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February 18, 2013

How to play games in your Mac’s terminal

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Sometimes work can be stressful and you just need that little gaming fix to bring you back to center. Well if you have a Mac it’s pretty easy to play some of those old school games within terminal. A few commands and you can play greats like snake, pong, 5×5, solitaire and Tetris among others.

Tutorial

To start this up its pretty straight forward just follow below.

1. Open up your Terminal app (its in /Applications/Utilities)

2. When opened type the word emacs into the prompt and hit Enter to open it up. Press ESC then X

3. Next just type the name of the game you would like to play and release some stress.

Different versions of OS X have different games this can be checked by following this Tutorial.

What’s your favourite game let is know below.

Source – Lifehacker

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I live in Scotland UK and have been blogging about technology for a long time. I started BeginnersTech as I wanted even the total novice to be able to enjoy it as much as I do. If you ever need help or want to ask a question you have come to right place.

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