PLATO Empire source?
mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Wed Jun 24 09:19:19 CDT 2015
> What team were you on? Wouldn¿t want the Kaz, Roms or Bugs to get
> this kind of information..
(Actually, I most often played R.)
> <<acutally I don¿t know either.. sorry>>
I built an attempt to recreate it based on decade-old memories sometime
in the late '80s, which I recently dusted off (for those with git and
curiosity, git://git.rodents-montreal.org/Mouse/games/0empire should be
clonable). Looking at the screenshots, though, it's interesting how
much I'd obviously forgotten, and the text there makes it clear there's
also a lot more I never knew.
The main reason I'm interested in the source to Empire is to make my
recreation of it behave more like the original. I'm not trying for a
total clone - if that's what I were after I'd be looking for a PLATO
simulator to run the original on - but something that feels not too
unlike it while still being recognizably a little more modern (for
example, using finer resolution on the display). This is obviously a
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