April 1, 2004
In the category of “this is not an April Fools joke”, Quake has been ported to the Inform interactive fiction language. As the IF Quake page describes it:
In IF Quake, you walk through the exact same levels you do in the graphical version of the game, only instead of circle-strafing and firing at your enemies, you type commands like “ATTACK GRUNT WITH SHOTGUN”.
Thanks to Slashdot for announcing this.
April 1st, 2004 at 2:33 pm
“IF Quake is a port of id Software’s Quake 1 engine to the Inform programming language. IF Quake acts as a bridge between the Quake engine and a Z-Machine interpreter of your choice, converting the maps and NPCs you encounter in the game into straight,…