Pretending to be Busy

I finished writing technical documentation for the project I'm working on a little after 11am this morning, and have been scratching around for anything to do ever since. There seems little point in starting development work, given that I'm only here for a few hours - next week I'm off to Germany again.The hotel is… Continue reading Pretending to be Busy

Interactive Fiction

You are standing in an open field west of a white house, with a boarded front door. There is a small mailbox here.So begins the text adventure game "Zork", written by Tim Anderson, Marc Blank, Bruce Daniels, and Dave Lebling between 1977 and 1979. Although not the first computer game (Spacewar almost certainly claims that… Continue reading Interactive Fiction