Text adventures provide some of us with our earliest computer game
memories. Click a link below to try out a game right now!
If you get a Java warning when clicking a game that says
"Application Blocked," and "Application Blocked by Security Settings,"
please go to your computer's Start Menu, then Control Panel, then
Java. Select the Security tab and change the "Security Level" to
See the Interactive Fiction archive at http://www.ifarchive.org/. These
games are of the "Z-Machine"
specification which are also called Infocom, Inform, and ZCode.
The Zplet Java Zcode interpreter is from http://zplet.sourceforge.net/
Activision's Infocom text adventure collections can be played in this
engine, too, including the very oldest Zork games.