Re: [stella] Does this look right? (clock)

Subject: Re: [stella] Does this look right? (clock)
From: "Mike St. Clair" <mstclair@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 1997 14:03:46 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 2 Oct 1997, Greg Troutman wrote:

> Erik Mooney wrote:
> > I recently set a record by having Windows 95 running for 92 hours straight
> > without crashing... wonder what the record is for a 2600 :)  Most virtual
> > pets get 1-3 months per "life".. could the 2600 approach that?
> Since these things are so popular, and Crackers' version will look much
> better and potentially have more going on than the keychain variety, it
> might be reasonable for some giga-fanatic to dedicate a cheap, used TV
> (and even a UPS!) to try and run his game for a period of *years*.  To
> help encourage longevity contests, some sort of encryption scheme that
> verifies how long the creature truly lived could be added.

Keychain in pocket.  Feed animal when not at home.

2600 at home.  Animal die.  Especially during vacation.

And I'll be damned if I'd ask anybody to housesit a virtual pet.  I got
one of the first Tamagotchis to hit the state, and the whole concept is
way overrated, IMO.  Fun for a few days though..

***Mike St. Clair***mstclair@xxxxxxxxx***irc:SaintMick***

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