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Eaten By A Grue, the Infocom Podcast

Episode #1:
Zork I: The Great Underground Empire

A podcast about Infocom games, text adventures, and interactive fiction
Hosted by Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston.

Theme tune: "It Is Pitch Dark" by MC Frontalot

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Zork I: The Great Underground Empire

December 2, 2016

Kevin and Carrington discuss Zork I, the first text adventure from Infocom. From the highs of its incredible parser to the lows of its unfair puzzles, it all comes down to one burning question: are you a TAKE person or a GET person?

Links:
IFComp 2016 results
Play Zork in your browser
Lost Treasures of Infocom (iPhone)
Lost Treasures of Infocom (iPad)
Articles at The Digital Antiquarian:
     The Roots of Infocom
     The Birth of Infocom
     Zork on the PDP-10
     Selling Zork
     Infocom: Going It Alone
     Exploring Zork, Part 1
Classic game postmortem: Infocom's Zork

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