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Saturday, 21st July 2018

Manuals, walkthroughs and readme files

Part of the updates to Abandonware DOS consists in adding every kind of document I can get without copyright notices. I already added lots of manuals, walkthroughs (expecially interactive fiction solutions) and a few maps.

Recently, I started digging into the zip files of every games in search for useful readme files. Many of you may not know what a readme file is. Developers used to include a txt files usually called "readme.txt" in older games or applications, in a time before the birth of the internet. Readme files included last minute fixes to already printed manuals (printed on PAPER!), installation instructions, etc.

Here are some manuals:

Here's a few readme files:

And, finally, a few walkthroughs:

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