Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 12:14:31 -0500 (CDT) From: Jason Haas <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Jason Haas <email@example.com> Subject: LinuxPPC offering Loki games and Linux CD bundle at special price LinuxPPC offering Loki games and Linux CD bundle at special price Madison, Wisc. -- October 8, 1999 -- LinuxPPC Inc. is now selling Loki Entertainment Software's Linux games Myth II: Soulblighter and Civilization: Call to Power through the LinuxPPC e-commerce site. The company now has a special offer: buy either Loki game and LinuxPPC 1999 Q3, and you'll get 50% off the price of the LinuxPPC CD. LinuxPPC president Jeff Carr was unavailable for comment, as he was last seen in 520 A.D. saying something about barbarian and gates. In his place, LinuxPPC's Jason Haas commented, "This bundle lets our users have the best Linux games and the best Linux distribution at a sweet price." He added, "For the last three years, we've been working to PowerPC a powerful Linux platform. Loki is making sure that it's fun." "We're excited to have LinuxPPC's selling power helping promote Loki games," said M. Lance Colvin, Vice President of Loki Entertainment Software. "The bundle of our games and LinuxPPC 1999 Q3 is a great value." The Loki games normally are sold separately for for $48., and the LinuxPPC 1999 CD-ROM costs $32. When a Loki game and the LinuxPPC 1999 CD-ROM are purchased together, The buyer will automatically receive a 50% rebate on the cost of the LinuxPPC product at the time of purchase. LinuxPPC Inc. can ship to anywhere in the world for $6.00. FedEx delivery is available. System Hardware Requirements Civilization: Call to Power and Myth II: Soulblighter require PowerPC 601, 120 MHz for faster, 4-speed CD-ROM drive, 32 MB RAM, 80 MB swap, 100 MB free disk space, 16-bit video card, SVGA monitor, Network card (for net play), 28.8K Internet connection (for Internet play), OSS compatible sound card (for sound). System Software Requirements The Loki games require Linux kernel 2.0.x or 2.2.x, GNU C Libraries (glibc) 2.x, XFree86 3.3.x, all of which are built in to LinuxPPC 1999 Q3. About Loki Entertainment Software Based in Orange County, CA, Loki works with leading game publishers to port their best-selling PC and Macintosh titles to Linux. Loki meets a pent-up need in the Linux community by providing fully-supported, shrink-wrapped games for sale through traditional retail channels. Founded in 1998, Loki is privately held and takes its name from the Norse god of mischief. For more information visit www.lokigames.com. About LinuxPPC Inc. LinuxPPC Inc., headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, develops and distributes LinuxPPC 1999 Q3, the most popular and prominent Linux distribution for PowerPC computers. The company dealt a body blow to Windows 2000 in the recent LinuxPPC Security Challenge, in which a Power Mac 9500 running LinuxPPC bested a 500 MHz Pentium III running Windows 2000. The company sponsors development of Linux on PowerPC through major <A HREF="http://www.linuxppc.com/about/donations.shtml">hardware donations</A> to Linux developers and development groups. The company recently assisted IBM in the testing and development of IBM's upcoming PowerPC logic board design, the PowerPC Open Platform. LinuxPPC Inc. is a member of Linux International and the Motorola Computer Group Partner Program. Contact Information: LinuxPPC Inc. 414-427-8555 http://www.linuxppc.com/ PowerPC is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation and is used under license therefrom. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Apple, iMac, Mac, PowerBook, and Power Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc.