Re: [stella] Arkanoid clones

Subject: Re: [stella] Arkanoid clones
From: Glenn Saunders <krishna@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 1997 09:06:17 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 20 Jun 1997, Steven Orlikowski wrote:

> If you use a PC based Tamagotchi, you can keep him running in a window while
> you surf the 'net.  Also, the PC-based programs I have tried save the
> current status of the pet when you turn off the computer.

Let's say you turn off your PC when you go to bed.  The pet can't bother
you overnight, therefoer all the needs the pet may have overnight won't be
met.  Interrupting the continuity of the pet's life defeats the greatest
part about the simulation.  You can't turn a "real" pet off. 

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