Wikipedia as a Zork-style text-adventure


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/06/30/slavering-grue-needs-citation.html


#2

Do you get a sword that glows blue when you get near trolls? Because that’s the part of Zork I really need online.


#3

How about a little more like the Colossal Cave Adventure:

KILL TROLL
With what? Your bare hands?
YES
Congratulations! You have just killed a troll with your bare hands. (Satisfying, wasn’t it?)


#4

You are in a maze of twisty little redirects, all alike.


#5

I think that was the Dragon, rather than the Troll?


#6

You are in a maze of twisty little redirects, all alike.


#7

Obligatory


#8

For an experience close to the original game, you should probably start from outside the White House.


#9

Nice documentary about the text adventure hey-day. Get Lamp


#10

You want a GUI for the G.U.E.? Me too.


#11

I love the Infocomesque logo. Nicely played.


#12

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