The Unofficial Interstate Timeline
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March 28, 1997:
Interstate '76 Released
The AVA was created.
Clan Rod was formed as the the first Interstate gang.
Vigilantes' Paradise opened in early march i think, or maybe february. i'm not sure. it was at www.allgames.com/i76 , then later moved to i76.allgames.com
I forgot who was running it originally.
i can't really remember much from 1997.
Nitro stages his own death.
Lord Humongous and Drug Dealer both decided to become non-hack and both join DV.
I remember that ikil's webpage had Herb Alpert's "The Lonely Bull" as its embedded midi file. it was a cool song. I think every page back then used embedded midis.
Toecutter [TAK] (he may have been in DV by then) and Toecutter [CR] had a battle for the name Toecutter. The former Toecutter won, and the latter chose the name Dougery. I think both fought in Clydesdales during that fight.
King Rod announced that he was leaving the I'76 community, followed shortly by the near disolution of [CR].
April 4th., 1998:
[KW] Vic Ferrari stages his own death.
Drug Dealer laughed out of the community as details of his non-employment at Activision arise.
The Lone Rangers Lost Maps is lost to the Interstate.
The First Map War is started. Emcron/Entity lose to Lightfoot due to numerous factors.
Scott Krager offered to make custom recordings from the actors of Nitro Pack.
Lightfoot's Stolen Maps is moved to i76.gamestats.com and the current hit counter was added.
The second map war begins as assistant site administrator, Smash, makes a gambit to "steal" Lightfoot's Stolen Maps. The attempt fails as LSM is moved for the third and final time.
I'76 Community Message Board dies.
Alone on the roads, the two remaining active members of [DV] GrizZz and R66 Lightfoot quit their gangs to reform The Freak Dogs [FD].
Activision releases Interstate '82
August 31st., 2001: