[Novalug] Wii iiiiii !!!!!!!
greg at pryzby.org
Mon Nov 20 09:46:27 EST 2006
On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 09:19:24AM -0500, Keith Casey wrote:
> On 11/20/06, Ed T. Toton III <bones at necrobones.net> wrote:
> >The worst I ran into was Ultima 7 (especially Ultima 7 Part II). Needed
> >over 600KB of low mem available. And at the time I had a Gravis Ultrasound
> >which needed a driver loaded in low mem. Not to mention the oversized
> Ultima VII... the sweetness and the agony. I loved this - not when
> it came out - but once I finally got the blasted thing to run.
Wizard and Zork for me... Of course it was the original Adventure,
trader and star trek on a timeshare (tty sometimes!) that got me
interested. I got to visit a 'magnet school' because of it and work on
a Commodore Pet. There was a glass room with a computer that we could
see while we worked on the Pets.
To think I was going into biomedical research and happened into
computers for a living :)
> >Yes, games taught me a great deal. Creating them taught me significantly
> >more. As well as running a BBS. I'm where I am today because of it all as
> Yep, I agree whole-heartedly. Even before I had a computer, I was a
> regular on a few Chicago boards due to a buddy of mine. I wouldn't
> have gotten into computers until almost college if I hadn't done that.
> And the guy who introduced me to BBS's... well now he's a deep-sea
> diver in Alaska. Odds are, he'll be going under in about 3-4 hours.
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