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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.

2546
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

Platforms

MS-DOS 455
ZX Spectrum 256
Amstrad CPC 253
C64 231
Apple II E 160
Mac OS Classic 148
Amiga 111
Atari ST 111
Tandy Coco 104
BBC 59
Atari 400/800 58
Linux 51
Amstrad PCW 41
Commodore PET 38
Oric 32
TRS-80 31
C128 31
NEC PC8801 25
C16/Plus4 24
ZX Spectrum 128 23
MSX 22
Electron 22
MICRO 7 - FM7 21
NEC PC9801 20
Apple IIGS 19
Ohio Scientific 17
Coleco Adam 16
TI99 11
Windows 10
VIC-20 10

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