Sunday, June 01, 2008


I'm a sucker for the old Crowther & Woods text adventure games. I run most of the old MS-DOS stuff in Wine (or DOSBox), but one of my favorites ran on my Osborne I and Kaypro 10 luggables, under CP/M 2.2. The trick is, how to get that up and running under Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron"? QED, as you can see! I've even got my ancient ZorkNotes database for this game running — it's a Perl script using SQLite now, but it was written in and for dBase II and ZIP.COM back in the old days.

Here are the hints:
I don't give away my ZorkNotes, sorry.



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