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DescriptionClassic Text Adventure Masterpieces is a compilation of 33 Infocom games:
- A Mind Forever Voyaging
- Beyond Zork
- Border Zone
- Hollywood Hijinx
- Leather Goddesses of Phobos
- The Lurking Horror
- Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It
- Plundered Hearts
- Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels
- The Witness
- Zork I
- Zork II
- Zork III
- Zork Zero
- A Change in the Weather
- The Magic Toyshop
- The Mind Electric
- The One That Got Away
- Uncle Zebulon's Will
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- "Masterpieces of Infocom" -- Informal title
- "Infocom Masterpieces" -- Informal title
Part of the Following Groups
|Good games, Bad packaging||DOS||Droog (522)|
|All Game Guide||Macintosh||1998||90|
|Game Revolution||DOS||Oct 19, 1996||B+||83|
|GameSpot||DOS||Oct 03, 1996||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Online Gaming Review (OGR)||DOS||Aug 14, 1996||Unscored||Unscored|
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Amateur gamesThe six "bonus" games included weren't by Infocom but rather were the top three games in the Inform and TADS divisions of the 1995 rec.arts.interactive-fiction IF competition, produced by amateurs on the way up.
Missing gamesThe only two text-adventure games that do not appear on this CD are The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and James Clavell's Shogun. Probably they do not appear due to lapse of the license to sell them.
TechnologyAll the games were re-compiled to launch from a single exe. This had the effect of no longer requiring ANSI.SYS in the config file.
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- Infocom Fan Page (At this site you can find information on ALL of Infocom's interactive games, Infocom related articles, sample transcripts, InvisiClue hints, walkthroughs, maps and information on buying Infocom games today.)
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