[rescue] Offer: PDP-8 books & (some) software...

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Tue Jul 10 23:16:51 CDT 2007

On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 10:41:23PM -0400, John Francini wrote:
> Thanks for your offer.  However, I'd like to keep the collection 
> together, as (for me) the 101 Basic Games book is strongly associated 
> with my teenage years, shoehorning some of those games into TSS/8 
> Basic.  (That original edition included games programmed in a whole 
> bunch of different BASIC dialects, from PDP-8 to RSTS/E to "genuine" 
> Dartmouth (on the GE 635).  For a later edition of the same book, the 
> publishers had all the games modified so they'd run on a 'standard' 
> BASIC (probably MS Basic for the 8080 -- can't remember right now).

Hrm.  Look at what I have here!
BASIC Computer Games Microcomputer Edition.pdf 25-Jan-2005 07:51 13M  
BASIC Computer Games Volume 2.pdf              05-Apr-2004 09:00 15M  
BASIC Computer Games.pdf                       09-Dec-2003 16:16 12M  

I spent many an hour as a kid typing those in, too, and just *had* to
grab these PDFs when I found them a few years ago.  If anybody wants
them, ping me offlist.


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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