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First IF that you have ever played - an IFDB Poll

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What is the first IF that you have ever played? The game that made you love the concept of IF?

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Zork I, by Marc Blank and Dave Lebling
8 votes
"Zork was my first, but I grew to love IF from Hitchhiker's" [+]... "introduced me to IF" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods
8 votes
"We played it in Science Class in eighth grade." [+]... "Ur-IF" [+]... "Played while paying $6 an hour on CompuServe in 1981. Nuff said." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "The 550 point (I..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Dunno that I..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Pirate Adventure, by Scott Adams and Alexis Adams
4 votes
"cassette tape on my TI-99/4A!" [+]... "Go to Pirate's Isle, build your own ship, and get the treasures!" [+]... "As "Pirate Cove" on VIC-20" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky
3 votes
"Crossover Appeal" [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Apropos of..." [+]...

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Adventureland, by Scott Adams
2 votes
"In TRS-80 BASIC!" [+]... "Not the greatest..." [+]...

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Lost Pig, by Admiral Jota
2 votes
"A beautifully and hilariously written gem" [+]... "nice, simple intro" [+]...

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Deadline, by Marc Blank
2 votes
"Played at age 10 at my dad's friend's place; made me first want a computer." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Wishbringer, by Brian Moriarty
2 votes
(No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Leather Goddesses of Phobos, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"I was looking for..." [+]...

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The Hulk, by Scott Adams, John Romita Sr., Mark Gruenwald, and Kem NcNair
1 vote
"Reminds me of puberty" [+]...

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Vespers, by Jason Devlin
1 vote
"Vespers was..." [+]...

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The Hobbit, by Philip Mitchell and Veronika Megler
1 vote
"First IF I ever..." [+]...

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Amazon, by Michael Crichton
1 vote
"I love/hated this..." [+]...

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Secret Mission, by Scott Adams
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Urban Upstart, by Pete Cooke
1 vote
"A world opened " [+]...

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Theatre, by Brendon Wyber
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Mystery House, by Ken Williams and Roberta Williams
1 vote
"This was the..." [+]...

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LASH -- Local Asynchronous Satellite Hookup, by Paul O'Brian
1 vote
"Perfect beginner's game, I was very lucky to stumble upon it first" [+]...

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Shade, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"First game I ever played. Never regretted playing it." [+]...

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Dunnet, by Ron Schnell
1 vote
"Because it came..." [+]...

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Hunter, in Darkness, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"The sensorial descriptions sucked me into IF" [+]...

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howling dogs, by Porpentine
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Thy Dungeonman, by Videlectrix
1 vote
"You cannot get ye flask. The game that got me obsessed with IF was itself a great spoof of the medium." [+]...

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Alice in Wonderland, by Robin Johnson
1 vote
"I got this..." [+]...

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Uncle Zebulon's Will, by Magnus Olsson
1 vote
"a magical treasure hunt" [+]...

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Jacaranda Jim, by Graham Cluley
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Zork III, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
1 vote
"I remember looking half of this game up in the dictionary when I was about 12. 'Grue' wasn't listed." [+]...

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Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"The first IF I..." [+]...

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The Golden Chalice, by Alan Davis
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Countdown to Doom, by Peter D. Killworth
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Nord and Bert Couldn't Make Head or Tail of It, by Jeff O'Neill
1 vote
"This was one of..." [+]...

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