Review: The Witness

Playing IF on Windows


The first thing you need to do to play Interactive Fiction is get yourself an interpreter.  While there are interpreters for just about every platform out there (Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad, iPhone, Palm, etc) on Windows the best one going right now is Windows Frotz. It can load just about any Z-Machine byte-code file you can throw at it, so whether it's a classic Infocom game or a new game written in Inform.  

Also, you can customize the colors and fonts so it looks just like your old-fashioned DOS 386 machine. Click on the links below to download and then just unzip.  If your'e looking for games to play, check out the IFDB which includes many classics as well as newer games.


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