Laser display (was Re: Orlando hamfest)

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Wed Feb 16 12:53:10 2005

>>>>> "der" == der Mouse <> writes:

 der> [quoting order fixed manually -dM]
>>> ISTR there was another game I wanted to play on one of my
>>> machines - there was a star in the middle of the screen, and two
>>> ships. The ships tended to move towards the star, and the
>>> objective was for one player to destroy the other player's ship
>>> by firing missiles.

 der> Spacewar, yes. One could argue it was the very first video
 der> game. Originally written for the..PDP-6, I think.

Nope, the PDP-1. It was mentioned just a few days ago in the context
of the PDP-1 restoration project.

Received on Wed Feb 16 2005 - 12:53:10 GMT

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