Ah Swashbuckler was great! I remember that one well. But I spent hours and
hours playing Loadrunner.
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From: Evan Koblentz <evan at snarc.net>
To: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Mon, September 20, 2010 3:17:35 PM
Subject: Re: Apple II Killer App
If you were the right age to be in school when they
were full of Apple
IIs, "Oregon Trail" was a big deal. I was not, but folks I know who are now
about 30-35 were.
It's weird: I am 35, and our school was all-Apple II, but we didn't have that
game. Actually we didn't have any games. We learned AppleWorks, PrintShop, and
BASIC. All the game-playing was done at home. FlightSim, the Epyx olympic
series, H2G2, games we wrote ourselves in BASIC, Pole Position, etc. .....
although I was addicted to a sword-fighting game called Swashbuckler. Anyone