Then my suggestion might be live stream based on vintage computing but if you do it, then please also add some information on the things you stream, a little trivia with our Math Blaster or Oregon Trail, or whatever it is you're showcasing.
You're also reminding me that I wrote a game on the Apple 2. I think it was a card game. I remember the graphics mode but that's it.
@emacsen Oregon Trail was lined up in my head as one of the first things I might play.
That sounds cool. :) Do you remember, low or high res graphics mode?
For the record, when I did this, the Apple II/e wasn't "vintage computing". It was a little out of date, for sure, but not "vintage".
I don't remember what mode it was, other than I had a small text area at the bottom of the screen too.
Do you know about the story of tron and protected memory?
@emacsen I don’t know the story of tron and protected memory, at least it isn’t ringing a bell.
You could have been in lo or high res graphics mode, both support a graphics + text mode, which is just an additional memory soft switch you hit when switching modes.
(I’ve been dealing with this a lot recently.. it’s fresh in my mind.)
Games I played back then which you may know (or not!):
Mickey's Space Adventure
Agent USA (though I played on Commodore)
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego
Pinball Construction Set (I played on PC but such an innovative game)
I also have a vague recollection of something like a magazine called Scholastic, and they'd occasionally come with sort of mini-computer games.
@emacsen That’s an amazing story, and it’s giving me ideas for things I could recreate on our Apple II+
The funny thing is, a lot of those games were remade in the 90s and I played them in grade school on old Windows computers.
I haven’t played a lot of them on older hardware, though. I’m familiar with King’s Quest, but we only have a monochrome CRT currently.
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