Jim Storer
Lunar Lander Related Documents

Following a number of articles in 2009 about the history of computer games, I have had a number of requests for old documents relating to the Lunar Lander game; here is some stuff from an old box of TTY tapes and printouts, along with some related things.

Lunar Lander (a.k.a "Rocket")
Technologizer Article 7/19/2009 from http://technologizer.com/2009/07/19/lunar-lander

Article from Mr. Walker's Blog 2009 from http://mrwalker.greshamhs.org/2009/09/the-first-great-computer-game-lunar-lander

Article by Grant Robinson, 2009 from http://downloadsquad.switched.com/2009/07/20/worlds-oldest-time-waster-lunar-lander

Wikipedia Article, 2012 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_Lander_(video_game)

Article from Atari Archives from http://www.atariarchives.org/basicgames/showpage.php?page=106

"Rocket" Description from 101 Basic Games

Lexington High School "System Symptoms" Lunar Lander Article 1/13/1970

Lunar Lander Submission to DECUS

Lunar Lander Source Code Listing (1 page)

Lunar Lander Sample Output - Page 1 of 2

Lunar Lander Sample Output - Page 2 of 2

Pollution Game (a.k.a. "King")
"King" Article from Atari Archives from http://www.atariarchives.org/basicgames/showpage.php?page=96

"King" Description from 101 Basic Games

"Pollute" Article of "Call A Computer"

Check Stub from Sale Of Pollution Game to "Call A Computer"

Pollution Game Submission to DECUS

Pollution Game Source Code Listing (5 pages), or Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,

Hammurabi, known as "Hamurabi"
A DEC Game That Motivated the Pollution Game
Hamurabi Wikipedia Article from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamurabi

Hamurabi Lexington High School Handout 9/9/1969

Hamurabi Source Code Listing (1 page)

Other Stuff
Excerpts from 101 Basic Computer Games (16 pages)
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 138, 139, 140, 182, 183, 184, 253
Project Local - "Local Link" News Letter April 1970 (22 pages)

PDP-8 Wikipedia Article from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pdp8

TSS-8 Wikipedia Article from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TSS-8

FOCAL Wikipedia Article from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FOCAL_(programming_language)

BASIC Wikipedia Article from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BASIC

GE 200 Series WIkipedia Article from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GE-200_series
(the GE-265 computer was reported to be used by "Call A Computer")