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
198219
198341
198464
198551
198678
198763
198825
198919
19902
19911
19923
19935
19952
19xx1
20011
20023
20041
20121
20143
20151
389 video games with valid date were considered (88.8%)

Gametypes frequency

Top platforms

MS-DOS 45
Mac OS Classic 43
Apple II E 40
Amiga 34
C128 34
Atari ST 31
C64 30
Amstrad CPC 28
Atari 400/800 24
Amstrad PCW 23
Tandy Coco 17
Tatung Einstein 14
DEC PDP-1 11
TRS-80 11
C16/Plus4 9