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Message no. 1
From: XaOs [David Goth] xaos@*****.net
Subject: Humor from the FASA Catalog
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 1999 13:02:15 -0600
"The Shadowrun Gamemaster Screen includes a book with all the information on
creature and creature powers that the gamemaster needs. For use with
Shadowrun Third Edition. "

Hoohoo!! That's a good one.

-David Goth-
Message no. 2
From: XaOs [David Goth] xaos@*****.net
Subject: Humor from the FASA Catalog
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 1999 13:14:35 -0600
Here's more:

7216 New Seattle
January 1999
Price: $20.00
Status: Coming Soon

7907 Magic In the Shadows
March/April 1999
Price: $20.00
Status: Coming Soon


December Releases
New Seattle

January Releases
First Run


#7905 - The Shadowrun Companion: Beyond the Shadows - Coming Soon (February
1999) (updated: December 28, 1998)
#7216 - New Seattle - In Stock (updated: January 27, 1999)

The following is dated 10/28/98:

Why No Updates?
We wish to apologize for the recent delays in updating our web site. We've
been experiencing technical difficulties for the past few weeks which have
prevented us from updating the site as frequently as we'd like. These
problems are being addressed, and you can expect regular updates to this
site starting within the next two weeks. We appreciate your patience in this


Ever get mail from this?:

Up-to-the-minute updates directly from FASA!
We've created email announcements list for each of our game lines,
BattleTech, Earthdawn, Shadowrun, and Crimson Skies. By subscribing to one
or more of these email announcements lists, you can get product release
information, press releases, and other information direct from FASA.

Here's another favorite (hee hee!):

HTTP Error 404
404 Not Found
The Web server cannot find the file or script you asked for. Please check
the URL to ensure that the path is correct.
Please contact the server's administrator if this problem persists.

HA HA!!! From Morton Weisman in the wake of MS buying FIT (dated January 13,
199 . Yes, the last digit IS missing):

"By being able to now focus our resources on expansion and development for
BattleTech®, Shadowrun®, Crimson Skies™ and the soon-to-be-released VOR: The
Maelstrom™, we believe FASA’s presence in the market will become stronger
than ever."

-David Goth-

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