Thursday, October 21, 2010

Adventure - the game

Back in the dark ages when Digital Equipment Corporation made the VAX computer line there was a very early computer game called "Adventure."  It was actually a very simple program but quite unique at the time.  I loved it, and in fact "plugh" and "xyzzy" will forever remain in my lexicon.  Iowahawk has done a very cute take on the old Adventure game.  I warn you that this is a very political web site and you might not like the content.  But I enjoyed the trip back to the dark ages and memories of playing Adventure that I wanted to share the link.

Now ... I have the old BASIC source code around here somewhere...

Crash!

It has been raining most of the last three days. Everything is slippery. It is well known among cruisers that falling down the companionway ...