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Galaxy’s Edge (1984) by Graham Nelson

Galaxy’s Edge (1984) – an early text adventure game by interactive-fiction legend Graham Nelson Continue reading

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The Secret of Arendarvon Castle (1985) — bytecode avant la lettre

[Play Arendarvon Castle online] In previous posts, I wrote about Wander (1974), the interactive fiction creation tool for mainframe Unix systems. But my speciality (I use the word laughably) is text adventure games for the BBC Micro, the legendary 8-bit … Continue reading

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Wander follow-up

Previously I wrote about Wander, the 1974 mainframe text adventure game-creation system by Peter Langston, which was recently rediscovered. You can now play Wander online. This em-dosbox repackaging of a DOS port of Wander was created by me, using blunt … Continue reading

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L — A Mathemagical Adventure (1984)

A video playthrough of the classic 1980s educational mathematics game L — A Mathemagical Adventure by the UK Association of Teachers of Mathematics, for the 8-bit BBC Micro computer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKMeuxsvk3k&list=PLy5HwFxc67UFERGEqbKU-Ky74QwEtuLsm

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