Word input

Activities theme

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

2740
games
73
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

compare with these groups

Platforms

MS-DOS 468
ZX Spectrum 292
Amstrad CPC 274
C64 263
Apple II E 180
Mac OS Classic 147
Amiga 116
Atari ST 115
Tandy Coco 105
BBC 83
Atari 400/800 66
Linux 53
Amstrad PCW 46
Commodore PET 39
TRS-80 36
Oric 33
C128 30
C16/Plus4 29
NEC PC8801 25
MSX 23
Electron 22
ZX Spectrum 128 22
Apple IIGS 21
MICRO 7 - FM7 21
NEC PC9801 21
Ohio Scientific 17
Coleco Adam 16
DEC PDP-1 12
Windows 11
TI99 11

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