Questions tagged [text-adventure]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
0answers
73 views

How do I export save games in (browser based) Cragne Manor

I play in browser, but I use sometimes laptop and sometimes desktop. How do I export or backup my progress? Game is here https://rcveeder.net/cragne/play.html
18
votes
1answer
418 views

Can Thief steal what you don't see?

I'm now going through Zork I (revision 88, Infocom release) and mapping the maze of twisty little passages by dropping various stuff here and there. What is thief tells "Since he steals for pleasure ...
6
votes
1answer
449 views

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 ...
16
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...