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  • Richard A. Bartle


In the late 1970s, students at Essex University wishing to use its DECsystem-10 mainframe for academic work were allocated a project-programmer number (PPN). Mine was [4011,4243]. This came with a fixed set of resources that allowed roughly two hours at a terminal each week.


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  • Richard A. Bartle
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