Snopes on Ken Olsen

From: ben franchuk <>
Date: Wed Sep 22 13:58:09 2004

Tom Jennings wrote:
> Me too. I eventually did get a TDL/Xitan FORTRAN version of ADVENTURE
> running (CP/M 2.2 and PDOS), but I've never played any other computer
> games I can recall (OK the old numeric TREK typed into DG Nova 1200
> BASIC). It was all hardware, device drivers, tape storage, and operating
> systems for me too

Lets face it most of the time BASIC was used it was for GAMES!
And M$ for the most part too!

> Games on computer bore me to tears to this day. I can't imagine a more
> collosal waste of time! Obviously, an entire *world* of people today
> think otherwise, more power to 'em!

But with out games, I don't think computers would have moved to
Bit-Mapped displays.
Received on Wed Sep 22 2004 - 13:58:09 BST

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