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

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Who wrote the game 'The Pits'?

I'm looking for info on a game called 'The Pits', a text based adventure game which was on "The Source", a BBS computer system in the early 80s. Who wrote this game? Was it ever ported to more modern ...
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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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