Old Gamers don't die, they just get a new life...

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So what happens when you give Gen Y (or is it Z) a few hours to play old games?

http://www.egmmag.com/article2/0,4364,1338767,00.asp

And in case anyone is curious, I love the old games. I'm pretty darn good at Galaga as well (can normally get over 100k). My son loves Pac Man and is beginning to get good at DigDug.

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Archived Comments

Comment 1 by Chris Wigginton posted on 10/24/2003 at 11:43 PM

Ok Ray,

How about old TEXT based Muds!

mozart.atpnet.com port 4500

Comment 2 by Raymond Camden posted on 10/27/2003 at 8:21 PM

Heh, I was a BIG mud player in college, even did a lot of development as well. LPC was a nice language, but I had the most fun when I built nice base classes. I still remember adding a basic concept of time to a mud, well, in my zone. It was pretty cool - my zone was the only one where the sun would rise and fall, church bells would ring out, etc. I also built a pretty nifty NPC class. It allowed you to easily add canned text responses to NPCs in games.