A few minutes distraction – what strange wonders will you find?
A great trip down memory lane with the old Infocom games. I played these on the TI-99/4a and then later the Amiga. I didn’t finish too many of them, but they were a fun challenge.
When the iPad came out, they were all ported to iOS along with the maps, 3D representations of the “feelies” (the physical object related to the game that was packaged with the game) looked very professional, but the move from 32 to 64bit on iOS meant it stopped working.
Fortunately, there are still emulators around to play them for now.
Visitor in the garden
Seen a lot more lizard in the yard lately – some quite big ones too.
Here’s a little guy I saw the other morning
Not sure how I feel about this one.
Gladiator was a brilliant film but it was the cast that made it great. Won’t be the same without Russell Crowe as Maximus.
— Read on www.worldofreel.com/blog/2022/12/zyc9dpdxoz14uu5dro1p9fi6gfshwn
What Star Wars Series Andor Gets Right About Espionage
The author of The Hunger, a former intelligence analyst, explains the Star Wars show’s authenticity.
— Read on gizmodo.com/star-wars-andor-espionage-author-alma-katsu-guest-essay-1849904006
Last team lunch for the year
It’s funny because it’s true.
Indiana Jones 6 will see Indy fighting Nazis who infiltrated Illinois in 1980!
20 Photos – Our changing world
The Home Computer Course
Now I feel old – I remember collecting all of these back in high school – would have been 1983 or 1984!
Now all up on The Internet Archive