Soundbite: a one-stop shop for (shareware) games
30 Jun 2020 — Filed in: Soundbites
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Glenn Brensinger, former sysop of Software Creations, talks about how his then-boss Dan Linton's "Home of the Authors" Software Creations BBS served as a sort of prototypical Steam.
The interview was done as part of my research for my upcoming book Shareware Heroes: Independent Games at the Dawn of the Internet, which is on Kickstarter until July 8th.
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