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[BCAB] Text adventures Léonie Watson (29 Dec 2012 14:59 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Tiddy Ogg (29 Dec 2012 16:17 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Ibrahim Gucukoglu (29 Dec 2012 18:19 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Léonie Watson (29 Dec 2012 22:56 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures David Reynolds (29 Dec 2012 23:09 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Agent Orange (29 Dec 2012 23:16 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures David Reynolds (29 Dec 2012 23:20 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Agent Orange (30 Dec 2012 09:41 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Ibrahim Gucukoglu (30 Dec 2012 11:34 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Andrew Hodgson (30 Dec 2012 12:06 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Ibrahim Gucukoglu (30 Dec 2012 13:15 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Agent Orange (30 Dec 2012 15:09 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures David Reynolds (30 Dec 2012 19:27 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Andrew Hodgson (30 Dec 2012 21:41 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Ibrahim Gucukoglu (31 Dec 2012 02:15 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Agent Orange (31 Dec 2012 14:51 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures David Reynolds (31 Dec 2012 15:02 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Léonie Watson (31 Dec 2012 16:02 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Graham Page (30 Dec 2012 14:24 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Ibrahim Gucukoglu (30 Dec 2012 14:31 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures David Reynolds (30 Dec 2012 19:29 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Agent Orange (31 Dec 2012 14:51 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Barry Toner (31 Dec 2012 09:21 GMT)
Re: [BCAB] Text adventures David Reynolds (29 Dec 2012 20:07 GMT)

Re: [BCAB] Text adventures Agent Orange 31 Dec 2012 14:51 GMT

Most of the Infocom games are available for free.  See audiogames.net for
details.  Look under Winfrotz and I think the blog entry contains a link to
the download page for zork and others.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David
Reynolds
Sent: 30 December 2012 19:29
To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Text adventures

Graham,

You'll need to install winfrotz TTS first. As to the games, I'm not sure
whether they are still available for sale, I doubt it.

Best,

David.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Graham Page
Sent: 30 December 2012 14:24
To: tink@tink.co.uk; 'BCAB Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Text adventures

I would like to know if it is possible to get the infocom games since they
were great fun and I would like to give some of them a go again as I didn't
always get far with them.

Cheers

Graham

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Léonie
Watson
Sent: 29 December 2012 22:56
To: 'Ibrahim Gucukoglu'; 'BCAB Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Text adventures

Thanks Tiddy, Ibrahim and David. I've just spent a very enjoyable afternoon
playing a WinTads game called Babel, and have several others lined up to
try.

Ibrahim, I had no idea people still made text adventures and/or interactive
fiction. I may well take you up on your kind offer of help offlist if I run
out of steam with the WinTads games.

Thanks again.

Léonie.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ibrahim Gucukoglu [mailto:ibrahim_gucukoglu@sent.com]
Sent: 29 December 2012 18:19
To: tink@tink.co.uk; BCAB Discussion List
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Text adventures

Hi Leonie.

Ah, text adventures, my forte.  When you say back in the day, do you mean
the classics from the likes of Infocom or do you mean the modern IF
community created games?  It would probably be a better idea if you reply to
me off list as I don't know whether the BCAB list is meant for discussing
games, accessible or otherwise.

All the best, Ibrahim.

-----Original Message-----
From: Léonie Watson
Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2012 2:59 PM
To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
Subject: [BCAB] Text adventures

Good afternoon,

I’d like to play some of the old text adventure style games from back in the
day. If anyone can point me in the direction of a good resource and/or
useful information for screen reader users, I’d really appreciate it.
Thanks.

Léonie.

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