Goldfields (Mac OS Classic)
This game has a hidden developer message.
Goldfields allowed a generation of Australian schoolkids to play at being grizzled 19th century prospectors.
Copyright Notice (v2.1)
This HyperCard game blocks the Command and Option keys as a childproofing method, but its defenses aren't seamless.
- Click on About this stack... and you have a moment in which to hit ⌘M and bring up the message box.
- Use the commands
set userlevel to 5to unlock everything else.
Now you can choose Stack Info... from the Objects menu and look at the stack script, which begins with a comment:
-- GOLDFIELDS © Trevor Jacob 1986 -- HyperCard version published 1990 by Jacaranda Software -- PO Box 1226, Milton, Queensland 4064, Australia -- IMPORTANT: This stack is copyright. -- Jacaranda Wiley Ltd will not hesitate to prosecute any person or -- institution possessing an illegal or modified copy of this stack. -- Version date: 25 July 1991
Yes, they will absolutely prosecute anyone who modifies a copy of this stack. If they can find a lawyer not swamped with cases against people who allegedly cut off a mattress tag.