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Type-in games - an IFDB Poll

by Fredrik
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I can only guess that I was not the only one spending hours upon hours typing in those BASIC listings from magazines and books back in the 80s. And unavoidably learning the art of programming in the process. Not to mention gleaning several of the game's secrets from the game messages. And debugging, both my own mistakes and the original programmer's bad code.

And while most of those games were pretty lame, there were a few good ones. Or at least original. Or at least fascinating. Or at least you had to play them because of all those hours spent on typing them.

So what were some of your favourites?

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Slottet i Zydor, by Joakim Karlsson
1 vote
"Large and messy!" [+]...

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The High Mountains, by Paul Braithwaite
1 vote
"Almost 30 independent NPCs!" [+]...

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Island of Secrets, by Jenny Tyler and Les Howarth
1 vote
"After I typed..." [+]...

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Survival, by E. H. Wilson
1 vote
"Survival of the fittest!" [+]...

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Haunted House, by Jenny Tyler and Les Howarth
1 vote
"A super-basic..." [+]...

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The Mystery of Silver Mountain, by Chris Oxlade and Judy Tatchell
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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