[Blindapple] Accessible games disks

Byron Stephens bstephens122874 at shaw.ca
Thu Nov 7 03:53:59 EST 2013

I do have an ftp server, just contact me off-list to set up an account.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Baechler" <tony at baechler.net>
To: "Blind Apple Discussions" <blindapple at bluegrasspals.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2013 12:41 AM
Subject: [Blindapple] Accessible games disks

> Hi all,
> As you probably know if you've looked at Asimov and Jayson's emulator disk
> library, there are tons of disk images out there to sort through.  I've
> begun going through some and have found a few games that talk, but aren't 
> as
> such on talking disks.  In other words, they work fine with Textalker but
> aren't specifically made for the blind.  I remember some of them from a 
> long
> time ago while others are new to me.  Some require Integer and others 
> don't.
> I was thinking that it wouldn't be hard to copy them to my own set of
> talking game disks as I find them.  There are literally thousands of disk
> images with public domain and free games on them, so it would be next to
> impossible for one person to find only those games that talk without
> spending many hours.  Believe it or not, I find it fun to sort through 
> them.
> Even though Jayson doesn't give me credit, I was the one who sorted 
> through
> most of the disks in the emulator section of his site.  As I find games
> which talk, I can copy them to my own games disks and share them so people
> don't have to go through the same sets of disk images multiple times.  If
> people are interested, I can either post them here as I finish them or I 
> can
> upload them somewhere.  I thought about setting up my own disk library for
> the purpose, but if someone else already has something set up, no point in
> reinventing the wheel.  Contact me if you want me to upload my talking 
> games
> disks somewhere or let me know if I should just post them here.  In other
> words, I'm interested in an ftp account if there is a working disk library
> server, but I can just as easily post disks here as I finish them.  They
> would probably be in the form tbgam001.dsk and the games would be copied 
> in
> the order I find them.
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