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Zork The Great Underground Empire

There is a Small Mailbox Here, Zork Beckons You In – Today in Retro Gaming – December 26th, 1980

Zork, one of the most popular text adventures ever released was first shipped in December 1980. Come join us as we relive the memories of this great adventure.

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New Text Adventure Called The Station Released on Android

The Station is a new text adventure game based on a space station. You suffer from amnesia after a head trauma and must find out what happened.

Review – Sam Mallard Case of the Missing Swan for the ZX Spectrum

Text adventures and I go way back.  From classics like Zork to The Hobbit to The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, I have enjoyed text adventures for almost three decades now.  Then came the graphical text adventure which The Hobbit could be viewed as an early precursor of, and it was only getting better in […]

Interview with Mikhail Belov of SNK Games Developer of Space Rangers Quest

Text adventure games are hard to come by nowadays.  Gamers have evolved beyond reading a lot, preferring better graphics and audio to assist their imaginations.  For some of use though, the imagination is still the best graphics.  Anyhow, Space Rangers Quest is one such new text adventure developed by SNK Games and published by 1C […]

Space Ranger: Quest. Is it Any Good?

Disclaimer. I received a free copy of this game to review. The following views are my own and not those of SNK Games. Space Rangers: Quest is a new text adventure game from SNK Games.  The game takes place in the Space Ranger’s universe. It is unlike the other games in the series like Space […]

Space Rangers Quest Released

I did a news article about Space Rangers Quest in late August and well, my how time has flown.  This text heavy graphical adventure is now available on Steam, Android and iPhone!  Now, most of you reading this will not be as happy about this as I am- not everyone is a text adventure games.  […]

Space Rangers Quest Hopes iPhone Android Windows Gamers Remember Text Adventures

In the early days of computing there were no graphical powerhouse games.  Things were simpler back then.  More than likely if you were playing games on your computer in the early 80’s, if you had one, you were playing with wire frame graphics or more likely a text adventure.  These text adventures were pretty much […]

This Month: Zork Turns 35

WEST OF ARTICLE                          0/0 ZORK: The Great 35th Anniversary Retro Gaming Magazine – a gaming website Copyright (c) 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 RGM, Inc. All rights reserved. ZORK is a registered trademark of Infocom, Inc. Release 69 / Serial number 8008135 / Interpreter 8 Version J You are reading the first paragraph of […]

Revenge of the License: The Dallas Quest

Everything was bigger in the 80s.  Cars were built like tanks, not airplanes. Houses were built like mansions, not shacks. And prime time soap operas were built like “Dallas”. If you drew breath in the United States during the show’s thirteen-year run, you knew J.R. Ewing. Never watched the show? Didn’t matter, the question “Who […]

Revenge of the License: Stephen King’s The Mist

“There’s nothing out there. Nothing in the mist.” “What if you’re wrong?” “Then, I guess…the joke would be on me.” –Brent Norton and David Drayton, ‘The Mist‘ * * * * * Adaptations of Stephen King’s stories have a tendency to suck, not to put too fine a point on it. Translating his material from […]


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