2009/3/6 haliphax <halip...@gmail.com>

> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 9:08 AM, Stuart <stut...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2009/3/6 Robert Cummings <rob...@interjinn.com>
> >>
> >> I just turned 35... today... that's young by the standards of a 70 year
> >> old >:)
> >
> >  Happy Birthday ya wise old git.
> > I started with BBC Basic, moved on to gwbasic then to C, and the rest, as
> > they say, is history.
> > First program I ever wrote was a game called Spider. I created person and
> > spider characters (as in patching over existing letters in the standard
> > character set), put them on a playing surface and the spider tried to
> catch
> > the person as they moved around to pick up asterisks. Really simple but
> huge
> > fun. I was hooked. Still am.
> Is that sort of like Robots, where you try to rescue all the humans,
> and the robots take a step towards you every time you move? That was
> my first TI-BASIC program, though I wrote it admittedly just two years
> ago when I should have been paying attention in Accounting II. :D

Sounds similar. My Mum was afraid of spiders and being 8 years old I made
something I thought would freak her out. In my recollection it did but
thinking about it I'm sure she was just humouring me.



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