Activision's 'The Lost Treasures Of Infocom' Immortalises 27 Classic Text Adventures On iOS Devices

Activisions-The-Lost-Treasures-Of-Infocom-Immortalises-27-Classic-Text-Adventures-On-iOS-DevicesThe text based adventure genre today is a distant memory for many retro gamers. With systems today providing everything you need to visually experience a game, the imagination side of things is a long lost past time. Fans of the genre, however, can now look towards Activision's celebration of the genre, The Lost Treasures Of Infocom.

This new Apple iOS app is a collection of most of the iconic text adventures Infocom created in the eighties, along with their accompanying paperwork - maps, original instruction booklets and InvisiClues hint books. The application comes bundled with the original Zork title, Zork I: The Great Underground Empire, while the remaining games need to be bought in packs, with one including the never seen before Zork: The Undiscovered Underground.

List of games in The Lost Treasures Of Infocom

  1. A Mind Forever Voyaging
  2. Ballyhoo
  3. Border Zone
  4. Cutthroats
  5. Deadline
  6. Enchanter
  7. Hollywood Hijinx
  8. Infidel
  9. Leather Goddess of Phobos
  10. The Lurking Horror
  11. Moonmist
  12. Planetfall
  13. Plundered Hearts
  14. Seastalker
  15. Sorcerer
  16. Spellbreaker
  17. Starcross
  18. Stationfall
  19. Suspect
  20. Suspended: A Cryogenic Nightmare
  21. The Witness
  22. Trinity
  23. Wishbringer
  24. Zork 1: The Great Underground Empire (FREE with free initial download)
  25. Zork 2 : The Wizard of Frobozz
  26. Zork 3 : The Dungeon Master
  27. Zork: The Undiscovered Underground (exclusive, never-published bonus adventure as a special bonus

The Lost Treasures Of Infocom Gameplay Trailer

Link: The Lost Treasures Of Infocom on iTunes

Source: Kotaku


Last Updated ( 27 December 2012 )  

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+1 (Link to this comment) Decider-VT 2012-12-27 15:52
Argh, no Android version? This'd be great for my ASUS TF201, as it has a keyboard dock.
(Link to this comment) Wizbiscuit 2012-12-29 12:43
The are so very well done, amazing how hard these games where though :) was playing Wishbringer with my wife last night, and we got super stuck... Great work though on the games, you get 3D boxes, instructions, feelies etc... great :)
(Link to this comment) filecore 2013-01-05 11:45
I have the Asus TF300 so I'd be interested in an Android version as well.
They have done a good job on the interface from the looks, and the games are cheap enough - would buy again!

Of course, if you don't want to wait, you could download any of the free Z interpreters.
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