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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Hunt the Wumpus
Hunt the Wumpus is an early computer game, based on a simple hide and seek format featuring a mysterious monster (the Wumpus) that lurks deep inside a network of rooms. It was originally a text-based...
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Rogue (video game)
Rogue is a dungeon crawling video game first developed by Michael Toy and Glenn Wichman around 1980. It was a favorite on college Unix systems in the early to mid-1980s, in part due to the procedural ...
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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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The Cottage (video game)
The Cottage (Stugan) is a 1978 Swedish text-based adventure game.
The eponymous cottage, located in Småland, is a large building containing, among other things, an unreliable elevator running thro...
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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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Maze War
Maze War (also known as The Maze Game, Maze Wars, Mazewar or simply Maze) is a video game.Maze War originated or disseminated a number of concepts used in thousands of games to follow, and is consider...
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The Oregon Trail (video game)
The Oregon Trail is a computer game originally developed by Don Rawitsch, Bill Heinemann, and Paul Dillenberger in 1971 and produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) in 1974. T...
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FreeCell
FreeCell is a solitaire-based card game played with a 52-card standard deck. It is fundamentally different from most solitaire games in that very few hands are unsolvable. Although software implementa...
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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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History of online games
Online games are video games played over a computer network. The evolution of these games parallels the evolution of computers and computer networking, with new technologies improving the essential fu...
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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Decwar
DECWAR is a multiplayer computer game first written in 1978 at the University of Texas at Austin for the PDP-10. It was developed from an earlier two-player version, WAR, adding multi-terminal support...
Zork books
The Zork books were a series of four books, written by S. Eric Meretzky, which took place in the fictional universe of Zork. The books were published by Tor Books. Like the Zork video games, the book...
Dungeon (video game)
Dungeon was one of the earliest role-playing video games, running on PDP-10 mainframe computers manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation.
Dungeon was written in either 1975 or 1976 by Don Dag...
Empire (PLATO)
Empire is the name of a computer game written for the PLATO system in 1973. It's significant for being quite probably the first networked multiplayer arena shooter-style game. It may also be the first...
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Zork: The Undiscovered Underground
Zork: The Undiscovered Underground (or ZUU for short) is an interactive fiction video game written by former Infocom Implementors Marc Blank and Michael Berlyn and implemented by G. Kevin Wilson using...
Moria (PLATO)
Moria is a dungeon crawl style role-playing video game first developed for the PLATO system around 1975, with copyright dates listed as 1978 and 1984. It was a pioneering game, allowing parties of up ...
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Star Trek (text game)
Star Trek is a text-based computer game that puts the player in command of the USS Enterprise on a mission to hunt down and destroy an invading fleet of Klingon warships. Written in BASIC, it was wide...
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Trek73
TREK73 is a computer game based on the original Star Trek television series. It was created in 1973 by William K. Char, Perry Lee, and Dan Gee. The game was played via Teletype. Roderick Perkins adapt...
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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Dnd (video game)
dnd is a role-playing video game. The name dnd is derived from the abbreviation "DND" (D&D) from the original tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, which was first released in 1974.Th...
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MUD1
Multi-User Dungeon, or MUD (referred to as MUD1, to distinguish it from its successor, MUD2, and the MUD genre in general) is the first MUD and the oldest virtual world in existence.
MUD was creat...
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Baseball (1971 video game)
Baseball was a baseball sports game that was created on a PDP-10 mainframe computer at Pomona College in 1971 by student Don Daglow. The game (actually spelled BASBAL due to the 6-character file name ...
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Panther (1975 video game)
Panther, a battle tank-driving simulation, was one of a handful of early first-person computer games developed by John Edo Haefeli and Nelson Bridwell in 1975 at Northwestern University. The game was ...