Infocom Hitchhiker's Guide Press Kit - Folder, Articles, Bios, Photos - LAST ONE!


Game Title: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Auction Start Date: 2016-04-01 02:02:30
Seller: [hidden] (67)   Auction End Date: 2016-05-01 02:02:30
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Set of press kit materials for Infocom's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Includes:

  • Large (9" x 12") grey outer folder with colored stripes and the Infocom logo. The game's title, as a semi-transparent sticker, has been attached to the front.

  • Four press releases about the game, printed on official Infocom letterhead.

  • Individual photographs of Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky, a larger shot of them seated together, and a shot of the game's packaging and props (all B&W photos).

  • Biographies of Douglas Adams, Steve Meretzky, Marc Blank, and John V. O'Leary (Infocom's Director of Consumer Product Marketing), printed on plain white paper.

  • "Infocom's Interactive Fiction: An Intelligent Product Created Through Advanced Technology", an 11-page overview of Infocom, its technology and its games, printed on blue paper.

  • "Player's Guide" glossary for HHGG, containing information about the characters and strange things encountered in the game. Printed on blue paper.

  • Full-color glossy reprint of an 8-page article on Infocom's interactive fiction, originally published in the June 1984 issue of jr, a magazine for IBM home computer users.

  • "The Incomplete Works of Infocom, Inc." product catalog.

These materials were obtained from a former Infocom employee who has verified them as original, not reproductions. Some of the press releases and bios have some slight corner wear or creasing where the staples are.

Overall, these items' condition is [VG] by Mobyscale standards.

I will package this item securely between two pieces of sturdy cardboard for protection, and mail them in a Priority Mail box. The postage amount below includes full insurance and tracking. International buyers, this means I will be declaring the full value on the customs form. I will not ship this item uninsured, or insured for less than the full value, so please do not ask.

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