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tolworthy
09-13-2004, 01:47 PM
Does anyone know where I can find scans of the National Inquisitor (the spoof newspaper that came with the boxed version of Zak McKracken)?

Yesterday someone emailed me with a question about it, and I realized that I haven't see the real thing for many years. It is an important pat of the gaming experience that modern users never see.

My current copy of Zak is part of the Classic Adventures compilation, and does not include the newspaper. I have copies of the front page in English, but I have only seen the inside pages in German.

Does anyone know where I can find the English inside pages on the web? Or would some generous soul be kind enough to scan them so I can upload them for all to see?

freddie
09-13-2004, 09:50 PM
Originally posted by tolworthy
Does anyone know where I can find scans of the National Inquisitor (the spoof newspaper that came with the boxed version of Zak McKracken)?

Yesterday someone emailed me with a question about it, and I realized that I haven't see the real thing for many years. It is an important pat of the gaming experience that modern users never see.

My current copy of Zak is part of the Classic Adventures compilation, and does not include the newspaper. I have copies of the front page in English, but I have only seen the inside pages in German.

Does anyone know where I can find the English inside pages on the web? Or would some generous soul be kind enough to scan them so I can upload them for all to see? http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org/index.php?do=item&itemid=20

tolworthy
09-13-2004, 10:53 PM
Originally posted by freddie
http://lucasarts.vintagegaming.org/index.php?do=item&itemid=20
Wonderful! Was it there all along? I can't believe I missed it. Thanks!

freddie
09-13-2004, 11:12 PM
Originally posted by tolworthy
Wonderful! Was it there all along? I can't believe I missed it. Thanks! ;) Not really, I just added the rest. I'll see about adding the full German and Japanese copies when I get a chance. The KIXX version fits in my scanner so it is the easiest to get up.

tolworthy
09-14-2004, 05:45 AM
Originally posted by freddie
;) Not really, I just added the rest. I'll see about adding the full German and Japanese copies when I get a chance.

What a guy! And I have taken you up on your generous (foolhardy?) offer to let me use some of your the Zak stuff on my site. Don't worry, I won't steal everything :) (I already have a German scan, but since I don't speak German, the English one is far more useful.)

Joshi
09-15-2004, 11:04 AM
I'm currently in bidding on the original 3.5 inch floppies for Zak with box, manual and nation inquisiter all included on ebay. I'm willing to spend 25 on an item that started off at about 6

Not bad.

I'm also bidding for Indie and the last crusade/fate of atlantis

freddie
09-15-2004, 11:05 AM
Originally posted by Joshi
I'm currently in bidding on the original 3.5 inch floppies for Zak with box, manual and nation inquisiter all included on ebay. I'm willing to spend 25 on an item that started off at about 6

Not bad.

I'm also bidding for Indie and the last crusade/fate of atlantis Are you the one that is driving up the price of the budget KiXX XL release? I've never seen that item sell for that much so I do hope you really want the budget version.

Joshi
09-15-2004, 02:10 PM
I don't own any version of Zak, it'll be worth it to have the game considering I can't get any other version anywhere.