Dec 162017
 
Two programs that create graphic snakes that slither across your EGA or VGA screen. Very amusing.
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Two programs that create graphic snakes that slither across your EGA or VGA screen. Very amusing.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
SERPENT.DOC 1435 729 deflated
SERPENT.EXE 13636 8340 deflated

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Contents of the SERPENT.DOC file


SERPENT.EXE:
Snakes writhe on your EGA.
usage: serpent [-c] [-r] [-s] [-tDelay] #

# ranges from 1 to 7.
Flags:-r- a random snake is chosen
-c- snakes vary in color
-q- snakes are square
-s- snake is solid rather than hollow.
-tDelay - snake is displayed for the specified delay
(in seconds), then starts over
If -r and -t are selected, a random snake is chosen after
each delay.
Start any snake again by pressing any key. Pause by pressing
SPACE. Exit by pressing ESC.

2SNAKE.EXE:
A caduceus for your EGA.
usage: 2snake [-tDelay] [-c]

Change patterns by pressing any key. Pause by pressing SPACE.
Exit by pressing ESC. Including the optional flag -t will cause
the pattern to change after the specified delay. Including
the optional flag -c will cause the snakes to vary in color.

Copyright (c) 1986 by TLG Software & Derek B Clegg

These programs are hereby placed into the public domain.
SERPENT & 2SNAKE are, however, copyrighted by the authors.
You may make copies of SERPENT & 2SNAKE for your own use,
and you may make copies for others. In order to continue
serving the computing community with herpetological fantasies
that do nothing, we need YOUR support. If you enjoy these
serpentine structures, send a check or money order for $5 to
Derek B Clegg/3001 Deakin #2/Berkeley,CA 94704
and you'll never be attacked by a rattlesnake again.


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