Zork

01.28.14
GOG.com sale highlights 30 games from the past 30 years
01.28.14

GOG.com sale highlights 30 games from the past 30 years

A new promotion at GOG is bringing 30 games from the past 30 years into the spotlight. A rotating...

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06.24.13
Chaos Theory: An adventure game is you!
06.24.13

Chaos Theory: An adventure game is you!

I grew up on adventure games before I even knew they were called "adventure games." One of my earli...

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12.20.12
Creators of Zork to accept Pioneer Award at DICE Summit, hide WIRED interview behind new text adventure
12.20.12

Creators of Zork to accept Pioneer Award at DICE Summit, hide WIRED interview behind new text adventure

If you've ever been eaten by a grue, you can blame Dave Lebling, Marc Blank and and a small team...

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03.30.12
Have a good, Zork-filled weekend with Activision Treasures sale on GOG
03.30.12

Have a good, Zork-filled weekend with Activision Treasures sale on GOG

It seems like a good old weekend to play some good old games, and luckily there's a website dedicat...

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03.06.12
The Game Archaeologist discovers the Island of Kesmai
03.06.12

The Game Archaeologist discovers the Island of Kesmai

It was the mid-'80s, and I was just a kid in love with his family's IBM PC. Not having a wealth o...

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08.12.11
All of the Zorks down 40 percent on GOG this weekend
08.12.11

All of the Zorks down 40 percent on GOG this weekend

Do you prefer the text-based, imagination-requiring Zorks of yore, or the slightly more recent (b...

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05.27.11
Telecommunications device for the deaf gets hitched to a rotary phone, hacked to run Zork
05.27.11

Telecommunications device for the deaf gets hitched to a rotary phone, hacked to run Zork

In today's episode of "But will it run Zork?" a chap named Ulysses got the vintage game to run on...

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05.07.11
Modder miniaturizes 5.25-inch disk drive, brings microSD support to Atari 400
05.07.11

Modder miniaturizes 5.25-inch disk drive, brings microSD support to Atari 400

You aren't looking at a retro microSD card reader, you're looking at an Atari-compatible serial dis...

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04.05.11
The Game Archaeologist plays with MUDs: The history
04.05.11

The Game Archaeologist plays with MUDs: The history

You know that sinking feeling when you get into something that's way, waaaay over your head and y...

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