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RINGWIELDER / GIANT SPACE SLUG vC.1 The ultimate role playing game that mixes fantasy and science fiction! Copyright 1991 Dennis Drew Copyright Strictly Enforced INFORMATION MANUAL FOLLOWS THIS ORDER FORM Documentation file. Please read this. Use PGUP/PGDN to move through the file. When finished, press ESC to continue with the program. To print out this file, press P and then use PGDN to move through the entire file. It will be printed as you scroll. NOTE: Ringwielder is a non-computer role-playing game. It is to be played with friends, using the enclosed set of rules. It is distributed in disk form as a test, to see if there is a market for computer-distributed games such as this. If it works, more games (already designed and ready to go) will be forthcoming. INSTRUCTIONS: To copy all the game files to paper, prepare your printer and enter the command: RWPRINT. Copyright 1991 Dennis Drew PLEASE FEEL FREE TO COPY this game and give it to your friends. However, it may not be altered in ANY manner. Distribution of an altered version consitutes breach of copyright and will be dealt with according to Federal and Civil law. Other than that... enjoy yourself! VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION! HOW YOU CAN BECOME A RINGWIELDER! RINGWIELDER is being distributed under a unique principle. It is the very first ever TRY-THEN-BUY (tm) book. What does this mean to you? RINGWIELDER is the role-playing game of fantasy and science fiction. We had the choice to either spend thousands of dollars in trying to promote it in a field already glutted with games (many of them bad ones), or to try for a new promotion idea. For years, computer enthusiasts have used the principle of SHAREWARE, which means trying a computer program and THEN buying it if you like it. We decided to promote RINGWIELDER on the same level. This text file contains the entire RINGWIELDER rules manual and part of the THEORY section. Please FEEL FREE TO COPY this set of rules. Give it to your friends. Have a blast. If you like RINGWIELDER, we ask that you register. (Consider the YEARS of toil, the back-breaking hours over the typewriter, the sweat and blood we've put into these rules, the days we went without food...sob...). This registration permits us to continue functioning, and allows us to create additional games (of which we now have four and the line is growing). If we receive decent registrations we will very likely produce our three other games via TRY-THEN-BUY as well! REGISTRATION brings you phone support, and the collector's edition game which includes these rules, the GAME THEORY section and our solitaire scenario FOR MASOCHISTS ONLY in a numbered, signed edition. You will also receive the latest computer disk! All registration levels bring you game update information. If you don't think its worth registering, then we ask that you don't play it and that you please pass it on to someone else. In short: if you like it and use it, you are required to register. That's what TRY-THEN-BUY means. This is the ONLY income we have from the work this game entailed (and it took quite a bit... over ten years to be exact). THE RINGWIELDER CLUB When you register, you gain extra support. This entitles you to call us directly if you have questions regarding RINGWIELDER. There will be no further charges... once you register, YOU'RE A MEMBER! Realize though, that we will not re-hash things covered in the THEORY section; if it's covered in the THEORY section, we'll encourage expanded membership instead. COLLECTOR'S EDITION. Here's further info: THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION We have a signed and numbered edition of RINGWIELDER available. In addition to these rules, it also contains artwork all the way through and the FULL RINGWIELDER THEORY SECTION, which includes the following: * Sample game * Full-length sample scenario * The Fine Art of Being a Universe Pt 1 & 2 * The Monsters of Ringwielder * Starting Your Own Ringwielder Club * Questions and Answers * Game Alterations -- Additional Methods to Make Your Games Fiendish * FOR MASOCHISTS ONLY -- A full-length solitaire scenario that you can play with friends... or by yourself! * and more! The GAME THEORY section will help you understand more fully how RINGWIELDER works and offers methods you can incorporate into your games to make them more interesting. Is shareware a good way to distribute role-playing games? Your registration will let us know and will tell us whether or not to pursue shareware for releases of other of our game titles! RINGWIELDER vC.1 REGISTRATION FORM SEND TO: DREW SOFTWARE PO BOX 101 JOPLIN, MO 64802 (417)781-4248 VISA/MASTERCARD ACCEPTED Yes, I want to be a RINGWIELDER! NAME: _____________________________________________ DATE: _________________ ADDRESS: _______________________________________________ CITY: _________________________ STATE: ______ ZIP: _______ PHONE: (________)___________-________________ SEX: M F ____ Please send me the COLLECTORS VERSION. Enclosed is $35. ____ I don't want the collector's version, but I enjoy playing the game. Enclosed is a $10 donation for official registration. I ask that you add my name to your notification list for future updates. I acquired this program from: ___________________________________________ (If you like, you can include on a separate sheet a description of your current favorite character you're using... just for our reference.) On a scale of 1-10 I rate RINGWIELDER a: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Please enclosed your check and mail to: DREW SOFTWARE PO Box 101 Joplin MO 64802 (417)781-4248 MASTERCARD/VISA ACCEPTED Payment by international money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank. Due to difficulty in processing, no checks drawn on a foreign bank, please. Orders outside U.S. please add $5 shipping for collectors version. GIANT SPACE SLUG vC.1 REGISTRATION FORM (please print clearly) NAME: __________________________________________________________ ADDRESS: _______________________________________________________ CITY: ______________________ STATE: _______ ZIP: _______________ PHONE: (_____)_______-_______ PURCHASE DATE: _____/_____/______ I acquired this program from:___________________________________ On a scale of 1-10, I rate this program a: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the licensing agreement. I request to have my name added to your mailing list for future updates and information. ___________________________________________ ___________________ signed date Enclose your check for $10 and mail to: Dennis Drew PO Box 101 Joplin, MO 64802 VISA/MASTERCARD accepted. Payment by international money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank. Due to difficulty in processing, no checks drawn on a foreign bank, please. IMPORTANT: HOW TO OBTAIN THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL Our programs are very easy to use. You do not need an instruction manual to operate them. However, the manual allows you to gain greater benefit from this program. To get the manual, you must REGISTER with us. We depend on your registration fee to continue operation. Registration brings you: 1. Instruction manual. 2. Call-in telephone support. 3. Places you on our mailing list for notification of future updates. 4. Usually brings you a more advanced version of the program. We will support you if you register; absolutely no support will be given to non-registered users. USER REGISTRATION AND LICENSE AGREEMENT ARTICLE 1. ACCEPTANCE. In registering for our programs, the user agrees to abide by all articles and restrictions of this license. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to note the items of this license, and decide upon agreeability of its terms prior to the registration of the program. ARTICLE 2. LICENSING. This program is licensed, not sold. As such, the user/ purchaser has the right to use the program on a day-to-day basis, but recognizes the ownership of the program and all materials as belonging to Dennis Drew. ARTICLE 3. COPYING AND MULTI-USER. This program is USER SUPPORTED. You are encouraged to copy the SHAREWARE diskette and give it to your friends and acquaintences. You may use this program freely and distribute it as you wish. However, the following restrictions do apply: 1. You may not charge a fee for this program, other than for the cost of duplication. 2. You may not alter the program or supporting items in any manner, may not add to or remove items from the disk. 3. You may not copy or reproduce in any way the instruction manual that is available for this program. The instruction manual is provided to REGISTERED USERS ONLY. Copying of this manual in any form is strictly forbidden. If several copies of the manual are required, then a discount is provided on request. 4. Shareware companies must obtain a distribution license from the author. ARTICLE 4. WARRANTY AND LIABILITY. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to decide upon usability and application of this program to his/her particular needs. Every effort has been made to insure the accuracy and reliability of this program. However, since the success of this program relies a great deal upon individual use and dedication to the use thereof, and the fact that this program is user copiable (thus limiting our control over what the end-user receives), We will not be held responsible for any results obtained from the direct or indirect use of this program nor does this program comply to the laws of merchantability of any state. ARTICLE 5. TERMINATION. If the user/purchaser breaks any article of this agreement, all items pertaining to the program shall be returned to the publisher. This will not exclude any additional punitive damages incurred according to national and civil laws. ARTICLE 6. CUSTOMER SUPPORT. We are eager to support our customers. Technical assistance is available to REGISTERED USERS ONLY by calling (417)781-4248 Monday through Friday during the hours of 9am to 5pm. If your diskette is damaged in any way, return it to us along with $10.00 to cover cost of replacement. We will rush you a new diskette. It is recognized that the purchaser is already bound by the terms of the LICENSING AGREEMENT enclosed with this package. This registration form serves two purposes: 1. To emphasize agreement with the terms of the license. 2. To allow us to provide you with timely updates and information. Thank you for registering!
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