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Great thread! Star Trek and Adventure were the first two games I remember playing on a computer (‘70’s), usually over a 300 baud modem (we…
Ah yes, the good old days. :) I have an ASR-33 in my basement. It is one of the ones with the built in 110Baud modem in a 1 foot square 6"…
Nate, not to be too pedantic, but the thing in the first picture is a teletype like the ASR- or KSR-33, not an early computer. The…
Oh, and on the subject of Legend of the Red Dragon, that’s almost “yesterday” compared to Star Trek (which I played on one of the old 110…
You can tell an “old timer”, because [s]he will hold the phone away from the ear when placing a call, just in case the call is answered by a…
Such fond memories, I occasionally catch myself throating the sound of a dial-up connecting when I play with RS232. Speaking of LoRD I…
You did not mention color in your list, did you give any thought to a red/green LED? No rectification necessary and it glows a nice warm…
In high school in the 70’s, we had teletypes with acoustic modems that connected to a minicomputer shared by all high schools in the city.…
Actually, it has to do with encoding. Up to 2400bps the baud rate and bit rate were equal. After that, you got increases by encoding…
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