"You are in a large square room with tall ceilings. On the south wall is an enormous mirror which fills the entire wall. There are exits on the other three sides of the room."
-- Zork 1
The IF-Archive Mirror at mirror.ifarchive.org is actually a random redirection to one of the HTTP mirrors listed below. (More precisely, from this subset.) Hopefully this will help balance our load.
If you don't want randomness, you can select a mirror by hand. Here are the many sources by which you can access the IF Archive:
Unsure how to get started in the world of text adventures? Try these web sites: