The New Sierra BBS

With the installation of Sierra's new bulletin board system (BBS), the response has been phenomenal. Accessible to anyone with a computer and modem hook-up, Sierra's BBS operates at no charge to the user (you must incur phone charges, however). The BBS operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week for convenient user access.

Sierra's BBS is broken down into several areas. There are eight conferences supporting Sierra programs and one conference supporting technical questions. In the game conferences, users leave questions concerning Sierra's adventure games, which can be answered by fellow callers. In the technical questions conference, questions are fielded by Sierra's technical experts. In the telecommunications area, users can talk directly through their computers to other on-line callers.

The Library is a BBS favorite. Here, users can download playable demos of games, software programs, and even additional scenery files for Sierra's 3-D Helicopter Simulator.

The BBS averages over 6,000 calls per week and has nearly 25,000 active users. Calls are received from all over the world, although the majority of users live in the United States. If you haven't yet explored the exciting new world of telecommunications, come and join us. Maybe someday, I'll talk to you on Sierra's BBS.

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