Colossal Cave Adventure

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1976
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The first adventure game to be written.

Critical writing that references this work:

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An Emerging Canon? A Preliminary Analysis of All References to Creative Works in Critical Writing Documented in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Scott Rettberg 2013
Ce livre qui n'en est pas un: le texte littéraire électronique Guy Bennett 2010
Collaborative Narrative Scott Rettberg 2014
Command Lines: Aesthetics and Technique in Interactive Fiction and New Media Jeremy Douglass 2007
Creating Screen-Based Multiple State Environments: Investigating Systems of Confutation Donna Leishman 2004
Creating: Adventure in Style and The Marble Index in Curveship Nick Montfort
Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature Espen Aarseth 1997
Do You Think You're Part of This? Digital Texts and the Second Person Address Jill Walker Rettberg 2000
Echo Chambers: The Colossal Cave within House of Leaves Patrick LeMieux, Stephanie Boluk 2014
Editing the Interface: Textual Studies and First Generation Digital Objects Matthew G. Kirschenbaum 2002
Electronic Literature Scott Rettberg 2018
Electronic Literature Seen from a Distance: The Beginnings of a Field Jill Walker Rettberg 2012
Fiction and Interaction: How Clicking a Mouse Can Make You Part of a Fictional World Jill Walker Rettberg 2003
Generating Narrative Variation in Interactive Fiction Nick Montfort 2007
Interactive Drama, Art, and Artificial Intelligence Michael Mateas 2002
Interactive Fiction: The Computer Storygame 'Adventure' Mary Ann Buckles 1985
Patterns of Hypertext Mark Bernstein 1998
Somewhere Nearby is Colossal Cave: Examining Will Crowther's Original "Adventure" in Code and in Kentucky Dennis G. Jerz 2007
Techno-historical Limits of the Interface: The Performance of Interactive Narrative Experiences Andrew Hutchison 2009
The American Hypertext Novel, and Whatever Became of It? Scott Rettberg 2015
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