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MUD from Tape

In my last journey towards MUD I found that the source files in the zip archive from Stanford are incomplete. I managed to get hold of a key missing file as scanned hardcopy, but this still had errors in it … Continue reading

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Getting in the MUD

Now that TOPS-10 and BCPL is fully operational, the next step is to wade into the MUD. MUD is provided as a set of source files in a mix of BCPL and MACRO-10. Having downloaded the tape from GitHub and … Continue reading

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Stuck in the MUD

MUD was the first game that I played that combined multi-user with a Colossal Cave Adventure style narrative and gave every user a character in the story. Today it remains one of the “greats” as a first of its kind, … Continue reading

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Star Trekkin’ across the universe

Many years ago I used to be a computer nerd and really enjoyed just writing programs on the at the local computer centre on a HP2000 Access computer system. The language was BASIC but this was a 32 user computer … Continue reading

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