Index: if-archive/utilities

11 Files [10-Oct-2010]
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IFWiki: Babel (utility)

Treaty of Babel processing tool, version 0.4b, by L. Ross Raszewski.

gophermap-ifarchive [30-Dec-2018]

A simple gophermap file for creating a gopher mirror of the IF Archive. [20-Dec-2019]

A Python xmllib parser class for the (undocumented) IF Archive XML schema, by Andrew Plotkin. [08-Oct-2004]

A Bash shell script that displays a menu of games and selects the correct interpreter to run. Version 1.0, by Lee Bigelow. [21-Dec-1992]
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Vocabulary lister for Spellcasting 101 and TimeQuest (Legend Entertainment), by Volker Blasius. C source and DOS executable. [10-Oct-2005]
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Vocabulary and string listers for Legend Entertainment games, from TimeQuest to Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, by Vasyl Tsvirkunov. C++ source and Windows console executables.

magic [29-Jun-1998]

Data for the Unix file(1) command to detect ALAN, TADS, and Infocom Z-Machine games. Originally written by Allen Garvin and updated by Dave Chapeskie. Displays game type and version/date/serial number. [03-Jan-2019]

Perl script to convert a mime.conf file into the simpler mime.types file. Primarily of interest for those running odd gopher mirror servers that don't use mime.conf. [19-Jul-2000]
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BundleMonkey, a generic gamefile and interpreter packaging tool for MS-DOS, by L. Ross Raszewski. [20-Dec-2019]

A Python script which uses to create a Python data structure representing the Archive. It then saves this data structure to a Python pickle file. Written by Andrew Plotkin.

taplay_if_launcher.tar.bz2 [26-Apr-2011]

The auto-magical Text Adventure PLAYing session launcher, version 0.9.8, by Valerie Winter and René Kuligowski. A Unix/BASH-based helper script suite to automatically launch an appropriate interpreter for any IF game format.