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ANSI colors for C# text

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I am building a text based game to which user can telnet. I am curious to know how I would go about making all ingame text strings support the use of ANSI color escape sequences (\[\033[0;30;40m for example). Right now, the compiler says that it is not a valid escape character. Is there any way to convert strings I use in C# to another format?

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You want to return the actual string with a slash in it so you need to escape the slash (i.e. wherever you want an actual slash in the string, you must put two, so the string "\[" becomes "\\[").

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