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NicolasF
July 20th, 2006, 06:35 PM
Anyone have any idea of what kind of computer the kid in the "War Games" movie is using? and what about the OS??

atari2600a
July 20th, 2006, 06:38 PM
IMSAI 8080. (http://www.vintage-computer.com/imsai8080.shtml)

It was a clone of the Altair 8800; an S-100 based computer.

You should know this stuff man! :p

mbbrutman
July 20th, 2006, 06:40 PM
Not to scold, but a Google search on 'wargames movie computer' would have revealed the answer very quickly.

I want to encourage people to search first, then ask. Most of the answers are out there already. Use this area to discuss things that are not readily found.

Terry Yager
July 20th, 2006, 06:53 PM
You could begin by searching here:

www.imsai.org

--T

Terry Yager
July 20th, 2006, 06:59 PM
Anyone have any idea of what kind of computer the kid in the "War Games" movie is using? and what about the OS??

W.O.P.R., (pronounced:'Whopper'), and the OS waz some kinda US Govt. proprietary system.

--T

bbcmicro
July 21st, 2006, 04:07 AM
I think WOPR is a salute to BURGR, and actual Norad computer.

CP/M User
July 21st, 2006, 04:49 AM
bbcmicro wrote:

> I think WOPR is a salute to BURGR, and actual Norad
> computer.

How ironic, they just screened Wargames on the TV just the
other day (last Weekend). Yeah, IMSAI 8080 was the machine,
the OS would have to be CP/M! :-D (And yes, it can be done -
trust Dabney Coleman & Co. to be playing games! :-D)

CP/M User.

80sFreak
July 21st, 2006, 06:36 AM
Wargames - My favourite movie! :D

Shall we play a game?

How about Global Thermonuclear War?

Cheers,

80sFreak

CP/M User
July 21st, 2006, 03:19 PM
80sFreak wrote:

> How about Global Thermonuclear War?

"It's not on the List!!"

:-D

CP/M User.