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Interactive Fiction

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by brigsteer, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. brigsteer

    brigsteer Active Member
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    Just wondering if anyone knows of an App which will allow me to play Interactive Fiction games on my Hero. Something like Frotz which is available on all other platforms.

    All help greatly received :)
     

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  2. justjimjpc

    justjimjpc Premium Member
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    try searching on Cyrket.com ... that may help you find apps quicker than on the market ...
     
  3. HotDawg

    HotDawg Well-Known Member
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    Yes!! I was just about to ask this.
     
  4. Ommadawn

    Ommadawn Member
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    This is fine for z-code/inform IF, but are there any interpreters out (or coming) for other formats like TADS?
     
  5. kimnar

    kimnar New Member
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    You can play tads games using AnDOSBox and running dos version of tads
    Use adosbox if you have physical qwerty keyboard
    use AnDOSBox for touch only devices
     
  6. retrobits

    retrobits New Member
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    see post below
     
  7. retrobits

    retrobits New Member
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    I've begun working on a mod of Hunky Punk (the Android app by Rafał Rzepecki) to play Tads games along with a few other enhancements. There's still lots of work to do, but it would be great to have some willing testers to submit issues and other feedback.

    Current Improvements include:
    • Tads support (Tads 2.5.14, 3.0.18)
    • improved Z-code support (Frotz 2.50)
    • blorb support
    • tap to scroll
    • font preference
    • improved stability

    This first alpha release is called "HunkyMod 0.1 alpha" and can be downloaded here:
    Downloads - hunkypunk - Hunky Punk is an interactive fiction interpreter for Android. - Google Project Hosting

    Please submit issues and feature requests here:
    Issues - hunkypunk - Hunky Punk is an interactive fiction interpreter for Android. - Google Project Hosting
     
  8. Ommadawn

    Ommadawn Member
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    Yesss!

    At last... I'll grab a copy and try it out!
     

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