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Dark Realms

Posted by doctorclu, 23 January 2017 · 42 views

Telnet: darkrealms.ca
Software:Renegade
Connection:Telnet
Nodes:4
Web:http://www.darkrealms.ca
Location:Toronto, ON, Canada
 
From the Telnet BBS Guide:
"Since 1994, Darkrealms has served as an on-line roleplaying community for the Greater Toronto Area and is one of the worlds largest Renegade BBS’s still remaining. LORD, TradeWars 2002,...


Capitol Station BBS

Posted by doctorclu, 20 January 2017 · 105 views

Capitol Station BBS Capital Station BBS
telnet://csbbs.dyndns.org
 
I was watching Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey over last weekend so naturally when I saw this name I said to myself "STATION!"   (Was a saying of victory based on the scientist/"Martian" named Station)
 
So Capitol Station BBS first visit...
 

 
Asks for English or German first...


B4BBS

Posted by doctorclu, 19 January 2017 · 80 views

  And now... The Prologue...
 
And there was a creature in the universe, according to the Hithhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by the name of Bowerick Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged  is an immortal being who became immortal after an accident with a few rubber bands, a liquid lunch, and a particle accelerator. After a period of total b...


A Missing Chromosome BBS

Posted by doctorclu, 12 January 2017 · 128 views

A Missing Chromosome
telnet://marabbs.no-ip.org
-OR- 717-664-3735 !!
 
I have a special place in my heart for a BBS that has a dial-up line. There are just a few left, but then there are those that are taking magic jacks and other digital lines and trying to make it callable with a modem.  And what is so funny about it is it is just like the 80'...


A 90ís Manila BBS - Telnet://a90smanilabbs.ddns.net

Posted by doctorclu, 11 January 2017 · 123 views

A 90’s Manila BBS
a90smanilabbs.ddns.net
 
So fitting that the first BBS I logged into was one in the Philippines.  :D
 

 
Ran on a Linux ran setup.  (Always like the Linux Penguin.)  :D
 

 
Ah the title screen.  I live for ANSI graphics like this.
 

 
Here we have the writing wall....


Around the World in 385 BBSs

Posted by doctorclu, 11 January 2017 · 84 views

 
So it's 2017 and contrary to popular belief, computer bulletin boards still exist.
 
Computer Bulletin Board Systems?   Something I've done since 1983, inspired by the movie Wargames with Matthew Broderick that came out during that same year. 
 
So what is a bulletin board system (BBS)?   Think Facebook or some...





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