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Sierra had a 1990 game called Jones in the Fast Lane which my family used to have the CD for but now it's been lost. Does anyone know of a legal way to get this game other than buying an old CD off of Ebay?

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I've once again removed the [old-games] tag from this question; that tag, as it mentions in its tag wiki, is for compatibility questions, not a catch-all for any game that came out more than a decade ago. – Raven Dreamer Sep 7 '11 at 12:51
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I loved that game, but also no longer have my original copy (floppy version). While using eBay/Amazon/etc is probably the easiest (and most expensive) way to find the game, there are a couple other options:

  • Try the flash version.
  • Wait and hope for it to appear on a digital distribution site (probably GOG).
  • Hope to get incredibly lucky at a used games bin in a brick-and-mortar store. For a game like Jones, unfortunately that doesn't seem very likely.

Edit: You can go here and vote for Jones in the Fast Lane as a game you'd like to see on GOG. Take action for your cause!

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There's a flash version!? I wish I could give you more than one upvote. – Tzarium Sep 2 '11 at 7:48

For the time being, it is Abandonware.

Downloadable at:

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Abandonware is not legal, as much as people think it is. – thedaian Sep 2 '11 at 13:42

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