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Re: Solitaire Full Thrust?

Date: Fri, 15 Nov 1996 00:58:35 -0500
Subject: Re: Solitaire Full Thrust?

At 05:16 PM 11/14/96 +0000, you wrote:

>How about "The Cosmic Balance"?  It was a game on the Apple platform
>(*gawd*, 14-15 years ago) that has some of the feel of FT (and possibly
>SFB, but I've never played the latter).  It was modelled more on the
>Trek universe, though.  Basically, you controlled 1-3 ships against an
>opponent (don't remember if there was an AI). You programmed your ships
>the beginning of the turn, your opponent does the same, then the
>plays the turn out.  I remember it being alot of fun, though I was in
>junior high back then. ;)  I think there was eventually a DOS version
>On a whim, I looked for TCB on the web last night, and found a current
>version on the Windows platform.  I don't know much about it (I just
>downloaded it last night), but it looks pretty similar to the old one.
>Anyone who'se seen it have any thoughts on it before I look at it more
>A temporally displaced 		Bill Nitsche
>	hobbit			Oceanography, University of Washington

	Could you tell me where you found the Cosmic Balance? I played
game when I was a kid in eighth grade and it was great!



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