April 1, 2004

IF Quake

by Michael Mateas · , 12:43 pm

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.

One Response to “IF Quake”

  1. join-the-dots Says:
    if quake
    “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,…

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