OT: Home wanted for If Monks Had Macs

Brian Thomas insidepocket at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 14:23:20 EST 2009


I appreciate all the suggestions and offers for distributing Monks. I am
considering all of them as I prepare the files.

this is the first that I have heard of RevJournal. I just googled it and it
looks very interesting, Richard.

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 11:16 AM, Michael Kann <mikekann at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Amazon S3 Web Services might be an appropriate retirement home for the
> Monks. Mark Smith is guru numero uno on that stuff:
>
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> http://marksmith.on-rev.com/revstuff/index.html
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> --- On Thu, 12/31/09, Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com>
> > Subject: OT: Home wanted for If Monks Had Macs
> > To: "Rev Use-List" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> > Date: Thursday, December 31, 2009, 9:10 AM
> > I just picked this up from the
> > Tidbits digest. It seems like a good cause and I wonder if
> > any lister here might be able to help. Just a thought. Sorry
> > if people think it's a waste of bandwidth.
> >
> > Graham
> >
> > > 4. post-commercial software - best way to give my If
> > Monks had Macs away?
> > >
> > > Initial Message
> > > Posted by: Brian Thomas Date: Dec 30, 2009.
> > >
> > > Hello, Happy New Year to all.
> > >
> > > I'm the author of If Monks had Macs, a classic CD-ROM
> > that still interests folks today and that works in Snow
> > Leopard (and on Windows as well). It might be the longest
> > running multimedia project in history. However, Monks is 21
> > years old this winter and I think it's time it made its own
> > way in the world. I would like to make it a free download,
> > and I'm asking for suggestions for ways to do that.
> > >
> > > I can't afford to pay to give Monks away so I'm
> > looking for suggestions or offers for free hosting. I have a
> > mobileme account, but there is probably a better way than
> > having folks log on to my public folder. It doesn't seem to
> > allow regular downloads.
> > >
> > > Monks for Macs is 200 megabytes, the Windows version
> > is about the same. However, they both share the same 150 mbs
> > of art & audio.
> > >
> > > My regular website can't host the files. However, if
> > you visit it you will see that to celebrate Monk's 21st
> > birthday I have just quietly made available a free re-make
> > for one of the games in Monks that I want. It is beautifully
> > illustrated, quick and deep. And it is an excellent reminder
> > or introduction to what Monks is. The remake of Killing Time
> > will be formally announced with the release of the free
> > Monks early next year:
> > >
> > > <http://rivertext.com/>
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Brian Thomas
> > >
> >
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Brian



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