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Welcome to the Faces of Mars aka FOM download archive. Here we finally realise an years old plan to put the entire freely distributale material of the Faces of Mars PD Disk sersies and the Faces of Mars FreeCD sersies online, available for download at no cost.

Faces of Mars   
Faces of Mars
   Official Consulate
   Official Consulate

Faces of Mars productions:

FOM - PD Disk series Freely distributable floppy disk based software library.
FOM - FreeCDs Freely distributable CD-ROM series for various platforms.
FOM - Music Project Music CDs composed on the Amiga computer.
FOM - Photo Albums Photo impressions from allover the world.
FOM - Commercial CDs Commercial compilations and game productions.

FOM - PD Disk series:

Faces of Mars was started in 1992 by Patrick Henz as a german PD Disk series (FOM-PD) pretty much in the style of the good old Fish Disks, just targeted at science fiction, astronomy, astrology and esotheric fans and the like. Besides freely distributable applications, games, graphics and modules Patrick also added own material, like science fiction stories and music.

FOM Disks 1-336 DMS per disk http ftp from MegaHits 7 CD
FOM Disks 337-500+ any format missing from you?
If you own any of the missing disks, then please contact us.

FOM - FreeCDs:

Patrick Henz also released the Faces of Mars FreeCDs, freeware CDs with destribution rules similar to those of the Fish Disks. In oposite to the FOM PD-Disk the FreeCDs are mostly in english and not targeted at a specific user group. These CDs could be ordered for a symbolic small fee (discontinued), but they are freely distributable as long as they are not modified.

Games:

1982 Windows missing Classic videogames for Windows.
Almost Real Amiga http ftp iso info a collection of flight and strategy simulations.
Ascon Files Amiga http ftp iso info the best of Ascon Software.
Cartina Games Windows missing Billard, pinball, darts, poker for Windows.
Chaos WW2 Amiga http ftp iso info Chaos: Wizard War II.
Classic Revolution Amiga http ftp iso info Beneath a Steel Sky + Lure of the Temptress.
Deimos Windows missing A collection of games for Windows.
Formula 1 Manager Amiga http ftp iso info Formula 1 Manager enhanced.
Genetic Species Amiga http ftp iso info one of the best Amiga 3D-shooters.
Just Football Amiga http ftp iso info a collection of football related games.
Made in Japan Windows missing Japanese freeware and shareware games for Windows.
Neo's Voyage Amiga http ftp iso info german versions of many games from Neo Software.
Paranoia Vol.1 Amiga http ftp iso info a collection of first person shooters and action-games.
Paranoia Vol.2 Amiga http ftp iso info the best from Vision Software and more.
Pinball Nights Multi http ftp iso info pinball simulation games for Amiga and Windows.
PSV Manager Amiga http ftp iso info PSV Eindhoven Manager, a detailed manager game.
Racer Multi missing Racing game for Windows, Linux and Mac.
Racing Weekend Amiga http ftp iso info racing games and related information.
Scorpius Amiga http ftp iso info the complete Amiga collection of Scorpius Software.
Utopica Windows missing A collection of 'utopic' games for Windows.

Demos:

Demo Collection Amiga http ftp iso info Amiga Demo Collection, alphabetically sorted.

Tools:

Kontakt Amiga http ftp iso info internet tools + the german version of SelfHTML.
Mexicon Multi http ftp iso info a html database of more than 12.000 mexican cactuses.
OpenOffice.org 1.0 Multi missing Office package for Windows and Linux.
VideoTracker Amiga http ftp iso info create videos around mod or med files and more.
World Factbook Multi http ftp iso info CIA World Factbook 2002, infos of all countries.

Music:

Monstro Multi http ftp iso info more than 5000 mods, sorted by module format.

Graphics:

Amiga Fonts Multi http ftp iso info 700 truetype and compugraphic fonts.
Amiga Toons 1 Amiga http ftp iso info original Amiga cartoons.
Amiga Toons 2 Multi http ftp iso info original Amiga cartoons.
Amiga Toons 3 Multi missing propably never was released.
Digital Maps Multi http ftp iso info maps from most countries of the world.
Digital Postcards Multi http ftp iso info create your own postcards.
Racing Multi missing Photos from Monaco, Zolder, Nürburgring. Papermodels.

Misc:

Amiga no Brasil Amiga http ftp iso info A collection of Amiga programs from brazilian Amiga users.
The CDs marked as 'Multi' can be used on multiple platforms, but some html documents require a case insensitive filesystem to work properly.

FOM - Music Project:

Patrick also is a composer who used his Amiga to compose audio tracks. Many of his FreeCDs contain Audio tracks, but he also made some commercial Faces of Mars Audio productions, both in Audio CD and in MP3 format.

Audio-CDs:

Adventures in Videoland cda still sold FOM Audio tracks #1, composed on Amiga.
Dias Oscuros cda still sold FOM Audio tracks #2, composed on Amiga.
Traveller cda still sold FOM Audio tracks #3, composed on Amiga.
Downloads cda still sold Best of FOM Audio tracks #1-3.

MP3-CDs:

Radio Plays Adventure mp3 still sold Radio Plays in the MP3-format.
Radio Plays Mixed mp3 still sold Radio Plays in the MP3-format.
Radio Plays Mystery mp3 still sold Radio Plays in the MP3-format.
Radio Plays SciFi mp3 still sold Radio Plays in the MP3-format.
Radio Plays Western mp3 still sold Radio Plays in the MP3-format.
The MP3 Years mp3 still sold 48 of the best Faces of Mars-songs.
Today Patrick sells his audio productions as mobile content, see link below.

FOM - Photo Albums:

Patrick Henz also created a series of Digital Album CDs, containing high resolution photo impressions from allover the world.
Digital Album Aachen jpg still sold 365 days in the german city Aachen.
Digital Album Argentina jpg still sold Buenos Aires, Cordoba, San Luis.
Digital Album Brasil jpg still sold Bahia, District Federal, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul.
Digital Album Cars and Racing jpg still sold Cars, Mugello, Nürburgring, Zolder.
Digital Album Egypt jpg still sold Valley of the Kings and the Nile.
Digital Album Galicia jpg still sold La Coruna, Santiago de Compostela.
Digital Album Hong Kong China jpg still sold Hong Kong, famous wall, forbidden city, daily life.
Digital Album Köln Düsseldorf jpg still sold Two of the bigger german cities.
Digital Album Koblenz jpg still sold A smaller german city.
Digital Album Lisboa jpg still sold Cascais, Lisboa, Sintra.
Digital Album Mallorca jpg still sold Famous Spanish island.
Digital Album Mexico jpg still sold 2 CDs, many mexican locations.
Digital Album Nederlande jpg still sold Amsterdam, Maastricht, Utrecht, Vaals.
Digital Album Nürnberg + Franken jpg still sold castles, traditional architecture and historic cites.
Digital Album Paris jpg still sold The french capital city.
Digital Album Sachsen jpg still sold Dresden, Freiberg and the Erzgebirge.
Digital Album Tenerife jpg still sold Another famous spanish island.
Digital Album Toscana jpg still sold Many locations in the italian region Toscana.
Digital Album Urban Life Vol.1 jpg still sold Netherlands, Belgium, Mexico, Argentina, Germany, Brazil.
These Digital Album CDs are still sold by Faces of Mars, see link below.

FOM - Commercial CDs:

Patrick Henz also produced a few commercial CDs, two of them being CD-ROM recompilations of the FOM PD-disks.
Faces of Mars 2001 Amiga still sold the best software of the FOM PD-disks, all tested with AmigaOS 3.5.
Brave New World Amiga still sold the best software of the FOM PD-disks, all tested with AmigaOS 3.9.
Lights over Mars Multi still sold Science Fiction objects for various ray tracing programs.
Samba De Oruga Windows still sold Sexy Tetris clone for Amiga friends by the Peruvian 'Twin Eagles Group'.
These CDs are still sold by the german publisher APC&TCP, see link below.


References:

Here a few off site links to further info about Faces of Mars:
Cerpheus Patrick Henz FOM-CDs homepage you can't order CDs there any more.
Faces of Mars Patrick Henz company homepage now developing mobile content.
Phobos Content Patrick Henz company homepage now developing mobile content.
APC&TCP Andreas Magerl company homepage selling the FOM commercial CDs.


About this site:

This page is (C) 2007 back2roots.org , all software linked here is freely distributable and/or licensed by the collection copyright holder to be distributed by this site, and must not be sold. The FOM logo and the Consulate logo are taken from FreeCDs and are (C) Patrick Henz. Big thanks go to the following people, who made this site possible at all:

If you want to contribute further free material or info not listed here yet then please contact us.