Author Topic: It's some old timey games  (Read 2485 times)

bruce

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It's some old timey games
« on: October 17, 2006, 10:59:35 AM »
Before we had PS, PS2, X Box, Nintendo, and so on. We had Infocom and they ruled. Here are the first three Zorks to d/l:

http://www.infocom-if.org/downloads/downloads.html

Ynyr

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Re: It's some old timey games
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2006, 05:24:58 PM »
Can't get Classic to start on my laptop anymore.  :-[

Those were games that truly tested the limits of the mind, though.  Would anything that conceptually challenging be released in these dark days of manual dexterity?

Matthew_S

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Re: It's some old timey games
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2006, 10:20:38 AM »
for those who enjoy this type of game, the infocom tradition lives on

http://ifarchive.org/

Richard_From_CHI

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Re: It's some old timey games
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2006, 05:04:33 PM »
I wish someone would revive the Zork series <sigh>.