...Yes, I remember that story well. They wanted to let their game publish by a softwaredeveloper. Beta-copies were sent to companies like System 3 and Thalamus. A few days later they found their game cracked by Fairlight on BBSes all over the world.
When Hoi was finally released 1.5 years later (!) by Hollyware, they earned 1200 gulden (540 Euro) with it.
A 5-page article of their outings was published in Dutch magazine Amiga Magazine in August 1992. Maybe I'll upload it in the next couple of weeks.