Software Creations (US)

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Software Creations was a division of Linton Enterprises located in Clinton, Massachusetts, and run by Dan Linton. It was not connected with Software Creations (UK), the British software development company specializing in computer games located in Manchester, England.

Software Creations BBS[edit]

Software Creations BBS was the bulletin board system (BBS) operated by the company, and known for being a popular distribution site for shareware game developers. It was the "Home BBS" for Apogee Software/3D Realms,[1] and was also used by Id Software, Capstone, Parallax, Activision and others.

The BBS featured:

The BBS received multiple awards:

The company and BBS were purchased by Total Entertainment Network in September 1995.[3][4] The BBS has since been shut down.


  1. ^ "3D Realms Company History - 1991". Retrieved 2007-11-07. 
  2. ^ "1995 Dvorak Awards". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-11-07. 
  3. ^ "Total Entertainment Network acquires Software Creations". Business Wire. 1995-09-19. Retrieved 2007-11-07. 
  4. ^ What happened to Software Creations BBS? (Archive), 2002 - 3D Realms Forums