[TUHS] Gaming on early Unix

Naveen Nathan tuhs at t.lastninja.net
Mon Dec 9 18:40:31 AEST 2019

On Mon, 9 Dec 2019, at 11:35 AM, Ken Thompson via TUHS wrote:
> in the early 70s, noone had seen a computer.
> i had a terminal at home and we were giving
> a dinner party. i wrote several games for the
> party from the back of an off-the-shelf puzzle
> book.

Hi Ken,

I might be too young to understand the communication
technologies that existed in the 70s.

How did the terminal connect back to the main computer?

Did you have a fixed line or did you dial-in over POTS (plain old telephone service)?


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