Another short game written in the Inform 6 system by programmer Admiral Jota in 2001. This time it was submitted to the SpeedIF 17 competition. I’m playing release 1 of the game.
Obviously, not a complex game, but very clever to pack in a parser, rooms, and objects into 10 lines. Clever enough, in fact, to win first place and FRATZENGEBALLER’S SPECIAL AWARD at the BASIC10Liner competition in 2020!
1-2-3… is a short game which falls more under the category of Interactive Fiction than true Text Adventure. It quickly becomes a little disturbing and a bit too graphic for my liking!
This is something I have been meaning to do for years, and I have finally decided to dedicate some time to it. My first love of gaming, a love that never seems to dwindle, is text or text/graphics adventure games.
This is a quick introduction, and the first of what I hope will be many posts/tutorials (call them what you will) on XC BASIC and game creation that I hope anybody who happens to come across them will find useful. I should confess from the off that I am not a coder, and I will… Read More »