8" floppy system needed to recover old game data
andy.piercy at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 12:05:14 CDT 2005
I have an operational Z80 CP/M system that has 8" floppy drives which
can read both DSDD, DDSD, SSDD, SSSD disks, and I can push the data
out the serial port to a PC.
Only problemo is I'm also located in the UK Fleet in Hampshire, but
any good to you?
On 06/10/05, Kieron Wilkinson <Kieron.Wilkinson at paretopartners.com> wrote:
> I am hoping to help an ex-games developer access some very old game data
> and source code stored on 8" floppy disks from a CPM system, data that
> simply does not exist anywhere else and will otherwise be lost. (It is
> the kind of stuff destined for MAME :)). I personally can possibly get
> access to such a system, however we do not want to risk transporting the
> media any more than necessary, and I am far FAR removed from where the
> disks are located in San Francisco (I live in the UK).
> Does anybody near here (or willing to travel there!) have such a system
> and could help us out? As I said this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity
> which should unearth games that were previously thought not to exist
> (though most were not completed AFAIK). There is always the chance that
> they are already lost (corrupted media), but we just won't know until we
> I would be over the moon if somebody could help us out with this! If you
> can help, or know somebody else who can help, please contact me!
> Kieron Wilkinson
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