Episode 2 - Airfight
About This Episode
The story of the one of the earliest flight simulator games, Airfight, a favourite among the PLATO community back in 1973, based on an interview with its creator. Airfight was a multiplayer flight combat sim with wireframe graphics and real-time chat, and it was an influence on the first home computer flight simulator, subLOGIC's fittingly-named 1980 game Flight Simulator for the Apple II and TRS-80.
- Ars Technica article on PLATO games: lifeandtimes.games/arsplatofeature
- The Friendly Orange Glow by Brian Dear, out November 14 2017: friendlyorangeglow.com
- Cyber1: cyber1.org
All music written/composed by me, except:
- Evan Schaeffer - Riser from the album Glow
- Evan Schaeffer - Portal and Insurmountable from the album Big Splash
- Symphonie inachevee de Franz Schubert - archive.org/details/SymphonieInacheveeDeFrantzSchubert
- 1920s jazz recordings - archive.org/details/Free_20s_Jazz_Collection
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