Friday, February 25, 2005

The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy Text Game

I've never played the original game myself, but my wife has fond memories of it, so here's a link to a flash version of the original Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy text-based adventure.

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Hours of frustration. Whereas game designers today try to write games that are interactive, have multiple pathways, and interpret instructions sensitively, the HHGTTG game is stubbornly literal, dogmatically uninteractive, and doggedly forces you to stick to one path.

For some strange reason, probably due to my own stubborn nature, I'm determined to crack this game ...

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