“WELCOME TO ADVENTURE!! WOULD YOU LIKE INSTRUCTIONS?”
So begins one of the most influential computer games of all time.Spawning a decade of imitators, it catalyzed an entirely new industry, and is still played to this day.
And it did it all with 700 lines of code. No graphics.
“Adventure” would be the first piece of interactive fiction, a lost art of a genre that solidly dominated the computer game market until the mid-1980s.