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Gamnim – Mainframe – 1970

Gamnim is a game of Nim. There is a distinct number of items on a distinct number of piles and the player and computer take turns removing items from a chosen pile. Depending on the choices made at the start of the game whoever picks the first or last item wins the game.
The game is written in BASIC language.

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Batnum – Mainframe – 1970

Batnum is a “battle of numbers” against the computer. There is a distinct number of items on a pile and the player and computer take turns removing items. Depending on the choices made at the start of the game whoever picks the first or last item wins the game. The player can also determine the maximum number of items that can be taken in a turn.

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Bandit – Mainframe – 1970

Bandit is a text-based slot machine simulation game written in BASIC for the PDP-10. The player starts with an initial balance and can try to make a winning by playing the slot machine. The bandit’s arm is pulled by pressing the return key. The game is over when the player runs out of money. The player is free to determine the amount of money to spend on each spin.

Baseball – Mainframe – 1967

Publisher: Digital Equipment Computer Users’ Society (DECUS)Developer: –Release date: 1967. Aug.Platform: Mainframe (DEC PDP-10)Type: Sport/BaseballCountry: U.S.A.More info: – Baseball is a BASIC game that plays out the 1967 world series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. All the players are present and probabilities for their actions can Read more…

Bingo – Mainframe – 1966

Publisher: Digital Equipment Computer Users’ Society (DECUS)Developer: Larry BethurumRelease date: 1966 January 23Platform: Mainframe (DEC PDP-10)Type: GamblingCountry: U.S.A.More info: – Bingo is as the name implies a digital version of Bingo. The player receives a randomized printed bingo card for both himself and the computer. The computer will then call numbers Read more…