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This is the Interactive Fiction Archive at
[ifarchive.org](/).

You may be interested in...

- The [README file for the Archive](/if-archive/README).
- The [list of directories](/indexes/dirmap.html) in the Archive.
- New arrivals in the [past week](/indexes/date_1.html), [past month](/indexes/date_2.html), [past three months](/indexes/date_3.html), or [past year](/indexes/date_4.html).
- An [RSS feed](/indexes/archive.rss) of recent arrivals.
- A list of [every file in the archive](/indexes/date.html) (tens of thousands!)
- [Master-Index.xml](/indexes/Master-Index.xml), which describes every file in the Archive (very large XML file!)

Or, go delving into the hierarchical tree shown here.

# art

IF art shows and artistic endeavors

# articles

Articles about IF

# books

Books about IF

# collections

Collections of IF material

# download-tools

Legacy tools for unzipping, unarchiving, and decoding compressed binaries

# emulators

Programs for emulating old computer systems

# games

Many thousands of IF games!

# info

Miscellaneous information, including database dumps and backups of various IF services

# infocom

Material relating to Infocom, a commercial publisher of IF, active 1979-1989;
and also tools relating to creation of new works using Infocom's story format
(Z-machine) and its descendants

# interpreters-multi

IF interpreters that can play games written with multiple authoring systems

# level9

Material relating to Level 9, a British text-adventure game company, active 1981-1991

# magazines

Published periodicals about IF

# magnetic-scrolls

Material relating to Magnetic Scrolls, a British game developer, active 1984-1990

# mapping-tools

Tools for drawing/generating maps of IF rooms

# phoenix

Material relating to Phoenix games, developed at the University of Cambridge (UK) 1978-1985, and the offshoot commercial publisher Topologika

# programming

Tools for creating IF, and interpreters for playing it

# rec.arts.int-fiction

Posts from the Usenet newsgroup rec.arts.int-fiction

# rec.games.int-fiction

Posts from the Usenet newsgroup rec.games.int-fiction

# scott-adams

Material relating to Scott and Alexis Adams' company Adventure International, active 1978-1985

# shells

Software to interact with your own computer as if it were a text adventure

# solutions

Solutions, walkthroughs, hints, and maps for various works of IF

# starters

Material for getting started playing IF

# unprocessed

Uploaded files wait here until the Archive team files them properly

# utilities

Software for interacting with IF files
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books/2023-11-08 19:44 -
collections/2024-01-11 08:23 -
download-tools/2019-12-22 23:16 -
emulators/2019-12-22 23:06 -
games/2024-03-16 15:58 -
info/2024-06-05 14:19 -
infocom/2023-11-08 19:44 -
interpreters-glulx/2019-12-22 23:06 -
interpreters-infocom-zcode/2023-11-08 19:44 -
interpreters-multi/2022-04-29 08:38 -
interpreters-other/2023-11-30 19:51 -
interpreters-tads/2024-06-05 14:02 -
level9/2023-12-13 01:07 -
magazines/2024-04-28 23:47 -
magnetic-scrolls/2023-12-13 01:17 -
mapping-tools/2024-05-29 18:12 -
phoenix/2023-12-13 02:13 -
programming/2023-11-30 19:51 -
rec.arts.int-fiction/2023-11-08 19:44 -
rec.games.int-fiction/2023-11-08 19:44 -
scott-adams/2024-06-01 15:44 -
shells/2019-12-22 23:16 -
solutions/2024-06-12 13:23 -
starters/2024-06-02 14:20 -
unprocessed/2024-06-14 11:43 -
utilities/2020-02-21 02:26 -
README2017-08-08 02:03 1.0K
Index2024-02-22 04:08 2.6K
directory-tree2013-08-08 14:45 32K
Master-Index2024-06-15 16:00 1.7M
ls-lR2024-06-15 16:00 1.8M

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