Companies

 

Infocom


Founded in 1979
Closed in 1989
Status: dead

Acquired by Activision in 1986

Infocom used 5 difficulty ratings with each game advertising which category it belonged to on the box. For the sake of those unfamiliar with this convention, please include the following chart in game descriptions, emphasizing the appropriate difficulty like so:

Difficulty Level: | Junior | Introductory | Standard |>>ADVANCED<<| Expert |

The above example denotes a game of Advanced difficulty level. Please note the spacing, lack of spacing, & caps are for browsers that may not see the bold text.

It is known for Enchanter, Zool, Zork, Zork Universe

Releases per year

19802
19813
198218
198339
198463
198551
198675
198763
198825
198919
19902
19911
19923
19935
19xx1
20011
20023
20041
20121
20143
20151
380 video games with valid date were considered (87.1%)

Gametypes frequency

Top platforms

MS-DOS 46
Mac OS Classic 44
Apple II E 39
C128 36
Amiga 33
Atari ST 31
C64 29
Amstrad CPC 28
Atari 400/800 24
Amstrad PCW 23
Tandy Coco 17
Tatung Einstein 14
TRS-80 11
C16/Plus4 9
DEC PDP-1 8