Planetfall
Planetfall is a science fiction interactive fiction computer game written by Steve Meretzky, and the eighth title published by Infocom in 1983. Like most Infocom games, thanks to the portable Z-machin...
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SQ (program)
SQ was a program used in the early 1980s on both DOS and CP/M computer systems to compress files so they use less space. Files compressed by SQ are identified by changing the middle initial of the ex...
Mallard BASIC
Mallard BASIC is a BASIC interpreter for CP/M written by Locomotive Software and supplied with the Amstrad PCW range of small business computers, the ZX Spectrum +3 version of CP/M Plus, and the Acorn...
Sorcerer (video game)
Sorcerer is an interactive fiction computer game written by Steve Meretzky and released by Infocom in 1984. It is the second game in the magic-themed "Enchanter trilogy", preceded by Enchanter and fol...
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ZBasic
ZBasic was a compiler first released by Simutek (Tucson, AZ) in 1980. The combined efforts of Andrew Gariepy, Scott Terry, David Overton, Greg Branche, and Halbert Laing lead to versions for MS-DOS, ...
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Vala (programming language)
Vala is an object-oriented programming language with a self-hosting compiler that generates C code and uses the GObject system. Vala is syntactically similar to C# and includes several features such a...
Colossal Cave Adventure
Colossal Cave Adventure (also known as ADVENT, Colossal Cave, or Adventure) is one of the earliest computer adventure games. The original version was designed by Will Crowther, a programmer and caving...
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Seastalker
Seastalker is an interactive fiction computer game designed by Stu Galley and Jim Lawrence and published by Infocom in 1984. Like most of Infocom's works, it was released simultaneously for several po...
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Infidel (video game)
Infidel is an interactive fiction computer game published by Infocom in 1983. It was written by Michael Berlyn and was the first in the "Tales of Adventure" line. Due to Infocom's virtual Z-Machine, i...
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Multiplan
Multiplan was an early spreadsheet program developed by Microsoft. Known initially by the code name "EP" (for "Electronic Paper"), it was introduced in 1982 as a competitor for VisiCalc.Multiplan was ...
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Wishbringer
Wishbringer: The Magick Stone of Dreams is an interactive fiction computer game written by Brian Moriarty and published by Infocom in 1985. It was intended to be an easier game to solve than the typic...
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SuperCalc
SuperCalc was a spreadsheet application published by Sorcim in 1980, and originally bundled (along with WordStar) as part of the CP/M software package included with the Osborne 1 portable computer. It...
Legends of Zork
Legends of Zork was a browser-based online adventure game, based on the legendary Zork universe.
A Zork massively multiplayer online game was originally announced in January, 2009. However, the de...
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Sargon (chess)
Sargon (or SARGON) is a line of chess-playing software for personal computers. Sargon is also the name of a number of Akkadian-Assyrian kings.
The original SARGON was written by Dan and Kathleen '...
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Enchanter (video game)
Enchanter is a 1983 interactive fiction computer game written by Marc Blank and Dave Lebling and published by Infocom. It belongs to the fantasy genre and was the first fantasy game published by Infoc...
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The Witness (1983 video game)
The Witness is an interactive fiction computer game published by Infocom in 1983. Like Infocom's earlier title Deadline, it is a murder mystery. The Witness was written in the ZIL language for the Z-m...
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XLISP
XLISP is a family of Lisp implementations written by David Betz and first released in 1983.The first version was a Lisp with object-oriented extensions for computers with limited power. The second ver...
CatChum
CatChum is a text-only clone of Pac-man written for the CP/M operating system and made to be operated on the early Kaypro line of luggable computers.CatChum was made within the limitations of Kaypro's...
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Turbo Modula-2
Turbo Modula-2 was both a compiler and an Integrated Development Environment for the Modula-2 programming language running on MS-DOS, developed by Borland, but never released by them. Instead, a group...
HaXe
Haxe is an open-source high-level multiplatform programming language and compiler that can produce applications and source code for many different platforms from a single code-base. Code written in th...
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JRT
JRT (Jim Russell Tyson) is an implementation of the Pascal programming language. It was available in the early 1980s on the CP/M operating system.At the end of the 1970s, the most popular Pascal imple...
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Return to Zork
Return to Zork is a 1993 adventure game in the Zork series. It was developed by Activision and was the final Zork game to be published under the Infocom label.
Unlike the previous games in the Zor...
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Starcross (video game)
Starcross is a 1982 interactive fiction game designed and implemented by Dave Lebling and published by Infocom. Like most Infocom titles, it was developed for many systems. It was released for DOS, a...
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Professional Adventure Writer
Professional Adventure Writer or PAW (sometimes called PAWS for Professional Adventure Writing System) is a program that allows the user to write textual adventure games with graphic illustrations. It...
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BBC BASIC
BBC BASIC is a programming language, developed in 1981 as a native programming language for the MOS Technology 6502 based Acorn BBC Micro home/personal computer, mainly by Sophie Wilson. It is a versi...
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Suspended
Suspended: A Cryogenic Nightmare is an interactive fiction video game written by Michael Berlyn and published by Infocom in 1983. Like most Infocom titles, it was available on most popular personal co...
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Spellbreaker
Spellbreaker is an interactive fiction computer game written by Dave Lebling and released by Infocom in 1985, the third and final game in the "Enchanter Trilogy". Like most of Infocom's games, it was ...
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Aliens (Kaypro video game)
Aliens is a text-only clone of Space Invaders written for the CP/M operating system and made to be operated on the early Kaypro line of luggable computers.Aliens was made within the limitations of Kay...
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