This script was written for the TOPS-10-In-a-Box project. It calculates the passwords for Magic Mode in ADVENT, and is based on the one available at Zonadepruebas website.
Description copied from Zonadepruebas:
Don Woods, who deviced this authentication scheme 29 years ago, has given his kind permission to disclose it publically
'Advent' is reputedly the first text adventure game. It was originally created by William Crowthers, and later expanded by Don Woods. It was programmed in Fortran, on a DEC PDP-10 computer, and Woods' version dates from 1977. This first version has a maintenance feature called "Magic Mode". It was intended for administrators only, and involves a bizarre authentication process. After entering "MAGIC MODE" as first command in the game, the program will ask:
- "ARE YOU A WIZARD?", (replay "YES")
- "PROVE IT! SAY MAGIC WORD", (default is "DWARF")