Ahaugen wrote:all I know about Usenet is that it's really really old, like 1970s old
It's the ancestor of today's Internet forums. Usenet's obsolete, though, which makes it nonsensical that the OP's inquiring about companies that specialize in it.
Like, there's no health meter or points, because everything's just cool. You don't have to worry about it. And when you come to a boss at the end of a level, you just make friends with them, and then you all party together.
I remember when I first started using internet, BBS were already mostly gone in favour of www, but whenever you were searching for some more obscure information, you'd eventually run into a reprint of some discussion on some BBS board. Like, if you were looking for more detailed info on crossbows, you'd find a quote of what some old crossbow enthusiast wrote on alt.crossbows.long-crossbows.long-wooden-crossbows.