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#1 harupiyo

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Posted Apr 15 2018 - 10:58 PM

Let We Celebrate this miraculous event!

#2 GrandPrixYannick

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Posted Apr 16 2018 - 02:52 AM

We are.
People are trying to organize a 2018 World Cup.

#3 John Woods

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Posted Apr 16 2018 - 08:15 AM

US Patent and Trademark Office on-line record shows Grand Prix Legends first use in commerce is September 27, 1998.


Party party!


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Posted Apr 16 2018 - 08:22 AM

I found the topics from http://logpl.gplworld.de/:

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LEFENDS of GPL - 20th Anniversary Edition


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Posted Apr 16 2018 - 08:36 AM

This following site suggests the US release date was 31st October.  IIRC wasn't it released in Europe slightly ahead of that?  I think I installed it on 10th October 1998.

https://gamefaqs.gam...ix-legends/data


The latest timestamp of any file on my original CD is 24th September 1998.

Previous discussion here.....     http://srmz.net/inde...?showtopic=9455

So 27th September sounds like a good candidate for an official birthday.

Edited by webfoot, Apr 16 2018 - 08:40 AM.


#6 fajanko

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Posted Apr 17 2018 - 01:56 AM

View PostGrandPrixYannick, on Apr 16 2018 - 02:52 AM, said:

We are.
People are trying to organize a 2018 World Cup.

Sadly not... Or I was left out from the conversation :D

#7 GrandPrixYannick

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Posted Apr 17 2018 - 11:44 AM

I must have missed something then. Has the idea been aborted?

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Posted Apr 18 2018 - 04:59 AM

View Postwebfoot, on Apr 16 2018 - 08:36 AM, said:

The latest timestamp of any file on my original CD is 24th September 1998.

So 27th September sounds like a good candidate for an official birthday.

At the time I was working in a computer store, I ordered 10 box.
I'm sure it arived on 28 September simply because in 1998 on the 27th it was Sunday

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Posted Apr 18 2018 - 12:50 PM

I am drinking lotsh of beersh every time I go to the pub in 2018 to shelebrate GPL's 20th annivershary. :cheers: :burp: :beer:

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Posted Apr 18 2018 - 05:45 PM

For the 18th year in a row please right click on your original 67 brabham dat and read the modified properties date :)

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Posted Apr 18 2018 - 06:34 PM

Looks like cars were compiled on the 28th of August, except the Ferrari is on the 31st.
Zandy was locked up on the 1st of September.

Screenshot of files on the box set CD.
There are 72 files almost all with date 9/4/1998.

When was the demo released?

Sales flyers come out in Sunday morning papers.
Back then they were packed full of computers and software.

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Edited by John Woods, Apr 19 2018 - 05:09 AM.


#12 Pete Gaimari

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Posted Apr 18 2018 - 07:44 PM

I can't help at all. I found GPL in late 1999.




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