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.


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)

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Amstrad CPC 276
C64 268
Apple II E 195
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Amiga 117
Atari ST 115
Tandy Coco 105
BBC 86
Atari 400/800 70
Linux 53
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TRS-80 36
Oric 33
C128 30
MSX 29
C16/Plus4 29
NEC PC8801 25
Electron 22
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