Re: Looking for a "real-time interstellar navigation" program

From: gsteemso <>
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:10:09 -0800
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Hi all,

> On 01/31/2013 08:59 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> I dimly remember a program that was self-described as a "real time
>> interstellar navigation" simulator.  [...]
>> Does anyone remember such a program?  I'm not looking to write one (or
>> even run it to completion), but I wanted to show it off for the joke
>> that it is.

I've heard of that one. If you leave it running for a few (hundred?)
years, a dot appears in the middle of the screen with the words, "Welcome
to Alpha Centauri. Now go home."

On Mon, February 4, 2013 4:23 pm, Zoran Davidovac wrote:
> could it be visible solar system ?

I doubt it. The program in question seems highly unlikely to have come on
a cartridge.


The world’s only gsteemso
Seattle Retro-Computing Society agitator-in-chief

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