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Re: Using a laptop onstage: twisty little passages

At 1:12 PM -0600 1/6/06, Jeff Larson wrote:
>Ah Adventure, I think I had to retake a college course because of that 
>It actually predates the Commodore 64, the first version was released in 
>was written in Fortran, and ran on mainframes and what were at the time 
>"minicomputers".  Zork shares some of the same DNA but came along 
>If anyone is interested (and gosh, who wouldn't be?) there is a history 
>of the
>game here:
>   http://www.csd.uwo.ca/Infocom/Articles/NZT/zorkhist.html

Heh!  Not really loop-related, but a fun read nonetheless!  I'd 
mention playing Star Trek on a mainframe in a campus lab that didn't 
even have monitors (the interface was entirely through those big 
yard-long dot-matrix printers), but that's really starting to make me 
feel old.  ;)

Thanks Jeff!!!


"You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike..."