Questing for some retro-fun with Quest, the Text Adventure player and creator

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    Interesting article! Very well done! It's good to see interactive fiction (also known as text adventure games) get more of the attention it deserves.
    In the same vein, there's a modern day interactive fiction publisher releasing new works of commercial interactive fiction that I think people
    should know about. This interactive fiction publisher is Malinche Entertainment. Their website is and they've got a
    lot to offer anyone interested in interactive fiction/text adventure games.

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    I guess I am a tad bit older. I remember a program called "advent" (aka Colossal Cave Adventure) on a DEC PDP-11 computer. We would dial up with a 110-baud acoustic coupler modem and a dumb terminal (VT52). I spent hours and hours playing this. Never figured out the end game, though. If you every find yourself in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike, you'll know what I mean.

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