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MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by MrFlibble » March 3rd, 2012, 2:04 pm

Since the full archive of the MicroProse FTP seems unavailable at the moment, here's what can be found at various other sources:

Demo section
1942paw.zip [original file]
airdemo.zip
atdemo.zip [original file]
atrdem.zip
atrdemo.zip
atrvesa.zip
b17demo.zip [original file]
blood.zip
civdem.zip
coldemo.zip
dark1.zip [original file]
dark2.zip [original file]
drdoom.zip
dsdemo.zip
f117ad.zip
f117apd1.zip
f117apd2.zip
f117apd3.zip
f117demo.txt
f14ad.zip
f14new.zip
f15.exe
f15iii.zip
f15se3.zip [rename manually]
f15storm.zip
fdf14.zip
football.zip
golfdemo.zip
gp286.zip
gp386.zip
greens.zip
gs2000.zip
gs2new.zip
gsplay.zip
kots1.zip [original file]
legacy.zip
ls1.zip
mantis.zip
moodemo.zip
momdemo.zip [original file] [rename manually]
mpsdemo1.zip
mpsdemo2.zip
mpsdemo3.zip
mpsf14.zip
mpsxms93.zip
mpsxms94.zip
mspdemo.zip [original name unknown]
mtgdem.zip
mtii.zip [original file]
pgdemo.zip
phandemo.zip
realms.zip
rexneb.zip [original file]
rrtss2.zip
skdemo.zip
skydemo.zip
task.zip [original file] [rename manually]
tfdemo.zip
tftd.zip
tqdemo.zip
troika.zip
wcdemo.zip
wctrks.zip
wildman.zip

Original message:
MrFlibble wrote:Does anyone know if there are any mirrors of the MicroProse Software FTP? GameFront used to host the files from the FTP a while ago, but they seem to have taken 'em down for some reason or other.
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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by MrFlibble » March 5th, 2012, 10:30 am

It turns out that the FTP area of the official MicroProse website has been archived by the Wayback Machine:
http://web.archive.org/web/199802220735 ... e.com/ftp/

Not files are accessible though, but hopefully it's going to be fixed sometime.

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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by MrFlibble » January 17th, 2013, 3:46 pm

I've tried to find the files from the FTP's demos folder by searching cd.textfiles.com (since patches andpther stuff are more or less preserved by GameFront and other sources), here's what I found so far:
1942paw.zip
airdemo.zip
atdemo.zip
atrdemo.zip
atrvesa.zip
b17demo.zip
blooddem.zip
civdem.zip
coldemo.zip
dsdemo.zip
f14ad.zip
fdf14.zip
f15iii.zip
f15se3.zip [rename manually]
moodemo.zip
momdemo.zip [rename manually]
mpsdemo3.zip
mpsf14.zip
mspdemo.zip [original name unknown]
rexneb.zip
task.zip [rename manually]
tfdemo.zip

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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by MrFlibble » January 18th, 2013, 12:57 pm

More stuff:
kots1.zip
mtii.zip
phandemo.zip
wcdemo.zip

BTW, here's a list of MPS FTP contents from 1993: mpsfiles.txt. Also, some info is scattered across he archives at Google Groups.

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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by MrFlibble » January 23rd, 2013, 3:35 pm

Alright, I've added the list of the MPS FTP demo folder contents to the first post, with the links to the files that have been found so far. I've also indicated the files that are original, unmodified ZIP archives.

I'm aware that archive.org's Classic PC Games archive has some files from MicroProse FTP, but that is also incomplete.



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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by Cire » April 2nd, 2016, 1:17 pm

I Think it might be Worth mentioning that a fellow called "Yellow Horror" put together a remake of MicroProse FTP and posted it through a torrent over at VOGONS. There rarely seem to be any seeders though, so I'm unable to download it. There's a mirror on some filesharing site too, but I can't seem to download there either. Perhaps someone who has it could upload it on Internet Archive or something? Here's the site for reference: http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f=5 ... 9&p=371871
EDIT: Forgot to mention, last time I downloaded the torrent I couldn't find a way to preserve the original file time stamps, is there a way to do so through torrent?

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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by 4DOS » October 7th, 2017, 5:20 am

I was trying to find the demo that these screenshots were taken from, figured I should find an archive of the Microprose FTP site, stumbled across this thread, and then found that "someone" has in fact uploaded it to Internet Archive recently, so linking it here in case anyone else is looking for it: https://archive.org/details/ftp.microprose.com

Thanks to both of you, then, I guess :lol:

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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by MrFlibble » October 11th, 2017, 11:01 am

Here's the download of that Wildman demo, via the Wayback Machine: wildman.zip

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Re: MicroProse Software official FTP mirror(s)?

Post by Cire » October 12th, 2017, 12:34 pm

Glad you find the upload(s) useful! :)
I still have more FTP's to upload, though I'll probably have to split them since I'm having trouble uploading large downloads (>10GB)

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