is a game of space glory and war. Below is a
summary of commands. For complete documentation, see
by Eric Allman.
The game will ask you what length game you would like. Valid responses are
“short”, “medium”, and “long”. You
will then be prompted for the skill, to which you must respond
“novice”, “fair”, “good”,
“expert”, “commodore”, or
“impossible”. You should normally start out with novice and work
In general, throughout the game, if you forget what is appropriate the game will
tell you what it expects if you just type in a question mark.
manual amt1 course1 spread1 ...
game first appeared in
, May 1976, with contributions
from Jeff Poskanzer