Forth BBS 2, 1985 Bulletin Board draw written in Forth

Forth BBS 2, 1985 Bulletin Board draw written in Forth

A reconstruction of a historical Forth BBS draw.
Not fundamental else is identified about it right this moment. File timestamps and log comments appear to hint that the BBS became once earlier around 1985 and ran on DOS (which DOS?).


  • Get it to proceed on new hardware, an emulator or restored hardware that is duration just correct
  • Doc its historical previous
  • Get it on-line in convey that it can per chance per chance well additionally be earlier again by followers (doubtlessly by ability of TCP or WebSocket proxy since I set aside no longer own a phone line)

Itemizing Contents

  • pristine/ Unchanged source code for historical preservation capabilities.
  • new/ Work in development. A modernized model of the source code that in some unspecified time in the future will proceed on new systems or emulators. We’re no longer particular but.
  • screens/ The distinctive cloak cloak recordsdata fracture up and formatted in a ability that can per chance per chance additionally be without teach considered on new systems.

The quickly-to-be-working source code might per chance additionally be found in pristine/FBBS2.fth

Bustle / Manufacture Directions

Unknown right this moment


I will add extra resources about this equipment as I web them.

The BBS became once first and significant found here:

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