A great trip down memory lane with the old Infocom games. I played these on the TI-99/4a and then later the Amiga. I didn’t finish too many of them, but they were a fun challenge.

When the iPad came out, they were all ported to iOS along with the maps, 3D representations of the “feelies” (the physical object related to the game that was packaged with the game) looked very professional, but the move from 32 to 64bit on iOS meant it stopped working.

Fortunately, there are still emulators around to play them for now.

The Lost Treasures of Infocom – iOS

Exciting adventures await you :-P

Exciting adventures await you !

It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.

If this sentence ever struck terror into you then like myself, you probably have fond memories of text adventures, or interactive fictions games from the early 1980s and spent many hours plotting maps on grid paper or trying to “hit the troll with the elvish sword”. Well now you can relive those memories with the release of “The Lost Treasures of Infocom” for iOS.

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