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Game/Hardware Manuals

Discussion in 'General' started by sheep64, Apr 3, 2002.

  1. sheep64

    sheep64 New Member

    Does anybody here knows project64? Not the Nintendo 64 site.

    It´s http://project64.c64.org

    For all who don´t know it. It´s a game manual, software and hardware manual collection for the Commodore 64. They didn´t scan the manuals, They read them by OCR and put them as only TXT files on their site. That saves a lot of webspace, downloadtime and is easy to handle.

    I thought why don´t doing the same for sega systems.

    With enough help it must be able to create the same like project64 for sega.

    It´s only an idea. Let me know what you think about it. And habe a look at the project64.c64.org site.
  2. Rift

    Rift New Member

    Not a bad idea maybe even a PDF format instead to keep some things like diagrams or pictures intact that may be needed but only if need ofcourse
  3. Raijin Z

    Raijin Z New Member

    In that case, scanned manuals would be better, no?
  4. Mysticales

    Mysticales New Member

    Well yea I know C64...

    www.computerbrains.com is the best place for the emu.

    Anyways back in that day you dindt NEED complex pics. ::Still has her C64 manual boxes in house:: anyways but for sega it would REALLY be best in pdf format. If we had a pdf archive that would be the best there is =D
  5. sheep64

    sheep64 New Member

    Hmm, yes PDF´s are fine. I think the only problem is that not everybody got Adobe Acrobat (not the reader).

    I mean the program to create PDF´s from OCR.

    I´m not sure, but is there other software that can create PDF´s from scans..

    I have Xerox Text Bridge, not sure if that´s able to create PDF´s.
  6. Mysticales

    Mysticales New Member

    Well first collect the scans. Then SOMEONE will be able to make pdf ;)

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