Metroidvania Chronicles #002: Adventure [Atari, 1979] 35 years ago this week, a key piece in the evolution of Metroidvania games hit the U.S. market: Atari's Adventure, a simple but ambitious console adaptation of the concepts behind William Crowther's Colossal Cave Adventure — the same Colossal Cave Adventure that inspired Zork. In fact, Atari's Adventure works as a sort of console counterpart to Zork: The answer to the question of how one might go about making an adventure as complex as…

Metroidvania Chronicles #002: Adventure [Atari, 1979] 35 years ago this week, a key piece in the evolution of Metroidvania games hit the U.S. market: Atari's Adventure, a simple but ambitious console adaptation of the concepts behind William Crowther's Colossal Cave Adventure — the same Colossal Cave Adventure that inspired Zork. In fact, Atari's Adventure works as a sort of console counterpart to Zork: The answer to the question of how one might go about making an adventure as complex as…

Colossal Cave Adventure - A text adventure game, developed originally in 1976, by Will Crowther for the PDP-10 mainframe.

Colossal Cave Adventure - A text adventure game, developed originally in 1976, by Will Crowther for the PDP-10 mainframe.

Colossal Cave Adventure

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Colossal Cave Adventure - A text adventure game, developed originally in 1976, by Will Crowther for the PDP-10 mainframe.

Colossal Cave Adventure running on a displayed on the minicomputer's serial console COURTESY Autopilot, Wikipedia

Colossal Cave Adventure - Wikipedia

Colossal Cave Adventure - Wikipedia

Colossal Cave Adventure

Opening page of Will Crowther's original Colossal Cave Adventure running on a

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Colossal Cave Adventure #undergroundbikepark #louisvillekentucky #fivemilesofinterconnctedtrails

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Colossal Cave Adventure Map

Map for the 350 pt version of the Colossal Cave Adventure text game.

Best. Game. Ever.

Have Rumors of the Death of the Text-Based Adventure Game Been Greatly Exaggerated?

Initially created to bring explorations in the Mammoth Cave into fruition for his kids visits Will Crowther created the first adventure computer game in 1976. A programmer and "experienced caver" Crowther added fantasy elements to his cave experiences in the game. The game also has aspects from a "non-computer role-playing game called Dungeons and Dragons." The game is all text with player moves completed with two-word commands in order to "navigate the cave, fight enemies, and locate…

Colossal Cave Adventure - this is the first computer game that I remember. There were no graphics. Everything was left to your imagination.

Arizona Colossal Cave - Tucson Arizona Colossal Caves Adventure

Arizona Colossal Cave - Tucson Arizona Colossal Caves Adventure

Colossal Cave Adventure, el primer juego de aventuras en texto ya es open source

Interactive fiction and the origins of the conversational interface (Techcrunch)

DEC VT101, playing Colossal Cave Adventure.

DEC VT101, playing Colossal Cave Adventure.

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Colossal Cave Adventure - "You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike"

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