Games : Interactive Fiction : edit / delete

"Winner of the 1st Annual 2k Classic Text Adventure Competition", among other IF in small spaces and weird languages.

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Creating Adventure Games On Your Computer edit / delete

Interesting to compare with the Usborne book. This was clearly written by someone who'd actually seen the Dungeon source, since it uses a "travel table" approach.

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Index: if-archive/phoenix/games/source edit / delete

"This directory contains the source code for games written on the Phoenix system at Cambridge University, England." Acheton et al.

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:: CASA :: Pirate Byte edit / delete

"The December 1980 issue of Byte Magazine contained the full TRS-80 BASIC source code of Pirate Adventure, written by Mr. Scott Adams and his wife Alexis". Scans of the articles.

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The Infocom Cabinet: Binders and Folders of Infocom, Inc. (1981-1987) : Free Texts : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive edit / delete

Fascinating stuff -- I found the testers' comments the most interesting.

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GUE - Home edit / delete

Information about early home computer software -- mostly IF or adventure-game related, mostly American. Includes scans of feelies, etc.

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"Le butin du Capitaine Verdeterre" by Ryan Veeder edit / delete

Inform 7 source for the French translation of "Captain Verdeterre's Plunder". The translator's notes are interesting, but on the whole this is a good demonstration of why English natural language programming languages are... not great for writing programs in French.

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MUD1 edit / delete

"You have arrived at the home of the game Multi-User Dungeon, or MUD, also known to former players on CompuServe as British Legends."

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Competitions, Anthologies, and Shows | Emily Short's Interactive Storytelling edit / delete

An excellent overview of the IF world. If you want to see where modern IF is going, this is a good starting point.

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