Thanks in part to the ease of expanding it with new missions via its own scripting language. The gameplay itself is extremely addictive, and the ASCII art gives the whole experience a great retro/sci-fi feel.
Text art pictures created with basic keyboard characters in fixed width fonts. http://asciiartist.com
Curated by Laura Brown
Text-mode games, ASCII games, ANSI games, text-based games. No matter what you call them, we celebrate them here: fun, inventive, visually compelling games created by pioneering designers using only 16 colors and the 255 symbols in the IBM-extended ASCII character set.