California Games Copy Protection

I ran across this great article on Codetapper’s C64 site and wanted to share the link.

California Games intro on the C64

There was a quote from Chuck Sommerville about how great the copy protection was on California Games (it was Vorpal).

The article does a great job debunking the claim that all cracked versions of Summer Games came from the US Gold Cassette release.

Talking to crackers from Eagle Soft Incorporated

Eagle Soft Incorporated cracktro for California Games

When I downloaded games from BBS’s back in the day here in the USA, Eagle Soft was the most common cracking group, from the games I grabbed. But here is the link to this great article:

This is a must and great read! Thank you Codetapper.