Computers: Games That Grownups Play

Business machines loosen up and have a bit of fun

Jim Cantrell, the chief financial officer of a San Diego diving-suit manufacturer, has been known to drive ten miles to his office on a Saturday just to play Starflight on his IBM Personal Computer. Jim Bonevac, a senior economist for the state of Virginia, likes to spend lunch hours playing APBA Baseball and other games on his Leading Edge computer. Peter, a San Francisco marketing representative, uses lunch breaks to get in rounds of Mean 18 golf on an IBM PC Model AT, although he feels guilty enough about fooling around on the company computer to shut off the game the...

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