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.

2599
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

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Platforms

MS-DOS 463
ZX Spectrum 267
Amstrad CPC 259
C64 239
Apple II E 161
Mac OS Classic 146
Amiga 113
Atari ST 112
Tandy Coco 104
BBC 76
Atari 400/800 58
Linux 51
Amstrad PCW 41
Commodore PET 38
Oric 32
C128 31
TRS-80 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
Windows 11
TI99 11
VIC-20 10

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