Colossal Cave Adventurereleased in 1977 by William Crowther
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The Colossal Cave Adventure game, produced in the '70s, was the historic first "interactive fiction" game, in which the computer would simulate and describe a situation and the user would type in what to do next, in simple English.
The user would thus be a part of an ongoing story in a fantasy setting — in this case, an exploration of Colossal Cave in Kentucky. But this Colossal Cave, though remarkably similar to its real-life counterpart, was also very different:
Magic was afoot in the cave...
You are in a twisty maze of passageways, all alike...
- Genre: Adventure
- Platform: Apple II, Browser, Linux, PDP-10, TRS-80, Z-machine
- Website: rickadams.org/adventure
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