Index of Directories

This is a somewhat abbreviated list of the directories on the Archive. Directories for individual competition games and outdated game versions have been omitted. For a really absolutely complete list of directories, see here.

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if-archive
if-archive/art

IF art shows and artistic endeavors

if-archive/art/if-artshow

These are exhibits from Marnie Parker's (aka Doe aka FemaleDeer) IF Art Show contests.

if-archive/art/if-artshow/spring1999
if-archive/art/if-artshow/summer1999
if-archive/art/if-artshow/year2000
if-archive/art/if-artshow/year2001
if-archive/art/if-artshow/year2003
if-archive/art/if-artshow/year2004
if-archive/art/if-artshow/year2007
if-archive/art/mhto

The Mystery House Taken Over project

if-archive/articles

Articles about IF

if-archive/articles/german
if-archive/books

Books about IF

if-archive/collections

Collections of IF material

if-archive/download-tools

Legacy tools for unzipping, unarchiving, and decoding compressed binaries

if-archive/download-tools/amiga
if-archive/download-tools/appleII
if-archive/download-tools/appleIIGS
if-archive/download-tools/atari
if-archive/download-tools/c64
if-archive/download-tools/mac
if-archive/download-tools/pc
if-archive/download-tools/unix
if-archive/emulators

Programs for emulating old computer systems

if-archive/emulators/appleII
if-archive/emulators/atari
if-archive/emulators/c64
if-archive/emulators/spectrum
if-archive/emulators/trs80
if-archive/games

Many thousands of IF games!

if-archive/games/aas

Games playable in an AAS interpreter

if-archive/games/adrift

Games playable in an ADRIFT interpreter

if-archive/games/adrift/italian
if-archive/games/adrift/spanish
if-archive/games/adventions

Material relating to Adventions, an IF company active in the early 1990s

if-archive/games/adventions/atari
if-archive/games/adventions/mac
if-archive/games/adventions/others
if-archive/games/adventions/pc
if-archive/games/advsys

Games playable in an AdvSys interpreter

if-archive/games/age

Games playable with the Aetheria Game Engine Players' Kit

if-archive/games/age/catalan
if-archive/games/age/spanish
if-archive/games/agt

Games playable in an AGT interpreter

if-archive/games/agt/dutch
if-archive/games/alan

Games playable in an ALAN interpreter

if-archive/games/alan/german
if-archive/games/amiga

Games playable on an Amiga computer

if-archive/games/amiga/german
if-archive/games/amiga/spanish
if-archive/games/amstrad

Games playable on an Amstrad computer

if-archive/games/amstrad/spanish
if-archive/games/appleII

Games playable on an Apple II computer

if-archive/games/appleII/eamon
if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild

a subdirectory for Tom Zuchowski's original, complete, up-to-date Eamon Adventurer's Guild material

if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/dsk

this directory contains copies of the original, complete collection of the Eamon Adventurer's Guild, converted to .dsk images by Paul David Doherty for use by Apple II emulators.

if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/dsk/dos33
if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/dsk/prodos
if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/newsletter

this directory contains issues of The Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter, The Eamon Adventurer's Log, and The Eamon Deluxe Newsletter.

if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/original

this directory contains the original, complete collection of the Eamon Adventurer's Guild, maintained by Tom Zuchowski. The files there are in ShrinkIt format for a real Appple II; DOS-3.3-specific files are in subdirectory dos33, ProDOS-specific files are in subdirectory prodos.

if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/original/dos33

This subdirectory contains the files for DOS 3.3

if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/original/prodos

This subdirectory contains the files for ProDOS

if-archive/games/appleII/eamon/guild/solutions
if-archive/games/appleII/french
if-archive/games/appleII/penguin
if-archive/games/archetype

Games playable in an Archetype interpreter

if-archive/games/archimedes

Games playable on an Acorn Archimedes computer

if-archive/games/atari-8bit

Games playable on an 8-bit Atari computer

if-archive/games/atari-ST

Games playable on an Atari ST computer

if-archive/games/atari-ST/spanish
if-archive/games/bbc

Games playable on a BBC Micro computer

if-archive/games/beos

Games playable on a BeOS computer

if-archive/games/c64

Games playable on a Commodore 64 computer

if-archive/games/c64/dorothy-millard
if-archive/games/c64/dutch
if-archive/games/c64/german
if-archive/games/c64/hungarian
if-archive/games/c64/mario-moeller
if-archive/games/c64/paul-panks
if-archive/games/c64/penguin
if-archive/games/c64/spanish
if-archive/games/c64/zcode
if-archive/games/calc

Games playable in various pocket calculators

if-archive/games/cbm_pet

Games playable on a Commodore PET computer

if-archive/games/competition2000

Games submitted to IFComp 2000

if-archive/games/competition2001

Games submitted to IFComp 2001

if-archive/games/competition2002

Games submitted to IFComp 2002

if-archive/games/competition2003

Games submitted to IFComp 2003

if-archive/games/competition2004

Games submitted to IFComp 2004

if-archive/games/competition2005

Games submitted to IFComp 2005

if-archive/games/competition2006

Games submitted to IFComp 2006

if-archive/games/competition2007

Games submitted to IFComp 2007

if-archive/games/competition2008

Games submitted to IFComp 2008

if-archive/games/competition2009

Games submitted to IFComp 2009

if-archive/games/competition2010

Games submitted to IFComp 2010

if-archive/games/competition2011

Games submitted to IFComp 2011

if-archive/games/competition2012

Games submitted to IFComp 2012

if-archive/games/competition2013

Games submitted to IFComp 2013

if-archive/games/competition2014

Games submitted to IFComp 2014

if-archive/games/competition2015

Games submitted to IFComp 2015

if-archive/games/competition2016

Games submitted to IFComp 2016

if-archive/games/competition2017

Games submitted to IFComp 2017

if-archive/games/competition2018

Games submitted to IFComp 2018

if-archive/games/competition2019

Games submitted to IFComp 2019

if-archive/games/competition2020

Games submitted to IFComp 2020

if-archive/games/competition2021

Games submitted to IFComp 2021

if-archive/games/competition2022

Games submitted to IFComp 2022

if-archive/games/competition2023

Games submitted to IFComp 2023

if-archive/games/competition95

Games submitted to IFComp 1995

if-archive/games/competition96

Games submitted to IFComp 1996

if-archive/games/competition97

Games submitted to IFComp 1997

if-archive/games/competition98

Games submitted to IFComp 1998

if-archive/games/competition99

Games submitted to IFComp 1999

if-archive/games/competitions

Games submitted to IF competitions

if-archive/games/competitions-spanish

Games submitted to Spanish competitions

if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/brevecomp2
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/caad98
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/ficomp
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/medievocomp
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/nanocomp3
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/nanocomp4
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/retrocomp2004
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/retrocomp2006
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/xcomp2005
if-archive/games/competitions-spanish/xcomp2008
if-archive/games/competitions/ifcomp

Games submitted to IFComp, the annual Interactive Fiction Competition

if-archive/games/cpm

Games playable on a CP/M computer

if-archive/games/cybiko

Games playable on a Cybiko handheld computer

if-archive/games/demos

Free demos of commercial games

if-archive/games/demos/textfire

a directory that contains the famous TextFire, Inc. demos

if-archive/games/emacs

Games playable in the Emacs text editor

if-archive/games/glulx

Games playable in a Glulx interpreter

if-archive/games/glulx/french
if-archive/games/glulx/german
if-archive/games/glulx/italian
if-archive/games/glulx/russian
if-archive/games/glulx/spanish
if-archive/games/glulx/swedish
if-archive/games/html

Games playable in a web browser

if-archive/games/html/french
if-archive/games/html/portuguese
if-archive/games/html/spanish
if-archive/games/hugo

Games playable in a Hugo interpreter

if-archive/games/ink

Games created with the Ink system

if-archive/games/ink/french
if-archive/games/instead

Games playable in an INSTEAD interpreter

if-archive/games/instead/japanese
if-archive/games/jacl

Games playable in a JACL interpreter

if-archive/games/java

Games playable in a Java virtual machine

if-archive/games/java/spanish
if-archive/games/linux

Games playable on a Linux computer

if-archive/games/linux/spanish
if-archive/games/mac

Games playable on an Apple Mac computer

if-archive/games/mainframe

Material relating to games running on old mainframe computer systems.

if-archive/games/mini-comps

Games submitted to smaller competitions

if-archive/games/mini-comps/abilitycomp

AbilityComp (2009). Theme: special abilities.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/adrift

Various competitions for the ADRIFT platform.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/arcade

An arcade. Sixteen machines. (2001)

if-archive/games/mini-comps/cgdc7

Casual Gameplay Design Competition #7 (2010). Theme: escape.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/chicken

ChickenComp (1998).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/commodore32

Commodore 32 Contest (2004): Z-code games ≤32k.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/coverstories

Cover Stories jam (2012). Create cover art, then games to fit.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/dino

DinoComp (2000).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/dragon

DragonComp (2000).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/ectocomp

ECTOCOMP (yearly, 2007-), a Hallowe'en-themed competition.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/envcomp

EnvComp (2009). Theme: unusual settings.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/fan-fest

IF Fan Fest (1998).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/gameplaycomp

GameplayComp (2009). Theme: non-standard gameplay.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/ghosttown

Scott Adams' Ghost Town Redux (2007).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/highland

HighlandComp (2001). Theme: Highlands of Scotland.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/hours

24 Hours of Inform (2002-4).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/ifbeginners

IF Beginners Competition (2008).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/ifmonth

Interactive Fiction Writing Month (2009).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/imaginary

imaginary games from imaginary universes (2016).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/introcomp

IntroComp (yearly, 2002-). Unfinished games.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/library

IFLibrary Competition (2002-3).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/locusjam

Locus Jam (2024). Games set in one specific location.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/logic

IF Logic Puzzle Mini-Competition (2003).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/lotech

LOTECH Competitions (2001-6). Multiple-choice input only.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/manos

Manos mini-competition (2000).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/mcdream

McDream minicomps (2006). Based on authors' dreams.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/metafilter

MetaFilter Interactive Fiction Contests (2009-10).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/mini-comp

The First Ever (And Maybe The Only) Interactive Fiction Mini-Competition (1998).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/minigames

Minigames Minicomp (2003). Compiled stories ≤50k.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/neo-twinyjam

Neo-Twiny Jam (2023–). Games under 500 words.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/neo-twinyjam/2024
if-archive/games/mini-comps/newyears

New Year's Minicomps (2016-8).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/newyears/eleventh_hour
if-archive/games/mini-comps/newyears/nein
if-archive/games/mini-comps/newyears/tent
if-archive/games/mini-comps/no-inventory

I-Comp (1999). No inventory allowed.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/oneroom

One Room Game Competitions (2002-10).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/reallybadif

REALLY BAD IF jam (2024).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/rncomp

RomanceNovelComp (2002).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/segment

Segment Mini-comp (2005).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/shufflecomp

ShuffleComp (2014-). Games based on randomly chosen song titles.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/smoochie

SmoochieComp (2001). Theme: love and romance.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/speedif

Entries to the many Speed-IF events.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/swashcomp

SwashComp (2003). Theme: light-hearted swashbuckling adventure.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/toaster

The Great IF Toaster Contest (2000).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/travel

A 2001 mini-comp on the theme of travel.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/twifcomp

TWIFcomp (2010). Tweet-sized source code.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/usecomp

UseComp (2000). USE as the only puzzle-solving verb.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/wacky

WackyComp (1999).

if-archive/games/mini-comps/walk

WalkthroughComp (2001). Games/transcripts matching a specific walkthrough.

if-archive/games/mini-comps/xcomp

XComp (1999). Theme: the paranormal.

if-archive/games/missing-stuff

Files missing from game collections

if-archive/games/msx

Games playable on an MSX computer

if-archive/games/msx/spanish
if-archive/games/os2

Games playable on an IBM OS/2 computer

if-archive/games/palm

Games playable on a Palm handheld computer

if-archive/games/pc

Games playable on a PC computer (Windows or MS-DOS)

if-archive/games/pc/bbs
if-archive/games/pc/db-taylor
if-archive/games/pc/dutch
if-archive/games/pc/eamon
if-archive/games/pc/education
if-archive/games/pc/french
if-archive/games/pc/german
if-archive/games/pc/hungarian
if-archive/games/pc/hw-williams
if-archive/games/pc/italian
if-archive/games/pc/paul-panks
if-archive/games/pc/penguin
if-archive/games/pc/polish
if-archive/games/pc/portuguese
if-archive/games/pc/russian
if-archive/games/pc/spanish
if-archive/games/pc/swedish
if-archive/games/pdf

Games playable in a PDF reader

if-archive/games/python

Games playable in a Python interpreter

if-archive/games/python/german
if-archive/games/quest

Games playable in a Quest interpreter

if-archive/games/quest/spanish
if-archive/games/quill

Games playable in a Quill interpreter

if-archive/games/sinclair-ql

Games playable on a Sinclair QL computer

if-archive/games/sintac

Games playable in a Sintac interpreter

if-archive/games/source

Games provided as source code (in any programming language)

if-archive/games/source/adventuron
if-archive/games/source/agt
if-archive/games/source/alan
if-archive/games/source/basic
if-archive/games/source/basic/german
if-archive/games/source/basic/portuguese
if-archive/games/source/basic/swedish
if-archive/games/source/dendry
if-archive/games/source/dialog
if-archive/games/source/gags
if-archive/games/source/hugo
if-archive/games/source/iage
if-archive/games/source/inform
if-archive/games/source/inform/dutch
if-archive/games/source/inform/french
if-archive/games/source/inform/italian
if-archive/games/source/inform/spanish
if-archive/games/source/inform/swedish
if-archive/games/source/russian
if-archive/games/source/sintac
if-archive/games/source/tads
if-archive/games/source/tads/czech
if-archive/games/source/tads/russian
if-archive/games/source/twine
if-archive/games/source/twine/german
if-archive/games/spectrum

Games playable on a ZX Spectrum computer

if-archive/games/spectrum/spanish
if-archive/games/spectrum/swedish
if-archive/games/springthing

Games submitted to the Spring Thing competition

if-archive/games/springthing/2002
if-archive/games/springthing/2003
if-archive/games/springthing/2005
if-archive/games/springthing/2006
if-archive/games/springthing/2007
if-archive/games/springthing/2008
if-archive/games/springthing/2009
if-archive/games/springthing/2010
if-archive/games/springthing/2011
if-archive/games/springthing/2012
if-archive/games/springthing/2013
if-archive/games/springthing/2014
if-archive/games/springthing/2015
if-archive/games/springthing/2016
if-archive/games/springthing/2017
if-archive/games/springthing/2018
if-archive/games/springthing/2019
if-archive/games/springthing/2020
if-archive/games/springthing/2021
if-archive/games/springthing/2022
if-archive/games/springthing/2023
if-archive/games/springthing/2024
if-archive/games/tads

Games playable in a TADS 2 or TADS 3 interpreter

if-archive/games/tads/czech
if-archive/games/tads/german
if-archive/games/tads/italian
if-archive/games/tads/russian
if-archive/games/tads/spanish
if-archive/games/tag

Games playable in a T.A.G. interpreter

if-archive/games/texture

Games created with the Texture system

if-archive/games/trs80

Games playable on a TRS-80 computer

if-archive/games/twine

Games created with the Twine system

if-archive/games/twine/arabic
if-archive/games/twine/bengali
if-archive/games/twine/chinese
if-archive/games/twine/esperanto
if-archive/games/twine/french
if-archive/games/twine/german
if-archive/games/twine/italian
if-archive/games/twine/korean
if-archive/games/twine/malay
if-archive/games/twine/polish
if-archive/games/twine/portuguese
if-archive/games/twine/russian
if-archive/games/twine/spanish
if-archive/games/twine/swedish
if-archive/games/vms

Games playable on a VAX VMS computer

if-archive/games/zcode

Games playable in a Z-Code interpreter

if-archive/games/zcode/danish
if-archive/games/zcode/dutch
if-archive/games/zcode/french
if-archive/games/zcode/german
if-archive/games/zcode/italian
if-archive/games/zcode/russian
if-archive/games/zcode/slovenian
if-archive/games/zcode/spanish
if-archive/games/zcode/swedish
if-archive/games/zx81

Games playable on a Sinclair ZX81 computer

if-archive/info

Miscellaneous information, including database dumps and backups of various IF services

if-archive/info/archive-stats

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

if-archive/info/ifdb

SQL database dumps from the Interactive Fiction Database (IFDB)

if-archive/info/ifwiki

XML database dumps of the IF Wiki

if-archive/info/intficforum

SQL database dumps from the Interactive Fiction Forum

if-archive/infocom

Material relating to Infocom, a commercial publisher of IF, active 1979-1989; and also tools relating to creation of new works using Infocom's story format (Z-machine) and its descendants

if-archive/infocom/adverts

Advertisements published by Infocom

if-archive/infocom/articles

Magazine articles about Infocom and its works

if-archive/infocom/compilers

Tools for building new works in the Z-machine format (and its descendants)

if-archive/infocom/compilers/frolg

A macro assembler for the Z-machine

if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5

Version 5 of the Inform compiler (superseded by inform6)

if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/examples
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/executables
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/library
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/library/contributions
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/library/contributions/adhints

a subdirectory with the Adaptive Hints library by Mike Phillips

if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/manuals
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/source
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform5/utilities
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6

Version 6 of the Inform compiler

if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/examples
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/examples/contributions
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/executables
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/library
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/library/contributions
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/library/contributions/glulx

Glulx-specific Inform library extensions.

if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/library/translations
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/manuals
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/manuals/glulx
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/manuals/glulx/italian
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/manuals/glulx/spanish
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/manuals/italian
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/manuals/spanish
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/source
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/source/patches
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform6/utilities
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform7

Inform 7, a natural-language compiler

if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform7/examples
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform7/executables
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform7/extensions
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform7/manuals
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform7/source
if-archive/infocom/compilers/inform_early

Historical versions of Inform (before Inform 5)

if-archive/infocom/compilers/vbcc

A C compiler targeting the Z-machine

if-archive/infocom/compilers/zasm

A Z-machine assembler

if-archive/infocom/compilers/zilf

A ZIL compiler (includes the ZAPF assembler)

if-archive/infocom/demos

Demo versions of Infocom games and other works

if-archive/infocom/fonts

Fonts used in Infocom products

if-archive/infocom/hints

Hints and solutions for Infocom's games

if-archive/infocom/hints/invisiclues
if-archive/infocom/hints/maps
if-archive/infocom/hints/online-hints
if-archive/infocom/hints/solutions
if-archive/infocom/icons

Fan-made icons for Infocom's games (and other IF files)

if-archive/infocom/images

Miscellaneous images relating to Infocom and its works

if-archive/infocom/info

Information about Infocom and its works

if-archive/infocom/interpreters

Interpreters for Z-code works (both Infocom's and others'), and related tools

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/basic

In the BASIC language

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/emacs

In Emacs Lisp

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/filfre

For Windows (also interprets Glulx)

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/fizmo

For ncursesw

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/foblub

For Texas Instruments calculators

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/frobnitz

For Palm OS

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/frotz

For various platforms

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/fweep

In portable C

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/gameboy

For the Nintendo Game Boy

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/gnusto

For Javascript / Mozilla Firefox

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/hardware

In hardware design languages

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/muttonate

For Javascript / Flash

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/nitfol

For platforms supporting Glk

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/appleII
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/itf
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/pinfocom
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/yazi
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/zip
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/zipdebug
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/zmachine
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/old/zterp
if-archive/infocom/interpreters/specification

The Specification of the Z-Machine, and others

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/specification/zspec02

A directory for The Specification of the Z-Machine, Standard 0.2. This has been superseded by the 1.0 Standard.

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/textfiction

For Android

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/tools

Tests for Z-code interpreters, and other tools

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/viola

In Python

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zax

In Java/C# / for phones supporting J2ME, and Windows Phones

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zeal

For platforms supporting Glk

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zemu

For the PDP-11

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zig

For the Glulx virtual machine

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zip

For various platforms

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zip2000

For Risc OS

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zmpp

In Java

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zoom

For Mac OS X (and some other platforms) (also interprets Glulx, TADS, Hugo)

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zpplication

In Java

if-archive/infocom/interpreters/zxzvm

For Z80-based machines

if-archive/infocom/media

Graphics and sound files from Infocom games

if-archive/infocom/media/blorb
if-archive/infocom/media/cga
if-archive/infocom/media/ega
if-archive/infocom/media/mcga
if-archive/infocom/media/sound
if-archive/infocom/NZT+TSL

"New Zork Times" / "The Status Line", Infocom's newsletters

if-archive/infocom/patches

Patches to convert between versions of Infocom's games

if-archive/infocom/shipped-documentation

Versions of documentation accompanying Infocom's games

if-archive/infocom/tools

Tools for working with Infocom's games, and with other Z-code files

if-archive/infocom/tools/reform
if-archive/infocom/tools/ztools
if-archive/interpreters-multi

IF interpreters that can play games written with multiple authoring systems

if-archive/interpreters-multi/gargoyle

Interpreters built with Gargoyle, a Glk library offering high quality font rendering.

if-archive/interpreters-multi/ggzc

The "Poor Man's Interactive Fiction Player", a minimalist Linux multi-interpreter

if-archive/interpreters-multi/ifp

A plugin based system, allowing different interpreter and output libraries to be used.

if-archive/interpreters-multi/kronos

A Palm OS interpreter for Magnetic Scrolls, Z-code and Scott Adams games.

if-archive/interpreters-multi/multiaventures

A MacOS Classic interpreter for AdvSys, AGT, Z-code, Scott Adams, Level 9, Apple II Eamon, Quill, and C64 Basic games.

if-archive/interpreters-multi/parchment

Parchment, a Javascript web interpreter for Glulx, Hugo, TADS 2/3, and Z-Code

if-archive/interpreters-multi/rogue

A Linux GTK2 interpreter for TADS 2, TADS 3, AGT and ADRIFT games.

if-archive/level9

Material relating to Level 9, a British text-adventure game company, active 1981-1991

if-archive/level9/hints

Original clue sheets and contributed solutions for Level 9's games

if-archive/level9/hints/clue-sheets

Original clue sheets from Level 9

if-archive/level9/hints/solutions

Contributed solutions to Level 9's games

if-archive/level9/info

Miscellaneous info about Level 9

if-archive/level9/interpreters

Interpreters for playing Level 9's games on modern computers

if-archive/level9/interpreters/level9

The 'Level9' interpreter for Level 9 games

if-archive/level9/manuals

Scanned versions of the original Level 9 manuals

if-archive/level9/novellas

Scanned versions of novellas accompanying Level 9 releases

if-archive/level9/tools

Tools for working with Level 9 game files

if-archive/magazines

Published periodicals about IF

if-archive/magazines/ATE

A Través del Espejo (Spanish)

if-archive/magazines/Aventurero

El Aventurero (Spanish)

if-archive/magazines/CAAD

CAAD, a Spanish magazine by the Club de Aventuras AD

if-archive/magazines/DiscoverersDigest

Discoverer's Digest

if-archive/magazines/IFN

Interactive Fiction Now (later "IFN Magazine")

if-archive/magazines/IFography

IFography

if-archive/magazines/InsideAdrift

InsideADRIFT (originally "Drifter's Monthly")

if-archive/magazines/ReviewsExchange

Reviews Exchange

if-archive/magazines/SPAC

Sociedad para la Preservación/Promoción de las Aventuras Conversacionales (Spanish)

if-archive/magazines/SPAG

Society for the Promotion of Adventure Games magazine

if-archive/magazines/SQuest

Spanish Quest

if-archive/magazines/SynTax

SynTax, a disk magazine

if-archive/magazines/Terra

Terra d'IF (Italian)

if-archive/magazines/TheMag

The Mag ("Designing a Text Adventure" subseries)

if-archive/magazines/tools
if-archive/magazines/XYZZYnews

XYZZYnews

if-archive/magazines/ZonaZero

Zona Zero (Spanish; formerly "Z for Zero")

if-archive/magnetic-scrolls

Material relating to Magnetic Scrolls, a British game developer, active 1984-1990

if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/hints
if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/hints/solutions
if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/info
if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/interpreters
if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/interpreters/dmagnetic
if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/interpreters/magnetic
if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/manuals
if-archive/magnetic-scrolls/tools
if-archive/mapping-tools

Tools for drawing/generating maps of IF rooms

if-archive/phoenix

Material relating to Phoenix games, developed at the University of Cambridge (UK) 1978-1985, and the offshoot commercial publisher Topologika

if-archive/phoenix/games
if-archive/phoenix/games/bbc
if-archive/phoenix/games/pc
if-archive/phoenix/games/source
if-archive/phoenix/games/zcode
if-archive/phoenix/hints
if-archive/phoenix/hints/maps
if-archive/phoenix/hints/solutions
if-archive/phoenix/hints/zcode
if-archive/phoenix/info
if-archive/phoenix/manuals
if-archive/programming

Tools for creating IF, and interpreters for playing it

if-archive/programming/aas
if-archive/programming/ace
if-archive/programming/adl
if-archive/programming/adms
if-archive/programming/adrift
if-archive/programming/advbuilder
if-archive/programming/adven80
if-archive/programming/advent
if-archive/programming/adventura
if-archive/programming/advsim
if-archive/programming/advsys
if-archive/programming/agi
if-archive/programming/agifg
if-archive/programming/agt
if-archive/programming/agt/agate
if-archive/programming/agt/agility
if-archive/programming/agt/contests
if-archive/programming/agt/magx
if-archive/programming/agt/magx/examples
if-archive/programming/aiee
if-archive/programming/alan
if-archive/programming/alan/examples
if-archive/programming/alan/executables
if-archive/programming/alan/manuals
if-archive/programming/alan/source
if-archive/programming/alan/utils
if-archive/programming/alan3
if-archive/programming/alan3/executables
if-archive/programming/alan3/library
if-archive/programming/alan3/manuals
if-archive/programming/amigaventure
if-archive/programming/archetype
if-archive/programming/aventuro
if-archive/programming/bags
if-archive/programming/blorb
if-archive/programming/caecho
if-archive/programming/cat
if-archive/programming/caw
if-archive/programming/cpp
if-archive/programming/cutra
if-archive/programming/dap
if-archive/programming/debuggers
if-archive/programming/drool
if-archive/programming/editors
if-archive/programming/figment
if-archive/programming/gac
if-archive/programming/gags
if-archive/programming/gamebook
if-archive/programming/gamescape
if-archive/programming/general-discussion
if-archive/programming/ginas
if-archive/programming/glk
if-archive/programming/glk/floo
if-archive/programming/glk/implementations
if-archive/programming/glk/implementations/patches
if-archive/programming/glk/italian
if-archive/programming/glulx
if-archive/programming/glulx/compilers
if-archive/programming/glulx/compilers/glulxa
if-archive/programming/glulx/interpreters
if-archive/programming/glulx/interpreters/git
if-archive/programming/glulx/interpreters/glulxe
if-archive/programming/glulx/interpreters/quixe
if-archive/programming/glulx/interpreters/zag
if-archive/programming/glulx/tools
if-archive/programming/glulx/tools/mrifk
if-archive/programming/gtac
if-archive/programming/hugo
if-archive/programming/hugo/examples

a subdirectory containing Hugo programming examples and a link to the source code of complete Hugo games

if-archive/programming/hugo/executables

a subdirectory containing compiled, executable versions of the Hugo compiler, debugger and runtime engine

if-archive/programming/hugo/library

a subdirectory containing standard Hugo grammar and library definitions and routines

if-archive/programming/hugo/library/contributions
if-archive/programming/hugo/manuals
if-archive/programming/hugo/source

a subdirectory containing the complete C source code of the Hugo compiler, debugger and runtime engine

if-archive/programming/hugo/utilities
if-archive/programming/iage
if-archive/programming/instead
if-archive/programming/jacl
if-archive/programming/javascript
if-archive/programming/lads
if-archive/programming/mdl
if-archive/programming/mdl/interpreters
if-archive/programming/mdl/interpreters/confusion
if-archive/programming/mdl/manuals
if-archive/programming/mechanique
if-archive/programming/nemlin
if-archive/programming/nmp
if-archive/programming/oasys
if-archive/programming/paws
if-archive/programming/prometeo
if-archive/programming/quest
if-archive/programming/questmaker
if-archive/programming/quill
if-archive/programming/ramus
if-archive/programming/rexx-adventure
if-archive/programming/sintac
if-archive/programming/skc
if-archive/programming/superglus
if-archive/programming/tads1
if-archive/programming/tads2
if-archive/programming/tads2/examples

A subdirectory that contains programming examples

if-archive/programming/tads2/examples/worldclass
if-archive/programming/tads2/executables

Executables of TADS 2 for various systems

if-archive/programming/tads2/library

The standard TADS 2 library, as well as third-party fixes and extensions to the standard TADS library, e.g. Dave Baggett's WorldClass library

if-archive/programming/tads2/library/translations
if-archive/programming/tads2/library/worldclass

A directory for David Baggett's WorldClass library

if-archive/programming/tads2/manuals

Documentation for TADS 2

if-archive/programming/tads2/source

TADS 2 source code

if-archive/programming/tads2/utils

A subdirectory that contains utility programs

if-archive/programming/tads3
if-archive/programming/tads3/examples
if-archive/programming/tads3/executables

Executables of TADS version 3 for various systems

if-archive/programming/tads3/library

The TADS 3 adventure library, including contributions from others

if-archive/programming/tads3/library/contributions
if-archive/programming/tads3/manuals

Documentation for TADS 3

if-archive/programming/tads3/source

Source code for TADS 3

if-archive/programming/tads3/utils
if-archive/programming/tag
if-archive/programming/textopia
if-archive/programming/twine
if-archive/programming/txa
if-archive/programming/worldbuilder
if-archive/rec.arts.int-fiction

Posts from the Usenet newsgroup rec.arts.int-fiction

if-archive/rec.games.int-fiction

Posts from the Usenet newsgroup rec.games.int-fiction

if-archive/scott-adams

Material relating to Scott and Alexis Adams' company Adventure International, active 1978-1985

if-archive/scott-adams/games
if-archive/scott-adams/games/c64

Scott Adams' games for the Commodore 64.

if-archive/scott-adams/games/cpm
if-archive/scott-adams/games/scottfree

Scott Adams' games, converted to the format used by Alan Cox's ScottFree interpreter. (see scott-adams/interpreters/scottfree for interpreter programs)

if-archive/scott-adams/games/ti99

Scott Adams' games for the TI99/4A.

if-archive/scott-adams/games/zcode

Scott Adams' games, converted to Infocom's Z-code format. (see infocom/interpreters for interpreter programs)

if-archive/scott-adams/hints
if-archive/scott-adams/interpreters
if-archive/scott-adams/interpreters/bunyon
if-archive/scott-adams/interpreters/jscott
if-archive/scott-adams/interpreters/scottfree
if-archive/scott-adams/interpreters/taylormade
if-archive/scott-adams/tools
if-archive/shells

Software to interact with your own computer as if it were a text adventure

if-archive/solutions

Solutions, walkthroughs, hints, and maps for various works of IF

if-archive/solutions/dutch
if-archive/solutions/french
if-archive/solutions/german
if-archive/solutions/maps
if-archive/solutions/pophints
if-archive/solutions/slag
if-archive/solutions/slag/source
if-archive/solutions/thl
if-archive/solutions/tools
if-archive/starters

Material for getting started playing IF

if-archive/starters/italian
if-archive/unprocessed

Uploaded files wait here until the Archive team files them properly

if-archive/utilities

Software for interacting with IF files