Linked by David Adams on Tue 13th Dec 2011 02:36 UTC, submitted by James Collett
Games The idiom 'don't judge a book by its cover' can be extended to 'don't judge a computer game by its graphics'. Whilst the games featured in this article have extremely basic graphics, they have many redeeming qualities beyond evoking fond memories of the early days of computer gaming. Text-based games are often forgotten and neglected in the Linux press. However, there are some real ASCII gems out there waiting to be explored which are immensely addictive and great fun to play.
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RE: Comment by clasqm
by marafaka on Thu 15th Dec 2011 13:08 UTC in reply to "Comment by clasqm"
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"Or did I miss something?"

Yes, you completely missed it. Your thinking is focused on seeing dwarfs in file cabinets, on wide open spaces you will only find unixcorns. But you have to look hard, so why bother?

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