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Word input

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Player controls the game or part of the game by typing in full or partial sentences that are interpreted as commands.

2329
games
68
platforms

Alternate names: Textual control, Typed-in commands

The first video game about Word input was released in 1972.

Infocom, Level 9 Computing and Sierra On-Line has published most of these games

See also: typing (when typing otherwise is involved, e.g. speed typing whatever appears on screen)

Parent group

Interface

Platforms

MS-DOS 414
Amstrad CPC 246
ZX Spectrum 232
C64 217
Mac OS Classic 149
Atari ST 104
Tandy Coco 103
Apple II E 102
Amiga 101
BBC 55
Atari 400/800 54
Linux 50
Amstrad PCW 41
Commodore PET 36
C128 32
Oric 31
TRS-80 27
ZX Spectrum 128 22
C16/Plus4 21
NEC PC8801 21
MSX 20
Apple IIGS 19
Electron 18
MICRO 7 - FM7 17
Ohio Scientific 17
Coleco Adam 16
NEC PC9801 11
VIC-20 10
Tatung Einstein 10
Windows 9

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