Slashdot reader Mononymous writes: Again in 2019, digital archivist Jason Scott launched the supply code to Infocom’s basic textual content adventures. Now the opposite piece of the puzzle is on the market: the source code (principally in meeting, with some C and Pascal) to their microcomputer interpreters.
Infocom, writer of the best-selling Zork sequence, ported their textual content adventures to a lot of the various microcomputer platforms of the Eighties through the use of an early digital machine, referred to as the Z-machine or ZIP. This enabled them to promote video games concurrently for every thing from the TI-99/4A to the Commodore 128. Hobbyists reverse-engineered the know-how within the Nineties to create fashionable implementations, however now the unique supply code could be studied immediately.