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Apple Macintosh Software Game - 'Through the Looking Glass', 3½" Floppy Disk, 1984 Object Reg. No: HT 13360

Summary:
Through the Looking Glass' is a game released by Apple in 1984.

Alice has slipped behind the looking glass onto a chess board. The object of the game is to help Alice capture all of the chess pieces while avoiding her capture. The game is over when all of the opponents have been taken.

Games and educational software, extensively used in the Apple II environment, continued with a strong presence in the Macintosh environment.

This item is part of a representative collection of hardware, software, trade literature and promotional material that documents the history of the Apple company, and its contribution to, and impact on the computer industry and society.
Description:
A 3.5 inch disk mounted in a box representing a traditionally bound book. A piece of tissue paper covers the floppy disk.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Tim McLaughlan, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 25 mm (Height), 135 mm (Width), 180 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: computer games, computer software, computers, computing, entertainment
Themes this item is part of: Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection, The Apple Computer Story - The Graphic User Interface 1983-1984, Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: software
Inscriptions: `Small grey Apple logo on beige plastic background that comprises the 'book cover'.
Stylised drawing of chess player overlooking chess board on table on flooring comprising chess-board-like squares. Inside the drawing are the words THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

'Back Cover':
Through the Looking Glass is a Trade Mark of Apple Computer, Inc.
© 1984 Apple Computer 914-0183-A


Floppy disk label:
Drawing of Alice
Through the Looking Glass by Steve Capps
Small coloured Apple logo.
Through the Looking Glass is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
© 1983, 1984 Apple Computer, Inc. 690-5026-A
Manufacturer: Apple Computer Inc, Cupertino, California, United States of America, 1984

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