You can find more stories like this in the course website
6.933J: Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
Infocom's FAQ, GameSpot's Printable Hints and Tips for Infocom Classic Text Adventure Games
Original Adventure Game
, this is the game the motivated many of the Founders.
Online Interactive Fiction
The Rise and Fall of Infocom
The Z-Machine Standards Document Contents
Zplet Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
, the company that acquired Infocom.
Some News Articles
Zorked Again: Lost in Computer Fiction
, Newsweek, December 23rd, 1985.
The Games Computers Play: Gender shapes naughty or nice software
, Newsweek, September 8th, 1986
Putting Fiction on a Floppy: Software bestsellers let players write the plot
, TIME magazine, December 5th, 1983