VDI, 1974-style

The virtualization community, with all their fancy and generally serious talk of things like live migrations, virtual desktops, and thin provisioning, has completely forgotten their emulation roots.

“Emulators? Why would we need emulators anymore?” you ask. To play Oregon Trail, of course!

You’ll need to snag an Apple II emulator (I’m using AppleWin) and the Oregon Trail disk images. You may want to turn the sound off if you don’t want folks to know what you’re up to. :-)

I just scored 7824, which might actually be my personal best.[0] Beat that!

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[0] Took me what, 20-some odd years to finally get good at this thing?

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