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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.

2465
games
72
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

Related group

Hardware
Keyboard

Platforms

MS-DOS 433
Amstrad CPC 250
ZX Spectrum 246
C64 225
Mac OS Classic 149
Apple II E 145
Amiga 109
Atari ST 107
Tandy Coco 103
BBC 58
Atari 400/800 58
Linux 51
Amstrad PCW 41
Commodore PET 38
Oric 32
C128 32
TRS-80 29
NEC PC8801 25
C16/Plus4 23
ZX Spectrum 128 22
MSX 21
MICRO 7 - FM7 21
Electron 19
Apple IIGS 19
Ohio Scientific 17
Coleco Adam 16
NEC PC9801 15
VIC-20 10
Tatung Einstein 10
Windows 9

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