December 6, 2021 3:19 pm

Zapping the PRAM since 1993

Cracking 35-year-old Copy Protection on ancient Mac Games

Recently, a user at the Macintosh Garden cracked the copy protection on some classic Mac games from about 35 years ago. This video shows a fascinating look at the PACE copy protection that was in place and how it was defeated. Seeing ResEdit in use really takes me back to when I used to crack Ambrosia games (Maelstrom, Apeiron, Harry the Handsome Executive).

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Damien Barrett

Damien Barrett has been supporting Macs for more than 20 years in corporate, small business, and education environments.

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