Updated: the 2017 Interactive Fiction Competition

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  1. Magic Sam

    Magic Sam Forever Homebrew

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    Hi all :)

    I thought you guys might be interested in this:

    The 2015 Interactive Fiction Competition

    Most games are playable online, but some of them require an interpreter like Z-code, Glulx, Alan or TADS.  

    Cheers, Magic Sam
     
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  2. levi

    levi Still fresh, damnit!

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    Very nice, I'll have to check some of these out.

    Out of interest, does anyone know which games we can run on our Pandoras?  I assume z-code can be played in either Gargoyle or Frotz (with a patch), but I don't know about other formats.  The windows executables not easily, but that's no great surprise.  Gargoyle upstream seems to support ALAN and TADS but I don't know if our port covers all those.  I guess I shall have to experiment!
     
  3. moxie

    moxie The voice of reason, sense and exasperation Staff Member

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    Gargoyle does ALAN, TADS, Inform (Z-code and Glulx or whatever the new one is called) and a bunch of others, I think. Gargoyle is the good stuff :)
     
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  4. skeezix

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    Let me know if I need to refresh Gargoyle.. its a few years old, that port on the repo.

    I still follow IF ... one of these days I need to track down all the classic Infocom (original boxes with feelies), but they're so pricey/collectible nowadays :)

    jeff
     
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  5. Magic Sam

    Magic Sam Forever Homebrew

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    Reminds me I still gotta finish Anchorhead
     

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