In 1979, on an HP3000, we used to play a game called galaxy. It seems somewhat like the
description on your web page but I'm sure it allowed for more than four players. I
don't know if Frank McConnell still reads this list, maybe he knows if there was any
relation between the two. One thing I remember is that, if you ran the game and no one
else was on, you could go hunting derelicts, ships that were still in the game database,
left when someone disconnected without properly exiting the game. Whenever the game was
running, it would continue to update the position of these ships, based on their last
speed. The long range sensor display could zoom out to show the whole universe and you
could see a cloud of derelict ships at the extreme edges.
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