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Post by nos_slived » Fri Nov 11, 2005 12:07 am

Wasn't there also a Hugo line? I seem to remember playing Hugo I and Hugo II.
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Post by Thornwillow » Sat Nov 12, 2005 7:59 pm

The only text game i beat was Leisure Suit Larry in the land of the Lounge Lizzards. It was Ok and i think its the best one in the whole series and i also beat kings Quest VI twice but thats not a text game...

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Post by Reaperman@home » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:03 pm

I think we need to examine the definition of text adventure :lol:
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Post by demonofaj » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:15 pm

Lesieure Suit Larry 1. I was like 5 when the NEW one came out. Aghhhh, 8 bit NUDITY!
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Post by bicostp » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:34 pm

I recently aquired an old, old incrediby old Toshiba Sattelite lappy. (24 MB RAM, 1 gb HD, Win95 before IE...)

It's going to replace my old Zenith 8086 lappy for DOS gaming because it has a color screen and it works. However, the screen isn't TFT, so it's all muddy and weird-looking and it gets terrible motion blur. Not bad for IF games! :D

Oh and look up the text-based adventure game system ZZT. <a href="http://www.autofish.net/creation/video_ ... ml">Here's a site with ZZT, Super ZZT, and enough utilities and adventure game worlds to keep you occupied for a few <s>hours days weeks</s> MONTHS! :shock:</a>

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Post by gamer2 » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:38 pm

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Post by Darth Fett » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:42 pm

Homestar Runner!! :D
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Post by benheck » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:52 pm

Yes text adventure games were mostly made by Infocom back in the 1980's. They consisted entirely of text.

I actually programmed a few of them on my Atari 800... if I had a working disk drive I could bring them back via emulation.... sigh!
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Post by marshallh » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:57 pm

Or are they playable on your super duper ultimate portable? Just wondering.

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Post by Darth Fett » Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:58 pm

Mabey i should try to make one.... 8)
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Post by HomicidalBarber » Sat Nov 12, 2005 9:19 pm

Yeah I used to play hugo when I was little. There are three of them and they would drive me crazy. But now that I am older they can be fun but slightly unreasonable at times. It is awkward how you have to type and say almost exactly the right thing to get him to do what ever.

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Post by Thornwillow » Sun Nov 13, 2005 2:58 am

Also Transylvania III is a good text game

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Post by SpongeBuell » Sun Nov 13, 2005 11:25 am

I made a small text game in QBASIC for a school project (English class, made up some alternatives for what could have been done in a book we read) Got an A+ :D (then again, the teacher was pretty easy :P )
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Post by Reploid Ayla » Sun Nov 13, 2005 12:55 pm

nos_slived wrote:Wasn't there also a Hugo line? I seem to remember playing Hugo I and Hugo II.
oh yeah there was three of them. and Penelope really sucks at staying alive...
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Post by *o* » Sun Nov 13, 2005 2:42 pm

the only text game i played was the strange leaflet on kol
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