All the files were around 750MB in zipped format. Unzipped they are around 1GB.
And if the .tar and .tar.gz file extensions are throwing you off, just try to get the latest version of winzip or winrar and they will handle those file types.
Btw, I really like the Backwoods files. It has every edition in it from #37 (Jan/Feb 1996) to #84 (Nov/Dec 2003).
During periods of famine, a well-fed person has either been hoarding food or has been indulging in cannibalism. Either way, it's bad if rumors start to spread.