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Just the Facts, 1997 August. by Just the Facts (JTF)

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Tired of biased warez reports filled with lies and propoganda? Want a clear
and comprehensive look at what's going on in the game scene with neatly
charted information? Here is the solution to your problem and the problem
that plagues literally thousands of other pirates worldwide. Just The Facts.
No commentary, no ragging, just facts taken straight from ftp sites, public
reactions/commentary and industry information. Browse the list and decide
for yourself exactly who's who and what's what.

*** Information: Header fields -

Group: The cracking group that released the software. We only rate the top 5!
Date: The date the software was released according to the included nfo.
Game: The full name of the released game according to the included nfo,
      file_id.diz and gaming industry information.
Company: The company that published the game.
D#: The number of disks in either 1.44 or 2.88 meg format. Note that games
    over the SPA set 75x1.44 meg limit are labeled as OSL (over spa limit).
TRG: The percentile rating given to the game by the excellent reviewers at
     The Reviewers Guild (www.trg.org). Individual reviews of each game are
     available for download via the TRG distribution site.
TGE: The precentile rating given to the game by The Gamer's Edge reviewers.
     (http://tge.home.ml.org).
Notes: Additional information. Beta (this game is not final), Dupe (this
       game was already released in final prior to this release), TRN
       (this release is a trainer), DOCS (this release is a document
       relating to a specific game), FIX (this is a fix for a specific game)
       OSL (over the spa agreed upon disk limit), NW (this game does not work)
       ADDN (an addon from the company that made the original game), 3DFX
       (this game has 3dfx support , 3FXO (this game is 3dfx only), MMX (this
       game is for mmx enhanced cpu's only), UFIX (a fix released for a game
       that did not require a fix) and FNL (this group has finalized a beta
       release).

           *** GAMES RELEASED BETWEEN AUGUST 1ST AND THE 31ST ***

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│  Group  ││   Date   ││       Game       ││  Company  ││ D# ││TRG││TGE││Notes│
└─────────┘└──────────┘└──────────────────┘└───────────┘└────┘└───┘└───┘└─────┘
 BACKLASH    08/01/97   Jurassic War         Tric         20   65%  39%  N/A
 PARADIGM    08/02/97   Super Puzzle Fighter Capcom       16   N/A  N/A  DUPE
                        2 Turbo Final
 PARADIGM    08/02/97   Seafight             Trinode      13   N/A  N/A  N/A
 HYBRID      08/03/97   Battle for Ashes 97  Audiogenic   03   N/A  N/A  N/A
 BACKLASH    08/04/97   4-4-2 Soccer         Virgin       09   50%  N/A  N/A
 BACKLASH    08/05/97   Panic Soldier        TriggerSoft  14   65%  N/A  N/A
 CLASS       08/06/97   Nitro Racers         3DO          15   55%  89%  N/A
 CLASS       08/10/97   Forbes Corporate     Simon &      11   56%  46%  N/A
                        Warrior              Schuster
 RAZOR 1911  08/10/97   Pete Sampras Final   Codemasters  37   N/A  N/A  DUPE
 CLASS       08/11/97   XCar: Experimental   Bethesda     17   45%  35%  N/A
                        Racing               Softworks
 RAZOR 1911  08/11/97   Blood Omen: Legacy   Activision   62   81%  89%  BETA
                        Of Kain
 PARADIGM    08/13/97   Achtung Spitfire!    Avalon Hill  17   70%  N/A  N/A
 BACKLASH    08/15/97   Worldwide Soccer     Sega PC      43   N/A  N/A  N/A
 RAZOR 1911  08/17/97   Mass Destruction     BMG          40   75%  N/A  N/A
 PARADIGM    08/18/97   Outpost 2            Sierra       11   67%  60%  N/A
 RAZOR 1911  08/19/97   Dark Colony          SSi          25   79%  85%  N/A
 RAZOR 1911  08/19/97   Dark Colony Keys     SSi          01   N/A  N/A  DOCS
 PARADIGM    08/19/97   Outpost 2 Trainer    Sierra       01   N/A  N/A  TRN
 CLASS       08/20/97   Puzz 3D: The Notre   Hasbro       17   53%  N/A  N/A
                        Dame Cathedral       Interactive
 CLASS       08/20/97   Imperialism          SSi          27   72%  N/A  N/A
 RAZOR 1911  08/20/97   Outpost 2 FIX +      Sierra       02   N/A  N/A  FIX+
                        Manual                                           DOCS
 CLASS       08/21/97   Lose Your Marbles    SegaSoft     07   89%  N/A  N/A
 CLASS       08/23/97   Avery Cardoza's 100  Cardoza      31   64%  N/A  N/A
                        Slots                Entertainment
 CLASS       08/24/97   Dark Colony +1       SSi          01   N/A  N/A   NW
                        Trainer
 PARADIGM    08/25/97   Imperialism +1       SSi          01   N/A  N/A  TRN
                        Trainer
 CLASS       08/26/97   NFL Legends 98       Accolade     58   73%  N/A  N/A
 CLASS       08/26/97   NFL Legends 98 Docs  Accolade     02   N/A  N/A  DOCS
 CLASS       08/27/97   MS Flight Sim 98     Microsoft    59   75%  N/A  N/A
 CLASS       08/27/97   Ms Flight Sim 98     Microsoft    29   N/A  N/A  ADDN
                        Sound Add-on
 CLASS       08/28/97   Valderamma Links LS  Access       15   N/A  N/A  ADDN
                        & 98 Course Addon
 RAZOR 1911  08/28/97   NHL Open Ice 2 on 2  GT Inter-    12   79%  N/A  N/A
                                             active
 CLASS       08/29/97   Dark Colony +1 100%  SSi          01   N/A  N/A  TRN
                        Trainer
 CLASS       08/29/97   Blood Omen: Legacy   Activision   62   81%  89%  FNL
                        of Kain
 CLASS       08/30/97   Real Genius          Pro One      33   65%  N/A  N/A
 RAZOR 1911  08/30/97   Shadow Warrior       3D Realms    22   78%  N/A  N/A
 RAZOR 1911  08/31/97   Shadow Warrior       3D Realms    01   N/A  N/A  FIX
                        CD Audio Fix


 Group Totals (legitimate games only):     BACKLASH   = 04 games
                                           CLASS      = 12 games
                                           HYBRID     = 01 games
                                           PARADIGM   = 03 games
                                           RAZOR 1911 = 04 games

 Group Totals (total legitimate releases): BACKLASH   = 04 releases
                                           CLASS      = 16 releases
                                           HYBRID     = 01 releases
                                           PARADIGM   = 05 releases
                                           RAZOR 1911 = 07 releases


 *** That's all for this month! Stay tuned for next month's reports ***

 *** Contact information: http://www.comingsoon.com
                          email: coming@soon.com

 Greetings go out to: ARCADE, BACKLASH, CELEBRE, CLASS, DENIAL, DIVINE, DYNASTY,
                      HYBRID, MIRAGE, PARADIGM, PIRASOFT and RAZOR 1911.
                      And of course our friends at TRG, TGE and TRD!
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