Package Details: spacewar 0.1-2

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Package Base: spacewar
Description: PDP-1 SpaceWar! Game
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Licenses: GPL
Groups: users
Submitter: ewaller
Maintainer: ewaller
Last Packager: ewaller
Votes: 7
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2010-08-17 16:33 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2015-07-06 23:23 (UTC)

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ewaller commented on 2012-10-02 02:48 (UTC)

Fixed the package to deal with broken links in the auto make/build tools

biginoz commented on 2010-09-01 05:16 (UTC)

The PKGBUILD that work.

ewaller commented on 2010-08-17 16:40 (UTC)

This is the original game of SpaceWar! (circa 1962) that used to run on a DEC PDP-1. This is a C++ program, based on wxGtk that emulates a PDP-1 with the optional vector display. That emulator runs the 48 year old program. This is based upon a Java version that was done by a group at MIT. It is a complete re-write, with the exception that the cpu class was ported over from the Java. The PDP-1 executable was compiled by them using a cross compiler written in PERL.