Star Wars has been here for long and we have been fighting Aliens for decades now. Want to see Star Wars in ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) version of Star Wars and that too in Windows using telnet ? A network protocol known only to computer wizards.
A copy of Star Wars entirely in ASCII characters that you can watch in the Windows operating system (or any OS that supports telnet). The only thing required to watch it is an internet connection; speed does not matter.
So here is How Star Wars Looks in ASCII
To watch it on Windows XP, Mac OS X and Linux
- Go to Start, Run. (Only for Windows users).
- Now type “telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl” without the quotes and press Enter. Users of Mac OS X and Linux can directly execute this code in the terminal window.
On Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista
Telnet is turned off by default in the latest versions of Windows. So, in order to watch star wars, you must first enable telnet by going to Control Panel › Programs › Turn Windows Feature On or Off and ticking both the telnet check boxes. After doing that, follow the steps given below:-
- Go to Start, Search in Windows Vista and Windows 7. On Windows 8, open the main Start page.
Type telnet and press Enter.
- In the following command prompt window, type “o” without quotes and press Enter.
- Now type “towel.blinkenlights.nl” without the quotes and press Enter.
If you do not need telnet anymore, you can turn it off.
A command prompt window like the one in the image will open with the movie being played in it. See the movie yourself. Did you enjoy watching this new version of Star Wars.?