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Automated entry of frequent verbs
Optional text entry of other more uncommon words
James Garnett's port: Vague hintings of how to interact with a text adventure game, plus starting location.
Off the highway and into the woods
Interaction is limited, but fortunately my x-ray specs still work!
Aren't we glad the compass point navigational system was retained in subsequent games? This shot indicates the passage of time.
My booty was not enough to save me from an accidental but gory death. This game keeps metrics on your play!
I have company! I wonder what could have put the little fellow in such a condition...
That would do it. A succinct way of communicating both inventory and life status! But what I want to know is: does he have any tea?
Well, what goes around comes around.
Bob Sorem's port: Vague hintings of how to interact with a text adventure game, plus starting location.
Potential inventory items, company, and a maze.
Oh, those cardinal directions
Time passes while I'm stumbling through the underbrush!
Well, that map is a handy thing -- telling you not only what the exits are but where they go! Unfortunately, it does not glow in the dark.
Spelling out genre conventions before they were conventions!
Where have I seen this tragic ending before?
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