• Subject: Re: Matching Record (Was Need Help)
  • From: "Art Tostaine, Jr." <atostain@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 08 Aug 1997 11:36:44 -0400

Mark Welte wrote:

> I loved those games. My favorite was the lunar landing game. My dad is
> a
> DP manager and I'd go into work with him on Saturdays sometimes. He'd
> let me sit at the system console (a beautiful 5250) and play while he
> worked in his office. When you'd crash on the lunar landing game, the
> buzzer would go off for about 30 seconds! It was great stuff! The
> bumper
> pool (or was it bowling) was great too!
>
> Mark Welte
> Second generation midrange programmer

Mark:

I am also a son of a.... ahem, midrange programmer.

I was pretty good at keying in programs for my father into those 5250
terminals.  That buzzer was horrible!

The auto race game was a resource hog.  I remember everyone complaining
when I was playing.

Art Tostaine, Jr.
Creative Computer Associates, Inc.



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