A modern port of Star Trek 1971 text game

When I was living in the dorms at RIT back in the 70s a friend of one of the guys on my floor had a portable teletype and acoustic modem combination that he borrowed under the pretext of doing some Fortran programming but instead used to play the Star Trek 1971 text game.  How he got away with it is beyond me but we were all absolutely fascinated with the game*.  Now it’s available again as source but coded in C# so you’ll need an appropriate compiler and build environment (you must join the site to download the code).

 

 

*Consider that Pong was state of the art at the time in video games and you’ll understand how a text game could be so compelling.

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