[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel
m_thompson at ids.net
Tue Apr 22 07:11:01 CDT 2003
>From: Larry Snyder <larrys at lexis-nexis.com>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>"Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net> wrote:
>> In fact, isn't that where the very first
>> computer/video games (ADVENT and the like) were played?
>I first wandered around Colossal Cave on a Cyber. 300BPS dialup
>from Dayton, OH to Beaverton, OR. Painful & expensive, but wonderful
>at the time.
I just installed and compiled the original 350 point version of ADVENT on a
DEC PDP10 KS10. It takes about 45 seconds to read the database and fill the
arrays. Once that is done the response time is just fine on a 9600 Bps
Table space used:
9612 OF 9650 words of messages
742 OF 750 travel options
296 OF 300 vocabulary words
140 OF 150 locations
53 OF 100 objects
31 OF 35 action verbs
201 OF 205 RTEXT messages
10 OF 12 CLASS messages
9 OF 20 hints
32 OF 35 MAGIC messages
Type G to Continue, X to Exit, T To Trace.
WELCOME TO ADVENTURE!! WOULD YOU LIKE INSTRUCTIONS?
YOU ARE STANDING AT THE END OF A ROAD BEFORE A SMALL BRICK BUILDING.
AROUND YOU IS A FOREST. A SMALL STREAM FLOWS OUT OF THE BUILDING AND
DOWN A GULLY.
E-Mail: M_Thompson at IDS.net
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