Infocom

12.20.12
Zeptolab's new Pudding Monsters, Infocom games and more now available on iOS
12.20.12

Zeptolab's new Pudding Monsters, Infocom games and more now available on iOS

Today's the last Thursday before the big App Store freeze, which means this is basically develo...

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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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02.01.11
GOG asks: Want Return to Zork? 'Course you do!
02.01.11

GOG asks: Want Return to Zork? 'Course you do!

"Want some rye? 'Course you do!" That's literally the only thing I remember from Return to Zork, In...

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01.06.11
Livescribe hack lets you play Zork with (smart) pen and paper
01.06.11

Livescribe hack lets you play Zork with (smart) pen and paper

Livescribe's pen certainly seems like a hackable enough device, but for some reason we haven't...

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10.31.10
Interactive fiction meets interactive typewriter, pilfers the kingdoms of Zork (video)
10.31.10

Interactive fiction meets interactive typewriter, pilfers the kingdoms of Zork (video)

You are standing in an open field as usual, or perhaps you're in the darkness, likely to be eaten b...

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01.14.09
Zork to return in MMO form
01.14.09

Zork to return in MMO form

If you're old like me, you may remember the classic world of Zork. It was a text-based adventure ga...

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06.21.07
Community plays collaborative Zork, grues tremble in fear
06.21.07

Community plays collaborative Zork, grues tremble in fear

Normally considered single-player experiences, the text adventure genre has just taken a large step...

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04.13.07
Charming hand-drawn Dungeon map predates Zork
04.13.07

Charming hand-drawn Dungeon map predates Zork

Everyone should know that we're big fans of Zork here at Joystiq HQ (it's one of the 10 most import...

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03.14.07
Text adventures arrive on the DS via unofficial channels
03.14.07

Text adventures arrive on the DS via unofficial channels

We can't tell you to download them (in fact, we'll tell you not to), but we can definitely applaud t...

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