[Coco] New game out: OMNISTAR

Alex Evans varmfskii at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 10:37:16 EDT 2020

Zager and Evans
In the year 2525
If man is still alive
If woman can survive
They may find-

On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 5:51 PM Rick Adams <rick at rickadams.org> wrote:
> *A game for your Tandy Color Computer 3 and RGB monitor.*
> *rickadams.itch.io
> *
> It is the year 2525 and the worldwide intrusive surveillance net
> OMNISTAR encircles the globe with satellites in orbit around 20 of the
> world's most prominent cities.
> You are a promising hacker, hired by the resistance, who are hoping you
> will be able to take down the OMNISTAR where others have failed. It is
> rumored there is a secret message waiting for the one who succeeds.
> But how to start? There is a login prompt, but no information on what
> accounts are valid. You'll have to guess! Once you get in, there are
> programs left on the various nodes of the OMNISTAR by previous attempts,
> but no information on what each of them does. Will they help you on your
> quest, or hinder you?
> A member of the resistance has been assigned to each node to monitor
> your progress and help whenever they can.
> The goal is to damage the OMNISTAR so that SYSTEM STATUS is 0%.
> But if you are attacked such that USER STATUS goes to 0%, game over!
> Each of the nodes and programs also has a percentage, and once that
> percentage goes to zero, they will not operate.
> You will see automated processes moving from node to node, in service to
> the OMNISTAR. They are MILBOTs, MEDBOTS, and SPYBOTs... what do each of
> these do? The names may provide a clue. And they have percentages too,
> so can you knock those down?
> Good luck!
> PS: Any similarity to the name of a certain large corporation is purely
> coincidental.
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