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    I didn't know software was sometimes offered on ROM for OSI machines? Is this right?

    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?m...2F142910953306

    Seems like an odd and disaster-prone way to distribute software. Not even sure where these would plug in.

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    There was something called Word Wizard 3 listed at a few OSI websites. http://www.osiweb.org/software.html I would expect that it was inserted by the reseller.

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    That would make sense for something like word processing - my Nascom has Naspen on ROM like that. That said, I recall there were a few other auctions for these chips (can't find them now) with other software that clearly appeared to be game related. Have to try to find them now.

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    For obvious reasons, it was not usual to distribute any consumer games on ROM for non-cartridge systems like OSI. These games look like cartridge pulls. Based on a google search on the names, I am thinking they may be Bally Astrocade cartridge ROMs.

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