Is there anything more nostalgic than a text adventure? Whether it's a Steve Livingston gamebook or the old Zork games from the early '80s, many of us whiled away happy hours collecting treasure, battling monsters, and being eaten by grues -- all using just the power of words.
Software developer Jerry Belich loves text adventures, too, and has found a way to give them a new and exciting life. He has created the Choosatron, a little text adventure machine that lets users dictate the path of the story and prints out a receipt-like scroll for you to take home and keep. … Read more