On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 12:26:32AM -0700, Trent Piepho wrote:
> But I wonder, was netrek the first graphical real-time internet game?
> It predates xpilot, xtank, xbattle, and crossfire.  xconq was
> ported to X10 in 1987, but it's turned based, and I'm not sure it predates
> netrek though it could.

Well, Netrek's predecessor Xtrek predates these games.  It's also possible
that Netrek is the first real-time internet game based on a client-server
architecture.  Correct me if I'm wrong, but the above games (including Xtrek)
used peer-to-peer or multiple X clients off a single machine.

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