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It's been a lot of years, so my memory is vague, but on Wipeout (one of early ones, probably the first one) either on PSX disc or PC one (more probably the PC one). Psygnosis shipped norton commander makefile (equivalent) shortcuts and random dev stuff on it. I regularly poked around game distributions like that as a kid to see if there's anything of interest. I think that was the only jackpot I came around. Poor jackpot, but exciting!



I remember poking around the resources of Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun back when it came out, and found sprites for a load of units that never made it into the game. IIRC, they were actual tanks rather than the weird mech units that where in the final (and IMO, disappointing) version.

Fun to think about the game that could have been.




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