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Ambrosia Times

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#1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
AT_1.1_5.3_DOCMaker.sit (10.85 MB)
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
#2
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
AT_1.1_6.5_DOCMaker_HTML.sit (18.92 MB)
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

The Ambrosia Times was a newsletter covering the then-upcoming games of Ambrosia Software running from July 1994 to January 2000. Initially released in DOCMaker from Issues 1.1 to 5.3, Ambrosia eventually moved to an HTML format before discontinuing the newsletter after Issue 7.1. At that point, they decided to shift announcements and news to the company's blog, the PR-focused Ambrosia Newswire, relegating the sometimes mundane but often humorous Ambrosia Times to their archives.

Ambrosia once hosted an online library with all issues in HTML format. (Original Link) (Wayback Machine's Archive)

DL #1: Issues 1.1 - 5.3 released in their original DOCMaker format on the Ambrosia CD
DL #2: Issues 1.1 - 6.5 included on the Ferazel's Wand CD with both DOCMaker and HTML issues

Issues 6.6 and 7.1 were only available via their online library. Their library also contained the following descriptions:

 

The final two issues (AT 6.6, November 1999 and AT 7.1, January 2000) are not included in the downloaded archives on this page. Please upload these missing issues if you've got them!

 

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k PPC

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Elyus's picture
by Elyus - 2019, July 25 - 11:23pm

I've updated the description and added another download with all but the last two issues. Unfortunately, the downloads for 6.6 and 7.1 haven't worked from ASW's site in years, and it appears they've finally turned off their servers. Archive.org has mostly everything if your browse through their different captures, but if anyone has the full issues downloaded, that'd be ideal!

As I often do with ASW content, there's a small archive for the Ambrosia Times at Cythera Guides. The DOCMaker downloads are hosted there as well, but I tried out a tool called DOCMaker Library by Jeremiah Morris which converts the old files to HTML using Perl. The results aren't perfect, but it makes web versions that look a lot like the old DOCMaker issues.

sstaylor's picture
by sstaylor - 2017, July 2 - 4:09am

Volumes 1.1-5.3 are also available on the Ambrosia CD1 in docmaker format
http://macintoshgarden.org/games/ambrosia-cd1

Kitchen2010's picture
by Kitchen2010 - 2014, August 7 - 8:45am

Thanks for uploading the July 1994 issue ! Laughing out loud

themacmeister's picture
by themacmeister - 2014, August 7 - 6:33am
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I may have a few of these on my backups, I'll take a look.