Welome to the ONLY SuperBBS in the WORLD! Back in the late 80's and early 90's we had a lot of BBS (Bulletin Board
System) in Melbourne. Every wannabe sysop had a 2 or 386 and a 2400bps modem
and figured they could make it work. Around this time I think we had more
systems online than anywhere else in the world, certainly at least for density.
The Lower Planes, owed its name to many hours of AD&D playing. But opened
up as an Apple II support system, as I couldn't find anyone supporting my
computer of choice at the time, an Apple IIgs. I originally bought a 286/21
with a 40Mb HD and a 40Mb colorado tape drive, and this got the whole thing
off the ground and flying. As it turned out, by this stage the Apple II was
really a dieing beast, however we caught on amongst II users and had
interstate callers too.
Not long ago I got fired with enthusiasm and nostalgia to rebuild this
technological marvel and hook it up to the net. To keep this as Authentic
as possible, I've grabbed the same software from the way back machine, SuperBBS from
Aki Antman and Risto Virkkala. Some Finnish guys with strange names, but great software.
I'd like to thank these users past and present. Without them TLP would never have happened. The II and IIgs Southern Link Resistance.