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Why Text-Mode Games are Cool

To many people, “cool” and “text-mode” are two words that do not belong in the same sentence. Why celebrate something that is long dead, was never cool to begin with, and that most people hated anyway? Good question. Here’s the answer.

Some of the Best and Well-Received Text-Mode Games in History

Jim Burge We have come a long way from the early days of playing free blackjack and video games on personal computers. Take a look at the modern video games being sold today, and you would be excused for mistaking some of them for films. Computers today use graphical user interfaces (GUI) to present information. […]

One Author’s Experience: The MicroLink Games

I probably would never have become an author of Shareware games for the PC, if only I could have found a decent version of Yahtzee… By guest author Bob Lancaster!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where can I find a copy of Rogue? What about my favorite text adventure game? Here are the answers to those frequently asked questions (and maybe even a few that aren’t frequently asked).