Finally Star Trek on a PDP/11 running RSTS/E!

Until today, the last time I played Star Trek on a PDP 11, I was a young guy with my whole life ahead of me, taking computer classes and working in the mainframe and mini computer lab. And both of my beloved parents were alive. I owe a big thanks to the provider of this …

SST on current hardware.

You no doubt lose some of the early excitement of playing on old slower hardware. For example, as seen below, I’ve fired a TORPEDO and destroyed the KLINGON below me. On old hardware the “TRACKING TORPEDO…” messages would print dramatically line by line. But on newer hardware (anything in the last 20 years), everything appears …