I also wrote the non-BBS door game Wilderness Survival for MS-DOS, which was pretty popular in the late 80s too (anyone else remember playing it?). I still have the code and executables for that. Lost the code for MM.
Then the Academy Awards would be held and if your movie did or was cast well, you could win an Oscar and make more money (and then the whole game started over with you being able to hire better actors, spend more money, etc). A bit different than the usual fare.
Honestly, I (and 99.999999999% of the population) completely forgot about that game until I read this article.
P.S. Was also a big Galactic Empire fan too!
Starring Rex Hamilton as Abraham Lincoln.
I didn't know Ballmer owned an iPhone.
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