Game Jackal is no more!



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Sentinel and Womble have both let us know that Game Jackal has taken down its website, with nothing more than this message shown:
We regretfully announce that due to circumstances beyond our…

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damn, that piece of software DID look very nice! a pretty good idea shot down… :frowning:


Very very sad. Bought my license in late december when i reinstalled the kids machine. It works like a charm with allmost all their games. I am a very happy user. Sorry to see it go.


Does this mean then the software becomes part of the public domain and that I can download and use it for free? Not that I care about doing so all that much anyway but it would be interesting to find out. Only game I play lately is Warcraft 3 so leaving the CD in isnt a big deal.


Well, there’s always Daemon Tools, but then everyone says it’s bloatware now.


I think the company owes those of us who bought licenses some sort of explanation.


Just so you know, GameJackal isn’t ‘dead’. It’s just in the process of being transferred to a new company, apparently SlySoft. It’s going around that GameJackal will be back up soon. Check the GameJackal forums ( ) for more info. :slight_smile: