Tricket / Cool Cracker Company,
The New Aces 2087,
Added on February 11th, 2007 (6384 views)
Tell us something about yourself.
My name is Jesper and I'm 35 years old. I was born in Denmark on December 5th, 1971. I own my own company in the health business. My interests are soccer, computing, family, and friends.
What handle(s) did you use and how did you come up with it/them?
My handle Tricket is the only one I have had. The idea for the name came from the song It's Tricky by RUN DMC.
What group(s) were you in?
Cool Cracker Company, Sidewize, The New Aces 2087, Noise, Dominators, Visual Reality, and Motiv 8.
What roles have you fulfilled?
Swapper, leader, importer, and sysop.
How long were you active for?
From 1985 until 1994/95.
Tell us about those years and how you got into the scene in the first place.
Well, a friend of mine knew Danish Crackers, and all of a sudden we were in the middle of the pirate scene. The more I got into business, the faster warez I got. My best years was without any doubt with Dominators.
Describe a typical day for you in front of the computer.
Before school, I checked out the warez that had arrived that day. After school, I checked the American BBS's, leeched the newest stuff, and started copying it to all my contacts.
Did you personally invent any special techniques or tools to make things easier for you?
When you look at what you did back then, what are you most proud of?
Making Dominators number one in the scene in 1991/1992.
Who were your heroes on the scene and why?
Danish Crackers because they were one of the first top groups in the 80's.
What, for you, was the coolest thing ever invented on the C64?
Sideborder sprites by Sodan.
Did you go to any copy-parties, meetings or tradeshows?
Yes, I went to these parties: Trilogy/Upfront/Dominators, Dexion, Hexagon, and Ikari/Zargon.
In your opinion, what was the scene all about?
Having fun and meeting people!
What were the particular highlights for you?
Too many to mention here! If I have to pick out one thing, it must be the copy-party we arranged with Trilogy and Upfront in Randers.
Any cool stories to share with us?
At the Ikari/Zargon party, some of the real old DOM guys went to other guys' place to make breakfast. This breakfast consisted of weed cakes, joints etc., and the whole kitchen looked terrible after that (and smelled terrible too). The guys were so fucking stoned that they weren't able to clean up the mess. The poor guy had to clean up the place himself before his parrents came home. This story was the reason for the slogan: Dominators – For the Best, Smoke With the Best!
Are you still in contact with any old C64 people today?
Heck yeah! I have met a lot of people over at http://noname.c64.org/csdb.
When did you get your C64 and do you still have it lying around somewhere?
I got it on the 4th of June 1985. Sure, I have two C64's and one C128 somewhere in the basement.
Was the C64 really as special as we like to think it was?
Of course. The special thing was that we always broke 'impossible' limits. You will never get the same feeling with a PC.
When can we expect to see some new C64 output from you? :)
That would only happen if Dominators would create an homepage.
Do you have a message for your old contacts and/or anyone reading this?
Yeah, greetings to all my former contacts and friends!
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