: Coverdiscs Matching IDs: 38199 Region: Germany Languages: German Disc Serial:  Ringcode Information: Mastering Code (laser branded/etched): em-x 113SF02A Mastering SID Code:  Data-Side Mould SID Code:  Label-Side Mould SID Code:  Additional Mould:  Toolstamp or Mastering Code (engraved/stamped):  Barcode:  Error Count: 0...
Topics: Mad TV 2, Tonic Trouble, Bravo Screenfun, demos, shareware, Darkbasic, Diablo II, 3D Gamemaker
Fun Online CD-ROM Coverdiscs
Fun Online CD-ROM Coverdiscs
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Fun Online is a series of German-language CD-ROMs.
PC Spiel CD-ROM Cover Discs
PC Spiel CD-ROM Cover Discs
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A collection of cover CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs from PC Spiel Magazine, a German-language computer magazine published in the 1990s.
The Games Machine Magazine (CD and DVDs)
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Games Machine CD ROM Rayman (1995)
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
by Future Publishing
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Future Music Magazine 130  Dec 2002 Cover Disk
Topic: ShareWare PD CoverDisk
Inside MultiMedia CD-ROM
Inside MultiMedia CD-ROM
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Inside Multi-Media is a collection of CD-ROMs released by Tronic-Verlag (German) through the 1990s. Containing music, graphics, and design software, multiple CD-ROMs were released over years.
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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(English description and full list of distributions contained on each DVD below) Dies ist die komplette Sammlung an Coverdiscs aus dem LinuxUser Magazin aus dem Jahrgang 2015. Die meisten Ausgaben enthalten 2 doppelseitige DVDs, manche DVDs sind aber nur einseitig. Außerdem enthalten ist die Jahres-DVD, welche die meisten Artikel des Jahres als PDF und/oder HTML Version enthält. Die komplette Liste aller Linux Distributionen, die auf den DVDs enthalten sind, ist weiter unten ersichtlich....
Topics: Linux User, DVD, Coverdisc, Magazine
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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This is only a CD-ROM image. Find the printed magazine here . Third volume of MSX Magazine CD-ROM, of a special three-volume "revival" of the magazine on the occasion of the platform's 20th anniversary. Contains a selection of MSX material -- chiefly, software playable via the MSXPLAYer emulator executables (versions for Windows and PocketPC 2002). Also includes scans of game and software manuals. Open the "index.html" file in the root directory for easy navigation....
Topics: MSX, computers, Japanese computers, magazine CD-ROMs, Japanese Windows Games
Computer Bild Spiele
by Computer Bild Digital GmbH
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Topic: Computer Bild Spiele
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file, run the executable, install preferred demos. Some demos may require DirectX 8.0 or greater. You can install most demos via the launcher just fine, some of them may have to be installed manually. Most demos will only launch via the installer if the game path is in Portuguese. Launching those demos manually is recommended instead. Not all demos are guaranteed to work. Contents...
Topics: Windows, Game, Software, Shareware
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
by CyberMycha
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Ripped CD from "gaming" magazine CyberMycha. This CD was released in April 2001. CD contains: Odjazdowy Pakiet Gier - pack with games: 3D Blocks, Buzzle Puzzle, Dweep, Pet Wings, SB Pro Racing, Springy Madness, Ultranium, Xarlor Demo versions of: Kurka Wodna, Pasaż 3 (AKA Passage 3) NASCAR Racing 4 Koszykówka Manager 2001, F1 Racing Championship Solutions to: Złoto i Chwała: Droga do El Dorado (AKA Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado), Simon the Sorcerer 2, Stupid Invaders
Topics: cybermycha, cybermycha kwiecień 2001, cybermycha 04 2001, cybermycha 2001
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
by CyberMycha
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Ripped CD from "gaming" magazine CyberMycha. This CD was released in January 2002. CD contains: Full version of Chicken Raid Demo versions of: Tennis Master Series Master Rallye Solaris 104 Dookoła USA/Polski Tetris Worlds Megarace 3 Woody Woodpecker: Escape from Buzz Buzzard Park Solutions to: Zegarmistrz Ace Ventura
Topics: cybermycha, cybermycha styczeń 2002, cybermycha 1 2002, cybermycha 2002
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
by Future Publishing Ltd
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This is CD 2 of PC Gamer's cover CD from July 1998 (Issue 58) - UK Edition. It contains demos of: Commandos Flight Unlimited 2 World Cup 98 Play Faster: Dungeon Keeper Special: Get the level editor Monster AI patch and 3D Cards (D3D) patch Plus: Extensive Video Footage of Unreal Diakatana Deathtrap Dungeon Final Fantasy VII Apache Havoc Starsiege Starsiege: Tribes Gangsters Requiem and more...
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Topics: pcgamer, cdgamer, july 1998, issue 58, demos, Cover Disk
Computer Bild Spiele
by Computer Bild Digital GmbH
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Topic: Computer Bild Spiele
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: mount the ISO file for CD 1, run the executable, install preferred games. All games are demos with the exception of Abe's Exoddus, which is the full retail game and requires CD 2 to be mounted to run. Some demos may either require DOSBox, DirectX 7.0 or greater, or use MIDI for soundtrack, which you'll have to set it up if using Linux and WINE. You can install games via the launcher just fine, but most...
Topics: Windows, MS-DOS, Game, Software, Shareware
Score Magazine CD-ROM
Score Magazine CD-ROM
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A collection of CD-ROM based magazine issues.
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
by Future Publishing
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We ♥ Manga Art Our best DVD ever! 22 hours of video
Topics: magazine coverdiscs, digital art