A subset of the adventure genre which takes typed commands from the user and issues back descriptions as text.

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How to unlock the endings 4 and 5 in The Uncle Who Works For Nintendo?

The question is in the title. I have unlocked the endings 1, 2, and 3, but I don't seem to have the patience to discover how to unlock the other two (three?), because the gameplay really gets quite ...
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The Pits - who wrote it and where is it now?

My last question was closed as too ambiguous. So I have readdressed the question into several specific questions. Who wrote the text based adventure game "The Pits" which was on "The Source" ...
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How can I get the Babel Fish in my ear?

In the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure, once I'm on the Vogon ship, how can I get the Babel fish in my ear? The darn thing keeps slipping away!
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How were text adventures meant to be played?

I have recently started playing Zork. I'm a big fan of graphic adventures from around '90, finished several of them on my own so I think I'm not particularly bad at them, but I'm having little luck ...
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What was the name of this adventure game company? [closed]

There was a company that was making text based adventure games (with some graphics thrown in) based on classic SF novels. They had Fahrenheit 451 for sure...after that, my memory goes fuzzy. This ...