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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.

2229
games
68
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 409
Amstrad CPC 241
ZX Spectrum 219
C64 208
Mac OS Classic 149
Tandy Coco 103
Atari ST 102
Amiga 101
Apple II E 97
Atari 400/800 53
Linux 50
Amstrad PCW 41
BBC 34
C128 32
Oric 31
TRS-80 27
ZX Spectrum 128 22
C16/Plus4 21
MSX 19
Apple IIGS 19
Electron 18
Ohio Scientific 17
NEC PC8801 17
Coleco Adam 16
MICRO 7 - FM7 15
VIC-20 10
Tatung Einstein 10
NEC PC9801 10
Commodore PET 9
Windows 9

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