> > That's terrible to see rare systems like this at the hands of the arcade collector. > > He runs the site called safestuff where he hoards a ton of rare Atari games not in > > MAME such as Marble Madness 2 ( a game that no one has ever played except the Atari > > guys, the Atari horder, or even the people at CAX). Oh well, I guess this is > > something we'll have to live for a while. > > I went to CAX 10 years ago and played Marble Man for about ten seconds before getting > bored and moving on. You're not missing much, it was cancelled for a good reason. > > safestuff has helped with some rare dumps. The problem with Marble Man is that he had > to promise that he wouldn't dump the roms before he could get the board. Due to the > attacks he's had since, it wouldn't surprise me if he'd never allow anyone to dump > anything he has. Aaron did a lot of work to get him on board, which you've all > destroyed with your outrage.
A promise is a wonderful thing, but are we talking a promise or a legally binding contract?
Because he's had some of those protos for years and if he isn't careful they will die on him and thus be lost forever. It's time to dump em.