Mac Tip: Terminal – Pong!

Mac Tip: Terminal – Pong!

This Mac tip is provided by Mark Greentree and was originally posted on Mark’s blog – Everyday Mac Support. For more of Mark’s tips visit his site, follow him on Twitter, or browse his archive of posts here.


How To:┬áTerminal – Pong!

Who remembers playing Pong?

Well now you can throw the memories aside and create new ones because you can play it on your Mac.

In order to do this we will need to use Terminal. To locate Terminal simply navigate to your Applications folder then to the Utilities Folder. Within the Utilities folder you will locate Terminal.

Simply launch and then enter the following:

emacs

After you have pressed return then press the escape (esc) button on your keyboard found in the top row at the left hand side. Then press x on your keyboard. Then type the following:

pong

Upon successful entry the game of Pong, as shown at the beginning of this post, will be presented.

Simply use your up and down cursor keys to control your paddle. To control the second paddle simple use the left and right cursor keys.