I've been active, on AIM, and as the final member of the Avara Guild (as always, located at z10.invisionfree.com/avara_guild/ar/), for some time now.
In fact, I even hosted games a while ago, but nobody was ever on. Since the in-game and microtracker are both dead, the only way to find them anymore is to go to the tracker's web address.
I ran Classic longer than I think anyone else did, but finally my Mirrored Drive Door broke down. When I acquired an Intel iMac, it was important to me to find a way to emulate Classic games, and believe it or not, I've succeeded.
With the power of Basilisk, I can run Avara on my new machine as well as ever. There's really no reason why this game has to stay dead, if you have the proper equipment to run it with. Since all of you are legit Classic Mac users and owners -- even if your machines are malfunctioning at present -- I don't think there's anything wrong with giving y'all a little help and maybe a kick start when it comes to setting it up.
I doubt I'll be checking up on this forum for a long time, if ever, and I have every reason to expect I will never post here again. However, if any of you are interested in setting up an Avara emulation system, feel free to send me an email (with the email address shown at the Guild, not the address here in my profile), or post on the Avara Guild forums, which I still maintain... because I don't think a game like this ought to die.
This post has been edited by Consul Bob : 23 May 2011 - 01:55 AM