PLATO V Terminal

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Jun 18 16:53:40 CDT 2020

On 6/18/20 1:19 PM, Paul Koning wrote:

> Nice.  Yes, airfight and any number of other multi-user games -- a
> thing made popular by PLATO and possibly originated there.  There is
> a running PLATO system around, see for details.  Its
> users normally use a terminal emulators, but real terminals can be
> connected to it and a few are around that are set up that way.

In my collection, I've got a 5.25" (360K) floppy sent to me back in the
day that has the PLATO software for the IBM PC.  Other than filing the
disk away, I never thought to boot it and see what was there.

Still have the disk, though.  I don't imagine that it's particularly rare.


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