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Thanks for remembering my interest in Beyond Cyberpunk. That's a great coup.


Hey MTT,

Yup, it has 10.4.11 on there as well, but boots always into 9.2.2 Smile

urrrgh, I don't have a box, and if you've seen the sunflower iMac, you know what a b*tch it is to ship anywhere (monitor on a swivel/tilt arm). My swivel/tilt arm is in very firm/good condition (they usually get too loose and rattly) but I doubt it would arrive in NSW in one piece Sad

If you know someone in Tasmania who is willing to package and post it, I will gladly pass it onto him/her for you.

PS. It has one drilled screwhole on the base, and the burner is not installed at the moment (but can be reinstalled - I believe it is either a DVD-ROM/CDRW or a SATA-CONVERTER+DVDRW. Whichever I can find.

PPS. This is the one I would rather keep, as the G5 only does "Classic Mode" yUURCH


Hi, Mike.

Guess what... I was SevenDusted again and I remembered your advice you gave me years ago. Smile
I wanted to visit you on your guestbook and just say Hi.
Greetings, master.


Hi Mike thanks for the informations,i have use copy/paste from the apple site a while back ago and copy the info with TextEdit and also copy a few line from the About AppleScript include in the app. since i'm not a very good typist !!!
I have recheck and it appear ok with Safari,Firefox,Opera and OmniWeb.Smile


Hi Mike Tom Tom i'm not really shure of what you mean !!!
"Hope my edit is OK. Just pointing out you can use   & &bull&#59 if you don't want to


I see that you have added a blank line this is more clear to read thanks.


Thanks for the note about Beyond Cyberpunk. It would be great if we could get a copy of the hyperstack here.



Got an item I've never seen before that came with a batch of Aluminum G4s I bought.
It's an OS 9 Classic Installer DVD (yes DVD). Version 1.0 dated 2005 (last revised Dec 2004).
3.8 GB.
Not sure what's on it as all you can see is the installer alias.
I think it may have been part of the 10.3.7 factory install set???

If I get a chance I'll try running it in 10.4.11 and see what happens.


Was there a cease and desist from Zane Publishing (Zane Home Library)?
If I search "EA Games" I get hits, but if I search "Zane" I get nothing.
Not only no Zane titles, but no mention on the entire site.
And I know I personally uploaded one Asimov/Zane title myself...
Just wondering before I go uploading any titles.


What's the concensus on OSX?
Abandonware through Tiger?
As long as its PPC only?
Not for MacGarden?

I have everything in CD versions (including the by-request-only Tiger 4CD set).
I also the SDK CDs and the CD (no iDVD) and DVD versions of iLife '04 and '05.


Thanks for the heads-up on Defenders Japanese Mac and software giveaway.


Re: My CDs

So do you think the fact that my old personal dmgs produce bootable disks while the newer ones don't has something to do with the fact the newer ones were done on either internal sata DVRs or external USB-sata dvrs (20" Intel iMac) wherein the past I had always used external firewire-ide dvrs or usb-ide dvrs? The firewire chip on new iMacs was so unreliable I migrated to USB-IDE and then to USB-SATA as the IDE dvrs became harder to find.

I have been using the same emac922 and 10.4.6 dmgs for year and have never had a problem.

So for example:

10.0.3 to .dmg (Intel iMac running snow leopard sata dvr) - OSX zipped - did not produce a bootable G3 Wallstreet disk when downloaded, unzipped and written to CD on my Macbook Pro.


10.0.3 to .toast (Quicksilver 9.2.2, Toast 5, DropStuffed ) did produce a bootable Wallstreet disk when downloaded, unstuffed and written to CD (Toast 10) on my Macbook Pro.

All I can come up with is that Disk Utility writes something different in the boot block or some header depending on if the source drive is SATA or IDE. Well you know how Apple is always trying to make you give something old up to get something new.
No more OS 9... No more Classic Mode... No more PPC apps...


Happy to move the links, MTT.


MTT, here is the new Carmen Sandiego Math Detective link:



Hi Mike thanks a lot for the help on Changing my hard disk after all Jake did helped me (that day when he arrived home i was trying to do it) even when he was starving and I havent coocked yet, The operation completed succesfully!! Wink now he bought me a new computer (Amiga One X1000) but I still use the iMac G3, anyway I just wanted to thank you! for the help.


MTT, I sent you a mail to the address you gave me, dunno whether that worked.
At least it was not returned by the mail server until now.

I got mail Smile


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This glitch has affected a couple of games before. The only solution we ever found was to delete the affected pages and recreate them from scratch, so that's what I've done here.


Sorry to hear about the TaoTe mischief comrade.
Funny thing, I did neither receive a notification about your guestbook entry (3x8bit(at)gmail(dot) com nor do I know the uploaded app or recall uploading it.
Either the database is faulty or my memory is even worse than I thought. Smile


Re-guarding your Dual 533 (G4 Digital Audio??) I WOULD totally try to get it fixed. This is easily one of the best G4 towers for light/average/home server use EVER. I upgraded my sisters with two hard-drives (fast Hitachi drives with Carbon Copy Cloner), Full-Ram upgrade, DVD+R, DL Burner, Radeon 9800 Pro, USB 2.0 Card and a bunch of little extras. SHE LOVES IT!!! She recently had a chance to trade up to a pretty powerful DualCore Penium D Tower running Ubuntu, but after playing with it, said no way!

If it is just a power supply, you can find one on ebay for next to nothing, and if it is a logic-board, would still be under $40.00.

This is one to keep going!!! Just my 2 cents.


Hi MikeTomTom

Regarding the Umax SuperMac SSW disk, I have copied your RS upload to my account there (simple transfer...no D/L or U/L). Below is a link you can use, if you like, if your current links die.


I'm prepared to post that iBook to you, sans laptop bag (which was a pretty cool Targus 12" job) in the USA, rather than a realtively unknown member of the forum in Chile. Also, I think it has a better chance getting to the USA intact. Wouldn't even know where to begin sending something to Chile?

If you are still interested (It plays everything nicely in native OS9, although video RAM may be an issue with some more recent game titles) give me an email using the link on my posts.

I'll be in touch... tho I live in NSW not the USA Smile