Member since June 27, 2010
I love adventure games.
I kind of dislike the term Interactive Fiction though and prefer to call the games "text adventures", free of any pretension or of attempts to differentiate story elements and puzzle elements within games.
The first game I played was "L" on the BBC Micro at my Primary School Computer Club, and I was completely hooked. Then my Spectrum 48k played host to such titles as The Hobbit, Scott Adams/Brian Howarth's games, especially Gremlins, and John Wilson's excellent Zenobi titles which kind of concluded at the Spectrum's demise. Continued with public domain Amiga text adventure titles at the same time as I became enthralled by point-and-click adventures such as Operation Stealth, the amazing KGB, the LucasArts games, etc. I think of the two genres as different flavours rather than as competitive formats. Presently enjoying working through various titles on my Android, especially the Infocom classics, and grabbing new games on Steam at exponential rates.
Check out my blogs at http://inventory.webs.com/ and retroadventurer.wordpress.com.
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