This game has a hidden developer message.
Gold Train is a tragic example of game originally programmed in the mid 80's, but was ultimately only released in magazines in the early 90's.
Loaded into RAM with the loader:
HOWDY HACKER! CAN YOU CODE? HAVE YOU WRITTEN A GAME OF ANY KIND? NOT QUITE GOOD ENOUGH TO BE PUBLISHED? SEND IT TO US! IF YOUVE GOT A GAME AND WANT IT PUBLISHED ON OUR COVER TAPE, THEN POST IT TO ME (RICHARD TAYLOR) AT THE NORMAL YC ADDRESS. EVEN IF YOU DONT THINK WHAT YOU'VE GOT IS VERY GOOD, SEND IT ANYWAY. WE'LL PAY CASH FOR ANYTHING USED. ----- RICK 7/8/91
Present in RAM after the game is loaded:
HI THERE! HOWS IT GOING? THIS IS BEING TYPED BY RICK AT 3.15AM ON TUESDAY 6TH OF AUGUST 1991.THIS GAME WAS ORIGINALY WRITTEN IN 1984, WHEN I FIRST STARTED M/C. IT WAS GOING TO BE SOLD TO INTERCEPTOR, BUT I NEVER FINISHED IT.HOW SAD IT SHOULD END UP ON THE COVER OF A MAGAZINE! BLOODY LOADS OF WORK WENT INTO THIS.TAUGHT MYSELF CODE WRITTING IT!