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(re: Sierra Classics) Thank you for the kind words!

As to abandonware: my opinion is irrelevant. What matters is Sierra’s opinion. Technically, they hold the copyrights to all their products, and any attempt to distribute them is piracy. That said, if there were a market for the products, Sierra would be selling them.

I have heard that there are sites that are distributing the old games. I even found one site that had the old Apple II games, and an emulator, for download! To the extent that Sierra doesn’t object, I think it’s great. Hopefully, they’ll either distribute the old games, or look the other way as they are passed around the internet. I’d hate to see them just “cease to exist”.

-Ken W