[rescue] Amiga videos online for your enjoyment

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed May 23 15:41:10 CDT 2007

>From: Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net>
>Date: 2007/05/23 Wed PM 02:44:47 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Amiga videos online for your enjoyment

>On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:10:14PM +0100, Mark wrote:
>> The community, and those that use it, maintain it, love it, and want  
>> to keep it's memories alive is far from dead. AmigaForever was, and  
>> remains, a community effort for the community. They charge for it to  
>> cover liscencing costs, production costs, and the cost of  
>> distribution and to my mind the price is wholly reasonable, given the  
>> levels of effort that went into it's production.
>Really?  It looks to me like its "Repackaging WinUAE and some ROM files and
>some games and a limited Workbench setup".  
>As for production costs, DVDs cost less than a dollar each to manufacture
>(with nice plastic hardshell cases in full color).  AF "Premier" edition is
>one CD and two DVDs.  Figure at *most*, production costs for the three-disc
>set is $3.  They sell it for $60.

And CPUs and pills are pretty cheap too (except for the first one ;^)

I suspect you reach $1/disc charges for Qty. greater than one, and that requires an investment and risk, that deserves to be rewarded at some level. (Just my $.02 worth)


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