Dumb Terminal games (was Re: Looking for a small fast VAX development machine)

David Griffith dave at 661.org
Fri Feb 26 18:04:46 CST 2016

On February 23, 2016 10:41:08 AM PST, Rich Alderson <RichA at LivingComputerMuseum.org> wrote:
>From: Ethan Dicks
>Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 8:23 AM
>> Zork (and anything else on a Zmachine)
>You should know better.  Zork originated on a PDP-10 running ITS.  I
>encountered it on a TOPS-20 system, since the folks at the Dynamic
>Lab ported their variant of Lisp to TENEX and TOPS-20.
>It's publicly available to play on the Toad-2 at LCM, and I removed the
>office hours check from the startup program years and years and year
One of my ongoing wish projects is to learn to program a pdp-10 so I can port Frotz to it.
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