Note: For information about Infocom and their games see directory
      'if-archive/infocom/info', for Magnetic Scrolls see directory
      'if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/info', for beginners' guides see
      directory 'if-archive/starters'.

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Index                        this file

Colossal-Cave.TidBITS        Colossal Cave Revisited, by Mel Park
                             an article from TidBITS #229, 06jun94, about a
                             re-release of the game on CD and the original
                             cave the game is based on.

Colossal-Cave.origin         A note from Bernie Cosell on the origin of the
                             original ADVENT game.

Craft.Of.Adventure.tex       The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                             Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                             Games, by Graham Nelson.
                             Graham's original TeX version.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.tex]

Craft.Of.Adventure.A4.ps     The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                             Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                             Games, by Graham Nelson.
                             PostScript version for A4 paper.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.A4.ps]

Craft.Of.Adventure.T1.A4.pdf      The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                                  Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                                  Games, by Graham Nelson.
                                  A4 PDF version using Type 1 fonts,
                                  converted by Nikos Chantziaras.
                                  [file is linked to
                                   programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.T1.A4.pdf]

Craft.Of.Adventure.T1.letter.pdf  The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                                  Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                                  Games, by Graham Nelson.
                                  Letter PDF version using Type 1 fonts,
                                  converted by Nikos Chantziaras.
                                  [file is linked to
                                   programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.T1.letter.pdf]

Craft.Of.Adventure.hlp       The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                             Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                             Games, by Graham Nelson.
                             Windows 3.1 Help format.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.hlp]

Craft.Of.Adventure.letter.ps      The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                                  Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                                  Games, by Graham Nelson.
                                  PostScript version for US letter size paper.
                                  [file is linked to
                                   programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.letter.ps]

Craft.Of.Adventure.pdf       The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                             Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                             Games, by Graham Nelson.
                             Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.pdf]

Craft.Of.Adventure.pkg       The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                             Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                             Games, by Graham Nelson.
                             Newton book format, converted by Eric Brown.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.pkg]

Craft.Of.Adventure.txt       The Craft of Adventure, Second Edition,
                             Five Articles on the Design of Adventure
                             Games, by Graham Nelson.
                             Plain text version.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/Craft.Of.Adventure.txt]

Sherlock.zip                 Manual for Sherlock (the game released by
                             Melbourne House, not the Infocom game of the
                             same name), in HTML format with JPEG images.
                             Scanned in by Jeremy A. Smith.

ZCatalog.chm                 The Z-Files, a Z-Code Catalog.
                             Michael Baum's catalog of Z-Code games and
                             programs, converted to a Windows HTML Help File
                             by Paul de Valmency.
                             [file is linked to games/zcode/ZCatalog.chm]

ZCatalog990722.zip           A catalog of all Z-Code games and programs,
                             in HTML format. Written by Michael Baum,
                             based on previous catalogs by Brendon Wyber,
                             Neil Brown and Gunther Schmidl.
                             Last updated 22 July 1999
                             [file is linked to games/zcode/ZCatalog990722.zip]

ZCatalog990722.txt           Detailed description of ZCatalog990722.zip
                             [file is linked to games/zcode/ZCatalog990722.txt]

adv-tree.txt                 The Adventure family tree, detailing all the
                             known versions of Adventure, as constructed by
                             Russell Dalenberg.

advent.html                  A WWW page describing all the versions of
                             Adventure found here at the IF Archive, written
                             by David Kinder.

adventure-game-list          Information about adventure games and the
                             companies that made them, collected by
                             Hans Persson.
                             This is a text version of the author's
                             Adventureland web site, at
                             <http://adventure.if-legends.org/>.
                             List created 06feb1999.

adventure-game-systems       A list of adventure authoring systems, both
                             commercial, free, and for in-house development,
                             by Hans Persson. Last update: 10may94.

archive-stats                A directory containing download statistics
                             for the IF Archive, starting from when the
                             archive was housed at GMD.

author-list.txt              A list of authors if IF games, together with email
                             addresses (where known and permitted),
                             revision 1.0 (01mar98), by John Francis.

authoring-systems.FAQ        Information about development systems for
                             Interactive Fiction, by Nathan Torkington.
                             Last update: 23nov94.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/authoring-systems.FAQ]

authorship-guide.base        Whizzard's Guide to Text Adventure Authorship
                             base document version 2.0 by Gerry Kevin Wilson.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/authorship-guide.base]

authorship-guide.sup1        Whizzard's Guide to Text Adventure Authorship
                             supplement #1 (25may95) to version 2.0
                             by Gerry Kevin Wilson.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/authorship-guide.sup1]

authorship-guide.sup2        Whizzard's Guide to Text Adventure Authorship
                             supplement #2 (25jun95) to version 2.0
                             by Gerry Kevin Wilson.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/authorship-guide.sup2]

classic-game-programmers.list  The Giant List of Classic Game Programmers,
                               by James Hague; last updated 15 May 2001.

dumb_reviews.txt             The first of a two part collection of game
                             reviews, written by Quentin D. Thompson.

dumb_reviews2.txt            The second of a two part collection of game
                             reviews, written by Quentin D. Thompson.

feedback-guide.txt           Jacob's Guide to Giving Constructive Feedback
                             on IF, by Jacob Solomon Weinstein.
                             [file is linked to
                              rec.arts.int-fiction/feedback-guide.txt]

guidadv1.txt                 Adventurist's Guide Through Textual Adventures,
                             Part I (for novices), by Vladimir Krstulja.

hound-manual.zip             Manual for The Hound Of Shadow, by
                             Eldritch Games, scanned into HTML format
                             by Frederic Bassaler.

ifanswers.zip                Archive of ifanswers.com, a Q&amp;A site for
                             Interactive Fiction which was live from March
                             2015 to October 2015, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
                             with attribution required.

if-bibliography.txt          Interactive Fiction Bibliography (4/97),
                             compiled by Stephen Granade.

if-page.zip                  Paul Gilbert's IF web page.

inform-gamelist.txt          A Non-Interactive List of Inform Games,
                             by Neil James Brown.
                             Based on a previous list by Brendon Wyber.
                             Release 5 / 971015
                             [file is linked to games/zcode/inform-gamelist.txt]

mud-info                     The beginning of a compilation of information
                             concerning multi-user adventure games,
                             by Hans Persson. Last update: 17apr94.

playgame.FAQ                 Playing the Interactive Fiction Archive Games
                             version 1.74 (March 2002), by Stephen Griffiths.
                             [file is linked to games/playgame.FAQ]

playgame.FAQ_spanish         Playing the Interactive Fiction Archive Games,
                             translated into Spanish.
                             Version 1.72 (August 2001).

rec.arts.int-fiction.FAQ     The Frequently Asked Questions of the newsgroup
                             rec.arts.int-fiction, plain text version,
                             maintained by Stephen Griffiths.
                             [file is linked to rec.arts.int-fiction/FAQ]

rec.arts.int-fiction.FAQ.htm The Frequently Asked Questions of the newsgroup
                             rec.arts.int-fiction, HTML version,
                             maintained by Stephen Griffiths.
                             [file is linked to rec.arts.int-fiction/FAQ.htm]

rec.games.int-fiction.FAQ    The Frequently Asked Questions of newsgroup
                             rec.games.int-fiction, by Stephen van Egmond
                             Last update: 31jan97.
                             [file is linked to rec.games.int-fiction/FAQ]

sinclair-ql.txt              An article on Infocom and Inform text adventures
                             on the Sinclair QL, written by Tim Swenson, from
                             the magazine QL Today.

tads-gamelist1.txt           The Complete, Unofficial List of TADS Games
                             v3.00 (jan93), by Alan Mead.
                             [file is linked to games/tads/tads-gamelist1.txt]
 
tads-gamelist2.txt           The (Other) TADS Game List, version 1.2 (20aug96),
                             by Gerry Kevin Wilson and Paul David Doherty.
                             [file is linked to games/tads/tads-gamelist2.txt]

timeline.pdf                 A Brief History of Interactive Fiction, a
                             graphical timeline covering through 2000, by
                             Misty and Stephen Granade.

tolkien-games.list           A list of computer games related to the works of
                             J.R.R. Tolkien, by Fredrik Ekman (ver 1.8, nov95).
                             This list is no longer maintained; it has been
                             replaced by a set of web pages you can find at
                             <http://adventure.if-legends.org/>
 
whichsys.zip                 The "Which Authoring System Is Better" FAQ,
                             revision 0.1, 20feb96, initial publication,
                             a detailed discussion and comparison of 10 IF
                             authoring systems (TADS, Inform, ALAN, Hugo, AGT,
                             Archetype, GINAS, LADS, Gamescape, and Aventuro)
                             by Bob Newell.
                             This file contains the document in four formats:
                             PostScript, TeX, DVI, and plain ASCII text.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/whichsys.zip]

whichsys-alan-update.txt     An update to the ALAN information in whichsys.zip.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/whichsys-alan-update.txt]

whichsys-tads-update.txt     An update to the TADS information in whichsys.zip,
                             by Neil K. Guy, 15oct98.
                             [file is linked to
                              programming/general-discussion/whichsys-tads-update.txt]

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ZCatalog990722.txt1999-08-01 04:00 2.0K
ZCatalog.chm1999-10-23 04:00 185K
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whichsys-tads-update.txt1998-10-15 04:00 6.9K
whichsys-alan-update.txt1999-12-21 05:00 5.1K
tolkien-games.list1995-11-02 05:00 40K
timeline.pdf2002-08-21 15:07 4.6M
tads-gamelist2.txt1996-08-22 04:00 61K
tads-gamelist1.txt1993-01-14 05:00 10K
sinclair-ql.txt2008-02-23 18:19 6.3K
Sherlock.zip1998-02-09 05:00 387K
rec.games.int-fiction.FAQ1997-02-01 05:00 73K
rec.arts.int-fiction.FAQ.htm2003-07-20 01:36 148K
rec.arts.int-fiction.FAQ2003-07-20 01:36 126K
playgame.FAQ_spanish2003-09-15 19:07 47K
playgame.FAQ2002-03-30 23:45 43K
mud-info1994-04-19 04:00 2.3K
inform-gamelist.txt1997-10-15 04:00 67K
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ifanswers.zip2015-11-02 08:48 15M
if-page.zip1996-06-11 04:00 299K
if-bibliography.txt1997-04-03 05:00 2.5K
hound-manual.zip1999-11-20 05:00 98K
guidadv1.txt1997-07-06 04:00 16K
feedback-guide.txt1996-04-04 05:00 3.0K
dumb_reviews2.txt1999-02-08 05:00 32K
dumb_reviews.txt1999-01-11 05:00 20K
Craft.Of.Adventure.txt1995-01-19 05:00 97K
Craft.Of.Adventure.tex1995-01-19 05:00 105K
Craft.Of.Adventure.T1.letter.pdf2002-06-12 21:54 264K
Craft.Of.Adventure.T1.A4.pdf2002-06-12 21:54 261K
Craft.Of.Adventure.pkg2001-02-27 00:42 262K
Craft.Of.Adventure.pdf1997-01-23 05:00 303K
Craft.Of.Adventure.letter.ps1996-09-29 04:00 272K
Craft.Of.Adventure.hlp1998-11-01 05:00 72K
Craft.Of.Adventure.A4.ps1996-09-28 04:00 272K
Colossal-Cave.TidBITS1994-06-20 04:00 6.1K
Colossal-Cave.origin1994-10-27 04:00 3.6K
classic-game-programmers.list2001-05-22 20:50 222K
authorship-guide.sup21995-06-27 04:00 19K
authorship-guide.sup11995-06-06 04:00 15K
authorship-guide.base1995-06-06 04:00 153K
authoring-systems.FAQ1994-12-02 05:00 20K
author-list.txt1998-03-03 05:00 14K
adventure-game-systems1994-08-02 04:00 10K
adventure-game-list1999-02-12 05:00 303K
advent.html1997-01-29 05:00 6.9K
adv-tree.txt1996-07-24 04:00 2.9K

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