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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.

2151
games
67
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 390
Amstrad CPC 242
ZX Spectrum 214
C64 207
Mac OS Classic 149
Tandy Coco 103
Atari ST 101
Amiga 99
Apple II E 96
Atari 400/800 53
Linux 50
BBC 34
Oric 31
TRS-80 27
ZX Spectrum 128 22
C16/Plus4 21
MSX 19
C128 19
Electron 18
Apple IIGS 18
NEC PC8801 17
Ohio Scientific 17
Coleco Adam 16
MICRO 7 - FM7 15
Amstrad PCW 11
VIC-20 10
NEC PC9801 10
Tatung Einstein 10
Windows 9
TI99 8

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